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Senior Hardware Design Engineer

Position: Senior Hardware Design Engineer
Job Classification: Professional
Department: Engineering
Level: Exempt
Reports to: Manager, Hardware Engineering

Primary Responsibilities:
Design, develop, test and improve industrial communication electronics and hardware

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and improve products with processor, Flash/SDRAM memory, Ethernet devices and programmable logic devices (CPLD/FPGA)
  • Perform validation and verification tests on product designs
  • Create hardware design verification test plans and test reports
  • Create product design concepts and architecture
  • Create schematics, Netlist and BOM
  • Define board layout guidelines to ensure good signal integrity and compliance with EMC and UL safety requirements
  • Review PCB layout and recommend changes and improvements
  • Study international IEC or EN standards to understand and implement requirements in product designs for compliance
  • Debug and troubleshoot designs and products; implement solutions to improve products
  • Document designs for manufacturing and support
  • Interface with customers on product requirements, development and product support
  • Collaborate with other Engineers and production team to develop test fixtures and production testing

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 5+ years’ experience designing and developing products with processor, memory chips, CPLD/FPGA, transceivers
  • Proficient at creating and reviewing schematics and designs using OrCAD Capture, OrCAD PCB layout, or equivalent tools
  • Experience in creating layout guidelines and reviewing PCB layout and providing guidance
  • Coding/simulation experience in Verilog or VHDL
  • Experience in creating design validation test plans and test reports
  • High speed bus design, 10/100Base or Gigabit Ethernet/USB interface design experience is desired
  • Good understanding and knowledge of high-speed board layout
  • Strong working knowledge of oscilloscope multimeter power supplies to debug and troubleshoot designs
  • Ability to effectively communicate product architectures and design proposals
  • Experience in designing with ARM core-based processor is a plus
  • Strong computer literacy, including CAD experience
  • Must be able to provide assistance in soldering electronic components
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

Interested? Please e-mail employment@comtrol.com