Electrical Design Engineer I


Sioux Falls, SD, US, 57104

STATUS:  Exempt
REQ ID:  35654


At Raven, we help farmers serve the world. This purpose guides the work and passion of our team members, who operate at the intersection of agriculture, technology, and innovation. For over 65 years, we’ve dedicated ourselves to learning more so we can grow as individuals and as a team. Today, we are united by our mission to develop a better and more sustainable planet for each of us. 


As an Electrical Design Engineer I, you will have the opportunity to design, develop, and validate electronic assemblies from concept through production to an end customer.

Essential Functions

  • Select appropriate components to meet design needs
  • Evaluate and critically test new and previous circuits ensuring appropriate functionality
  • Utilize simulation software and proof-of-concept prototypes as needed to validate new circuits and subsystems
  • Design and review schematics and printed circuit board layouts
  • Clearly analyze problems and fully document design to ensure proper operation and communicate design decisions and tradeoffs
  • Perform hardware assembly signal validation, and support manufacturing programming and test flows
  • Support field returns and troubleshooting
  • Participate in reviews of schematics, layout, IO selection, and hardware requirements for others in the team
  • Support or assist the development of firmware on microcontrollers and Linux based systems.
  • Track tasks and progress for planning purposes and able to work within a team
  • Work is performed under supervision of an engineering team lead and peers


  • Minimum of a BS in electrical or computer engineering, experience or internship in a similar field is preferred
  • Preferred experience in electronic assembly test, manufacturing, or design
  • Knowledge or experience of CAD tools for schematic and layout of PCBs, Altium experience preferred
  • Experience with C/C++
  • Experience with scripting languages (tcl, Python, bash) to aid gathering and analyzing data
  • Experience with Linux and basic networking is preferred
  • Basic soldering skills
  • Experience using oscilloscope/multimeter, able to perform basic debugging functions and signal verification
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members and leadership staff


Not all benefits are created equal, but we’ve got you covered. Raven not only offers a wide range of benefits that encourage wellness and preventative care, but we also provide the right tools and programs to help you achieve it. Our benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, company-paid life and disability insurance and 401k.  We offer workplace flexibility policies to promote work/life balance in addition to paid time off (PTO) benefit. Team Members can also take advantage of additional benefit programs such as education assistance, our onsite fitness center or fitness center reimbursement, employee assistance program (EAP) and much more.


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