HW/SW Prototype Engineer (Mechatronics/Robotics)

  • Hardware Prototype
  • Redmond

Fresh Consulting is a design-led, software development and hardware engineering company, offering end-to-end digital services to help companies innovate.  We bring together amazing UX designers, sophisticated developers, digital strategists, and top-notch engineers to help companies create fresh experiences that connect humans, systems, and machines.  We’ve been growing fast and need someone to help us continue to manage the delivery of high-quality work in a fast-paced environment. See more at freshconsulting.com

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Title: HW/SW Prototype Engineer
Duration: Project – Long-Term Vendor 
Location: Redmond, WA
Benefits: Employee benefits at 100% including Medical, PTO, Holiday Pay, 401K Plan and much more!
Hours: Minimum 40 Hours/Week

Role:
• Setting up and maintaining data collection SW and HW including OS/firmware updates and connection to sensor components.
• Consumer devices HW bring-up and functionalities verification.
• Design and execute experiments to validate product quality and investigate HW/SW issues.
• Design and commission automation procedures for robotics experiments.
• Perform device calibration with proprietary equipment.
• Commission and operate complex measurement and test equipment
• Documentation of various processes and techniques with help from the core team.
• Plan, conceptualize, and create mechanical designs for new products
• Develop testing processes, and perform testing and validation of new designs
• Generate working prototypes for beta testing and customer demonstration
• Perform engineering calculations to support design work
• Create and review technical drawings, plans, and specifications using computer software
• Collaborate with multi-disciplinary engineering teams, and work with vendors and contractors
• Perform detailed documentation to track project development and design process
• Ensure project timeline is met and project stays within budget

Skills:
• 5+ years experience with integration prototypes.
• Experience with CAD software (Solidworks, AutoCAD, or similar)
• Firm grasp of engineering concepts, and experience designing mechanical systems and products
• Exceptional technical and problem-solving skills and reasoning ability
• Scripting / configuration editing
• Experience with laboratory work and ideally experimental hardware
• Good communication skills
• This person is more focused on designing parts, not building them – the hands on knowledge is valuable, but you are not expected to build things yourself.
• You will be deeply involved in design, use, evaluate, and iterate on parts – but not focus on building them. 
• Some experience with robotics or mechatronics is valuable

Preferred Skills:
• Knowledge of Electronics and Electrical Engineering
• Software development experience in C++, Python and/or Bash
• Robot control or mechatronics experience. 
In particular:
o Controlling linear motion stages
o Controlling hexapod positioners
o Controlling robot arms
• Knowledge about camera optics and acquisition settings
• Data analysis and visualization

Education: AA or better, B.S preferred.

FRESH–
– Work on engineering and research assignments with F500 companies and startups. 
– The relationships that we have created with our clients are one of a kind.  
– We help solve problems in many technologies focusing on R&D, product development, and manufacturing.  
– We work have the most cutting-edge and latest technologies from AR/VR to Autonomous technologies. 
– Closely working with our clients, we believe that long term investments are extremely important to maintain the culture we together have created.

We’re a handpicked team of Engineers, digital strategist, designers, and developers united together in creating a fresh experience. Whether we are strategizing, designing, developing, or analyzing, our integrated team works as an extension of yours to improve your impact, your usability, and your customer conversion. In the process, we collaborate with you to get to know your business, understand your industry, and incorporate your big ideas into memorable experiences that keep your customers coming back for more.

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