Senior Electrical Engineer

Website SharkNinja

Senior Electrical Engineering

At SharkNinja, our purpose is to positively impact people’s lives every day in every home around the world. We work very hard to provide our consumers with high quality, exciting 5-star products that make life easier. We thrive on passion and innovation, and are looking for great people, with great ideas, who want to create the next big thing and develop as they do.  We take a team approach to our projects, where everyone has a voice. SharkNinja recognize the importance of diversity in the workplace and are committed to hiring a diverse team.

Summary of Position

This role is for an individual contributor and will focus on technical leadership of embedded electronic design and product development lifecycle for our product roadmap. The successful candidate will have experience in analog and digital embedded design, including both hardware (schematic capture and PCB layout) and firmware (C and ASM), preferably in consumer products or similar. The role would need to collaborate with cross-functional teams to define the product electrical and firmware architecture, work with contract manufacturers and global electrical engineering team to implement the designs while conducting the timely reviews with broader team and monitoring the progress.  Role requires familiarity with all product development aspects such as team task tracking, BOM cost tracking, DFMEA, documentation and PLM systems.

Role Functions:

Oversee the design and development of consumer products from initial concept to production within our global EE organization
Day-to-day coordination of team tasks to enable the delivery of functional prototypes for research and internal review
Collaborate with Engineering and Product Marketing teams to provide initial cost estimates for EBOM and work effort to support advanced development and prototype needs, as well as final product implementation based upon thorough review of product requirements
Define product electrical and firmware architecture as an input for the contract manufacturers and global teams
Work with compliance team and ensure that the product meets global certification standards for consumer electronics
Ensure the development of clear and concise firmware and hardware specifications/ documentation and solutions to meet product requirements
Interact with team members from other disciplines to complete project deliverables, solve problems
Work with global EE leadership to report the project status, review, meet and update the organizational objectives
Be able to lead and mentor junior engineers and technologists.


BS or MS in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)
Minimum of 5+ years’ experience in a technical leadership role involving the design, development and delivery of embedded hardware and firmware projects
Experience in aspects of electrical design: component selection, system architecture, design verification and documentation
Experience of delivering products while meeting Design for Manufacturability, testability and reliability guidelines.
Experience in the development of embedded firmware of microcontrollers, including design, test and debugging.
Experience of resolving compliance testing and EMI/EMC issue through methodical RCA.
Ability to work with ambiguous requirements and the ability to “find order in chaos”.
Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-driven environment
Ability to work with minimal supervision or guidance
A broad view and understanding of the product development process, and effective experience leading multi-disciplined team efforts in the evolution of products from concept through testing, verification and approval
Solid analytical skills with a strong attention to detail
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) along with good sound interpersonal skills

Familiarity with compilers, IDE’s, JIRA, SVN is a plus
Previous industry experience working for a consumer product company or a consultant company in the consumer goods space is highly desirable.

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