Design Engineer - PCB

Harris   •  

Rochester, NY

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


Less than 5 years

Posted 39 days ago

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at

Job Description:

The Design Engineer will effectively utilize EDA tools deployed at Harris to create and maintain Printed Circuit Board components and component library, utilizing:

  • Mentor’s Software
  • DxDesigner (Schematic capture)
  • PADS (PCB layout)
  • AutoCAD

Create PCB component footprints and decals according to established Harris and IPC industry guidelines. Interface directly with Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and Test Engineering to obtain information about requirements. Work with Component Engineering to accommodate advanced packages and clarify specification discrepancies. Generate support documentation to meet Harris standards. Incorporate change notices utilizing existing CAD tools. Check designs, drawings, and databases for accuracy. Potential for advancement to PCB Designer.

Work Preparation:

  • Review drawings and data sheets for dimensional requirements
  • Create part footprints based on manufacturer’s technical reference and Harris design rules
  • Create schematic decals for importing into schematic tool


  • Relevant A.S. degree with 8+ years PCB component or design experience
  • Relevant B.S. degree with 4 + years PCB component or design experience

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Knowledge of SMT and through -hole electronic components and packages
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Knowledge of working with a PLM tool like Agile
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated to achieve results with broad direction
  • Adaptable to a variety of tasks, responsibilities, and people

Job Code – CS20181311-28697