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Hardware Engineer: Board/FPGA Design

Posted 2 years ago in Engineering





We are currently looking for a Lead Hardware Engineer for a client of ours in San Jose.

He/she will be a highly motivated self-starter with strong written and oral communication skills and works well in a team environment. If you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with the smartest team, and the very latest technology, then this is the job for you!

Required Experience:

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and document digital board level hardware design from concept through to production.
  • Coordinate and participate in hardware product development activities.
  • Responsible for schematic capture, netlist generation, BOM generation and circuit board layout.
  • Perform lab testing and troubleshooting as needed.
  • Take a collaborative design and validation approach in working with multi-functional team of PCB, hardware, firmware, software, system test, production test and mechanical engineers.
  • Participate in sustaining engineering activities, including modifying and enhancing existing designs.
  • Attend and participate in system-level design meetings in order to address design issues early in the product development process.

Required Experience:


Education: BS/MS in Electronic or Communications Engineering – MS preferred


Experience: This is a hardware engineering position in product development and requires course work or related work experience in the following areas:

  • 5-7 years of experience in developing board level hardware.
  • Proven results of having contributed to entire product development life cycle.
  • Experience in high speed interface design ( DDR, PCIe, Gigabit Ethernet, USB, FPGA, XAUI).
  • Experience with schematic capture software (ORCAD/DXD).
  • Knowledge of signal integrity and EMI/EMC issues.
  • Practical experience in hardware debug - use of test equipment (DSO, Logic Analyzer, FRA, etc.).
  • Basic software development experience using C and/or Linux (scripting)


Professional Qualities:

  • Has a ‘can do’ attitude - willing to dive into and take ownership of critical design issues.
  • Eager to work in a fast paced development environment.
  • Must be able to analyze and solve technical problems.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and be self-motivated.
  • Completes tasks in a timely manner.
  • Communicates effectively on a technical level.

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