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Wireless Power Careers

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Experience: 7+ years relevant experience with BS EE, or 5+ years with MS/PhD EE

Location: Chicago, IL USA Company Headquarters (On-Site Work)

Role Description: NuCurrent is looking for a Sr. Electrical Engineer who is motivated to work closely with a talented and diverse engineering group to drive power electronics hardware design, integration, and validation.  The candidate will work very closely with senior electrical hardware, electromagnetics, software, and mechanical engineers to design and bring custom boards up from scratch, and exhibit strong cultural values that put the customer first, go beyond the standard, show strong ownership, innovate further, and show strong people skills.

Company Description: NuCurrent is a leading technology and IP company in the high growth field of wireless power and is the go-to provider of wireless power solutions for the world’s leading product companies. Spanning across industries including automotive, consumer, industrial, IoT, mobile, wearables and more, NuCurrent designs systems and key components for Fortune 500 companies and other industry leaders to enable wireless power transfer in new product releases. The Company supports product teams within large companies to bring wireless power innovations to market faster, with fewer risks, lower costs and better technology, while pushing the boundaries of system performance, charge speed, user flexibility and form factors. NuCurrent is a fabless technology company with a robust network of certified manufacturers and is an active leader in specification development across multiple industry standards bodies. NuCurrent has an energetic, purpose-driven work environment built by phenomenal people who go beyond expectations, are highly curious, deeply innovative and, above all, put customers first.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

  • Lead a team of electrical, mechanical, software, and electromagnetics engineers on the development of wireless power systems and modules for a diversity of applications, from spec development to customer product delivery.
  • Architect, simulate, model, design, and validate wireless power solutions for customer applications
  • Be the customer-facing technical authority on NuCurrent wireless power technology

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with engineering and sales team to translate product requirements into engineering deliverables.
  • Lead the design and development of wireless power systems for a variety of projects in parallel.
  • Work and adhere to project timelines to deliver on-time prototypes, test results, and documentation to customers.
  • Significant design use of simulation tools such as SPICE (or equivalent) for circuits, mathematical analysis and test environment scripting using Matlab (or equivalent), and Schematic and PCB layout using Altium.
  • Development will include extensive hands-on testing with RF boards developed either in-house or by partners/customers, using oscilloscopes, VNA’s and other test equipment.
  • Influence management, partners, and customers to support successful implementation of design
  • Contribute to the development of Intellectual Property.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Proven track record of simulation, modeling, design, and hands-on validation of mixed signal hardware
  • Circuit design and PCB design for EMI/EMC mitigation methods and techniques
  • Strong understanding of electromagnetics and magnetostatics (100 KHz – 100 MHz ideally)
  • Experience with validation of PA’s (1 W to 50 W), tuning/impedance matching circuits, voltage regulators
  • Strong written & verbal communications skills, and good interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in use of electrical test equipment, i.e. oscilloscope, multimeter, soldering tools
  • Demonstrated success in resolution of technical challenges leveraging strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work individually and in small teams that may include contractors working remotely
  • Relentless and enterprising approach to solving problems
  • Ability to multitask and be flexible

PREFERABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • PA design experience of high efficiency Class D, E, F amplifiers (ideally in the 1-50Mhz range)
  • DC-DC Converter experience from LF to HF (up to 10MHz preferred)
  • Experience in wireless power applications
  • Experience with NFC technology
  • Strong understanding of Bluetooth and connectivity protocols
  • Antenna/RF simulation, optimization & testing
  • Experience in hardware development for mobile devices with WiFi/GPS/NFC
  • Experience with C programming, and understanding communication protocols such as I2C, SPI, UART
  • Knowledge of battery charging circuits and batteries

Experience: BS Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent with MS or PhD focused in RF Engineering, 3-7 years relevant experience considered in lieu of post-graduate studies

Location: Chicago, IL USA Company Headquarters (On-Site Work)

Role Description: NuCurrent is looking for an Electrical Engineer with an RF Focus, preferably with LF and HF experience (100kHz-30MHz) who is motivated to work closely with a talented and diverse engineering group to drive wireless power design and system integration with software and mechanical, and test to deliver end customer products. Additionally, the candidate will work very closely with Wireless Power experts, EM experts, firmware engineers, and data engineers to architect WP tools, exhibiting strong cultural values that put the customer first, go beyond the standard, show strong ownership, innovate further, and show strong people skills.

