Electrical Engineering Manager

Whisker, formerly known as AutoPets, is the maker of Litter-Robot, Feeder-Robot, and Litterbox.com. At Whisker, we believe pet parenthood can always get better. 

As leading innovators in pet tech and refined pet accessories, we work tirelessly to solve problems and deliver smarter insights for pet parents while enriching the lives of pets. Whether it’s a self-cleaning litter box that automates scooping, an automatic feeder that helps pets develop healthier eating habits, or a modern cat tree that delights both humans and felines, we strive to deliver better solutions for consumers while transforming pet care along the way. To us, having a pet is the best thing ever. At Whisker, life together just keeps getting better. 

Whisker is based in Auburn Hills, Michigan and Juneau, Wisconsin with 350+ passionate Team Members. 

What You’ll Do:

You will work with the engineering team and product managers to drive the electrical engineering projects within existing and upcoming connected pet care products. You will have the op-purr-tunity to contribute directly to the Electrical Engineering for Whisker products in addition to guiding and empowering our current EE team. You will design SOC and MCU based products that include but are not limited to: high-speed digital interfaces (LCD, digital Camera, etc), Bluetooth, WiFi, system level integration, analog power systems, illumination, user interface, sensors (gyroscope, accelerometer, proximity, hall effect, magnetometer), sensors and motors.


What You’ll Bring:

  • BS in Electrical / Electronic Engineering
  • 8+ Years Embedded Experience
  • The ability to move quickly while paying close attention to detail 
  • Understanding of Embedded Systems at a very low-level
  • Understanding of Low-Level Hardware (discreet inexpensive sensors)
  • Understanding of Low-Level Software (bare metal on MCU, CPU registers)
  • Understanding of digital and analog components and circuits
  • Understanding of networks (UART, I2C, SPI, BLE, WIFI)
  • Experience with PCB CAD (Schematic, PCB Layout, and Trace Routing)
  • Experience with Power Supplies, Meters, Oscilloscopes, Signal Generators, etc.
  • Experience with soldering and basic electronic hand tools

Benefits & Purrks: 

Join a tenacious, inventive company that empowers team members to chart their own path, lead by grounding decisions in the “why”, and has a strong sense of empathy and openness to new perspectives. Be a part of exciting growth, work with incredible people, and create tomorrow’s pet products—plus a whole lot of extras. You will also be provided with:

  • Premium Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • PTO
  • 14 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401K with 4% Match
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Top of the line equipment 

Statement of Inclusivity: 

We believe different perspectives make Whisker better and strive to create a place where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive.