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Packet Digital is always looking for
brilliant people to join the team.

Chances are you have a good idea of where you want to go in life. At Packet Digital, we’ve designed a culture that helps you get there.
With our flexible, results oriented approach to work, competitive benefits and innovative perks, we do everything we can to make sure our employees not only have great jobs, but great lives. Like being challenged? Want to change the world? If you answered yes, then Packet Digital could be a great place for you. smarter your battery is, the better your technology performs.

Who We Hire

Our team consists of highly talented individuals in the following positions:

Embedded Software
Application Engineers
Engineers
Marketing Specialists
Hardware Engineers
Sales Engineers
Mechanical Engineers
Business Development
Interns

Current Openings

Job Purpose

The Hardware Engineer is responsible for research and development of battery management system electronics for use in unmanned systems, including drones and various terrestrial, space, and naval applications. This position offers opportunity in all phases of hardware development including: design, printed circuit board (PCB) layout, validation, and production. Candidates must be able to work in a team-based, fast paced environment, work well under pressure and have the ability to meet deadlines.

Description of Duties & Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assist in creation of requirements captures based on experience and customer input
    • Research applicable topics
    • Assist with project timeline estimates
  • Create schematics and PCB layouts based on requirements
    • Propose, simulate, and validate proposed architectures and circuits
    • Document assembly, BOM, and ECO information
    • Request and schedule schematic and layout reviews
  • Assist with product development
    • Cost and manufacturing optimization
    • Work with other teams and team members to complete other aspects of product design
    • Assembly, testing, and troubleshooting of projects
    • Create or assist with customer documentation and customer support
  • Promote a healthy team environment
    • Actively participate in design reviews
    • Assist in maintaining component and project database
    • Maintain a clean lab and workspace
    • Share knowledge and contribute to hardware engineering process improvements

Knowledge & Skills

Required

  • Deep understanding of lithium battery technology and safety requirements for managing lithium battery packs
  • Expertise in design involving microcontrollers
  • Expertise in design involving CAN, USB, and serial communication protocols 
  • Expertise in thermal analysis and mitigation strategies for thermal management
  • Expertise in precision analog measurements in high noise environments
  • Expertise in low quiescent power design
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Highly organized with attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills to work collaborate with the team to determine specifications and to provide support for products
  • Experience with test equipment operation including oscilloscopes, signal generators, and power supplies

Work Experience & Education

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering and 5+ years of related experience
  • Successfully completed projects that implement advanced battery management in lithium battery packs

Benefits

  • Paid time off starting at 130 hours per year, 8 holidays paid
  • Medical, dental, and vision for employees
  • 401K

Job Purpose

The Hardware Engineer is responsible for research and development of electronics for use in unmanned systems including drones, satellites, and various terrestrial applications. This position offers opportunity in all phases of hardware development including: design, printed circuit board (PCB) layout, validation, and production. Junior engineers will be expected to learn from senior engineers and contribute to assigned projects. Mid-level engineers will be expected to be a major contributor on large projects or lead smaller projects. Senior engineers will be expected to lead the technical development of a project, provide guidance to junior project members, and drive the advancement of hardware engineering practices at Packet Digital.

Description of Duties & Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assist in creation of requirements captures based on experience and customer input
    • Research applicable topics
    • Propose, simulate, and validate proposed architectures and circuits
    • Assist with project timeline estimates
  • Create schematics and PCB layouts based on requirements
    • Document assembly, BOM, and ECO information
    • Request and schedule schematic and layout reviews
  • Assist with product development
    • Cost and manufacturing optimization
    • Work with other teams and team members to complete other aspects of product design
    • Assembly, testing, and troubleshooting of projects
    • Create or assist with customer documentation and customer support
  • Promote a healthy team environment
    • Actively participate in design reviews
    • Assist in maintaining component and project database
    • Maintain a clean lab and workspace
    • Share knowledge and contribute to hardware engineering process improvements

Knowledge & Skills

Required

  • Expertise in design involving microcontrollers
  • Expertise in design involving CAN, USB, and serial communication protocols 
  • Expertise in thermal analysis and mitigation strategies for thermal management
  • Expertise in precision analog measurements in high noise environments
  • Schematic and PCB design experience
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Highly organized with attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills to work collaborate with the team to determine specifications and to provide support for products
  • Experience with test equipment operation including oscilloscopes, signal generators, and power supplies

Standout Qualifications

  • Understanding of lithium battery technology and safety requirements for managing lithium battery packs
  • Experience with solar power applications
  • Experience with space applications
  • Expertise in design involving SMBus communication protocols
  • Expertise in low quiescent power design
  • Expertise in SPICE simulations

