[robotics-worldwide] Job posting: Junior Embedded / Electrical Engineer at Meka Robotics

Aaron Edsinger edsinger at mekabot.com
Mon Jan 23 19:54:06 PST 2012

San Francisco based Meka Robotics (mekabot.com) is developing world 
class humanoid robots and innovative robotic technologies in 
collaboration with leading research labs. A spin-off from MIT CSAIL, 
Meka is dedicated to developing the robots of tomorrow that will work 
alongside people in the home and the workplace.

Meka is seeking a Junior Embedded / Electrical Engineer to contribute to 
the design, fabrication, and testing of our robot platforms. The ideal 
candidate will have a passion for the design and layout of mixed 
digital-analog PCBs, enjoy writing beautifully structured embedded code, 
and have a demonstrated understanding of motor drivers, sensors, and 
embedded systems for robots.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Work with team on design of motor amplifiers, digital electronics, and 
tactile skin sensors
* Manage the on-going design of the Meka M3 embedded control software
* Assist with assembly and debug of humanoid systems
* Design and implement QA processes for production boards
* Support integration of new electrical hardware into our RT control system


* BS in EE or equivalent experience
* 2+ years industry experience
* Altium, MPLAB, C, and dsPIC
* In depth experience designing mixed analog, power, and digital boards
* In depth experience writing embedded software for micro-controllers
* Very strong electronics test-bench ability
* Experience interfacing with Linux real-time software a plus


* Exceptional attention to detail and engineering discipline
* Creative, analytical, and disciplined
* Capable of multi-tasking and managing multiple deadlines
* Great team player able to communicate effectively and perform with in 
a dynamic start-up environment

This is a full time position in San Francisco. Please submit a resume, 
salary details, and any supporting materials to jobs (at) mekabot.com
No phone calls please.

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