6 River Systems (6RS) is a Shopify (SHOP) company leading the way to faster fulfillment. E-commerce has changed the world and our solutions power winning warehouses of the future. We’re revolutionizing warehouse automation with collaborative mobile robots driven by artificial intelligence and advanced cloud-based software.

6 River Systems is searching for an electrical engineer who has experience designing, developing, and deploying analog and digital circuits and embedded firmware. Experience with mobile robotic automation solutions is a plus.

This is an exciting opportunity to have a real impact on the development of our automation platform. You will work across disciplinary lines on a small team. We guarantee you will be bragging about your job to friends and family on weekends.

Key Activities:

  • Design circuit boards from scratch through manufacturing
  • Evaluate and integrate various sensors into our robot
  • Quickly prototype concepts
  • Improve performance and reduce cost of existing designs
  • Write firmware to enhance features of our robots
  • Provide second line support for our robots in the field

Position Requirements:

  • Proven ability to take a loosely defined project and deliver complete and meaningful results
  • Experience with digital design (part selection, schematic capture, and, ideally, layout)
  • Experience with programming firmware in C and/or experience with analog design
  • Ability to collaborate and work well with other. Previous startup experience a plus
  • Familiarity with Linux a plus
  • Experience with motor controllers a big plus
  • Excellent analytical, technical and problem solving skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • BS in Electrical Engineering with at least 3-8 years of experience

Travel: Position may require some travel (<10%) to supplier or customer sites in North America

About 6 River Systems

Founded in Waltham, Massachusetts in 2015, 6 River Systems is a leading collaborative mobile robotics fulfilment solution and part of global commerce company Shopify. Founders Jerome Dubois and Rylan Hamilton were previously executives at Kiva Systems (now Amazon Robotics). The 6 River Systems solution is operating in more than 20 facilities in the U.S., Canada and Europe, fulfilling millions of units each week for companies including Lockheed Martin, CSAT Solutions, ACT Fulfillment, DHL, XPO Logistics, and Office Depot. To learn more, visit www.6river.com.

About Shopify

Shopify is a leading global commerce company, providing trusted tools to start, grow, market, and manage a retail business of any size. Shopify makes commerce better for everyone with a platform and services that are engineered for reliability, while delivering a better shopping experience for consumers everywhere. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, Shopify powers over one million businesses in more than 175 countries and is trusted by brands such as Allbirds, Gymshark, PepsiCo, Staples, and many more. For more information, visit www.shopify.com.