Work Experience & Education

Required

  • Junior and mid-level engineers:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and related internship or industry experience
    • Salary ranges from $66k to $88k DOE
  • Senior Engineers:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and 8+ years of relevant experience
    • Salary ranges from $80k to $105k DOE

Benefits

  • Paid time off starting at 130 hours per year, 8 holidays paid
  • Medical, dental, and vision for employees
  • 401K

Job Purpose

The PCB Designer is responsible for designing, developing, and documenting complex printed circuit board layouts using CAD software. Candidates must be able to work in a team-based, fast paced environment, work well under pressure and have the ability to meet deadline

Description of Duties & Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Create PCB layouts based on requirements and schematics using Altium software
    • Document layout, assembly, BOM, and ECO information
    • Request and schedule layout reviews with the Hardware Engineering team
    • Communicate issues with designs early and proactively
    • Recommend design improvements
    • Perform all required checks and verify the design is ready for manufacturing
    • Create or assist with documentation
  • Assist with supplier engagement
    • Understand and enforce design rules to ensure manufacturability
    • Optimize for cost
    • Respond to technical questions and participate in discussions with manufacturers
  • Manage the tools, processes, and libraries used in PCB layout
    • Update and maintain component libraries
    • Develop processes to work efficiently with the design team and to eliminate errors and miscommunication
  • Promote a healthy team environment
    • Actively participate in design reviews
    • Promote best practices with the rest of the design team and manufacturing
    • Assist in maintaining component and project database
    • Maintain a clean lab and workspace

Knowledge & Skills

Required

  • Extensive PCB design experience, preferably with Altium design software
  • Deep understanding of design tools and standards
  • Efficient work style to complete designs quickly and without errors
  • Experience with designs that handle high currents, high voltage, and high-speed signals
  • Experience with designs that involve microcontrollers, MOSFETs, GaN FETs, switching regulators, current-measuring components, and other embedded system components
  • Experience with designs that involve CAN, Ethernet, SPI, and other communication protocols
  • Highly organized with attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills in order to work with team to clarify requirements and complete designs accurately

Work Experience & Education

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering preferred
  • 2+ years of related experience required
  • Successfully completed multiple designs that were fabricated and tested

Benefits

  • Paid time off starting at 130 hours per year, 8 holidays paid
  • Medical, dental, and vision for employees
  • 401K

Packet Digital designs, manufactures, and markets advanced electronic solutions for portable electronic devices, embedded systems, and unmanned aircraft. We’re growing our electronics manufacturing capability and building a new facility for high-quality manufacturing of power electronics and battery packs. We’re looking for an experienced individual who can help us build and lead electronics production.

Job Purpose

The Engineering Technician supports the engineering process and production activities by building, testing, troubleshooting, and repairing electronic devices.  The Engineering Technician will perform a variety of activities that augment Packet Digital’s engineering services and production processes.

Description of Duties & Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Solder electronic components on printed circuit boards
  • Inspect boards for soldering defects and other manufacturing issues
  • Assemble and test prototype PCBAs and final assemblies
  • Troubleshoot and repair PCBAs in production
  • Build wire harnesses
  • Execute verification and validation plans
  • Build and maintain production test and assembly fixtures
  • Operate and maintain lab and production equipment
  • Assist with production order fulfillment

Knowledge & Skills

Required

  • Strong soldering and inspection skills
  • Experience with a variety of tools, practices, and component packages
  • Proficient with electronic test equipment such as oscilloscopes and multimeters
  • Ability to read and interpret schematics, layouts, and test plans
  • Mechanical skills and experience with hand and power tools
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • High standards for completed work

Preferred

  • IPC soldering certification
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Experience operating a 3D printer
  • Welding skills
  • Incoming inventory inspection experience

Work Experience & Education

Required

  • Associate’s degree in electronics and two years of related experience
  • Hourly rate $20 to $30 an hour DOE

Benefits

  • Paid time off starting at 130 hours per year, 8 holidays paid
  • Medical, dental, and vision for employees
  • 401K

Job Purpose

The Systems Engineer is responsible for research and development of electronic systems for use in unmanned systems including drones, satellites, and various terrestrial applications. This position offers opportunity in all phases of development including: concepting, requirements capture, design, integration, testing, verification, validation, and production. The Systems Engineer will coordinate the technical activities of the project such that the engineering team is supplied with the information needed to design the product that is right for the customer then verify the final product meets all the stated requirements.

