AI copilot for electronics design

Engineering Lead, AI

$185K - $265K / 0.25% - 5.00%
Redwood City, CA, US
Job Type
6+ years
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About the role

SnapEDA, the leading platform for electrical engineers, is revolutionizing electronics design with artificial intelligence. We help 1.5 million engineers design products like drones, electric cars, and virtual reality headsets 10x faster.

We're fresh off a funding round backed by the world's best investors, including Y Combinator, Bow Capital, Friends & Family Capital, Preston-Werner Ventures, and many notable angels.

What you’ll be doing

As an Engineering Lead at SnapEDA, you will be in charge of our new AI application. In addition to planning and executing the technical development, you will build and lead a team of engineers dedicated to our new AI vision. In doing so, you will play a crucial role in accelerating the circuit design process and achieving our mission of helping engineers design electronics faster.


  • Developing and executing an AI roadmap that aligns with the organizational goals
  • Building, leading, and mentoring the AI Engineering team at SnapEDA
  • Overseeing end-to-end feature delivery - from technical design and development to testing, deployment, documentation, and maintenance
  • Working in collaboration with other teams and disciplines within SnapEDA, including electrical engineers, and our non-AI software team. You will also collaborate with our Beta group.

About You

  • Ability to architect and execute complex products
  • Creative mindset and able to work across various engineering disciplines
  • Strong bias to action
  • Can handle ambiguity
  • Data-driven
  • Passionate about the end-user experience


  • Bachelor's or Masters in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • At least 5 years of leadership experience in an engineering role
  • Hands-on experience with large language models like GPT, LLAMA, BERT, or Transformer-based architectures
  • Desire to both write code and manage and lead other engineers
  • Track record of independently scoping and leading large technical projects
  • Demonstrable experience designing and engineering backend production systems
  • Proven success in terms of business impact rather than just lines of code
  • Exceptional cross-functional communication and the ability to earn trust and buy-in from co-workers and stakeholders at all levels
  • Strong preference for simple, sustainable solutions and designs that can scale
  • Experience in recruiting and managing engineering teams

Bonus Points

  • Experience with JavaScript and Angular
  • Background or knowledge in electronics
  • Experience in a startup environment

What We Offer

  • An entrepreneurial, impact-based culture
  • Competitive salary and equity package
  • Health and dental insurance
  • 401k plan
  • Ability to make a massive impact for over 1.5 million electrical engineers

At SnapEDA, we're a passionate and data-driven team, that loves crafting incredible products that our users love engaging with, while driving business outcomes. If this resonates, we’d love to hear from you!

About SnapMagic

Built by electrical engineers for electrical engineers, SnapMagic removes monotony so that engineers can do their best work. SnapMagic’s electronic component data is used by over 1.5 million engineers across the world’s largest organizations. Its new AI Copilot will change the way that every engineer designs electronics. Join at

Team Size:25
Location:San Francisco
Natasha Baker
Natasha Baker