Electrical Engineer

Engineering San Luis Obispo, California Huntsville, Alabama


WORK LOCATION: San Luis Obispo, CA, Huntsville, AL

SALARY RANGE: $100,363 - $215,100




Edge Autonomy is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Electrical Engineer to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of working with complex systems such as drones, medical devices, complex consumer electronics, uncrewed vehicles, or automobiles. This role requires a deep understanding of electrical engineering principles, excellent problem-solving skills, and the ability to lead projects from concept to completion.



As an Electrical Engineer at Edge, you will play a pivotal role in designing and developing the next generation of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) drones. You will engage in the entire product lifecycle, from initial concept and feasibility studies to detailed design, prototyping, and testing. Your expertise will be crucial in solving complex technical challenges and ensuring the reliability and performance of our advanced systems. You will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team, including mechanical engineers, software developers, aerospace engineers, and project managers, to integrate electrical systems seamlessly. Additionally, you will lead efforts in innovating and implementing state-of-the-art technologies, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in the field of uncrewed aircraft systems and power solutions. Your work will directly contribute to the development of groundbreaking products that set new standards in the industry.  


The following job functions are a basic requirement but are not limited to and may be assigned other duties. 

  • Design and Development: Create detailed electrical designs, schematics, and layouts for complex systems.  
  • Testing and Validation: Develop test plans and conduct rigorous testing to validate system performance and compliance with industry standards.  
  • Collaboration: Work closely with other engineering disciplines to ensure cohesive and integrated system designs.  
  • Innovation: Identify and implement innovative solutions to enhance product functionality and performance.  
  • Assumes all other responsibilities as assigned.  





  • Minimum of 4-10+ years of experience in electrical engineering, with a focus on complex systems such as drones, medical devices, complex consumer electronics, uncrewed vehicles, or automobiles.  
  • Proven experience in designing and developing electrical systems from concept to production.  
  • Strong background in circuit design, PCB layout, and embedded systems.  
  • Experience with simulation tools and software for electrical design, such as E3 and/or Altium.  
  • Experience with defense contracts is preferred.  



  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field is required.  
  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field is preferred.  



Skills and Competencies  

  • Technical Expertise: In-depth knowledge of electrical engineering principles, including analog and digital circuit design, power electronics, and embedded systems. 
  • Problem-Solving: Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve complex technical issues.  
  • Leadership: Strong leadership skills with the ability to mentor and guide junior engineers.  
  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey complex technical information clearly and effectively.  
  • Team Player: Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and build strong working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders.  
  • Attention to Detail: High level of attention to detail and accuracy in all aspects of work.  



  • Matching 401(k)
  • Paid PTO
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Group Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • HSA and FSA Options
  • Critical Care Plan
  • Accident Care Plan


Hiring Requirements

If an offer of employment offer is extended, applicant must have the ability to pass a background check and the ability to be insured by the Company’s Auto-policy. An Offer of Employment is contingent upon the results.


Clearance Requirements

This position may require access to information that is subject to compliance with the International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”). To comply with the requirements of the ITAR and/or the EAR, applicants will be asked to provide specific documentation to verify a US person’s status.


Edge Autonomy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Edge Autonomy is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact [email protected]

Continued employment remains on an “At-Will” basis.