Company Description: NuCurrent is a leading technology company in the high growth field of wireless power and is the go-to provider of wireless power solutions for the world’s leading product companies. Spanning across industries including automotive, medical, consumer, industrial, wearables and more, NuCurrent designs systems and key components for Fortune 500 companies and other industry leaders to enable wireless power transfer in new product releases. The Company supports product teams within large companies to bring wireless power innovations to market faster, with fewer risks, lower costs, while pushing the boundaries of electrical and thermal performance, charge speed, form factor and user experience. NuCurrent is a fabless technology company with a robust network of certified manufacturers and is an active leader in specification development across multiple industry standards bodies. NuCurrent has an energetic, purpose-driven work environment built by phenomenal people who go beyond expectations, are highly curious, deeply innovative and, above all, put customers first.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

  • Work with cross-functional engineering team to lead Wireless Power projects to success, gaining practical hands-on simulation, design, validation, and troubleshooting experience
  • Design automated tuning and matching tools that enable mass customization of NuCurrent’s wireless power technology platforms
  • Extensive contribution to system architecture design, as well as significant hands-on testing and optimization work

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design novel circuit solutions for essential wireless power subsystems such as amplifiers, rectifiers, adaptive tuning circuits, in-band modulation and demodulation circuits, protection mechanisms and control subsystems.
  • Implement a holistic design strategy, considering power output, efficiency, component sensitivity, communication robustness, EMI, form factor requirements and thermal performance.
  • Design use of simulation tools such as ADS for circuits and test environment scripting using MATLAB and Schematic and PCB layout using Altium.
  • Testing and characterization of magnetic components and sub-systems using frequency-domain equipment such as Spectrum Analyzer, field probes, function generators, Power Analyzers, HPNA (High Power VNAs), VNAs, Impedance Analyzer, and RF Power Amplifier to measure coil characteristics, magnetic material saturation, subsystem’s performance difference between small and large signal, conducted and radiated emissions.
  • Collaborate with WP experts, Magnetics Design Engineers, Mechanical Engineers and Data engineers to utilize ML tools that enable mass customization of our Wireless power systems
  • Realize analytical derivations of wireless power systems in order to understand tradeoffs, sensitivity performance and come up with potential system improvements
  • Work closely with engineering team to translate product requirements into engineering deliverables.
  • Work and adhere to project timelines to deliver on-time prototypes, test results, and documentation to customers.
  • Brief the company management on a regular basis on achievements and goals.
  • Contribute to the development of Intellectual Property.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Strong written & verbal communications skills, and good interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in use of electrical test equipment
  • Demonstrated success in resolution of technical challenges leveraging strong problem-solving skills
  • Experience with ADS or equivalent RF software
  • Ability to work individually and in small teams that may include contractors working remotely
  • Relentless and enterprising approach to solving problems
  • Passion for working and testing electrical hardware
  • Ability to multitask and be flexible
  • Experience with PCB layout software and implementation

PREFERABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Strong understanding of EM concepts (100 KHz – 100 MHz ideally)
  • Experience with RF PA’s (1 W to 50 W), tuning/impedance matching circuits
  • Experience in wireless power applications
  • Strong understanding in coil design for wireless power
  • Antenna/RF simulation, optimization & testing
  • Experience in hardware development for NFC
  • Experience with C programming and understanding communication protocols such as I2C, SPI, UART

Knowledge of EMI mitigation, and design for EMI management

Experience: BS Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent with MS or PhD focused in Wireless Power, 3-7 years relevant experience considered in lieu of post-graduate studies

Location: Chicago, IL USA Company Headquarters (On-Site Work)

Role Description: NuCurrent is looking for an Electrical Engineer with a Hardware focus who is motivated to work closely with a talented and diverse engineering group to drive wireless power design and system integration with software and mechanical, and test to deliver end customer products.  The candidate will work very closely with senior electrical hardware, electromagnetics, software, and mechanical engineers to architect, design, layout and test wireless power systems and exhibit strong cultural values that put the customer first, go beyond the standard, show strong ownership, innovate further, and show strong people skills.

Company Description: NuCurrent is a leading technology company in the high growth field of wireless power and is the go-to provider of wireless power solutions for the world’s leading product companies. Spanning across industries including automotive, medical, consumer, industrial, wearables and more, NuCurrent designs systems and key components for Fortune 500 companies and other industry leaders to enable wireless power transfer in new product releases. The Company supports product teams within large companies to bring wireless power innovations to market faster, with fewer risks, lower costs, while pushing the boundaries of electrical and thermal performance, charge speed, form factor and user experience. NuCurrent is a fabless technology company with a robust network of certified manufacturers and is an active leader in specification development across multiple industry standards bodies. NuCurrent has an energetic, purpose-driven work environment built by phenomenal people who go beyond expectations, are highly curious, deeply innovative and, above all, put customers first.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

  • Work with cross-functional engineering team to lead Wireless Power projects to success, gaining practical hands-on simulation, design, validation, and troubleshooting experience
  • Design wireless power solutions for a diversity of applications, including consumer electronics, industrial devices, automotive, medical and others
  • Extensive contribution to system architecture design, as well as significant hands-on testing and optimization work

