Research Engineer (E.E.) 

Posted 2/4/2022

Safeguard Equipment seeks a professional to join our team as an Electrical Engineering Research Engineer in our Post Falls, ID office. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in an R&D environment and expand your knowledge of electric fields and magnetic, embedded systems, and electronics manufacturing then this position is for you. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Lead in planning and executing work within agreed upon scope, schedule and budget to a high level of quality.

  • Mentor and develop professional staff. May supervise as necessary.

  • Design, manage, maintain Safeguard Safety Service iOS/Android mobile applications.

  • Design, manage, maintain Safeguard Safety Service web applications.

  • When needed, work as a project manager to leverage contractor and freelancer resources to accelerate project timelines.

  • Continuously enhance existing software products.

  • Practice active continuing education.

  • Follow and apply Safeguard’s mission; save lives, give back, and continually innovate.

  • Other duties as assigned. 


Required Qualifications 

  • US Citizenship
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, or related, or equivalent experience.
  • Knowledge in the following areas; Electrostatics, embedded hardware design, embedded software design, digital design with microprocessors, digital communications and signal processing.
  • Proficient writing, speaking, problem-solving, and documentation skills.
  • Team player who is able to work cooperatively with other teammates. 
  • Ability to learn new skills and assume new responsibilities.
  • Detail oriented and able to accept critical feedback. 
  • Satisfactory background check results.
  • Negative drug test result. 



  • 401k, matching 
  • Health, Dental, Vision insurance 
  • Paid time off 
  • Bonus pay 


Preferred Qualification 

  • Knowledge of Utility electric power systems.  
  • A self-starter who is excited for new opportunities and can step outside their comfort zones.  
  • Assist mentoring and development of entry level team members when applicable.


About Us 

Safeguard Equipment is one of the quickest growing technology startups in the Northwest and won the Coolest Company Culture Award for 2021 from Ignite Northwest. We pride ourselves in developing revolutionary wearables and software services that have saved numerous lives in the last three years. Our flagship product, Compass™ is an intelligent personal voltage and current detector that has become essential for hundreds of companies worldwide, including many of the world’s largest companies; and we’re just getting started! Come join us as we pioneer worksite safety with our “Human Asset Management” solutions and next-generation wearables. Enjoy our ‘work hard – play hard’ culture with unlimited vacation, corporate ski passes, corporate golf passes, etc. and an empowering culture that teaches entrepreneurship, provides a rich career path expansion, and allows opportunities to step outside your comfort zone to learn and grow enormously.   

Salary: From $85,000+, DOE

Days: Full Time, Monday to Friday, 8-hour shift

Location: Post Falls ID, USA

Remote: No

Current Openings

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