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Spensa is an Internet-based application service provider, hosting, managing, developing, analyzing, and maintaining the code, applications, and software for agriculture, and undertaking computer software development and computer programming development for agriculture companies.


Senior Hardware Engineer

Posted 16 March 2017. Immediate availability.

Spensa is seeking an experienced hardware engineer capable of designing, implementing, testing, and supporting electronic designs within the precision agriculture sector.

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Develop new and industry-leading pest management electrical designs for the precision agriculture market
  • Start to finish hardware ownership: specification, architecture, design, simulation, layout, prototype, validation, and manufacturing of circuit boards
  • Find, evaluate, and manage selection of electronic components
  • Work autonomously within a startup environment
  • Collaborate with other members of the design team to create functional products and systems
  • Innovate for research and development as deemed necessary

Preferred skills

  • Designing battery and solar power architectures
  • Interfacing and controlling low power sensors
  • Firmware experience, C and Python preferred
  • General understanding of heat transfer and thermal management as applied to power
  • Experience with design for certification: EMC, RF, RoH, CE, UL, FCC
  • Experience in product development: requirements, analysis, traceability, documentation, and generation of concepts of operation

Required skills

  • Strong knowledge and experience in mixed-signal PCB design and layout
  • Proficient with circuit CAD tools (capture, simulation, layout, verification) such as Eagle, Altium, PADS, Orcad
  • Knowledge of communication busses and protocols (e.g. RS-232, USB, I2C)
  • Experience using common lab equipment, such as Oscilloscope, Logic Analyzer, etc.
  • Familiarity with microcontroller architecture and application to embedded systems
  • Basic programming ability and knowledge of basic control theory
  • Proficient in interpreting electrical schematics, mechanical drawings, and product documentation

Education/experience

  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • 7 or more years experience in Analog/Mixed Signal product design

Spensa offers

  • Challenging, impactful work
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Free access to workout facility
  • Flexible vacation policy

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to careers@spensatech.com for consideration. Spensa Technologies is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. EOE/M/F/V/D


Graphic/Software Designer

Posted 14 November 2016. Immediate availability.

Spensa is seeking a graphic design professional with experience designing software interfaces for a full-time position on-location to concept and design our web, iOS, and Android software applications. You will be working with a hardworking and professional design team, within a fast-moving and successful startup atmosphere.

You should be able to...

  • Sketch, design, and develop iterative solutions to our interface needs
  • Design graphics for both web and mobile
  • Effectively manage deadlines of multiple deliverables across a handful of concurrent projects
  • Work well with a team and receive feedback constructively
  • Communicate effectively while presenting visual concepts
  • Teach yourself new skills and applications frequently

You should have...

  • Professional job experience designing desktop and mobile app intefaces
  • Mastery of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Expert knowledge of web design principles and responsive platforms
  • Working knowledge of interactive interfaces and the ability to prepare graphics accordingly
  • An up-to-date understanding of the latest trends and best practices in UI/UX
  • Strong organizational and critical thinking skills

You get to...

  • Work with a smart and hardworking team with national attention that is helping to define a new industry.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to careers@spensatech.com for consideration. Spensa Technologies is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. EOE/M/F/V/D


Full-Stack Web Engineer

Posted 1 October 2016. Immediate availability.

Spensa is seeking a sharp web developer capable of bringing visual, data-intensive web applications to life. We enjoy working with outcome-oriented developers who take pride in quality code and who thrive on the process of creating.

You should be able to...

  • Independently create substantial functionality
  • Masterfully develop using a scripting language (Python preferred, Ruby/JS/PHP acceptable)
  • Create structurally sound, extensible object-oriented designs
  • Develop productively in a Linux/Unix environment
  • Efficiently create interactive interfaces using HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • Design and understand normalized database schemas
  • Leverage features of a web frameworks (e.g. Django, Rails, Node, Laravel, etc)

You should have...

  • BS/MS in computer science or a related field (relevant experience accepted as substitute)
  • Proven experience independently building substantial functionality
  • 2+ years of experience in software development (experience need not be post-graduation)
  • Good taste with respect to code quality
  • Ideally, experience in creating and consuming RESTful APIs
  • Ideally, experience with front-end frameworks such as Backbone, Angular, Meteor, or Ember

Spensa offers...

  • Challenging, impactful work
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Excellent computer hardware
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Free access to workout facility
  • World-class co-workers :)

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to careers@spensatech.com for consideration. Spensa Technologies is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. EOE/M/F/V/D



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