Electrical Engineer



Other Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2024

Join us at Gradient, where our purpose is to revolutionize home comfort while championing environmental sustainability. Our mission is to combat the escalating challenge of climate change by redefining how homes are heated and cooled. Today, the environmental impact of heating and cooling systems surpasses that of the entire transportation sector, and without intervention, this trend is set to escalate drastically. At Gradient, we believe that ensuring comfortable living spaces shouldn’t come at the cost of our planet. We envision a future where every individual can enjoy the luxury of a comfortable home without contributing to carbon emissions. Our high-efficiency, low-carbon heat pump is just the beginning of our journey toward fully decarbonizing buildings. By joining Gradient, you’ll be at the forefront of a movement to make sustainable living accessible to all, ensuring healthier communities and a brighter, greener future.

We are looking for an experienced Electrical Engineer to join us and help bring this vision to life. The ideal candidate is comfortable working in a dynamic environment and is able to clearly define a problem, document a solution, and deliver that solution in a maintainable manner.

The estimated salary range for this role is $117,000-$137,000 USD per year + equity. Individual salaries vary on a number of factors including but not limited to geography, skills, education, experience and unique qualifications where applicable.

This role is required to be in our San Francisco office 5 days per week.


  • On-site role working closely with more senior engineers
  • Maintain/improve existing designs
  • Capable of executing simpler schematic and layout designs under technical supervision
  • Troubleshoot board-level issues
  • Contribute to new product development
  • Produce industry-standard documentation
  • Support teams with prototyping & troubleshooting

Desired Qualification

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 2 years industry experience (no applications short of this will be considered)
  • Experience with low power embedded systems; WiFi/BLE a PLUS
  • Experience with schematic capture & board layout in Altium
  • Comfortable with a hands-on, rapid prototyping environment
  • Must have a strong understanding of basics such as communications protocols, power and signal conditioning, microcontroller, analog/digital circuit design
  • Strong board-level troubleshooting skills


  • Equity
  • Medical/vision/dental/life/disability insurance
  • 401k
  • Paid parental leave
  • Professional Development Stipend
  • Commuter benefits
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Relocation package ( out of state applicants only )

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive company. We seek to create a culture where everyone can belong because we believe that people do their best work when they can show up every day as their authentic selves. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives.

Gradient is an equal opportunity employer. We do not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law.