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Wireless Power Careers

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Experience: 6+ years relevant experience with BS EE, or 4+ years with MS EE, or 0-3 years with PhD EE 

Location: Chicago, IL, USA Company Headquarters

Role Description: NuCurrent is looking for a Senior 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 engineers, and test to deliver end customer products. The candidate will work very closely with electrical hardware, electromagnetics, software, and mechanical engineers to design and bring custom boards up from scratch and take innovative products to market, while 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 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 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, optimization, simulation, and modeling will be required. 
  • Be the customer-facing technical authority on NuCurrent wireless power technology 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Work closely with engineering team to translate product requirements into engineering deliverables. 
  • Lead 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 a 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. 
  • Influence company management, partners, and customers to support successful implementation of wireless power into products 
  • Contribute to and influence 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 
  • Very strong written & verbal communications skills, and good interpersonal skills 
  • Proficiency in use of electrical test equipment (i.e. oscilloscopes, multimeters, power supplies, soldering tools, etc.) 
  • 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 
  • Passion for developing hardware (boards and/or consumer product), including electrical schematics and PCBs 
  • Proficiency in use of SPICE (or equivalent) simulation tools for modeling and evaluating circuit designs 

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: MS EE with 3+yrs of experience or PhD EE with 0-3yrs industry experience Required

Location: Chicago, IL

Role Description: NuCurrent is looking for a Senior Antenna Design Engineer (for Wireless Power) who is motivated to work closely with a talented and diverse engineering group to develop wireless power solutions and deliver end customer products. The candidate will work very closely with senior electrical hardware, electromagnetics, software, and mechanical engineers to design and bring custom coils and systems up from scratch and take innovative products to market, while 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 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:

  • Participate in all aspects of electromagnetic design of inductively coupled antenna coils for use in wireless power systems
  • Utilize EM software simulation tools to optimize parameters such as winding configurations, mutual inductance, resistive losses, and field uniformity across intended charging volumes
  • Apply real world impacts of materials, such as effects of permeable materials, as well as skin and proximity effects due to inter-windings and interaction with magnetic and conductive materials
  • Hands-on design, significant efforts in simulation, and troubleshooting will be required
  • Interact with key customers to integrate NuCurrent’s solutions for wireless power

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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
  • Development will include extensive hands-on testing integrating coils with RF boards developed either in-house or by partners/customers, using oscilloscopes, VNA’s and other test equipment
  • Develop and evaluate novel and realistic ideas to grow Intellectual Property -> Innovate in the expanding field of Wireless Power
  • Stay abreast of manufacturing techniques and new high-performance cost-competitive technologies applicable to NuCurrent’s antenna structures. Engage with vendors (e.g. PCB and ferrite) to understand their capabilities, limitations and cost drivers
  • Conduct complete antenna integration process including antenna selection, placement, and in-situ testing
  • Build simulation model templates that correlate accurately with measurements and are readily available for other antenna engineers
  • Translate customer requirements into magnetic parameter constraints for proper coil design and material selection
  • Evaluate coil design as it relates to industry regulatory standards for requirements such as EMI, EMC, SAR, and others

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Familiarity with EM simulation tools such as ANSYS (HFSS and Maxwell), CST, JMAG, or equivalent EM tools
  • Excellent written & verbal communications skills, good interpersonal skills, and comfortable talking in front of management, key partners, and key customers
  • Ability to understand electrical hardware schematics and PCB layout
  • Ability to work individually and in small teams
  • Very comfortable with hands-on lab testing (applications related to wireless power, RFID, NFC a bonus)
  • Strong understanding of electromagnetics and magnetostatics (100 KHz – 100 MHz ideally)

PREFERABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Experience with electric motor and/or electric machine design
  • Experience in wireless power applications, knowledge of inductive coupling systems, RF antenna design
  • Knowledge in modeling magnetic and conductive materials within magnetic coupling systems on EM software and assessing their impact on performance
  • Knowledge of thermal management materials and experience in designing for thermal management
  • Experience with Altium

 Experience: Associates Degree (2yr) or Bachelors Degree (4yrs) in Engineering, EE Preferred, or equivalent experience in Engineering field (2-5yrs) 