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design novel circuit solutions for essential wireless power subsystems such as amplifiers, rectifiers, adaptive tuning circuits, in-band modulation and demodulation circuits, protection mechanisms and control subsystems.
  • Implement a holistic design strategy, considering power output, efficiency, component sensitivity, communication robustness, EMI, form factor requirements and thermal performance.
  • Design use of simulation tools such as SPICE (or equivalent) for circuits, analytical derivations and test environment scripting using MATLAB and Schematic and PCB layout using Altium.
  • Testing and characterization of systems using Oscilloscopes, DMMs, E-loads, Battery Chargers, Thermal IR Cameras to measure efficiency, power, load-transient response, in-band communication robustness.
  • Testing and characterization of magnetic components and sub-systems using Spectrum Analyzers, field probes, function generators, Power Analyzers, HPNA (High Power VNAs), VNAs, Impedance Analyzer, and RF Power Amplifiers to measure coil characteristics, magnetic material saturation, subsystem’s performance difference between small and large signal, conducted and radiated emissions.
  • Collaborate with RF engineers, Magnetics Design Engineers, Mechanical Engineers and Data engineers to create automated system optimization tools that enable mass customization.
  • Work closely with engineering team to translate product requirements into engineering deliverables.
  • Work and adhere to project timelines to deliver on-time prototypes, test results, and documentation to customers.
  • Brief the company management on a regular basis on achievements and goals.
  • Contribute to the development of Intellectual Property.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Strong written & verbal communications skills, and good interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in use of electrical test equipment
  • Demonstrated success in resolution of technical challenges leveraging strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work individually and in small teams that may include contractors working remotely
  • Relentless and enterprising approach to solving problems
  • Passion for working and testing electrical hardware
  • Ability to multitask and be flexible
  • Experience with PCB layout software and implementation

 

PREFERABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Strong understanding of EM concepts (100 KHz – 100 MHz ideally)
  • Experience with RF PA’s (1 W to 50 W), tuning/impedance matching circuits
  • Experience in wireless power applications
  • Strong understanding in coil design for wireless power
  • Antenna/RF simulation, optimization & testing
  • Experience in hardware development for NFC
  • Experience with C programming and understanding communication protocols such as I2C, SPI, UART
  • Knowledge of EMI mitigation, and design for EMI management

Experience: BS Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent with 0-3 years relevant experience required, MS EE or CompE preferred

Location: Chicago, IL USA Company Headquarters

Role Description: NuCurrent is looking for a Junior Electrical Engineer with a Hardware focus who is motivated to work closely with a talented and diverse engineering group to drive electrical hardware design, system integration with software and mechanical, and test to deliver end customer products.  The candidate will work very closely with senior electrical hardware, electromagnetics, software, and mechanical engineers to design and bring custom boards up from scratch, and exhibit strong cultural values that put the customer first, go beyond the standard, show strong ownership, innovate further, and show strong people skills.

Company Description: NuCurrent is a leading technology and IP company in the high growth field of wireless power and is the go-to provider of wireless power solutions for the world’s leading product companies. Spanning across industries including automotive, consumer, industrial, IoT, mobile, wearables and more, NuCurrent designs systems and key components for Fortune 500 companies and other industry leaders to enable wireless power transfer in new product releases. The Company supports product teams within large companies to bring wireless power innovations to market faster, with fewer risks, lower costs and better technology, while pushing the boundaries of system performance, charge speed, user flexibility and form factors. NuCurrent is a fabless technology company with a robust network of certified manufacturers and is an active leader in specification development across multiple industry standards bodies. NuCurrent has an energetic, purpose-driven work environment built by phenomenal people who go beyond expectations, are highly curious, deeply innovative and, above all, put customers first.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

  • Become the next superstar engineer in wireless power by gaining hands on, practical experience delivering products for world-class clients.
  • Develop wireless power systems and modules for a diversity of applications, including consumer electronics, industrial devices, automotive industry applications, medical applications and other exciting industries.
  • Extensive hands-on design, troubleshooting and modeling will be required.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with engineering team to translate product requirements into engineering deliverables.
  • Execute the design and development of wireless power systems (including circuit design) for a variety of projects in parallel.
  • Devise timelines and work with internal team, partners and vendors to ensure smooth progress of project, and adherence to timelines.
  • Design will include using simulation tools such as SPICE (or equivalent) for circuits, mathematical analysis using Matlab (or equivalent), and Schematic and PCB layout using Altium.
  • Development will include extensive hands-on testing with RF boards developed either in-house or by partners/customers, using oscilloscopes, VNA’s and other test equipment.
  • Brief the company management on a regular basis on achievements and goals.
  • Contribute to the development of Intellectual Property.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Strong written & verbal communications skills, and good interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in use of electrical test equipment, i.e. oscilloscope, multimeter, soldering tools
  • Demonstrated success in resolution of technical challenges leveraging strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work individually and in small teams that may include contractors working remotely
  • Relentless and enterprising approach to solving problems
  • Passion for developing hardware (boards and/or consumer product), including electrical schematics and PCBs
  • Ability to multitask and be flexible

PREFERABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Strong understanding of electromagnetics and magnetostatics (100 KHz – 100 MHz ideally)
  • Experience with PA’s (1 W to 50 W), tuning/impedance matching circuits, voltage regulators
  • Experience in wireless power applications
  • Strong understanding of Bluetooth and connectivity protocols
  • Antenna/RF simulation, optimization & testing
  • Experience with PCB layout software and concepts
  • Experience in hardware development for mobile devices with WiFi/GPS/NFC
  • Experience with C programming, and understanding communication protocols such as I2C, SPI, UART
  • Knowledge of EMI mitigation, and design for EMI management

Experience: BS Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent with 0-3 years relevant experience

Location: Chicago, IL USA Company Headquarters (On-Site Work)

Role Description: NuCurrent is looking for a Junior Embedded Software Engineer who is motivated to work closely with a talented and diverse engineering group to bring hardware and software together to deliver end customer products.  The candidate will work very closely with senior software and hardware engineers to design and bring custom boards up from scratch, and exhibit strong cultural values that put the customer first, go beyond the standard, show strong ownership, innovate further, and show strong people skills.

