Life at Sonder Design is unlike any other. You will have the opportunity to become a part of our vision. To turn big ideas into reality. You’ll be challenged. You’ll be inspired. And you’ll be rewarded.

Because at Sonder, you’ll be part of creating something special.

Hardware Design Engineers

Job Summary

Sonder is seeking talented and enthusiastic electrical and mechatronic engineers for the Sonder Engineering Team. This is a design engineering position that entails working with cross-functional groups to continually push the envelope of technology implemented in Sonder and 3rd parties laptop and input device products. You will be expected to set an example of technical excellence, and you will be responsible and accountable for your work. Intensive Traveling may be required to the Bay Area, China and Taiwan.

Key Qualifications

  • 2+ years overall experience needed
  • Must have great EE fundamentals
  • Must have hands-on experience in prototype bring-up and debugging, functional verification
  • DFX(cost, test, manufacturing) expertise
  • Experience designing high volume products from beginning to end and dealing with contract manufacturers
  • Altium
  • Analog design
  • Digital Logic design
  • Signal Integrity analysis
  • Multi-layer PCB layout
  • High speed serial interfaces 
  • Parallel memory interfaces
  • System integration

Experience in the following areas is desirable

  • Low power design
  • Layout of multi-layer HDI PCBs with fine pitch BGAs
  • Microprocessors and Intel chipsets
  • Power management
  • The ideal candidate is someone from a consumer electronics background who has designed high volume, low power, high quality products
  • Fluent in English and Mandarin preferred


  • Schematic capture
  • Manage PCB layout
  • Prototype bring-up and debugging
  • Functional verification
  • Signal characterization
  • Hardware bug tracking
  • Design process optimization
  • Manufacturing bring-up and support




A package including equity will be tailored to the appropriate candidate

If this is you, email your cover letter and resume to the recruitment manager at [email protected] and our recruitment team will be in touch with you shortly.

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