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Electrical Engineer 2

Microsoft Redmond, WA
  • Posted: 17 days ago
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Are you passionate about building cool devices and technologies? The Surface Team focuses on building devices that fully express the Windows vision. A fundamental part of our strategy is having desirable and powerful devices that enable the experiences people want and elicit their excitement. Creating these devices involves a close partnership between hardware and software engineers, designers, and manufacturing. We are currently building the next generation and Surface needs you!


We work with the most cutting-edge hardware, including high density FPGAs. Our solutions allow collaboration in the modern workplace and platforms for new software and services innovation.

We're looking for a motivated hardware engineer to be a part of our large screen devices team working on electrical circuit and board level designs. Day to day tasks for this will include schematic capture, signal integrity analysis, working with cross functional teams in a highly collaborative environment. Technology integration and debug of high-speed interfaces such as DDR, PCIe, USB, HDMI, DP are just some of the areas you would be working on.


Hardware design from spec to logic/board creation, layout, test, and manufacturing.

Collaborate with partner ODM/OEM companies to design and test HW solutions

Some software development in C/C++, Python, or other languages, as needed to facilitate test harness and hardware validation.



 5+ years of experience in Hardware Engineering

 2+ years of experience with High Speed Interfaces such as USB, DDR, PCIe

 2+ years of debugging designs that have gone to manufacturing

 Familiarity with Consumer Video Interface standards such as HDMI or Display Port



B.S. or higher in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related fields

Experience with EDA tools

Experience with analog and digital circuit design.

Experience developing HW component and system level specifications

Experience developing HW parametric verification and system validation plans

Experience working with mechanical, firmware/ software, and quality teams in design integration of features

Strong knowledge in Signal Integrity, Power Subsystem Design, and Computer Architecture

Working knowledge of mechanical and thermal system design considerations

Competent in one or more programming or scripting languages

Preferred Qualifications

Experience designing with one or more of the following: DDR, PCIe, FPGA, USB, HDMI, or DP

Strong intellectual curiosity and passion about learning new technologies

Strong communication skills and the desire to collaborate in a team of engineers

Position requires limited domestic and international travel



Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.  We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.


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Redmond, WA

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