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Electrical Engineer

Los Angeles, CA

Spectacles are Snap's hand-free camera that take in both photo and video content that is shareable on, and off, Snapchat. With hardware and augmented reality working in tandem, Spectacles make it easy to make memories from your perspective, and relive them later.

Snap Lab is home to Spectacles — a camera inspired by the human eye, powered by your imagination — and a world-class research & development team that is paving the way for the future of the camera. Snap Lab builds creative technology that helps overlay computing on the world around us.

We're looking for an Electrical Engineer to join the Snap Lab team!

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What you’ll do:

  • Engineer component analysis, schematic design, circuit review, layout review, and general debugging

  • Collaborate closely with mechanical, software, and industrial design teams

  • Analyze circuit parasitics and tolerances to ensure correct operation over the specified voltage and temperature range

  • Supervise and review layout for PCB, Flex, and Rigid Flex designs

  • Debug hardware issues, including power quality, high-speed signal integrity, and low speed interface performance

  • Test and validate all electrical designs

  • Author clear and comprehensive electrical test documentation

  • Simulate, test, and validate EMI and ESD performance of all designs

  • Develop electronic prototypes for new product concepts

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong electrical engineering fundamentals

  • Knowledge of design and layout for low-noise linear and switching power supply circuits

  • Knowledge of layout strategies for EMI minimization, signal integrity, and low noise

  • Familiarity with low power/battery operated designs

  • Familiarity with tools like Cadence Allegro and OrCAD Capture

  • Familiarity with micro-controller and instrument programming

  • Great interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate across groups 

  • Excellent process development and documentation skills

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • BS/BA degree in a relevant technical field such as electrical engineering or computer science or equivalent years of experience

  • 3+ years of experience in electrical or hardware engineering 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in electronic design, including component selection, schematic design 

  • A passion for Snapchat and creativity!

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at

Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!

Job ID: 0a45df4c19b2fe01a25c0e7a97b36d01f1bfd6b7ea7580b09127f0b1ba8dd085
Employment Type: Other