Company Description: NuCurrent is a leading technology and IP company in the high growth field of wireless power and is the go-to provider of wireless power solutions for the world’s leading product companies. Spanning across industries including automotive, consumer, industrial, IoT, mobile, wearables and more, NuCurrent designs systems and key components for Fortune 500 companies and other industry leaders to enable wireless power transfer in new product releases. The Company supports product teams within large companies to bring wireless power innovations to market faster, with fewer risks, lower costs and better technology, while pushing the boundaries of system performance, charge speed, user flexibility and form factors. NuCurrent is a fabless technology company with a robust network of certified manufacturers and is an active leader in specification development across multiple industry standards bodies. NuCurrent has an energetic, purpose-driven work environment built by phenomenal people who go beyond expectations, are highly curious, deeply innovative and, above all, put customers first.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

  • Develop embedded software to operate wireless power systems in industries spanning consumer electronics, automotive, industrial and medical
  • Support the software development effort – from spec development to software delivery – of product-ready embedded code in wireless power systems
  • Interact with key IC partners to allow for seamless integration of custom embedded code into wireless reference platforms
  • Interact with key customers to integrate NuCurrent’s solution for embedded systems

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with Sr software engineers to develop features that have a high degree of hardware/software interaction
  • Develop re-usable, scalable, and testable embedded software that can be easily adopted into a diverse range of products
  • Work collaboratively with strategic IC partners to integrate embedded software solutions
  • Establish and maintain software timelines to ensure timely delivery of products
  • Contribute to the development of Intellectual Property

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Candidate must have on-the-job experience writing software for 8-bit or 32-bit bare metal systems in C
  • Strong written & verbal communications skills, and good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to speak professionally in front of customers and technology partners
  • Ability to understand electrical hardware schematics and PCB layout
  • Experience with standard hardware bus interfaces, such as USB, UART, I2C and SPI
  • Proficiency in use of basic electrical tools, i.e. oscilloscope, multimeter, soldering tools
  • Demonstrated success in resolution of technical challenges leveraging strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work individually and in small teams that may include contractors working remotely
  • Experience using version control systems such as Github and SVN

PREFERABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Experience with software verification & testing
  • Experience with NFC or Qi wireless power standards
  • Experience with Freescale/NXP microcontrollers
  • Experience with instrument control
  • Familiarity with RTOS or low-level schedulers
  • Python, Bash scripting experience
  • Linux experience

Experience: BS/MS/PhD Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent with 5+ years relevant experience

Location: Bengaluru, India (Currently work from home, NuCurrent India office in Future)

Role Description: NuCurrent is looking for a Senior Embedded Software Engineer who is motivated to work closely with a talented and diverse engineering group to bring hardware and software together to deliver end customer products.  The candidate will work very closely with senior software and hardware engineers (internal and external partner teams) to design and bring custom boards up from scratch, and exhibit strong cultural values that put the customer first, go beyond the standard, show strong ownership, innovate further, and show strong people skills.

Company Description: NuCurrent is a leading technology and IP company in the high growth field of wireless power and is the go-to provider of wireless power solutions for the world’s leading product companies. Spanning across industries including automotive, consumer, industrial, IoT, mobile, wearables and more, NuCurrent designs systems and key components for Fortune 500 companies and other industry leaders to enable wireless power transfer in new product releases. The Company supports product teams within large companies to bring wireless power innovations to market faster, with fewer risks, lower costs and better technology, while pushing the boundaries of system performance, charge speed, user flexibility and form factors. NuCurrent is a fabless technology company with a robust network of certified manufacturers and is an active leader in specification development across multiple industry standards bodies. NuCurrent has an energetic, purpose-driven work environment built by phenomenal people who go beyond expectations, are highly curious, deeply innovative and, above all, put customers first.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

  • Engage with external Engineering Services partners to lead software development efforts
  • Develop embedded software to operate wireless power systems in industries spanning consumer electronics, automotive, industrial and medical.
  • Support the software development effort – from spec development to software delivery – of product-ready software code in wireless power embedded systems.
  • Perform validation of the software releases provided by engineering services partners
  • Interact with key IC partners to allow for seamless integration of embedded code into wireless reference platforms.
  • Interact with key customers to integrate NuCurrent’s solution for embedded systems.
  • Support customer and internal team meetings in the USA morning time (p.m. in India)