Description of Duties & Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Lead the research, design, testing, verification, and validation of multi-module electronic systems
  • Capture and track requirements at all levels of system design and development
  • Lead architectural design and participate in schematic design, PCB layout, mechanical design, thermal analysis, prototyping, validation, and qualification testing
  • Ensure the product meets all stated requirements through traceability, verification, and validation
  • Work across functional groups for project delivery
  • Leading, contributing, and participating in customer reviews
  • Create project reports
  • Create presentation material and attend meetings to represent the team and product
  • Research state of the art techniques and products
  • Contribute to patent creation

Knowledge & Skills

Required

  • Experience with electronic systems and design processes
  • Ability to capture user needs from multiple sources and distill them into usable requirements
  • Excellent communication skills with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Understanding of Systems Engineering processes and practices
  • Problem solving and time management skills
  • Detail-oriented and organized approach to work

Standout Qualifications

  • Background/experience in electronics for space, UAS, and/or solar, battery, and power electronics applications
  • Familiarity with requirements tracking software
  • Deep understanding of multiple engineering disciplines

Work Experience & Education

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or other engineering field
  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience

Preferred

  • Master’s Degree in Systems Engineering
  • 10+ years of experience designing electronic modules or systems

Benefits

  • Paid time off starting at 130 hours per year, 8 holidays paid
  • Medical, dental, and vision for employees
  • 401K

Job Purpose

We are looking for an experienced Information Technology Manager to help us plan, implement, and maintain our computing and data storage infrastructure. You will be ultimately responsible for developing and implementing security policies, configuring and maintaining servers and software, setting up new users, and troubleshooting issues. We expect you to have deep know-how in Linux and Windows systems, databases, networking, and information security.

Description of Duties & Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Configure and maintain Linux, Windows, and BSD servers
  • Administer Google Workspace, MS Office, various business software, and software development and engineering-specific software packages.
  • Configure and maintain server software
  • Configure and maintain databases
  • Administer network management and monitoring software
  • Research, plan, and implement security policies
  • Administer software licenses
  • Procure and maintain computing equipment
  • Maintain server hardware and commission new servers
  • Maintain and procure IT equipment for employees

Knowledge & Skills

Required

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Linux and Windows servers and personal computers
  • Database management
  • Cybersecurity

Standout Qualifications

  • NIST 800-171 implementation experience
  • Computer and server maintenance
  • Experience configuring, planning, and deploying to cloud providers (AWS, Azure, etc)
  • Experience with containers, kubernetes, and automation, such as Puppet.

Work Experience & Education

Required

  • 5+ years experience in information technology
  • Degree in information technology or equivalent experience/certifications

Benefits

  • Paid time off starting at 130 hours per year, 8 holidays paid
  • Medical, dental, and vision for employees
  • 401K

Job Purpose

The Program Manager is responsible for the on-time/on-budget execution of multiple engineering projects. This role requires an excellent communicator with experience leading cross-functional technical teams to successful project outcomes. Candidates must be able to work in a team-based, fast paced environment, work well under pressure and have the ability to meet deadlines.

Description of Duties & Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Creating and managing engineering projects including project scoping, resource planning, budgeting, developing schedules, and risk management
  • Working across functional groups for project delivery
  • Leading, contributing, and participating in customer reviews
  • Ensuring projects meet milestones and stay within budget
  • Identifying and managing potential risks of multiple projects
  • Making project trade-off decisions that best fit the project goals, including timeline, requirements, design configurations, and costs
  • Communicating with the executive team to keep the project aligned with the business goals
  • Adjusting schedules and targets on the project as needed
  • Monitor and control quality on the project throughout development
  • Motivating project team members to meet project goals

Knowledge & Skills

Required

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills with both internal and external partners
  • Understanding of the Project Management Institute (PMI) framework
  • Leading and managing multi-million dollar projects through all project phases
  • Demonstrative cost, schedule, and risk management skills
  • Ability to maintain project documentation, coordinate reviews, and report status
  • Experience with project management software
  • Ability to grasp technical concepts
  • Knowledge of various project management methodologies (e.g., waterfall/agile/scrum)
  • Key Skills: Problem solving, delegation, time management, organization, detailed oriented

Standout Qualifications

  • PMP certification or similar
  • Background/experience in Unmanned Aircraft Systems, space systems, and/or solar energy products
  • In-depth knowledge of software development and/or electrical engineering

Work Experience & Education

Required

  • Degree in a technical or management field and 5+ years of related experience

Benefits

  • Paid time off starting at 130 hours per year, 8 holidays paid
  • Medical, dental, and vision for employees
  • 401K

Job Purpose

The Hardware Engineer is responsible for research and development of power electronics for use in satellites and other space applications. This position offers opportunity in all phases of hardware development including: design, printed circuit board (PCB) layout, validation, and production. Candidates must be able to work in a team-based, fast paced environment, work well under pressure and have the ability to meet deadlines.

