Principal Embedded Hardware Design Engineer

KForce   •  

Tempe, AZ

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 110 days ago

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Kforce's client, a growing Technology Company in the Tempe, Arizona (AZ) area is looking for a Principal Embedded Hardware Design Engineer. Essential Functions:

  • Develop, design and determine hardware, software and system requirements for mixed-signal and digital products by examining design criteria, system feasibility and capabilities
  • Select key components, interfaces, and protocols; Perform board design using schematic capture tools, such as Mentor Graphics PADS or other tools
  • Determine optimal system trade-offs to balance efficiency, cost and flexibility
  • Develop, maintain, and improve algorithms and firmware for embedded systems
  • Develop and execute test plans for product validation and characterization
  • Work with Marketing, Applications Engineers and Analog Design Engineers to design mixed-signal product
  • Work with Test Engineering on Design for Testability
  • Work with outside consultants, suppliers and contract manufacturers to identify components and tools
  • Occasional travel is required
  • Performs other related duties as requested or required


  • Bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, or related degree
  • 5-8 years of Electrical Design and Embedded System Design experience
  • Minimum three 3-5 years of microcontroller design experience
  • Experience with various high-speed interfaces such as USB, SATA, HDMI, Ethernet, and PCIe are plusses
  • Experience with PCB design
  • Strong digitalcircuit design and MCU design is required
  • Analog design is a plus but not required
  • Basic knowledge of version control systems, such as Git, SVN, or Mercurial would be ideal
  • Familiarity with low-speed interfaces including UART, SPI, and I2C is preferred
  • Track record of participating in the successful deployment of products over the full product development life cycle
  • Familiarity with various microprocessor and/or memory interface is preferred

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexualorientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

JobID: 1750287-WQG