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with Internal and External software development teams to develop and deliver embedded software for various wireless power products and applications
  • Work with the hardware engineering team to integrate features that have a high degree of hardware/software interaction
  • Develop re-usable, modular, scalable embedded software that can be easily adopted into a diverse range of products.
  • Work with management to establish software timelines and ensure timely delivery of products.
  • Hold regular sprints/updates for external software development team
  • Work collaboratively with strategic IC partners to integrate embedded software solutions.
  • Contribute to the development of Intellectual Property.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Candidate must have on-the-job experience writing software for 8-bit or 32-bit bare metal systems in C
  • Track record of shipping mixed-signal hardware including embedded micro-controllers.
  • Good written & verbal communications skills, good interpersonal skills, and comfortable talking in front of management, key partners, and key customers.
  • Ability to speak professionally in front of customers and technology partners
  • Ability to understand electrical hardware schematics and PCB layout
  • Experience with standard hardware bus interfaces, such as USB, UART, I2C and SPI
  • Proficiency in use of basic electrical tools, i.e. oscilloscope, multimeter, soldering tools
  • Demonstrated success in resolution of technical challenges leveraging strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work individually , in small teams and with external engineering service providers
  • Experience using version control systems such as Github, SVN, JIRA, Bugzilla

PREFERABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Inshore and Offshore team management
  • Experience with software verification & testing.
  • Ability to be key member of small hardware “bring up” team.
  • Experience with instrument control.
  • Experience with NFC, AirFuel, or Qi wireless power standards.
  • Experience with NXP microcontrollers.
  • Linux kernel / driver experience.
  • Machine Language/Assembler experience.
  • C++ CLI/.Net experience.
  • MATLAB experience.
  • Scripting (shell, batch, python) experience.
  • Low-level hardware design exposure.
  • Experience with Altium

Experience: Pursuing BS or MS Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, with Junior or Senior level standing

Location: Chicago, IL USA Company Headquarters (On-Site Work)

Role Description: NuCurrent is looking for an Electrical Engineering Intern with a Hardware focus who is motivated to work closely with a talented and diverse engineering group to help deliver end customer products with NuCurrent wireless power solutions.  The candidate will work very closely with electrical hardware, electromagnetics, software, and mechanical engineers to bring custom boards up from scratch, and exhibit strong cultural values that put the customer first, go beyond the standard, show strong ownership, innovate further, and show strong people skills.

Company Description: NuCurrent is a leading technology and IP company in the high growth field of wireless power and is the go-to provider of wireless power solutions for the world’s leading product companies. Spanning across industries including automotive, consumer, industrial, IoT, mobile, wearables and more, NuCurrent designs systems and key components for Fortune 500 companies and other industry leaders to enable wireless power transfer in new product releases. The Company supports product teams within large companies to bring wireless power innovations to market faster, with fewer risks, lower costs and better technology, while pushing the boundaries of system performance, charge speed, user flexibility and form factors. NuCurrent is a fabless technology company with a robust network of certified manufacturers and is an active leader in specification development across multiple industry standards bodies. NuCurrent has an energetic, purpose-driven work environment built by phenomenal people who go beyond expectations, are highly curious, deeply innovative and, above all, put customers first.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

  • Work in a hands-on engineering environment with a cross-functional team of engineers to bring-up, validate, and troubleshoot custom designed electrical PCBs and hardware for delivery to Customers
  • Work closely with the engineering team to document results, present information to stakeholders, communicate with a cross-functional team, and learn the intricacies of a Wireless Power System
  • Perform simulation and modeling as necessary to understand and/or predict the performance of a system

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Learn and understand NuCurrent’s technology in wireless power and the wireless power industry
  • Work with full-time engineers to deliver Customer projects, and learn to interact and communicate with an engineering team
  • Execute the bring-up and validation of wireless power systems for a variety of projects in parallel.
  • Learn to utilize simulation tools such as SPICE (or equivalent) for circuits, mathematical analysis using Matlab (or equivalent), and Schematic and PCB layout using Altium
  • Perform extensive hands-on testing with RF boards developed either in-house or by partners/customers, using oscilloscopes, VNA’s and other test equipment
  • Assemble, solder, and organize components for testing and sampling to clients
  • Have fun!

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Strong written & verbal communications skills, and good interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in use of electrical test equipment, i.e. oscilloscope, multimeter, soldering tools, as well as soldering competency
  • Demonstrated success in resolution of technical challenges leveraging strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work individually and in small teams
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask and be flexible

PREFERABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Tinkerer mentality
  • Experience in Wireless Power applications
  • Strong understanding of electromagnetics and magnetostatics (100 KHz – 100 MHz ideally)
  • Experience with PA’s (1 W to 50 W), tuning/impedance matching circuits, voltage regulators
  • Strong understanding of Bluetooth and connectivity protocols
  • Antenna/RF simulation, optimization & testing
  • Experience with Schematic and PCB layout software and concepts
  • Experience with C programming, and understanding communication protocols such as I2C, SPI, UART
  • Knowledge of EMI mitigation, and design for EMI management

Experience: Pursuing BS or MS Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, with Junior or Senior level standing

Location: Chicago, IL USA Company Headquarters (On-Site Work)

Role Description: NuCurrent is looking for an Embedded Software Engineer Intern who is motivated to work closely with a talented and diverse engineering group to bring hardware and software together to deliver end customer products.  The candidate will work very closely with senior software and hardware engineers to design and bring custom boards up from scratch, and exhibit strong cultural values that put the customer first, go beyond the standard, show strong ownership, innovate further, and show strong people skills.

