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Senior Electrical Engineer I (Hybrid)

axon · 13 days ago
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Join Axon and be a Force for Good.

At Axon, we’re on a mission to Protect Life. We’re explorers, pursuing society’s most critical safety and justice issues with our ecosystem of devices and cloud software. Like our products, we work better together. We connect with candor and care, seeking out diverse perspectives from our customers, communities and each other.

Life at Axon is fast-paced, challenging and meaningful. Here, you’ll take ownership and drive real change. Constantly grow as you work hard for a mission that matters at a company where you matter.

Your Impact

The Mesh and Opportunistic Networking Team at Axon is building hardware and software that enables First Responders to continue communicating when “off-grid”. Axon’s existing products and services assume LTE and/or WiFi connectivity to the cloud, and this is not continuously available during our customer’s most critical missions.

We are seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to design and build one or more RF communications subsystems in the 400-2500 MHz range that will enable both low and high bandwidth communications links for scenarios from real-time video links from body cameras and drones to long-range delivery location and emergency notifications. These will be integrated into our Axon Body cameras, our SkyHero UAVs, our Axon Fleet vehicle computing systems, and other future applications.


What You’ll Do 

Location: Boston, Seattle or SF Bay Area as alternate
Reports to: Distinguished Engineer
Direct Reports: N/A

  • Participate in research and development of the communications subsystems for our next generation products, with a focus on custom PHY and MAC layers
  • Participate in research work on new technologies and implement proof-of-concept prototypes
  • Participate and drive critical decisions concerning technology choices (architecture, chipset selection ...)
  • Design electronics systems, layout PCBs, test and verify prototypes and assist the firmware engineers in bringing up new boards
  • Lead outsourced electronics development work; from project specification to deliverables validation
  • Do pre-compliance tests on new designs and carry them through final EMC compliance testing at an external lab

What You Bring

  • Master’s or B.S. degree in Electronic Engineering or equivalent through experience
  • A passion for designing embedded systems and/or RF subsystems
  • Excellent all-round electronics knowledge with 10+ years of real-world industry experience with advanced technologies and complex embedded electronics projects
  • Proficient doing multi-layer PCB layout
  • Awareness of EMC and signal integrity issues and best practices as they relate to PCB design
  • Knowledge of at least one ECAD package, Altium Designer preferred
  • Comfortable using test equipment such as DMM, oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer
  • Good hands-on skills, able to do simple rework jobs on prototype boards
  • Programming languages: good C knowledge in an embedded context
  • English proficiency required

Any experience with the following is a plus:

  • RF design
  • EMC compliance and certification
  • RED and FCC legislation
  • Embedded Linux
  • Electronics manufacturing


Benefits that Benefit You

  • Competitive salary and 401k with employer match
  • Discretionary paid time off
  • Paid parental leave for all
  • Medical, Dental, Vision plans
  • Fitness Programs
  • Emotional & Mental Wellness support
  • Learning & Development programs
  • And yes, we have snacks in our offices

Benefits listed herein may vary depending on the nature of your employment and the location where you work.

The Pay: Axon is a total compensation company, meaning compensation is made up of base pay, bonus, and stock awards. The starting base pay for this role is between USD 83,000 in the lowest geographic market and USD 159,000 in the highest geographic market. The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as: level, function, training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, geographic market, and often a combination of all these factors. Our benefits offer an array of options to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. To see more details on our benefits offerings please visit (


Don’t meet every single requirement? That's ok. At Axon, we Aim Far. We think big with a long-term view because we want to reinvent the world to be a safer, better place. We are also committed to building diverse teams that reflect the communities we serve.

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they check every box in the job description. If you’re excited about this role and our mission to Protect Life but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification listed here, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.


Important Notes

The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all duties, responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. The job description may change or be supplemented at any time in accordance with business needs and conditions.

Some roles may also require legal eligibility to work in a firearms environment.

Axon’s mission is to Protect Life and is committed to the well-being and safety of its employees as well as Axon’s impact on the environment. All Axon employees must be aware of and committed to the appropriate environmental, health, and safety regulations, policies, and procedures. Axon employees are empowered to report safety concerns as they arise and activities potentially impacting the environment.

We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes justice, advances equity, values diversity and fosters inclusion. We’re committed to hiring the best talent — regardless of race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances — and empowering all of our employees so they can do their best work. If you have a disability or special need that requires assistance or accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please email Please note that this email address is for accommodation purposes only. Axon will not respond to inquiries for other purposes.

Last updated on Jun 4, 2024

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