Communications Engineer

Full-Time in Saint Louis, MO - Electrical Engineering

At Intramotev, we are building self-propelled railcars and vehicles to change the paradigm in freight logistics. We're providing the rail industry tools that will make the 200 year old industry competitive for the next 200 years. By helping us make rail competitive with trucking, you can contribute to work that matters in solving big societal problems like reducing emissions, improving safety, and minimizing road congestion. We’re committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

Communications Engineer:

Intramotev is seeking an Communications Engineer to join the development team to meet growing demands in the development of self-propelled rail vehicles. The role has a strong embedded communications focus with additional electrical engineering abilities – the successful candidate will be a member of the development team working on the innovative self-propelled capabilities in wireless communication systems (cellular, RF, WiFi, mesh technologies, satellite, microwave), on-board network architecture interfaces (CAN, I2C, Ethernet, serial, etc.), interface protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, etc.), positioning (GPS, GNSS etc.) and security (encryption, network security) for current and future platforms. The development of these capabilities include multidisciplinary skills - architecture and systems development, integration, and testing. This position will be based out of St. Louis, MO

This position involves working in a dynamic team environment on small (1-2) to medium (3-6) person projects where excellent interpersonal and communication skills are needed. Due to the research nature of the work, project objectives and requirements are likely to evolve over the course of the role. A small amount of domestic travel to support integration, demonstration and customer engagement will be required.

Build an exciting career with us, as together we develop the next generation of rail, rapidly connecting the past and the future to make a faster and more environmentally friendly rail connected world.

Position Responsibilities

  • Develop communications architecture design including wireless (WiFi, cellular, microwave, satellite, radio, mesh networks, GPS) and wired (Ethernet, serial, CAN, fiber)
  • Perform detailed communications design including circuit design, system simulation, system documentation, security considerations, and configuration.
  • Assist software engineering team with code related to communications
  • Develop validation methodologies to test the provided solutions
  • Perform studies and make recommendations on system and component reliability and availability.
  • Support customer networks including deployment, handover and ongoing support throughout system lifecycle.
  • Research technological advancements for potential application to company business needs.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience)

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Science
  • 1-3+ years of experience with embedded communication systems, communications protocols, embedded system development, and testing communication devices
  • 1-3+ years of experience (in any of the following):
    • Satellite communications
    • Cellular communications systems
    • Modern wireless protocols
    • Radio Frequency (RF) system design
    • Modern modulation schemes
    • Security methodologies and challenges
    • GPS/GNSS
    • Interference canceling
  • U.S. Person (immigration or work visa sponsorship will not be provided)
  • Motivated, detail-oriented
  • Willingness to expand into technical areas beyond your area of expertise; ability to develop innovative and novel approaches
  • Open-minded and comfortable working in a teaming environment or as an individual contributor
  • Fluent in both written and verbal English

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience)

Candidate should have a working knowledge of one or (ideally) multiple areas listed below:

  • 1+ years of experience with system architectures
  • 1+ years of experience with C, C++, C# and/or Python programming
  • Unmanned Rail Systems / Unmanned Systems
  • Demonstrated experience working on project teams and collaborating with other engineering disciplines.

Typical Education and Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 3 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. Master+1 years' related work experience, 3 years' related work experience, etc.).


This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.

Vaccination Requirements:

Intramotev does not currently require vaccination for COVID 19.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Intramotev is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


Full time