Company Description: NuCurrent is a leading technology and IP company in the high growth field of wireless power and is the go-to provider of wireless power solutions for the world’s leading product companies. Spanning across industries including automotive, consumer, industrial, IoT, mobile, wearables and more, NuCurrent designs systems and key components for Fortune 500 companies and other industry leaders to enable wireless power transfer in new product releases. The Company supports product teams within large companies to bring wireless power innovations to market faster, with fewer risks, lower costs and better technology, while pushing the boundaries of system performance, charge speed, user flexibility and form factors. NuCurrent is a fabless technology company with a robust network of certified manufacturers and is an active leader in specification development across multiple industry standards bodies. NuCurrent has an energetic, purpose-driven work environment built by phenomenal people who go beyond expectations, are highly curious, deeply innovative and, above all, put customers first.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

  • Work on embedded software to operate wireless power systems in industries spanning consumer electronics, automotive, industrial and medical
  • Support the software development effort – from spec development to software delivery – of product-ready embedded code in wireless power systems
  • Interact with Sr. SW Engineers to integrate NuCurrent’s solution for embedded systems

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with Sr software engineers to develop features that have a high degree of hardware/software interaction
  • Develop re-usable, scalable, and testable embedded software that can be easily adopted into a diverse range of products
  • Work collaboratively with strategic IC partners to integrate embedded software solutions
  • Establish and maintain software timelines to ensure timely delivery of products
  • Contribute to the development of Intellectual Property

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Candidate must have educational experience with writing software for 8-bit or 32-bit bare metal systems in C
  • Strong written & verbal communications skills, and good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to understand electrical hardware schematics and PCB layout
  • Experience with standard hardware bus interfaces, such as USB, UART, I2C and SPI
  • Proficiency in use of basic electrical tools, i.e. oscilloscope, multimeter, soldering tools
  • Demonstrated success in resolution of technical challenges leveraging strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work individually and in small teams
  • Experience using version control systems such as Github and SVN

PREFERABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Experience with software verification & testing
  • Experience with NFC or Qi wireless power standards
  • Experience with Freescale/NXP microcontrollers
  • Experience with instrument control
  • Familiarity with RTOS or low-level schedulers
  • Python, Bash scripting experience
  • Linux experience

Experience: Pursuing BS or MS/PhD in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science, with Junior or Senior level standing

Location: Chicago, IL USA Company Headquarters (On-Site Work)

Role Description: NuCurrent is looking for a Machine Learning Software Intern who is motivated to work closely with a talented and diverse engineering group to help deliver innovative solutions to complex Wireless Power problems.  The candidate will work very closely with senior software and hardware engineers to implement machine learning technologies towards the development of innovative wireless power solutions.

Company Description: NuCurrent is a leading technology and IP company in the high growth field of wireless power and is the go-to provider of wireless power solutions for the world’s leading product companies. Spanning across industries including automotive, consumer, industrial, IoT, mobile, wearables and more, NuCurrent designs systems and key components for Fortune 500 companies and other industry leaders to enable wireless power transfer in new product releases. The Company supports product teams within large companies to bring wireless power innovations to market faster, with fewer risks, lower costs and better technology, while pushing the boundaries of system performance, charge speed, user flexibility and form factors. NuCurrent is a fabless technology company with a robust network of certified manufacturers and is an active leader in specification development across multiple industry standards bodies. NuCurrent has an energetic, purpose-driven work environment built by phenomenal people who go beyond expectations, are highly curious, deeply innovative and, above all, put customers first.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

  • Work in a hands-on engineering environment with a cross-functional team of engineers to design and implement software infrastructure that leverages simulation data to improve wireless power solution development
  • Work closely with the engineering to create tools and software interfaces that improve the efficiency of design and simulation processes

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Use software and machine learning academic skills to implement real-world solutions
  • Develop automation for simulation, design, and measurement tools
  • Establish and maintain software timelines to ensure timely delivery of objectives
  • Contribute to the development of Intellectual Property
  • Have fun!

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Strong written & verbal communications skills, and good interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in Python and commonly-used science/engineering packages (i.e. NumPy)
  • Demonstrated success in resolution of technical challenges leveraging strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work individually and in small teams
  • Strong focus on written documentation of work
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask and be flexible
  • Tinkerer mentality

PREFERABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Database package/interface experience
  • Experience with machine learning algorithms and concepts
  • HTML/Javascript experience
  • Measurement/Machine automation experience
  • Experience with Electrical circuit toolsets (i.e. SPICE)

Do you want to make a difference and have a material impact on a growth stage company? NuCurrent is a dynamic, fast growing wireless power company. Named Chicago’s most innovative company by Crain’s, NuCurrent’s patent portfolio is growing as fast as the company’s business. This role will have a material impact on the company’s growth – both business and IP. NuCurrent’s IP is the lifeblood of new licensing opportunities.

