Hardware Network Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Chicago, IL
$80K - $200K
Posted on 09/26/17 by Radhika Arora
Confidential Company
Chicago, IL
Staffing & Recruiting
$80K - $200K
Posted on 09/26/17 Radhika Arora

Our client is seeking a Hardware Network Engineer, this candidatewill work with development, quantitative researchers, and infrastructure engineers to design, build, and support a wide variety of optoelectronic hardware and systems to be deployed in the creation of high-performance, deterministic, low-latency networks.


  • Experience in the implementation of networks from the protocol to the wire and back; firm understanding of encoding, protocolization and packetization in bidirectional networks and network hardware
  • Experience working on communications systems
  • Expert level knowledge of modernEthernet and Transport Networks
  • Extensive development experience in C/C++
  • Experience writing software in Run to Completion (RTC)
  • Experience in embedded LINUX; Exposure to MIPS/ARM processors a plus
  • Experience in hardware design bring up
  • Experience with processor communication interfaces (I2C, UART, SPI)
  • Experience in HDL/VHDL; solid understanding of synthesis and simulation tools
  • Senior level knowledge of Digital Communications systems
  • Senior level knowledge of modern high bandwidth communication systems and packet/frame processing
  • Ability to troubleshoot, evaluate, implement, and adapt communications systems in a production environment
  • Experience building software and hardware systems that operate in multiple time domains
  • Knowledge of filter design and experience implementing filters in communication systems
  • Knowledge of clock data recovery methods in bidirectional communication systems
  • Desire to work in a RAD environment, and own full lifecycle networks end-to-end
  • MS in ElectricalEngineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a closely allied field
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