Location: Chicago, IL, USA Company Headquarters

Role Description: NuCurrent is looking for an Electrical Engineering Technician with a Hardware focus who is motivated to work closely with a talented and diverse engineering group to help deliver Wireless Power solutions to Customers, in the form of prototypes and validation level units. The candidate will work very closely with senior electrical hardware, electromagnetics, software, and mechanical engineers to assemble and rework custom PCBAs, coils, and mechanical designs for use. The candidate must 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 engineering technician in wireless power by gaining hands on, practical experience delivering products for world-class clients. 
  • Help assemble and test wireless power systems and modules for a diversity of applications, including consumer electronics, industrial devices, automotive industry applications, medical applications and other exciting industries. 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Work closely with the Engineering team on a daily basis to solder, assemble, disassemble, and re-work PCB assemblies, PCB/Flex/Wirewound coils, and mechanical housings/fixtures 
  • Utilize soldering irons, pre-heaters, and microscopes to effectively and quickly make PCBA hardware usable by the Engineering team 
  • Troubleshoot issues with faulty hardware and/or equipment to bring to resolution and modify hardware to make usable 
  • Execute tasks as assigned via technician task requests with efficiency and on-time to requested deliverable dates 
  • Maintain an organized lab area and keep lab components and equipment in defined areas 
  • Perform basic electrical tests on coils or PCBs as requested 

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS 

  • Excellent verbal communications skills, and good interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent soldering skills, with ability to hand solder 0201 electrical components, removing and replacing ICs, use of pre-heaters, microscope-level soldering, and use of standard soldering irons 
  • Experience with basic electrical test equipment, i.e. oscilloscope, multimeter, soldering tools 
  • Ability to multitask and be flexible to changing work priorities 
  • Ability to work individually and in small teams 
  • Ability make wire cable harnesses, assemble plastic and metal parts with precision, comfort disassembling electronic devices 
  • Extremely comfortable with hands-on work and troubleshooting electrical hardware 
  • Good organizational skills 
  • Knowledge of standard electrical component sizing 
  • Ability to wind custom coils out of wire for use in testing 

PREFERABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS 

  • Intro level knowledge of Altium of equivalent PCB design software 
  • Experience laying out PCB assemblies, generating PCB parts in PCB design software 
  • Experience with bug tracking software such as Bugzilla 
  • Intro level software programming skills (Python, Matlab, or C) 
  • Significant experience performing electrical testing using oscilloscopes, signal generators, network analyzers 
  • Experience in product teardown analysis and testing 
  • Experience troubleshooting test equipment and bringing to resolution 
  • Demonstrated success in resolution of technical challenges leveraging strong problem-solving skills 

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

Position Title: Hardware Engineer – India

Experience: BE/BTECH/ME/MTECH/PhD Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent with 3-7 years relevant experience required, ME or PhD considered in lieu of experience

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

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 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 as well as external engineering 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 hardware development efforts
  • Work with cross-functional engineering team to lead Wireless Power projects to success, gaining practical hands-on simulation, design, validation, and troubleshooting experience
  • 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 contribution to design choices, as well as significant hands-on bring-up and troubleshooting will be required
  • Interact with key customers to integrate NuCurrent’s solution
  • Support customer and internal team meetings in the USA morning time (p.m. in India)

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with engineering team to translate product requirements into engineering deliverables.
  • Work with Internal and External team to develop the wireless power solution for the customer.
  • Execute 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 working with and developing hardware, including electrical PCBs
  • Ability to multitask and be flexible
  • Experience with PCB layout software and implementation

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 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: 2-5 years of experience in Printed Circuit Board hand soldering down to 0201 component size

Work-Time Expectancy: Variable (Contractor As-Needed Basis). Identification of help needed can come within 24 hours of need. Individual days/nights/weekends. Expect < 20 hrs per month. 

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

Role Description: NuCurrent is looking for an PCB Soldering Specialist who is motivated to work closely with a talented and diverse engineering team and has the skill set to take on the assembly of advanced wireless power systems. The candidate will work very closely with the Engineering Lab Manager, electrical and mechanical engineers to provide expert technical assistance with 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 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:

  • PCB Soldering Specialist -> Hands-on soldering and assembly on an as-needed basis
  • Work with cross-functional engineering team to assist Wireless Power projects to success 
  • Modify wireless power solutions for a diversity of applications, including consumer electronics, industrial devices, automotive, medical, etc.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Printed circuit board SMD (down to 0201 component size) and through hole soldering and modification work.
  • Read and interpret PCB part placement instructions, electrical schematics, and other specifications.
  • Perform manual assembly of various wireless power transfer systems.
  • Ability to work under a microscope.
  • Usage of hand assembly tools.
  • Understanding of component sizes/packages and wire gauges.
  • Ensuring a high level of quality in all phases of prototyping.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Proficiency in use of electrical modification equipment (soldering station, heat-gun and preheater)
  • Ability to work individually 
  • Passion for working on electrical hardware
  • Ability to multitask and be flexible

PREFERABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Usage of DMM’s, oscilloscopes, power supplies, etc. 
  • Experience in a development lab setting
  • Basic knowledge of Altium
  • Impedance Analyzer testing

 Experience: BS Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent with MS or PhD focused in Wireless Power, 2-5 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 wide diversity of applications, including consumer electronics, industrial devices, automotive, medical, sporting goods, 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 2-5 years relevant experience required, MS EE or CompE preferred

Location: Chicago, IL, USA Company Headquarters

Role Description: NuCurrent is looking for a Product Support Engineer who is motivated to work closely with a talented and diverse engineering group to drive the analysis and evaluation of new and existing Wireless Power system designs from initial design creation through end of life.  The candidate will work very closely with senior electrical hardware, electromagnetics, software, and mechanical engineers to select components for new designs, participate in design reviews, coordinate with suppliers for hardware builds, analyze and troubleshoot existing designs, 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 go-to product support engineer in wireless power by gaining hands on, practical experience troubleshooting products for world-class clients.
  • Contribute to the design and troubleshooting of 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 part research and evaluation, supplier coordination, and manufacturing coordination will be required.
  • Extensive hands-on troubleshooting and analysis will be required.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review and evaluate alternate part requests from customers and contract manufacturers
  • Research new and alternate parts for engineering
  • Contact and coordinate with suppliers for sample parts
  • Create RFQ packages, reviewing submitted quotes, and recommending vendor choice for build
  • Support contract manufacturer questions on prototype and production builds, in coordination with engineering team
  • Participate in design reviews with engineering team
  • Participate in creating customer quotes for sales team
  • Analyze all field returns of products with NuCurrent wireless power systems embedded
  • Work in hands-on environment when troubleshooting systems, utilizing test equipment (i.e. oscilloscopes, multimeters, soldering tools)

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Proficiency in use of electrical test equipment, i.e. oscilloscope, multimeter, soldering tools for troubleshooting purposes
  • Electrical part evaluation capability to specification, for primary and alternate parts
  • Prior experience working with production engineered solutions and field support of those solutions
  • Ability to work in Altium for design analysis and modification
  • Demonstrated success in resolution of technical challenges leveraging strong problem-solving skills
  • Relentless and enterprising approach to solving problems
  • Ability to multitask and be flexible
  • Strong written & verbal communications skills, and good interpersonal skills

PREFERABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Familiarity with 8D, DMAIC, 5 Whys, and other root cause analysis tools
  • 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 in hardware development for mobile devices with WiFi/GPS/NFC
  • Knowledge of EMI mitigation, and design for EMI management

Experience: Associates Degree (2yr) or Bachelors Degree (4yrs) in Engineering, EE Preferred, or equivalent experience in Engineering field (2-5yrs)

Location: Chicago, IL, USA Company Headquarters

Role Description: NuCurrent is looking for an Electrical Engineering Technician with a Hardware focus who is motivated to work closely with a talented and diverse engineering group to help deliver Wireless Power solutions to Customers, in the form of prototypes and validation level units. The candidate will work very closely with senior electrical hardware, electromagnetics, software, and mechanical engineers to assemble and rework custom PCBAs, coils, and mechanical designs for use. The candidate must 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 engineering technician in wireless power by gaining hands on, practical experience delivering products for world-class clients.
  • Help assemble and test wireless power systems and modules for a diversity of applications, including consumer electronics, industrial devices, automotive industry applications, medical applications and other exciting industries.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with the Engineering team on a daily basis to solder, assemble, disassemble, and re-work PCB assemblies, PCB/Flex/Wirewound coils, and mechanical housings/fixtures
  • Utilize soldering irons, pre-heaters, and microscopes to effectively and quickly make PCBA hardware usable by the Engineering team
  • Troubleshoot issues with faulty hardware and/or equipment to bring to resolution and modify hardware to make usable
  • Execute tasks as assigned via technician task requests with efficiency and on-time to requested deliverable dates
  • Maintain an organized lab area and keep lab components and equipment in defined areas
  • Perform basic electrical tests on coils or PCBs as requested

