Sensor Engineer

POSTED: February 16, 2022
BUSINESS: Wavelogix, Inc.
START DATE: Immediate Availability

JOB DESCRIPTION: Spun out of Purdue University’s top-ranked Lyles School of Civil Engineering, Wavelogix has developed an IoT sensing & data analytics platform for infrastructure monitoring & management. We are committed to digitizing the construction industry to improve access to accurate data and to simplify the workflows of construction contractors and engineers. We are seeking to hire a Sensor Engineer who will be responsible for the continued development & refinement of our electromechanical sensor(s), including researching various sensing modalities, designing & prototyping sensors, performing regular lab & field testing of sensor hardware, & processing & presenting data. As a Sensor Engineer, you also will be expected to provide input on manufacturing processes & technology roadmaps. You will also be required to write technical specifications, prepare technical reports & effectively communicate the technical aspects of our technology to customers, partners & other members of our team. You should be able to identify limitations of, & suggest improvements to, the sensors.


  • Developing physical sensing models using commercial software, i.e., COMSOL, ANSYS, etc.
  • Designing & prototyping sensors, including packaging
  • Validating sensing methods & sensor packaging through experimental work
  • Defining applicable conditions & limitations for different applications and use cases
  • Developing data analysis algorithm for data processing & reporting
  • Working with software/embedded systems engineers to achieve system integration & integrity
  • Engaging in product development from inception to manufacturing & troubleshooting
  • Updating sensor hardware designs based on customer feedback
  • Performing regular lab & on-site tests of sensor hardware
  • Communicating technical aspects of sensors within & outside of the company
  • Presenting development progress as needed
  • Developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for different use cases


  • Bachelor’s degree in civil, mechanical or electrical engineering or related fields
  • 1+ years of work experience in a similar role & industrial environment preferred
  • Knowledge of acoustics/vibration/ultrasound & mechanical wave propagation required
  • Knowledge of piezo material, EM wave propagation, waveguide, radar, &/or design of mechanical or
    electromechanical sensor preferred
  • Basic skills in signal processing and programming for data processing required
  • Critical thinking & problem-solving skills required
  • Good time-management skills & communication skills required
  • Good communication & interpersonal skills required
  • Ability to travel regularly & work independently required


Interested candidates are requested to email Jennifer Rhodes, CEO of Wavelogix at to express their interest, along with their resume. 

Wavelogix is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment, including decisions to hire, promote, discipline or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance & business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, medical condition or any other protected status.

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