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Hardware Engineer

Unigen Corporation Newark, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Summary:
Unigen, a leading DRAM and SSD module manufacturer, is looking for a Lead Hardware Design Engineer. As a key member of our dynamic engineering team, the Lead Hardware Design Engineer will be responsible for volatile (DDR3/4) and non-volatile memory modules (NAND) flash-based memory product design, development, testing and qualification; build prototypes and verify designs based on software and hardware requirements. Located in Unigen Headquarters at Newark, CA.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
• Architect, design and develop Flash-based SSD and DRAM (DDR3/4) modules and Networking daughter boards such as PCIe switches, interposers and backplanes;
• Responsible for full EVT cycle of designed products;
• Responsible for ODM design efforts including design and verification based on customer custom design or reference design;
• Provide technical expertise and implement solutions during the design and EVT phase;
• Assure product quality by documenting critical measurements, QA/QC testing methods, and functional testing instructions for the finished products;
• Produce, review and communicate architectural documents, schematics, PCB files, block diagrams, BOM’s and prototype test plan;
• Provide field service support to troubleshoot electrical systems in both prototypes and installed products;
• Program/write and configure firmware code, PLD or other related hardware specific code;
• Perform initial hardware check-out and debug, hands-on bring-up testing and validation of boards designed;
• Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Qualifications and Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Master's degree in Electrical Engineering preferred,
• Hardware design experience in developing high performance computing memory and data storage products,
• Demonstrated DDR3/4 memory DIMM design and simulation experience,
• Working knowledge of the following interface standards and architectures – DDR3/4, SAS, SATA, PCIe, Toggle, ONFI, NVMe,
• Experience with OrCAD schematic capture and Cadence Allegro PCB layout tool is required,
• Able to produce or guide PCB layout designer from placement to finish independently,
• SI/PI simulation tools such as Hyperlynx a plus with strong understanding of SI for optimal PCB routing and layout,
• Experience with HyperLynx DDRx wizard and memory SI/timing debug,
• Experience with signal and power integrity measurement using oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, spectrum analyzers, protocol analyzers & DVMs,
• Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
• Understanding EVT requirement is a must. DVT or PVT knowledge is a plus.

Unigen Corporation

Why Work Here?

Here at Unigen, we bring out the best skills and talents of a diverse workforce by providing a nurturing and challenging work environment.

Unigen Corporation, founded in 1991, is a leader in the design and manufacture of OEM memory, wired and wireless communication, and flash solutions. Unigen supplies silicon, modules, and services to leading clients in the PC, Server, Networking, Telecommunications, Imaging, Medical, Defense, and Mobile computing industries. Unigen's core competency is the design and manufacture of precise and complex standard and custom module products.


Newark, CA