Pitch Aeronautics Inc. Electrical/Computer Engineer or Embedded Programmer Boise, ID · Full time

Full-time Electrical/Computer Engineer or Embedded Programmer to help with our growing product lines.


Company Description

Pitch Aeronautics (www.pitchaero.com) is a rapidly growing startup creating game-changing solutions for the utility industry. Pitch has developed a drone to install our line sensor, bird diverters, and other equipment on power lines. Our drone-deployable line sensors wirelessly transmit environmental and line characteristics to an online secure API to help utilities push more power through existing lines, prevent wildfires, and improve grid reliability. Our small team is racing ahead into commercial demonstrations and is seeking a full-time Electrical/Computer Engineer or Embedded Programmer to help with our growing product lines. 

At Pitch we’ve fostered a collaborative, fun,  “get-stuff-done” working environment. We believe in moving fast and creating products and prototypes rapidly. If you’re looking for a place where you can make a difference on day one, be empowered to achieve, and love working in small teams, we want to meet you! 

Learn more about our company at:

-Our website: https://www.pitchaero.com/

-Our Linked-In posts: https://www.linkedin.com/company/11764600/

-Our Facebook posts: https://www.facebook.com/pitchaero

-Here's a video of our drone performing a sensor installation on an energized power line: https://youtu.be/S9F0jz4eqNY?feature=shared

Role Description

This is a full-time on-site role for an Electrical/Computer Engineer or Embedded Programmer located in Boise, ID. This role  will be responsible for developing drone-deployable sensors and will assist with other startup programming and electrical engineering tasks.


  • 80 hrs of paid time off
  • Healthcare
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Paid holidays


  • Develop next-generation wireless drone-deployable line sensor
  • Assist with drone electrical engineering and misc tasks

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science
  • 3 years of engineering work experience
  • Experience with Arm Cortex programming 
  • Experience with C, C++
  • Experience writing and testing sensor drivers
  • Experience integrating various comms protocols (I2C, UART, CAN, etc)
  • Experience with Embedded Coding

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with wireless communications
  • Experience with remote firmware deployment and chip-to-chip reprogramming
  • Experience with RF detection of partial discharge
  • Power line sensor experience
  • Experience with APIs & Cloud Interfaces
  • FPGA experience
  • Circuit and PCB design
  • Python Experience
  • Highly motivated
  • Confident and respectful of others
  • Creative thinker
  • Ability to lead and mentor junior engineers