Hardware Engineer


The Company

Smallhold is an agriculture technology company that builds climate-controlled, subscription-supported Minifarms for restaurants and retailers. We manage our network of Minifarms remotely, making it possible for anyone to grow meaningful amounts of produce, effortlessly. Smallhold is a pioneer in the fields of distributed and indoor farming, on a mission to create access to the freshest, most local food imaginable. Smallhold is also:

  • The only organic farm in NYC
  • The only mushroom farm in NYC
  • The world's first Distributed Farm

We're looking for a core team member to own product development from ideation to deployment. You'll work with a team of capable engineers to internationally scale Smallhold's Distributed Farm, changing the fundamentals of food distribution.

The Challenge

In this role, you will:

  • Work closely with senior engineers to design, test, and build climate and irrigation systems and PCBs for our Minifarms from the ground up
  • Use issue tracking software to qualify and respond to tickets
  • Strategize Smallhold product rollouts by region and version alongside sales and operations teams
  • Act as the binding agent between our IoT technology and our mushrooms

The Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Electrical Engineering or a related field
  • 3+ years professional experience in a technical role working with hardware applications and product roll-out
  • Experience creating schematics and PCB layouts
  • Experience with at least 2 NPI cycles
  • Experience integrating wireless (cell, WiFi, BLE, etc.) into embedded designs

Bonus Points

  • You have a strong appreciation for fresh, local, and sustainable food
  • Full Stack Developer Experience
  • Provide technical support to insure a successful launch of a product
  • This function extends to the areas of resolving quality issues with new and existing products
  • Experience with various industry standards (compliance, safety, performance, etc.)
  • Preferred experience with:
    • Kicad or EAGLE
    • Git Proficiency
    • Arduino
    • MQTT
    • ESP8266
    • Node-red
  • High-growth company experience
  • Experience with retail, agricultural, commercial/refrigerated merchandising products

To Apply

Email your resume to hello@smallhold.co with a short intro explaining who you are and why you’re interested in this role.