Senior Electrical 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.

Senior Electrical Engineer:

Intramotev is seeking a motivated Senior Electrical Engineer to join the development team to meet growing demands in the development of self-propelled rail vehicles. Intramotev is developing multiple unmanned self-propelled vehicles. This role has a strong electrical engineering focus with some interaction with our software team – the successful candidate will be a member / mentor / coach of the development team for innovative self-propelled capabilities in electrical controllers, battery systems, charging systems, embedded computer design, and electric motor systems for current and future platforms. The development of these capabilities include multi-disciplinary skills - software development, systems development and integration. 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.

Position Responsibilities

  • Works with stakeholders to develop and document electrical system requirements.
  • Analyzes and translates requirements into electrical system architecture, hardware and software designs and interface specifications.
  • Tests and validate to ensure system designs meet operational and functional requirements.
  • Solves problems concerning and provides other support of fielded hardware and software over the entire product lifecycle.
  • Coordinates the hardware acquisition from suppliers along with any unique requirements for the design
  • Research technological advancements for potential application to company business needs.
  • Makes recommendations for technology investments.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience)

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Science
  • 1-2+ years of experience leading/managing a team of engineers
  • 3-5+ years of experience with controllers and electrical systems  
  • 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:

  • 2+ years of experience C, C++, C# and/or Python programming  
  • Experience with 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 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+1 years' related work experience, Master+3 years' related work experience, 5 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