Do you want to work at a company that prioritizes culture? NuCurrent is serious about culture (not just fringe perks). NuCurrent’s cultural values drive everything we do and are front and center of each of our projects. These values include: Customer First, Going Beyond, Ownership, Innovation, and People. NuCurrent also prioritizes creating an environment that helps employees thrive in both work and life. Recent initiatives include energy management training and flexibility for life.

Key Qualifications

Key Technical Qualifications

  • Patent Attorney
  • 2+ years of relevant experience at a top law firm and/or in-house legal department.
  • Experience drafting and prosecuting patent assets, managing portfolios, developing patent strategies, conducting patent analysis, and providing support for standards, transactions, and litigation efforts.
  • Experience in near field wireless power (e.g., magnetics).
  • Familiar with wireless power standardization (Qi, Air Fuel, and NFC).
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Key Cultural Qualifications

  • Work well with others and prioritizes helping others excel; not just yourself.
  • Willing to go the extra mile in all aspects of work and life.
  • Takes ownership and pride in work product.
  • Committed to solving and understanding difficult wireless power problems.
  • Enjoys working with a diverse team of amazing people.

Description

Seeking an in-house Patent Attorney, ideally with a degree in EE/CS/CE/ME/Physics and 2 years of experience (i) drafting and prosecuting patent applications, (ii) preparing patentability, infringement and validity opinions, and/or (iii) preparing claim charts for both prosecution and licensing purposes. USPTO registration (or qualifications and willingness to register) required.

We seek to hire a Patent Attorney to assist in developing and curating the company’s wireless power patent portfolio. You will work with the business to build and purposefully prosecute the associated worldwide patent portfolio and strategy. This includes identifying patentable inventions; securing high-quality, strategic patent assets; providing expert technical and legal analysis; handling patent challenges; providing guidance in support of patent transactions and licensing matters; assigning and managing work performed by outside law firms; and working with engineering and other business organizations to understand priorities and challenges. This position also will provide cross-functional support for acquisition due diligence, IP licensing, enforcement, standards, and litigation activities.

This role will also be required to advise on the state of patent law, which may include reading Federal Circuit decisions and keeping the language in the applications relevant.

Education & Experience

  • Education & Experience: EE/CS/CE likely preferred, but will strongly consider physics/ME with electrical/antenna experience. Candidates that have the qualifications and willingness to register with the USPTO will be considered.

Do you want to make a difference and have a material impact on a growth stage company? NuCurrent is a dynamic, fast growing wireless power company. Named Chicago’s most innovative company by Crain’s, NuCurrent’s patent portfolio is growing as fast as the company’s business. This role will have a material impact on the company’s growth – both business and IP. NuCurrent’s IP is the lifeblood of new licensing opportunities.

Do you want to work at a company that prioritizes culture? NuCurrent is serious about culture (not just fringe perks). NuCurrent’s cultural values drive everything we do and are front and center of each of our projects. These values include: Customer First, Going Beyond, Ownership, Innovation, and People. NuCurrent also prioritizes creating an environment that helps employees thrive in both work and life. Recent initiatives include energy management training and flexibility for life.

Key Qualifications

Key Technical Qualifications

  • Patent Agent or Scientific Advisor
  • 2+ years of relevant experience at a top law firm and/or in-house legal department.
  • Experience drafting and prosecuting patent assets, managing portfolios, developing patent strategies, conducting patent analysis, and providing support for standards, transactions, and litigation efforts.
  • Experience in near field wireless power (e.g., magnetics).
  • Familiar with wireless power standardization (Qi, Air Fuel, and NFC).
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Key Cultural Qualifications

  • Work well with others and prioritizes helping others excel; not just yourself.
  • Willing to go the extra mile in all aspects of work and life.
  • Takes ownership and pride in work product.
  • Committed to solving and understanding difficult wireless power problems.
  • Enjoys working with a diverse team of amazing people.

Description

Seeking an in-house Patent Prosecution Patent Agent or Scientific Advisor, ideally with a degree in EE/CS/CE/ME/Physics and 2 years of experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications, and preparing patentability, infringement and validity opinions. USPTO registration (or qualifications and willingness to register) required.

We seek to hire a Patent Agent or Scientific Advisor to assist in developing and curating the company’s wireless power patent portfolio. You will work with the business to build and purposefully prosecute the associated worldwide patent portfolio and strategy. This includes identifying patentable inventions; securing high-quality, strategic patent assets; providing expert technical and legal analysis; handling patent challenges; providing guidance in support of patent transactions and licensing matters; assigning and managing work performed by outside law firms; and working with engineering and other business organizations to understand priorities and challenges. This position also will provide cross-functional support for acquisition due diligence, IP licensing, enforcement, standards, and litigation activities.

Education & Experience

Education & Experience: EE/CS/CE likely preferred, but will strongly consider physics/ME with electrical/antenna experience. USPTO registration preferred. Candidates that have the qualifications and willingness to register with the USPTO will be considered.

