8power develops smart, self-powered sensors to monitor infrastructure, assets and machinery, based on novel technology created at the University of Cambridge.
We are all hands-on, and we look for people who are curious, ambitious, and excited to join a startup. Most of our team have done something distinctive in the past, in their personal life or through work, and we’d love to talk about what you’ve done or would like to do.
Some things are really important to us:
8power is an equal opportunities employer, and welcomes applications from everyone irrespective of race, gender, age or background
Our culture is respectful, open, friendly, and we get on with the job
We work hard to give everyone what they need for their work
We expect our people to be ready to learn, take the initiative where required, and enjoy contributing to the company’s products and services
We treat our people very well, with competitive pay and benefits including potential share options so that you can benefit from the company’s success.
Who are we looking for
During 2018 we’re looking to recruit people in the following areas – and we love it if you have experience in more than one.
Embedded software/firmware engineers
Embedded electronics/RF engineers
Mechanical engineers – with an industrial or similar product development background
Research engineers – to work on our vibration energy harvesting technologies, with a deep understanding of mechanical engineering and/or MEMS
Support/applications engineers – who understand our customers’ needs and industries, in construction, infrastructure, transport and rail
Experienced salespeople, sales leaders, executives and support teams
Experienced marketing executives.
Must-have skills and experience
A 1st or 2:1 degree from a leading university in a relevant engineering or similar discipline
For recent graduates, a deep understanding of your subject and evidence that you will be able to contribute
For experienced and senior staff, a solid background in commercial product or service development and in the tools/components that you would need
Track record of making things, ideally both through work and in your spare time.