Description of Duties & Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assist in creation of requirements captures based on experience and customer input
    • Research applicable topics
    • Assist with project timeline estimates
  • Create schematics and PCB layouts based on requirements
    • Propose, simulate, and validate proposed architectures and circuits
    • Document assembly, BOM, and ECO information
    • Request and schedule schematic and layout reviews
  • Assist with product development
    • Cost and manufacturing optimization
    • Work with other teams and team members to complete other aspects of product design
    • Assembly, testing, and troubleshooting of prototypes
    • Create or assist with customer documentation and customer support
  • Promote a healthy team environment
    • Actively participate in design reviews
    • Assist in maintaining component and project database
    • Contribute to the development of Packet Digital’s space program and its processes
    • Maintain a clean lab and workspace

Knowledge & Skills

Required

  • Deep understanding of design standards and reliability requirements for spacecraft systems
  • Knowledge of the effects of a space environment on electronics
  • Expertise in design involving microcontrollers
  • Expertise in design involving CAN, USB, serial, and SMBus communication protocols
  • Expertise in precision analog measurements in high noise environments
  • Familiarity with mitigation strategies for thermal management
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Highly organized with attention to detail
  • PCB design experience
  • Strong communication skills in order to work with team to determine specifications and to provide support for products
  • Experience with test equipment operation including oscilloscopes, signal generators, and power supplies

Work Experience & Education

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering and 5+ years of related experience
  • Preferred: Successfully completed a project that produced a device used in spaceflight

Benefits

  • Paid time off starting at 130 hours per year, 8 holidays paid
  • Medical, dental, and vision for employees
  • 401K

Job Purpose

The Hardware Engineer is responsible for research and development of power system electronics for use in unmanned systems, including drones and various terrestrial, space, and naval applications. This position offers opportunity in all phases of hardware development including: design, printed circuit board (PCB) layout, validation, and production. Candidates must be able to work in a team-based, fast paced environment, work well under pressure and have the ability to meet deadlines.

Description of Duties & Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assist in creation of requirements captures based on experience and customer input
    • Research applicable topics
    • Assist with project timeline estimates
  • Create schematics and PCB layouts based on requirements
    • Propose, simulate, and validate proposed architectures and circuits
    • Document assembly, BOM, and ECO information
    • Request and schedule schematic and layout reviews
  • Assist with product development
    • Cost and manufacturing optimization
    • Work with other teams and team members to complete other aspects of product design
    • Assembly, testing, and troubleshooting of prototypes
    • Create or assist with customer documentation and customer support
  • Promote a healthy team environment
    • Actively participate in design reviews
    • Assist in maintaining component and project database
    • Maintain a clean lab and workspace
    • Share knowledge and contribute to hardware engineering process improvements

Knowledge & Skills

Required

  • Deep understanding of DC-DC power conversion and SMPS topologies
  • Understanding of vehicle electrification and safety requirements for battery-powered systems
  • Expertise in design involving microcontrollers
  • Expertise in design involving CAN, USB, serial, and SMBus communication protocols 
  • Expertise in thermal analysis and mitigation strategies for thermal management
  • Expertise in precision analog measurements in high noise environments
  • Expertise in design for high current and high voltage
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Highly organized with attention to detail
  • PCB design experience
  • Strong communication skills in order to work with team to determine specifications and to provide support for products
  • Experience with test equipment operation including oscilloscopes, signal generators, and power supplies

Work Experience & Education

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in electrical engineering and 5+ years of related experience.
  • Successfully completed projects that implement battery-based electric power systems

Benefits

  • Paid time off starting at 130 hours per year, 8 holidays paid
  • Medical, dental, and vision for employees
  • 401K

Packet Digital designs, develops, and markets advanced electronic solutions for portable electronic devices, embedded systems, and unmanned aircraft.

Job Purpose

The Manufacturing Assembler supports the manufacturing process by assembling and testing our products and will perform a variety of activities that augment Packet Digital’s engineering services and production processes.