Experience: 0-2 years of professional experience. This role is intended for a current student or recent graduate.

Location: Remote, must be able to work CST timezone hours. 

Role Description: NuCurrent is looking for a marketing intern to help showcase the company’s innovations and thought leadership within the wireless power industry. This isn’t any old internship. Yes, you need to be able to write well, strategize social media, understand SEO, update WordPress and work with other creative marketing professionals to tell a great story. But this role also requires an aptitude for, and interest in, the complex engineering topics that comprise wireless power technology, including hardware, electromagnetics, mechanical, software, and systems design to bring our technical achievements to light in a way that appeals to business leaders, product managers and engineers alike. 

Company Description: NuCurrent is powerfully transforming electronic devices and how people experience them. NuCurrent helps Fortune 1000 and other high-flying companies engineer successful, innovative products by integrating our inductive wireless power technologies. Named the 2019 Most Innovative Company in Illinois by Crain’s Chicago Business, the Company serves leaders in the automotive, consumer electronics, industrial, IoT, mobile, and wearables industries. The Company supports product teams bringing wireless power innovations to market faster, with fewer risks, lower costs and better technology, while pushing the boundaries of system performance, charge speed, user flexibility and form factors. NuCurrent is an active leader in specification development across multiple industry standards bodies. The company has an energetic, purpose-driven work environment built by phenomenal people who go beyond expectations, are highly curious, deeply innovative and, above all, put customers first.

Role and Responsibilities

When applying, please include a link to your content portfolio if you have one.

    • Publish and promote informative, engaging, and persuasive technical content geared toward building the NuCurrent brand, explaining technical innovation, demystifying bogus industry claims, and generally externalizing the magic that comes from our team of wireless power experts
    • Dive into NuCurrent’s online presence; ensuring that the website and other properties (i.e. social media, partner profiles, etc.) have the most up-to-date information, are enhanced for SEO and integrated with PPC campaigns
    • Create, analyze and optimize in-house content using qualitative and quantitative methods 
    • Help bring our brand voice to life through hands-on writing, editing, and messaging
    • Contribute to (and execute on) the content roadmap for our growing social media presence, including Twitter, LinkedIn and ClubHouse 
    • Dive into and excel at navigating/utilizing Customer Relationship Management tools, including HubSpot 
    • Conduct market research of industries, companies and product categories ripe for wireless power application, using leading marketing research tools
    • Lead an integrated public relations project, that has the potential for significant impact on SEO performance, talent recruitment and more

Candidate Profile

    • 0-2 years of experience developing content for complex technical solutions
    • Strong content judgment, editorial and technical skills, and intuition for good design
    • Passion for the wireless power industry and familiarity with companies and innovators in this space
    • Experience and/or genuine interest for writing electronics and technology content
    • Ability to meet deadlines and manage projects with multiple stakeholders and cross-functional team members
    • Comfortable with integrating (and providing) constructive feedback 
    • A proactive work ethic, exceptional people skills, and a positive outlook
    • The ability to work autonomously as well as collaboratively
    • Enthusiasm for a dynamic work environment, with the flexibility and agility to respond to changing business needs
    • Comfortable working within Adobe Photoshop, GSuite, Microsoft Office Suite and WordPress 
    • Ambition to learn something new every day
APPLY NOW

NuCurrent launches more products across more industries than any other wireless power company in the world. There has never been a challenge we couldn’t solve, and it takes a skilled, interdisciplinary team to achieve this.

And when you have the best team in the world, you treat them like it.

Benefits

  • 401k
  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Visa/Work Authorization Assistance
  • Remote Work Flexibility
  • Stock Options
  • Unlimited Vacation & Paid Sick Leave

NuCurrent launches more products across more industries than any other wireless power company in the world. There has never been a challenge we couldn’t solve, and it takes a skilled, interdisciplinary team to achieve this.

And you have the best team in the world, you treat them like it.

Benefits

  • 401k
  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Visa/Work Authorization Assistance
  • Remote Work Flexibility
  • Stock Options
  • Unlimited Vacation & Paid Sick Leave

Apply

Submit a resume and tell us
what makes you the right person
to help usher in the next
generation of wireless power.

1. Apply

Submit a resume and tell us
what makes you the right person
to help usher in the next
generation of wireless power.

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Qualify

If your application rises to the
top, you’ll be contacted in two
weeks (or less) for additional
information.

2. Qualify

If your application rises to the
top, you’ll be contacted in two
weeks (or less) for additional
information.

Talk

Speak directly to a NuCurrent
team member for a 30-
minute phone interview.

3. Talk

Speak directly to a NuCurrent
team member for a 30-
minute phone interview.

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Test

A 24-hour test will be issued to
assess your technical, research,
problem-solving, and
communication skills.

4. Test

A 24-hour test will be issued to
assess your technical, research,
problem-solving, and
communication skills.

Meet

Spend the day at NuCurrent
HQ, to meet with executive
leadership, tour our lab, and
get a taste of our unique process.

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Spend the day at NuCurrent
HQ, to meet with executive
leadership, tour our lab, and
get a taste of our unique process.

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