JR Engineer RDD (Research, Development and Design) – Electrical/Embedded Engineer


Brooklyn, New York, United States

Full time


Apr 4

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Title: JR Engineer RDD (Research, Development and Design) – Electrical/Embedded Engineer

About us:

Actasys is commercializing ActaJet, a unique sensor cleaning technology for the automotive and transportation industries. Actasys has several ongoing development programs with leading automotive and smart cities OEM’s, Tier-1’s and Tier-2’s. Actasys is a development stage company backed by leading industry venture capital investors, Volvo Cars Tech Fund and NextGear Ventures. Actasys is based in Brooklyn, NY USA and is located near the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

About the role:

We are looking for a design and testing engineer to join our sensors cleaning system development team. Your primary focus will be to road test adaptive cleaning systems that solve one of today’s main challenges in smart mobility – enabling Lidar, cameras, and other vision sensors to operate under harsh weather conditions.

As part of our highly multi-functional team, your specialty will be in designing electronics and communication interface for our sensor cleaning system.


  • Support research, development, design, production, integration, testing and validation of electronic drivers.
  • Support hardware design of electronic drivers. Schematic capture, parts selection, PCB layout, etc.
  • Implement driver functionality with real-time firmware design. CAN and LIN communications, ADC/DAC controls, PWM generation, etc.
  • Validate driver performance with lab testing. Standard benchtop equipment used such as scopes, supplies, multimeters, bus sniffers, etc.
  • Support building test fixtures for various teams, e.g. MTBF chambers, NVH benchtop fixtures, road test demonstrators, etc.
  • Supporting customer programs and outsourced external testing, with some travel (domestic and international) required.

Qualifications/ Skills/ Experience:

  • BS, MS, or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Robotics Engineering, or similar.
  • 2+ years of industry experience.
  • CAD proficiency.
  • Familiarity with MATLAB and Python.
  • At least one of the following:
  • Experience with Mechatronics (Motor Controllers, Pump Controls, etc.)
  • Experience with Power Electronics (DC/DC, AC/DC, DC/AC, etc.)
  • Firmware design for real-time systems (C/Assembly coding, Bare-Metal or RTOS designs)
  • Experience with circuit design and PCB layout (MCU circuitry, analog/mixed signal circuitry, etc.)


  • Experience with designing automotive systems.
  • Automotive industry experience.

Actasys provides the opportunity to be involved in advanced, cutting edge technology and product development for innovations shaping major industries. We offer a dynamic work environment that relies on the professionalism, responsibility, and drive of our team members, and fosters a culture of cooperation, ethics, accountability and creativity. Our reputation rests on our integrity, capability, and credibility. Actasys provides comprehensive benefits and health insurance. We are an equal opportunity employer and support diversity and inclusion throughout our team.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Additional Compensation: Bonus eligible. Stock option eligible.

Actasys is an equal opportunity employer.

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