Description of Duties & Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assemble and test final assemblies on the production line
  • Inspect assemblies and materials for defects and other manufacturing issues
  • Operate and maintain production equipment
  • Build wire harnesses
  • Solder wires to connectors and printed circuit boards
  • Weld or crimp batteries to wires or bus bars
  • Assemble prototypes and provide feedback to the engineering team
  • Suggest process improvements for continual improvement

Knowledge & Skills

Required

  • Ability to read and interpret assembly and test plans
  • Mechanical skills and experience with hand and power tools
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • High standards for completed work
  • Adherence to process and procedures

Preferred

  • Manufacturing experience in multiple functions of production including kitting, inventory control, shipping and receiving, etc.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing practices
  • Familiar with electronic test equipment such as multimeters and power supplies

Work Experience & Education

Required

  • High school diploma

Preferred

  • Associate’s degree in electronics
  • Two years of manufacturing or technician experience

Benefits

  • Paid time off starting at 130 hours per year, 8 holidays paid
  • Medical, dental, and vision for employees
  • 401K

Job Purpose

The Assembly Technician supports the manufacturing process by assembling and testing our products and will perform a variety of activities that augment Packet Digital’s engineering services and production processes.

Description of Duties & Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assemble and test final assemblies
  • Inspect assemblies and materials for defects and other manufacturing issues
  • Operate and maintain production equipment
  • Build wire harnesses
  • Solder wires to connectors and printed circuit boards
  • Weld or crimp batteries to wires or bus bars
  • Build and maintain production test and assembly fixtures
  • Assemble prototypes and provide feedback to engineering team
  • Assists in 3D printing activities, including setup and post-processing
  • Research and suggest process improvements for continual improvement
  • Research welding techniques for battery tabs, cans, bus bars, wires, and circuit boards
  • Participate in Design Reviews and DFMEAs as necessary

Knowledge & Skills

Required

  • Ability to read and interpret assembly and test plans
  • Experience with a variety of tools, practices, and component packages
  • Mechanical skills and experience with hand and power tools
  • Strong soldering, micro-welding, and inspection skills
  • Proficient with electronic test equipment such as multimeters and power supplies
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • High standards for completed work

Preferred

  • IPC soldering certification
  • Manufacturing experience in multiple functions of production
  • Incoming inventory inspection experience
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing practices
  • Welding skills

Work Experience & Education

Required

  • Associate’s degree in electronics and two years of related experience

Job Purpose

We are currently in search of an experienced Full Stack Javascript Developer with Android and iOS experience to design, develop, and maintain Node.js APIs, Single Page Web Apps, Android, and iOS apps for the Botlink system. The successful candidate will also work closely with customers to understand their specific needs as well as offering excellent technical support.

Description of Duties & Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Develop and implement new software programs and features
  • Maintain and improve the performance of existing software
  • Clearly and regularly communicate with management and technical support colleagues
  • Test and maintain software products to ensure strong functionality and optimization
  • Recommend improvements to existing software programs as necessary

Knowledge & Skills

Required

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team setting
  • Ability to multi-task effectively
  • Demonstrated understanding of projects from the perspective of both client and business
  • Flexible and willing to accept changing priorities as necessary
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience with Swift or Objective C prefered
  • Experience with Java prefered
  • Experience with SPA frameworks (React / Angular / Ember / Vue) preferred
  • Familiarity with SCSS (or Less) preferred
  • Experience testing in JS environment preferred
  • Experience deploying with Heroku as well as Docker containers on Linux systems preferred

Work Experience & Education

Required

  • Proven work experience as a Software Engineer or Software Developer with 5+ years experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

Job Purpose

An Embedded Software Engineer performs as a part of a multifunctional team with a focus of design and development of electronic devices. These positions offer opportunity in all phases of embedded software development including: architecture design, coding, test, and integration. Candidates must be able to work in a team-based, fast paced environment, work well under pressure and have the ability to meet deadlines. We are hiring for both entry-level and senior positions.

Description of Duties & Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assist in creation of requirements captures based on experience and customer input
  • Research applicable topics
  • Propose, simulate, and validate proposed architectures
  • Assist with project timeline estimates
  • Create embedded software based on requirements
  • Document code and product operation
  • Request and schedule code and architecture reviews
  • Create user interfaces for reference and test
  • Assist with product development
  • Work with other teams and team members to complete other aspects of product design
  • Testing and troubleshooting of projects
  • Create or assist with customer documentation and customer support
  • Promote a healthy team environment
  • Actively participate in design reviews
  • Assist in maintaining code repositories
  • Maintain a clean lab and workspace

Knowledge & Skills

Required

  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Highly organized with attention to detail
  • Embedded software experience
  • Strong communication skills in order to work with team to determine specifications and to provide support for a product
  • Experience with test equipment operation including oscilloscopes, signal generators, and power supplies

Work Experience & Education

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Five years of related experience for senior positions

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