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Electrical Engineer

Mach Industries

Mach Industries

Other Engineering
Huntington Beach, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, November 13, 2023

Backed by $80M in funding from investors such as Bedrock, Sequoia, BoxGroup, DCVC, and others, Mach Industries is a defense technology company with a mission to create better defense systems for the US and its allies. With a vertically integrated supply chain, we offer capabilities impossible with conventional methods.

Role Summary:

As an Electrical Engineer, you will be at the forefront of creating next-generation weapons, drones, and other military technologies. Your expertise will directly contribute to the electrical design, development, and testing of sophisticated defense systems. This role is perfect for a driven individual who thrives in a fast-paced, high-stakes environment and is eager to apply their electrical engineering skills to high-impact projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. PCB Design and Analysis: Develop and analyze printed circuit boards for guidance systems, communication systems, and power distribution.

  2. Harnessing
    Develop the electro-mechanical design for wire harnesses on our drone aircraft.

  3. Documentation
    Create detailed design drawings and schematics for electrical equipment.

  4. Prototyping and Testing: Rapidly construct prototypes using breadboards and off-the-shelf equipment. Test and evaluate prototypes to verify design integrity and performance specifications.

  5. Embedded Systems: Work closely with software engineers to integrate embedded systems into defense products like weapons and drones.

  6. Collaboration: Partner with mechanical engineers, systems engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure seamless integration of electrical components into the overall design.

  7. Quality Assurance: Implement and oversee quality checks to ensure that products meet safety and reliability standards, as well as military requirements.

  8. Regulatory Compliance: Ensure all electrical engineering activities adhere to industry and defense regulations, including safety and export control.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in electrical engineering, preferably in defense or aerospace.

  • Proficiency in electrical design software such as Altium Designer or Cadence.

  • Experience in embedded systems programming.

  • Strong understanding of power systems, analog/digital electronics, and circuit design.

  • Strong performance in PCB Design, Schematic design, PCB layout, and Breadboards

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Security clearance or the ability to obtain one.

  • Experience in RF engineering.

  • Familiarity with MIL-STD and other defense industry standards.

  • Hands-on experience with hardware prototyping and testing.

Ideal Candidate:

A highly skilled Electrical Engineer with a focus on innovation and problem-solving. The ideal candidate will excel in circuit design, embedded systems, and cross-functional collaboration. Experience in the defense industry, particularly with weapons systems and drones, is highly advantageous.


This position may require access to information protected under U.S. export control laws and regulations, including the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Please note that any offer for employment may be conditioned on authorization to receive software or technology controlled under these U.S. export control laws and regulations without sponsorship for an export license.

The salary range for this role is an estimate based on a wide range of compensation factors, inclusive of base salary only. Actual salary offers may vary based on (but not limited to) work experience, education and training, critical skills, and business considerations. Highly competitive equity grants are included in most offers and are considered part of Mach’s total compensation package. Mach offers benefits such as health insurance, retirement plans, and opportunities for professional development.

Mach is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will be treated with respect and receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, uniform service, Veteran status, age, or any other protected characteristic per federal, state, or local law, including those with a criminal history, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws. If you’d like to defend the American way of life, please reach out!