Shinkei Systems

Robots for longer-lasting, better-tasting fish at scale.

Sr. Automation & Controls Engineer

$85K - $150K / 0.25% - 0.50%
Los Angeles, CA, US
Job Type
3+ years
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Saif Khawaja
Saif Khawaja

About the role


  • Lead Electrical System Architecture: Spearhead the design and development of electrical systems for robotics solutions that address major structural and humanitarian concerns.
  • Motor Selection: Utilize your expertise to make strategic decisions regarding motor selection, ensuring optimal performance and efficiency in our robotic systems.
  • Controller Design: Take charge of the controls design process, implementing innovative solutions to enhance the functionality and precision of our robotics products.
  • Test Engineering: Develop comprehensive test engineering protocols to validate and optimize the performance of electrical and control systems throughout the product development lifecycle.

What You Get To Do:

  • Design Real Robotics Solutions: Contribute to the creation of tangible solutions that directly impact and address significant challenges in the realms of both industrial and recreational applications.
  • Work autonomously in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment with other talented hardware engineers
  • Ownership in system architecture, hardware design, and testing of robotics mechanisms.

What You Will Need:

  • B.S./M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics, Robotics or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience
  • Background (experience, portfolio, side projects, coursework) in prototyping, robotic controls and manipulation.
  • 3-5 years experience writing production quality C, C++, Python, ROS/ROS2 or misc. firmware in low resource or high-performance environments. Experience with Microcontroller system based architecture.
  • Ability to work in El Segundo office in Los Angeles.

About Shinkei Systems

Shinkei Systems (YC W22) builds robotics that minimize fish waste and multiply shelf-life.

Shinkei Systems
Team Size:6
Location:New York
Saif Khawaja
Saif Khawaja