Hardware Engineer

  • Project Canary
  • Denver, Colorado, United States
  • Feb 20, 2022
Engineering: Hardware Engineering: All

Job Description

Project Canary is a growth-stage, SaaS and certification company combatting climate-change from an incredible vantage point that can impact oil & gas, utilities, landfills, and ag. We are a Public Benefit Corp (B-Corp rating score 107) that helps monitor and mitigate emissions in the ESG landscape favored by communities and investors alike through independent data tied to carbon and environmental footprints.

Project Canary’s mission is to make net-zero a reality by quantifying climate change and putting actionable insights into the hands of the energy sector. Our diverse and inclusive team of operators, scientists, engineers, and sales leaders know how to network, hustle, and are change-makers by design. We ingest data from various sources, including our own proprietary environmental sensors/hardware, to calculate carbon emissions from different facilities in real-time displayed on a SaaS dashboard. The resulting independent, trusted data can inform the procurement of offsets in real-time using microtransactions, formulate a data driven ESG strategy that investors now demand, improve operations by identifying problem areas in minutes, and bolster customer engagement through radical supply chain transparency.

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 ESG data—and we have the ARR and growing pains to prove it.

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, 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 all aspects of hardware design and maintenance, will provide recommendations for product improvement, and will implement and test new design features and product improvements. 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 manufacturing.

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
  • Analyzing systems data to make changes to product hardware configuration
  • Analyzing malfunctioning field units to assess failures and develop fixes
  • Completing functionality and performance tests on products in development
  • Creating specifications and documents 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, Computer Engineering, or a related field
  • 3 – 7 years experience in a similar role
  • Analytical thinking with good problem-solving abilities
  • Extensive knowledge of board-level electronics and electrical systems
  • Experience in complete system design


  • Full coverage of health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401K company match
  • Student loan assistance
  • Salary range: $100,000 - $140,000 annual base
  • Stock options
  • World recognized work culture - ranked top 5% of all B-Corps

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.

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Carbon Accounting & Offsetting, Research & Education