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Talk to Me technologies we bring speech to life logo

R&D Specialist
(Electrical Engineering Technician)

(Full Time)
Cedar Falls, IA

Are you excited by creating new things that make a difference in many lives?

Can you take an idea and drive it to completion?

Do you think soldering wires or fiddling with a Raspberry Pi is fun?

If so, please read on!

We’re looking for a technical guru to be at the heart of our fast-paced research and development team, working with a group of talented developers in a high-tech industry.

What we do

We’re a human-centered team that works passionately to help people speak

Talk To Me Technologies provides a type of assistive technology known as a “Speech-Generating Device” that allows people to ‘speak’ in a synthesized voice. Our technology helps children and adults of all ages with communication differences due to diagnoses like autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, stroke, and ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease).

As a Research and Development Specialist, you will learn everything about the technology behind our exclusive line of speech generating devices so you can…

  • Design, develop, and manufacture products and accessories.
  • Execute and document testing of new products.
  • Provide thorough demonstrations of functionality of new products and equipment.
  • Troubleshoot computer and electrical issues. 


  • Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or closely related field.
  • Knowledge of common application programming languages.
  • Experience with PCB design, Arduino, or Raspberry Pi.

What we offer

  • Supportive and collaborative culture.
  • Comprehensive benefits package (medical, dental, vision, life insurance).
  • Generous paid time-off.
  • Leave for family needs, foster care, adoption, bereavement, medical needs & parental leave.
  • Growing company with internal opportunities.


If you can quickly gather and understand technical concepts while generating seemingly simple solutions, please send your resume and cover letter to:

Jessica Renze, Director of Project Management.

3508 Terrace Drive
Cedar Falls, IA 50613