Electrical Engineer
Posted on March 13, 2023

About Skyfish

Skyfish is headquartered in Stevensville, Montana, a short drive from downtown Missoula. At Skyfish you will join a team of talented individuals focused on developing best-in-class autonomous drones to measure, map, and model critical infrastructure. You'll be joining a dynamic technology start-up that is poised to change the paradigm of data collection and precision measurement. Missoula, nestled in the Rocky Mountains and located approximately halfway between Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park and home to the University of Montana has thriving programs in the sciences, forestry, health, and the performing arts as well as a top-rated law school and many competitive sports programs. The greater Missoula area has been described as one of the best places to live in the US according to Best Places Magazine. Three rivers run through the Missoula area offering excellent fishing and boating. The surrounding mountain ranges contain hundreds of miles of single-track biking and wilderness hiking opportunities. The historic downtown houses many excellent restaurants, breweries, distilleries, and music venues and is just a short drive from the Snowbowl Ski area and Flathead Lake.

Job Summary

Skyfish is looking for an electrical engineer to contribute to the design, development, and testing of the electrical system of an autonomous drone platform. The qualified candidate will have 3+ years of relevant experience in design and development of embedded systems. The successful candidate will have experience with management of engineering documentation and version control. As Skyfish is a rapidly growing startup, the candidate will need to work well in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.


  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or relevant degree.
  • 3+ years of experience in embedded systems product design/development. Expertise is required in at least one of the following: analog and mixed signal circuit design, PCB design, signal integrity, motor controls, DC/DC power and battery management systems, RF design, test engineering, or other relevant methodology in robotic systems design.
  • Firm understanding of acceptable engineering documentation standards and version control.
  • Ability to create test procedures to validate and ensure that electrical design requirements of products are met.
  • Knowledge of electrical, software, mechanical and systems interactions.
  • High degree of attention to detail.
  • Ability to use electrical lab equipment for hands-on troubleshooting of electrical systems.
  • Soldering skills are a must.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to articulate clearly and concisely.
  • Self-motivated, quick learner, results-oriented and a clear focus on quality.
  • Experience using ECAD software packages such as Altium Designer.
  • Embedded firmware experience is preferred.
  • Understanding of PCB fabrication and assembly process is a plus.


  • BlueCross BlueShield health, vision, and dental insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Stock option plan
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • 4-day work week
  • Salary and title are DOE.

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