Sr. Hardware Engineer

CalAmp   •  

Eden Prairie, MN

Industry: Telecommunications.


5 - 7 years

Posted 244 days ago

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The OEM group is comprised of a highly motivated team of product development, marketing, sales and operations personnel specializing in wireless communications across public cellular networks while operating form rugged equipment environments. The product development group consists of highly skilled software engineers, electrical engineers and wireless network professionals who are laser focused on creating the next generation of wireless devices used in remote monitoring, tracking and control solutions. To ensure that these solutions are best in class, Calamp is looking to add a highly motivated individual to become a strong contributor to the heavy equipment telematics product lines.


We believe that people are our greatest asset and we are committed to being an employer of choice in our industry. CalAmp offers an engaging and diverse work environment that permits our people to take pride in their contributions and share in the company’s success. Our employees can expect the space to showcase their talent, sharpen their skills, develop new capabilities, and be a part of a global team that develops revolutionary technologies. We proudly offer the stability and security of a large publicly-traded tech company without the rigidity and red tape.

In particular, we offer:

  • Meaningful work with the potential to disrupt an entire industry
  • Visionary leadership
  • Excellent compensation packages
  • An extensive suite of medical and retirement benefits
  • Flexible time off policy and accommodating work schedules
  • Education Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Access to cutting-edge tools and technologies
  • Innovative, intelligent, collaborative teammates


CalAmp's Telematics OEM group develops and markets public GSM/CDMA based wireless routers, heavy equipment telematics devices and cloud-based network service applications. OEM Groups network service applications are built on an open-source software platform that provides wireless network, router/device management services for enterprise applications in the heavy equipment and commercial fleet markets. The routers, telematics devices and network provide highly reliable, 24/7 solutions that are used by tier-one OEM and enterprise customers throughout the world.


  • Lead a small team of Hardware (HW) Engineers working on multiple products 
  • Work with Project Management to develop project plans
  • Drive Hardware (HW) development to meet project timelines and requirements
  • Work closely with other organizations on product realization
  • Work with Operations on maintenance of existing products
  • Turn requirements and high level designs into working products
  • Execute testing and troubleshooting at all levels of the hardware and product development process
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation
  • Mentor less senior team members


Must Haves

  • Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similiar technical degree
  • 5+ years experience in hardware development development
  • Proficient with schematic capture and layout
  • Strong communication skills


Strong Pluses

  • Designing product to meet EMC regulatory requirements such as FCC/IC and CE
  • Experience in creating and maintaining design documentation including requirement specification, HW design validation plans, detailed validation reports, DFMEAs, etc.
  • Experience in leading small Hardware (HW) Team
  • Experience in Source Sontrol Management systems like CVS and Git
  • Experience with Cellular 2G/3G/4G (LTE) cellular wireless protocols
  • Experience with wireless protocols such as Bluetooth, Zigbee, and WiFi
  • Experience in IP Protocols
  • Strong experience in the design, development, and debugging of embedded Linux systems
  • Knowledge of APQP principles and application to product development methodologies
  • Experience with high volume manufacturing and product development life cycle – from requirements to integration and testing