Senior Hardware Engineer - PCB

Denver, Colorado, United States
5 days ago
Full time role


Project Canary is a mission-driven B-Corp that helps reduce emissions in the energy, waste, and agriculture industries through independent assessment ...

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Job Description

Project Canary is the leading provider of on-demand climate insights for emission-intensive companies. Our company provides operational insights, emissions data, and Verified Climate Attributes™ to decarbonize energy systems by integrating sensor data with real-time portal and in-depth data analytics. We are the leaders of independently verified climate credentials that support investment, safety, reporting, and disclosure actions.

Initially, we are focused on the energy industry. With thousands of energy assets analyzed and hundreds of environmental and air quality sensors currently deployed, Project Canary is positioned better than anyone to provide empirical emissions data—and we have the ARR and growing pains to prove it.

Founded in 2019, Project Canary, PBC has quickly gained recognition as a category leader in the continuous monitoring space. Through a mission driven approach Project Canary uses dynamic means for cross team collaboration to achieve our very best for our planet and people alike. Here are some highlights from last year:

  • Fundraise totaling $121M
    • Series A of $10M in 2021
    • Series B of $111M in 2022
  • Certified as a B-Corporation with a score of 107.6 & ranked in the top 5% in 2 categories
  • 2022 Best Company to Work For by both the Denver Business Journal and the Denver Post
  • Headcount growth by 3X in 2022 and growing

Project Canary’s success is attributed to the motivation, skill, and teamwork of everyone. The team understands the importance of maintaining a culture where relationships are valued, feedback is crucial, and trust in each other and our products/services is paramount. If you enjoy a growth-stage environment, mission-driven work and are eager to collaborate, we want to hear from you.

The Hardware Engineer will be a part of the technology team reporting to the Systems Engineering Manager. This individual will collaborate with other tech team members on the development of new hardware and support of existing hardware at Project Canary. This work will include but is not limited to electrical schematic design, PCB layout, assessment of new technology, manufacturing support, field implementation plans, etc.

This individual will be intimately involved with circuit design, part selection, and PCB layout. They will provide insight into circuit-level testing, hardware bring-up, and rapid prototyping. The role will require superior people skills, collaboration, problem-solving abilities, and a focus on hardware operational efficiency. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in electronics design and development, testing and troubleshooting, as well as prototyping and transition to the manufacturing of PCBs.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Designing and developing hardware components including circuit boards, and next-gen components
  • Testing hardware components individually and in tandem with external teams and remote prototypes 
  • Circuit design for new sensor suites
  • Schematic capture/PCB Layout using professional design tools such as Altium
  • Hardware bring-up and V&V testing on new product designs
  • Creating specifications and documentation for components and complete sensor systems 
  • Collaborating with Firmware and Software developers for product development and test 


Education and experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role
  • Analytical thinking with good problem-solving abilities 
  • Extensive knowledge of board-level electronics and electrical systems 
  • 5+ years experience in PCB layout
  • Experience in RF Design
  • Experience in IoT Devices


  • Salary range: $100,000 - $140,000 annual base
  • Full coverage of health, dental, and vision insurance (low deductibles)
  • 401K company match (no vesting period)
  • Stock options
  • Student loan assistance
  • Unlimited PTO (minimum rule of taking at least 3 weeks off in a year)
  • 10 paid Federal Holidays
  • 12 weeks of fully paid parental leave (gender neutral) including adoptions
  • Flex Choice monthly stipend – choice between parking/public transportation, wellness assistance, or a combo
  • Hybrid work environment

Project Canary provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Project Canary is a mission-driven B-Corp that helps reduce emissions in the energy, waste, and agriculture industries through independent assessment ...

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