Electrical Hardware Engineer
Chicago, IL

About $75,000 - $100,000 a year

Toast Overview:
We are a rapidly growing company that's revolutionizing the way the restaurant industry does business by pairing technology with an unrivaled commitment to customer success. We help restaurants streamline operations, increase revenue, and deliver amazing guest experiences through our platform that combines restaurant point of sale, guest-facing technology, and award-winning customer support. As a Toaster, you will be challenged to take on meaningful projects that will help shape the future of the company. Join us as we empower the restaurant community to delight guests, do what they love, and thrive.

Job Overview:
As an Electrical Hardware Engineer, you participate in the design, analysis, and prototyping of new products. You'll work in a product-oriented development environment and collaborate with suppliers and outside sources to design and deliver products through production.

We are in a very competitive field, so we need you to innovate and develop iconic computing devices for the fast-paced POS hardware field. You'll need to have a solid electrical design background, as well as familiarity with fast-paced development lifecycles. You will be expected to work closely with cross functional teams in operations, product development, program management and hardware to define and deliver outstanding products. We empower small teams to do a lot in a fast-paced work environment.

As an Electrical Hardware Engineer, you will be:
  • Design and develop electrical hardware components used within of our next generation POS devices and subsystems.
  • Oversee suppliers and design partners in developing designs and electronic systems from concept to production.
  • Collaborate with a cross functional team to deliver world class devices.
  • Develop and test electronic hardware against requirements with high accountability while managing risks and minimizing changes to the design.
  • Contribute expertise to the electrical hardware selection process to meet overall product goals.
  • Support reliability issues related to products that are in the field and being used by our customers.
  • Diagnose electrical systems failures using established procedures or by creating new means of addressing customer technical issues.
Do you have the right ingredients?

  • BS degree in electrical/computer engineering.
  • Demonstrated excellence collaborating across project teams.
  • 8 years of relevant work experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience with consumer, enterprise, and/or handheld product design.
  • Strong hands on experience debugging system-level issues.
  • Knowledge of embedded system design and hardware components such as: signal integrity design and validation, ARM based chipsets, touch screen display types, LCD/LED touchscreens, system power design, analog and audio components.
  • Experience with 3G, 4G, Wi-fi and BT systems
  • Understanding of various communication channels, including but not limited to RS232, USB, Ethernet, SPI, I2C, I2S, and SDIO.
  • Experience with oscilloscopes, waveform generators, laboratory power supplies is required.
  • Ability to supervise, review, and influence PCB designs.
  • Experience with data collection/analysis methodologies and tools.
  • Proven track record as a hardware design engineer on projects that were successfully released.
  • Expertise in all phases of systems analysis, the hardware development process and functional engineering principles.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong technical leadership skills.
  • Experience with EE CAD tools for schematic design, simulation, and PCB layout review.
  • Experience supporting overseas manufacturing builds.
  • Knowledge of the POS industry is a plus.
  • Experience with Android based devices is a plus.