Senior Electrical Design Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Our client is looking for an experienced Embedded Hardware/Firmware Product Developer specializing in product design, validation, and support through entire life cycle. Experienced in performing detailed root cause analysis in support of development, manufacturing, test, service, and direct customer interaction.

Top 5 Responsibilities:

  • Develop and/or analyze circuits working from wireless product architecture direction and product specifications.
  • Select and evaluate suitable components for wireless product building block applications.
  • Determines component placement and works with PCB CAD layout personnel to route printed circuit boards.
  • Works with embedded SW/FW team to create code for board bring-up and test
  • Support boards and products through board validation, product verification, and manufacturing phases.

Major Duties:

  • Develop and/or analyze circuits working from wireless product architecture direction and product specifications.
  • Select and evaluate suitable components for wireless product building block applications.
  • Develop board schematics for team review
  • Determines component placement and works with PCB CAD layout personnel to route printed circuit boards.
  • Works with embedded SW/FW team to create code for board bring-up and test
  • Tests circuits and wireless systems against technical, environmental and regulatory requirements.
  • Troubleshoots circuits and modifies for specified performance
  • Effectively document components and circuit board assemblies
  • Support boards and products through board validation, product verification and manufacturing phases.
  • Performs failure and root cause analysis
  • Develops test plans and reports in support of product validation testing.
  • Performs tasks listed above under minimal supervision.
  • Receives general instructions from manager and senior engineering.
  • Has authority to make decisions within the scope of the tasks assigned as long as they conform to the guidelines of the department lead and managers. 

Essential:

  • Experience in printed circuit board assembly DFX.
  • Experience in design for EMC, ESD, and Ethernet compliance.
  • Proven skills with common test equipment such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, signal generators
  • PADS schematic capture experience.
  • Hands-on PC board build, test, and modification skills.
  • Experience using microcontroller emulators and debuggers.
  • Ability to work independently within a team-oriented environment.
  • Time management and organizational skills with an ability to balance multiple priorities.
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to self-manage and exhibit grace under pressure.

Desirable:

  • Experience with TCP/IP, ISA, PCI, I2C, RS-485 interface standards.
  • Altera Cyclone family FPGA design.
  • C code and assembly language skills.
  • FCC Certification testing experience.
  • PADS layout experience.
  • Experience in the development of wireless products for manufacture.
  • Experience in an ISO 9000 environment.

Minimum Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • At least 8 years of experience in electronic product design

On-site employment is preferred but other arrangements will be considered.
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