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Excellent verbal communications skills, and good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent soldering skills, with ability to hand solder 0201 electrical components, removing and replacing ICs, use of pre-heaters, microscope-level soldering, and use of standard soldering irons
  • Experience with basic electrical test equipment, i.e. oscilloscope, multimeter, soldering tools
  • Ability to multitask and be flexible to changing work priorities
  • Ability to work individually and in small teams
  • Ability make wire cable harnesses, assemble plastic and metal parts with precision, comfort disassembling electronic devices
  • Extremely comfortable with hands-on work and troubleshooting electrical hardware
  • Good organizational skills
  • Knowledge of standard electrical component sizing
  • Ability to wind custom coils out of wire for use in testing

PREFERABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Intro level knowledge of Altium of equivalent PCB design software
  • Experience laying out PCB assemblies, generating PCB parts in PCB design software
  • Experience with bug tracking software such as Bugzilla
  • Intro level software programming skills (Python, Matlab, or C)
  • Significant experience performing electrical testing using oscilloscopes, signal generators, network analyzers
  • Experience in product teardown analysis and testing
  • Experience troubleshooting test equipment and bringing to resolution
  • Demonstrated success in resolution of technical challenges leveraging strong problem-solving skills

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: 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 Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, with minimum 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/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.

Position Title: Sales Operations Analyst

Experience: 1-3+ years relevant experience 

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

Role Description: NuCurrent is looking for a motivated Sales Operations Analyst to join our team. As a Sales Operations Analyst, you will be responsible for supporting all the sales operations activities, including forecasting and being a catalyst in developing scale to our significant sales growth, via creating, analyzing, and maintaining sales and revenue metrics while supporting strong cultural values that put the customer first, going beyond the standard, show strong ownership, innovate further, and show strong people skills.  This role will work very closely with sales leadership and operations/finance executive team members. 

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:

  • Be the innovative steward of data and metrics for NuCurrent’s sales and operations team.  
  • Provide support to Sales, Marketing, Operations and Finance departments
  • Monitor and measure the Sales Pipeline
  • Develop Forecast process and effective communications tools

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead assigned projects as directed which may include implementation and enhancements of existing sales reporting functionalities, including articulating requirements and translating them into high quality and effective analysis and reports
  • Provide feedback, data mining, and reporting development for Sales Pipeline
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly/yearly management reports, variance and trend analyses inclusive of insightful commentary on results
  • Identify improvements, automation and other innovations to improve the timeliness and impact of information
  • Working as a team member to implement new information exchanges to improve results 
  • Analyze business needs through ongoing maintenance of metrics, reports and dashboards, that drive key business decisions
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with various teams and levels of the organization
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) to communicate clearly, concisely and influence others
  • Strong analytical, project management, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to define business process and requirements
  • Strong computer skills – Excel, Word, Power Point
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Understanding of CRM tools
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Highly developed attention to detail
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment

PREFERABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Customer Service, Finance experience
  • Experience with Hubspot CRM Software

Position Title: Sales Development Representative

Experience: 0-3 years relevant work experience

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

Role Description: NuCurrent is looking for a Sales Development Representative who is ready to be a catalyst in developing scale to our skyrocketing sales growth, via customer application research, prospecting sales outreach, and qualifying inbound sales opportunities.  NuCurrent requires that this candidate be passionate about emerging technology, be naturally inquisitive, be an excellent communicator, and thrive in a fast-growing technology company.  The candidate will work very closely with sales leadership, marketing, and executive team members, and exhibit strong NuCurrent cultural values that put the customer first, go beyond the standard, show strong ownership, innovate further, and show strong people skills.  An entrepreneurial spirit and the flexibility to jump into new tasks and challenges is greatly favored.

