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Senior Electrical Engineer

The Senior Electrical Engineer is responsible for leading the electrical engineering/electronics component of highly integrated interactive experiences. The Senior Electrical Engineer works closely with other engineering specialists as well as designers and strategists to develop creative concepts. Developing integrated engineering under marketing timelines requires the ability to adapt to Deeplocal’s unique approach to engineering. Working on short term projects with high visibility requires the ability to clearly communicate, problem solve, and work collaboratively across disciplines.

Job Requirement: Five years professional experience as an electrical engineer.


The Senior Electrical Engineer is held accountable to the responsibilities listed below:

  • Architect Electrical and Electronic Systems - Develop electrical and electronic system architectures for one of a kind, integrated projects..
  • Design Power Systems - Specify power requirements, wiring harnesses, power supplies, protection circuitry and building requirements. Understand AC and DC power design.
  • Develop Firmware - Write low-level micro-controller code for custom applications. Understand necessary languages like C and C++. RTOS and Embedded OS experience a plus.
  • Design and Test Electronics - Be responsible for platform selection, custom PCB design, build management, testing, and quality assurance on electronics.
  • Electrical Assembly - Build reliable, robust electrical assemblies to schematics. Implement Industry assembly and wiring best practices. Accurately assemble and rework SMT PCBs.
  • Breadboard and Prototype Circuits - Quickly build functional prototype systems, including necessary electronic circuitry, wiring and firmware.
  • Installation Support and Commissioning - Support and commission projects onsite. Perform on the ground debugging and technical problem solving. Travel when necessary (less than 15%).
  • Electrical Workshop Maintenance - Maintain a clean and orderly electrical assembly workshop. Accurately track electrical component inventory. Make recommendations on electrical facility improvements.

About Deeplocal

Deeplocal is an internationally-recognized and awarded, creative studio based in Pittsburgh, PA that design and builds experiences for some of the world’s leading brands including Google, Spotify and Netflix.

Deeplocal’s team of 50+ includes experts in marketing, engineering, design, and fabrication who collaborate  to develop never-seen-before physical experiences for brand clients.

Deeplocal’s combined open office and fabrication studio includes more than 25,000 square feet of space in a renovated historic brewery on the rivers of Pittsburgh.

From creating a mind-controlled bike that allowed riders to shift with their thoughts, to building a robotic pitching machine that allowed a child to throw out the first pitch at a baseball game from thousands of miles away, to a single button that dims the lights, orders food, silencers your phone and puts on your favorite show, to a machine that graffitied tweets on the roads of the Tour de France, our projects are wide-ranging and unique.

Deeplocal has been behind some of advertising’s most talked about campaigns: the Netflix Socks, Zagat’s Tiny Cafe, Google Fiber Nick’s First Pitch, and the Nike Chalkbot.

Deeplocal has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Western Pennsylvania for the past four years and has received numerous awards in advertising and design. Deeplocal’s work has been featured on Fast Company, Wired, NYTimes, USA Today, the Today Show, Good Morning America, Gizmodo, Engadget, Forbes, and many more.

Deeplocal’s Mission

Invent products and experiences for innovative brands.

Deeplocal’s Purpose

To be a place where amazing talent can invent, create and inspire.

Core Values:

Deeplocal is committed to maintaining the company's core values and culture as the company grows. Employees should exhibit the following Deeplocal core values:

  • Respectful
  • Efficient
  • Inventive
  • Resourceful
  • Humble

Benefits Include:

  • Healthcare Coverage
  • Gym Subsidy
  • Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Paid vacation
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