CAREERS

We are a quickly growing wireless technology and product company focusing on wireless power, wireless communications (Bluetooth, NFC, RFID, etc.), and bi-stable e-paper displays.
We are seeking eager and hardworking candidates to join our expanding, close-knit team in our Pittsburgh, PA office.
What we offer
Competitive Salary
Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
401K Matching
A small, vibrant, and fast moving office environment

CURRENT OPENINGS

MARKETING & SALES ASSISTANT

Overview

Pittsburgh-based company specializing in wireless power, wireless communications, and low power electronics design seeks a Marketing and Sales Assistant to perform a wide variety of activities.

 

Responsibilities
Website

  • Maintain and monitor WordPress-based websites
  • Add news stories and content on a periodic basis
  • Coordinate production of new videos when necessary

Marketing Literature

  • Maintain inventory of all marketing materials (folders, project sheets, brochures, etc.)
  • Conceptualize and see new literature through to final printing/production

Sales

  • Assist in new lead generation and follow-up
  • Contribute to and maintain customer information in CRM software
  • Regular communication with customers
  • Answer customer questions

Trade Shows

  • Research new trade shows, make phone calls to gain information, and maintain current trade show activity
  • Participate in meetings to make decisions about new shows
  • Create artwork for booths using graphic designer
  • Prepare all show needs: Booth selection, booth planning, organization, shipping
  • Attend shows as needed
  • Document show results, takeaways, and maintain follow-ups

Mailings

  • Maintain and expand mailing lists
  • Coordinate content and execution of quarterly newsletter
  • Track results, help make decisions about effectiveness of mailing and future efforts

Advertising

  • Manage advertising campaigns
  • Working with graphic designer on ad content

Requirements

  • Two years of marketing experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience with Adobe CC preferred
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent critical thinking, problem solving, and knowledge acquisition skills
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Excellent planning skills
  • Willingness to wear multiple hats when necessary
  • Experience in digital photography and videography preferred but not necessary

Submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@powercastco.com

Recruiter resumes not considered.

SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Overview

  • Work with engineering team designing embedded firmware in C, Linux, Python, SQLite
  • Provide necessary support for firmware releases

Required Skills

  • Strong understanding of microprocessor/computer architecture and programming
  • Knowledge of low level systems languages including C/C++
  • Understanding of operating systems and how they work
  • Experience with high level scripting languages
  • Ability to evaluate product requirements to specify design criteria and tradeoffs
  • Understanding of microprocessor interfaces (I2C, SPI, UART, etc.)
  • Knowledge of version control software (Git or equivalent)
  • Experience with Dev Ops Tools like Continuous Integration servers
  • Curiosity and a desire and ability to learn new technology and processes
  • Knowledge of schematic capture and PCB design a plus
  • Results & team oriented with a strong desire for hands-on work
  • Good communication skills required

Professional Experience

  • Two years minimum of embedded programming experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in CoE or CS

Submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@powercastco.com

Recruiter resumes not considered.

Electronics Assembly Technician

Overview

  • Work with engineering team to assemble and test wireless products in various frequency bands from 1MHz-6GHz
  • Maintain the electronics laboratory and test equipment

Required Skills

  • Fine pitch, hand soldering experience required (QFN, 0402, 0201, etc.)
  • Analyze and troubleshoot PCB and equipment failures to determine necessary corrective action
  • Full assembly of prototype units
  • Setup of test equipment and environments
  • Perform testing and log data
  • Organize component inventory
  • Previous use of Altium (Protel), or equivalent, schematic capture and board layout a major plus
  • Results & team oriented with a strong desire for hands-on work
  • Good communication skills required

Professional Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in electronics assembly
  • Associate’s degree or soldering training highly preferred

Submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@powercastco.com

Recruiter resumes not considered.

ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

Overview

  • Work with engineering team designing, prototyping, and producing wireless products in various frequency bands from 1MHz-6GHz
  • Assist the business development team in developing, assembling, and testing concept platforms for customer demonstrations

Required Skills

  • Strong background in Electronics Design including schematic capture and PCB layout
  • Previous use of Altium schematic capture and board layout
  • Electronics design with discrete components and at the IC level
  • Physical understanding of components and devices at RF frequencies including parasitics, losses, and potential optimization
  • RFID hardware design experience a plus
  • Knowledge of very low power analog circuit and system design
  • Results & team oriented with a strong desire for hands-on work
  • Good communication skills required

Professional Experience

  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in electronics design

Submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@powercastco.com

Recruiter resumes not considered.

EMBEDDED FIRMWARE ENGINEER

Overview

  • Work with engineering team designing embedded firmware for various microcontrollers
  • Provide necessary support for firmware releases

Required Skills

  • Strong understanding of microcontroller architecture and programming
  • Experience programming in C
  • Ability to evaluate product requirements to specify design criteria and tradeoffs
  • Understanding of communication interfaces (I2C, SPI, UART, etc.)
  • Willingness to work on multiple concurrent projects
  • Results & team oriented with a strong desire for hands-on work
  • Good communication skills required

Professional Experience

  • Two years of embedded programming experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in CoE or CS

    Submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@powercastco.com

    Recruiter resumes not considered.

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Employment Opportunities

At Powercast, we believe our core strength is our people. This is more than a motto. It is a guiding principle that unites us in our quest to be the best we can be.

We are looking for high caliber, collaborative, energetic, committed people to help establish us as a world leading technology enabler. We foster a culture that recognizes and rewards outstanding contributions and have built a team with an outstanding track record of success. If you have talent and drive and would thrive in a dynamic company positioned to make a big impact, Powercast may be the place for you.  Submit a current resume and cover letter to jobs@powercastco.com

Powercast is an equal opportunity employer.

Powercast does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiting professionals or agencies and will not be responsible for any fees arising from the use of resumes submitted by agencies or professional recruiters.