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:

  • Identify, hunt, pitch, and qualify potential new customers in the exciting and emerging field of wireless power.  Adding leads into and through the sales funnel and setting up sales qualified appointments.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Carry NuCurrent’s technology message to prospects and qualify them for the sales team
  • Conduct independent prospect application research for identifying potential customer problems that can be solved with unique NuCurrent technology offering. 
  • Respond to requests from inbound leads in timely manner and conduct qualification calls
  • Book meetings for qualified prospects with the sales team
  • Collaborate and iterate on inbound emails and messaging
  • Target and prioritize prospects within our CRM for re-engagement
  • Identify key contacts and reach out (cold call) to prospective customers
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Superior communications skills – both verbal and written to communicate clearly, concisely and influence others.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with various teams and levels of the organization and with customers.
  • Technical aptitude and passion for emerging technologies
  • Ability to juggle multiple and changing priorities.
  • Competitive nature – should be eager to learn and win.
  • Superior pre-call planning and opportunity qualification.
  • Positive and energetic email/phone skills, excellent listening skills.
  • Outstanding attention to detail with superior time and project management skills

PREFERABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Customer Service, Engineering/Engineering Technology
  • Experience in demand gen or cold call sales
  • Experience and strong skillset with Hubspot or other CRM Software

Experience:  Office administration experience or relevant role strongly preferred. Proficient in a variety of computer software applications, including Microsoft Office Word and Excel. Comfortable handling confidential information. Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks, are essential.

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

Reports to:  This position reports to the Manager of Finance and Administration. And is part of the Chief Financial Officer’s organization.

Role Description:  We are looking for an Office Coordinator to join our rapidly growing team. While we continue to navigate a changing work climate, we need someone focused on keeping the team connected, boosting employee morale, and helping with the day-to-day functions of the office. As a team member, you’ll be responsible for traditional administrative support across NuCurrent’s Chicago leadership team. The Office Coordinator role requires strong attention to detail, tremendous initiative, and organizational skills. This demanding role needs good judgment, excellent communication skills and affords a high degree of independence. You will have the opportunity to have a meaningful impact, grow your skills, and have fun in this challenging and exciting role!

Company Description:  NuCurrent is a leading technology and IP company in the high-growth field of wireless power. It is the go-to provider of wireless power solutions for the world’s leading product companies and is consistently ranked among Illinois’ most innovative companies. Spanning across industries including automotive, consumer, industrial, IoT, mobile, wearables, and more, NuCurrent designs systems and key components for Fortune 1000 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. Our teammates work across the globe, in person and remotely. Our main team-building goal is to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment no matter where people work. NuCurrent has an energetic, purpose-driven work environment built by phenomenal people who go beyond expectations, are highly curious, profoundly innovative, and, above all, put customers first.

PRIMARY FUNCTION and RESPONSIBILITIES:

Oversight and support for the overall office. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Administrative work, including coordinating office scheduling and planning for team get-togethers, Board meetings, etc.
  • Office inventory management, including purchasing and keeping the order of office and kitchen supplies
  • Create and manage office and corporate document filing systems
  • Assist with travel arrangements for the team, recruits, and board members
  • Manage all shipping and receiving functions
  • Support technical materials purchasing activities  
  • Coordinate IT systems and troubleshoot IT issues as they arise
  • Liaison for building management as well as office improvement and maintenance.
  • Ad-hoc projects when required

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel
  • Comfortable working with online tools and application suites, especially Google Workspace. Possesses a strong sense of how cloud-based document and database systems are used in a modern business environment
  • Strong customer service/communication (phone and email)
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to collaborate with a team and provide cultural leadership
  • Very resourceful, with a propensity to perform daily duties with minimal supervision
  • Highly organized, effectively prioritizes, and responds accordingly
  • Data entry and proofreading/polishing internal and external documents
  • Ability to be discrete and manage sensitive information
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills 

PREFERABLE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Previous experience working in a professional office setting handling multiple priorities and maintaining a positive work environment
  • Knowledge of all or any of the following, Smartsheet.com, PowerPoint, Access, Project, Adobe Acrobat Pro, DocuSign
  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Some knowledge of the electronics products industry and or wireless charging 
  • Eagerness to learn; ambition to grow professionally and take on more responsibility
  • Previous experience coordinating events for large groups of people in a busy office setting 

COMPENSATION

  • Competitive salary based on level of skills and experience
  • Strong benefits package, including health, dental, and vision care, 401(k) plan with Company contribution and flexible time off and vacation policies
  • As an employee with a growth stage technology company, you will be able to participate in the growth of equity value by participating in the Company’s stock option plans
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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.

5. 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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