Hardware Solutions Engineer | Flock Safety | $95k-$115k | Remote (US)

Hardware Solutions Engineer | Flock Safety | $95k-$115k | Remote (US)

95,000 - 115,000 / year
Remote US
Application ends: July 27, 2024
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Job Description

Who is Flock?

Flock Safety is an all-in-one technology solution to eliminate crime and keep communities safe. Our intelligent platform combines the power of communities at scale – including cities, businesses, schools, and law enforcement agencies – to shape a safer future together. Our full-service, maintenance-free technology solution is trusted by communities across the country to help solve and deter crime in the pursuit of safer communities for everyone.

Our holistic public safety platform is comprehensive and intelligent, providing the actionable evidence needed to solve, deter and reduce crime across neighborhoods, schools, businesses and entire cities. Without compromising transparency or privacy, we are turning unbiased data into objective answers.

Flock strives to offer a career-defining experience where you can also make an impact on your community. While safety is a serious business, we are a supportive team that is optimizing the remote experience to create strong and fulfilling relationships even when we are physically apart. Our group of hard-working employees thrive in a positive and inclusive environment, where a bias towards action is rewarded. 

We have raised over $380M in venture capital from investors including Tiger Global, Andreessen Horowitz, Matrix Partners, Meritech Capital Partners, and Initialized Capital. Now surpassing a $3B valuation, Flock is scaling intentionally and seeking the best and brightest to help us meet our goal of reducing crime in the United States by 25% in the next three years.

The Opportunity

The Hardware Engineering team at Flock Safety is looking for a Hardware Solutions Engineer to join us. You will be responsible for augmenting the team with hardware design and prototyping skillsets and subject matter expertise in order to evaluate new products, technologies, and improvement opportunities for our current portfolio. As part of your work on new product growth and product improvement opportunities, you will be working cross-functionally across internal and external HW and SW engineering teams, as well as internal product management and business development stakeholders

The Skillset

  • Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering, or related field with 3+ years experience
  • Experience in Applications, Solutions, or Systems engineering, preferably in the development of IoT, smart-cities, mobile, or camera electronics.
  • Proven experience in designing and developing electrical systems.
  • Proficiency in design tools (e.g., Altium) for schematics and PCB layout design.
  • Strong understanding of analog and digital circuit design principles.
  • Experience with embedded systems and microcontroller-based designs.
  • Experience in design, simulation and validation of signal integrity and power integrity.
  • Experience in Bill of Material creation and component procurement.
  • Experience with testing and validation procedures for electronics products.
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Hands on skills for electronics prototyping and rework (soldering, etc.)
  • Proven cross-functional communication skills

Feeling uneasy that you haven’t ticked every box? That’s okay, we’ve felt that way too. Studies have shown women and minorities are less likely to apply unless they meet all qualifications. We encourage you to break the status quo and apply to roles that would make you excited to come to work every day.

90 Days at Flock

We are a results-oriented culture and believe job descriptions are a thing of the past. We prescribe to 90 day plans and believe that good days, lead to good weeks, which lead to good months. This serves as a preview of the 90 day plan you will receive if you were to be hired as a Hardware Solutions Engineer at Flock Safety. 

The First 30 Days

  • Become familiar with Flock’s products and current and past design challenges
  • Become familiar with current growth projects and activities, as well as evaluating and identifying potential gaps, equipment needs, and prototyping

The First 60 Days 

  • Contribute to the prototyping and evaluation of new product segments and configurations, collaborating closely with product management and growth teams
  • Contribute to the prototyping and evaluation of new technologies, collaborating closely with hardware engineering

90 Days & Beyond 

  • Impact design choices and future R&D and product plans on multiple fronts
  • Contribute to roadmap decisions and future tech implementations

Why Join Us?

Can you imagine a world without crime? We can. Our mission is simple, to eliminate crime. We pride ourselves on building a community of low-ego and easy to work with people. What makes Flock Safety special is a combination of interesting work, a compelling mission, and a chance to change the trajectory of your career. We are at a unique inflection point where, after a few (or many!) short years here, we know you will accelerate your career and look back fondly on your time with us and the work you did to make your community safer.

💰Salary & Equity: In this role, you’ll receive a starting salary of $95,000-$115,000 as well as stock options

🌴Use what you need PTO: We seriously mean it, plus 11 company holidays and your birthday off!

⚕️Fully-paid health benefits plan for employees: including Medical, Dental, and Vision and an HSA match. 

👪Family Leave: All employees receive 12 weeks of 100% paid parental leave. Birthing parents are eligible for an additional 6-8 weeks of physical recovery time.

🍼Fertility & Family Benefits: We have partnered with Maven, a complete digital health benefit for starting and raising a family. We will reimburse $10,000 a year for adoption, surrogacy, or infertility.

🧠Mental Health: All employees receive an annual subscription to Headspace

💖Caregiver Support: We have partnered with Cariloop to provide our employees with caregiver support 

💸Carta Tax Advisor: Employees receive 1:1 sessions with Equity Tax Advisors who can address individual grants, model tax scenarios, and answer general questions. 

💻WFH Stipend: $150 per month to cover the costs of working from home.

📚L&D Stipend: $250 per year to use on Audible, Calm, Masterclass, Duolingo, Grammarly and so much more.

🏠Home Office Stipend: A one-time $750 to help you create your dream office.

🏢Coworking Space: If you’re not local to our ATL HQ, we’ll provide $250 a month to get you set up with an All Access Membership to WeWork (or a local coworking space in your area).

🐾Pet Insurance: We’ve partnered with Pumpkin to provide insurance for our employee’s fur babies. 

Flock is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diverse backgrounds and thoughts and welcome everyone to apply for employment with us. We are committed to fostering an environment that is inclusive, transparent, and collaborative. Mutual respect is central to how Flock operates, and we believe the best solutions come from diverse perspectives, experiences, and skills. We embrace our differences and know that we are stronger working together.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at careers@flocksafety.com. This information will be treated as confidential and used only to determine an appropriate accommodation for the interview process.