Senior Hardware Engineer

8 - 10 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/24/18
Milpitas, CA
8 - 10 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/24/18

Job Code : 2018-6197


Front End hardware design engineer with emphasis on high speed digital and analog design. Responsibilities include board level design, simulation, and optimization of RF/Microwave front end circuitry for high-speed interfaces, PCB layout, high-speed signal integrity analysis, and component evaluation. This is a product development position requiring strong understanding of RF/Microwave theory and developing RF front end including through simulation, circuit analysis, layout guidance, electrical measurements, and system approach.

  • Board and system level RF/Microwave and high speed digital circuit design and evaluation
  • Perform RF and high speed circuit simulation using tools such as: HFSS, ADS, HSPICE and be responsible for board design and functionality
  • Perform board bring up and work with firmware/logic engineers to ensure product functionality
  • Analyze critical high-speed circuits for signal integrity performance
  • Develop customized analog circuits, evaluate various options, create functional and load models, and document results for sharing with customers
  • Design and implement unit characterization tests, production tests and integration tests
  • Execute, analyze and verify test results
  • Understanding of design for manufacturing
  • Team work, effective communication, and customer support if needed


  • Minimum of 7 years of system/board level experience designing and developing high end, high speed embedded platforms including latest bus topologies
  • Excellent knowledge of RF/Microwave design techniques, implementation, and measurements including S-parameter measurements and analysis
  • Excellent knowledge of RF/Microwave design methodologies and simulation, including latest bus technologies such as PCIe, USB, SAS/SATA and/or Ethernet
  • Excellent knowledge in high speed simulation using HFSS, ADS, HSpice, Hyperlinx, or similar tools and applying the concepts to board layout
  • Working experience with various high-speed measurement equipment such as: VNA, spectrum analyzer, TDR, and oscilloscopes
  • Excellent knowledge in high speed clock circuit design, implementation and measurements
  • Good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Strong background in debug, high speed Timing, and Jitter analysis and measurement. Team player. Be able to share knowledge, learn from others, and support other groups within an organization
  • Preferred: RF/Microwave circuit design experience
  • Working knowledge of various EMC/EMI control methods and implementation at PCB/component level. FPGA logic development experience
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