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Changing how we move around our world

Senior Electrical Engineer

$70k – $110k
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A&K Robotics develops self-driving vehicles that will change how we move and interact with our world. We see the future with unique eyes and we are looking for someone to join us in our vision to push the boundaries of robotics and seek real-world applications for new technologies.


We have ambitious goals to change the world and do cool things, and we are looking for an experienced electrical/embedded engineer who is passionate about making good robots. This role will focus on autonomous vehicle hardware systems design and engineering. Tasks will range from PCB design, circuit analysis and troubleshooting, implementing serial and CAN bus communication, firmware programming, DC motor control, utilizing power supplies, mechanical design, all with emphasis on clear communication. The successful candidate will help us develop and test new products, scale up assembly of existing products, and occasionally “show off” achievements to our stakeholders.

The job perks include:

Be where the action is: Your work will directly impact our products and customers
Great teamwork: We value everyone’s input and no idea is too small or too big to consider
Medical benefits, gym access and office perks like healthy snacks
Possible ground floor stock options in a growing company
No politics
Awesome central Vancouver location and great mountain views from the office


You see the potential for robotics to change the world and want to be a part of the action. You want to apply robotics to practical, real-world problems, at a company that encourages and values dreaming big, being creative and having fun. You have the ability to work in fast-paced environments, with a close-knit and collaborative team that is highly interactive and result-driven. You are a good listener and respect others’ opinions. You get excited about creating new things and are not afraid of the challenges faced when building something from scratch. You are hard-working, a self-starter, and value diverse perspectives.


Excellent communication skills, report writing, documentation skills
Excellent understanding of the development process from specification and prototyping to documentation and quality assurance
Successfully graduated with a technology diploma or technical degree
Able to work as part of a diverse team, while also being able to work independently and with minimal supervision
2+ years experience with PCB design, testing and prototyping, including an excellent grasp of electronic components, soldering and circuit design
Have used Kicad or Altium software in a professional capacity
Proficient in C programming language and firmware programming in general
Proficiency with troubleshooting wiring and circuit boards
Experience with automotive or 24V DC electrical systems and wiring harnesses would be preferred
Hands on experience in electrical and mechanical prototyping
Proficiency in CAD software such as Fusion 360 or Solidworks


Motor driver design and motion control
Experience of successfully scaling up hardware products productions
Experience using Git version control

Roles and Responsibilities:

Electrical and mechanical system design and manufacturing
Embedded systems software design
Parts sourcing and specification
Assist and participate in the testing activities of our robotic platform in lab and on-site
Communicate and collaborate with other software and hardware engineers, through sketches, block diagrams, flow charts, and technical writing
Work with a multidisciplinary team to develop project execution plans and schedules
Maintain clear and accurate documentation of developments, experiments, purchases, etc.
Must maintain strict confidentiality of all details, plans, strategies and communications relating to our technical, trade secret and business information
Able to occasionally travel domestically and internationally, including to the US

Job type
Visa sponsorship
Not Available
2+ years
Hiring contact

Jessica Yip

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A&K Robotics at a glance

Changing how we move around our world

A&K Robotics focuses on Robotics, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence. Their company has offices in Vancouver. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees.

You can view their website at http://aandkrobotics.com or find them on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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