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Senior Manager of Electrical Engineering

Lime

Lime

Other Engineering
United States
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024
Lime is the world's largest shared electric vehicle company. We’re on a mission to build a future where transportation is shared, affordable and carbon-free. Our electric bikes and scooters have powered 400+ million rides in 250+ cities on 5 continents, replacing an estimated 100+ million car trips. Named a Time 100 Most Influential Company and Fast Company Brand That Matters, we achieved a fully profitable year in 2022, becoming the first in our industry to reach this milestone.
At Lime, we don’t think our riders should have to ride the same vehicles that a small number of suppliers sell to all of our competitors. We believe our riders deserve better, and because of this, we design and develop our own hardware - optimized to deliver the best rider experience possible. Lime is hiring an Electrical Systems Engineering Manager to join our team. We are seeking a creative, innovative, and knowledgeable engineering manager to join our dynamic Hardware Design team. In this role, you will manage a global team of engineers that specify, develop, qualify, and continuously improve our vehicle powertrain, control, management, and charging systems. This is an exciting opportunity for a globally-minded engineering manager to make an impact building vehicles for a world where transportation is shared, affordable, and carbon-free.

What you'll do:

  • Manage and inspire a high-performance global electrical systems engineering team that develops the industry’s best hardware - now and in the future.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and thought leadership to shape and influence future roadmaps, product architectures, technology investments, partnerships, and product plans.
  • Engage in and support all aspects of the product life cycle management, including concept, development, integration, qualification, manufacturing, delivery, acceptance, field performance, and end-of life.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional team members to identify electronics system features, functions, and requirements.
  • Provide technical oversight and management of ODM and JDM supplier relationships and projects.
  • Create initial prototypes and concept models of electronics systems with an eye towards practicality and manufacturing feasibility.
  • Stay abreast of new technologies relevant to our industry and implement them when feasible. Continue to self-educate with new technologies.
  • Bring best in class tools and processes to Lime’s electrical systems development including eCAD, schematic capture, simulation, SIPI, PCB layout, PCB fab, SMT, ICT, conducted and OTA RF testing, system validation, and qualification.

About you:

  • You are a curious, hands-on electronics designer that likes to prototype and test your ideas.
  • You are a team player, eager to jump in and contribute to the team’s goals.
  • You are able to successfully manage projects with nebulous goals and direction.
  • You are an empathetic manager who enables members of your team to perform at their best.
  • You have experience developing embedded systems and partnering with firmware teams to deliver low power systems with a seamless user experience. You have a deep understanding of the process by which systems are optimized for cost, performance, and hardware/firmware development efficiency.
  • You have experience developing connected products (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS, LTE, UWB, NFC)
  • You are a skilled collaborator who aligns competing goals and enables data driven decisions.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BSEE or similar with 10+ years of experience in electronics development
  • Interest and,or experience in transportation/small vehicle design
  • Experience with vehicle / motor control systems.
  • Experience with positioning systems (GPS, Bluetooth positioning, UWB, dead reckoning) and developing them to best in class accuracy
  • Experience with optics, camera, vision systems that perform real time object identification using machine learning algorithms
  • Experience developing battery powered, outdoor systems that demonstrate best in class safety
The anticipated salary range for this position is $143,000 - $261,000. Equity and benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, depending on the position offered. Not all candidates will be eligible for the upper end of the salary range. Exact salary will ultimately depend on multiple factors, which may include the successful candidate's skills, experience and other qualifications as well as the candidate's location of residence. In addition to base salary, some roles may be eligible for a variable bonus based on a combination of company performance, employee performance, and management discretion.
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Why Lime?
When you join Lime, you join a global community of smart, caring, talented individuals working together to deliver world-changing results; striving to create an experience that enables Limers to do their best work. Here are some ways we support and invest in our team:
Competitive salaries, performance-based annual bonus and pre-IPO equity
Health and wellness offerings for all team members starting day one including access to top-tier fitness and mindfulness apps
Flexible vacation policies with ample paid holidays tailored to country of residence
Fully-paid leave following the birth or adoption of a child and financial, medical and educational support for Limers pursuing parenthood
Support for retirement and financial goals with unlimited access to financial advisors
Unlimited, complimentary use of our vehicles in hundreds of cities around the world
Professional growth opportunities through quarterly learning days and top-tier tools
Opportunities to connect across teams and locations to network, socialize and volunteer
Culture of belonging with Employee Resource Groups that engage and promote cultural awareness and DEI training across all functions
Consistent recognition of great work through meaningful rewards and career advancements
Benefits and perks vary depending on the nature of your employment and country of residence. Terms and conditions may apply.
If you want to make an impact, Lime is the place for you. Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? If this role excites you we encourage you to apply. Explore all opportunities on our career page.
Lime is an Equal Opportunity Employer, but that’s just the start. We believe different perspectives help us grow and achieve more. That’s why we’re dedicated to hiring and developing the most talented and globally diverse team – which includes individuals with different backgrounds, abilities, identities and experiences.