Consulting Hardware Engineer Summary

Responsibilities for a typical hardware engineer may include many of the following:

  • Work with customers and project lead to refine requirements
  • Develop hardware for a wide variety of applications
  • Detailed analog, RF, power, and digital circuit design
  • Digital logic design and verification for implementation in FPGAs or CPLDs
  • Assist with system architecture design
  • Test, integrate and debug new hardware in real-life environments
  • Work smoothly in multi-discipline teams including software, mechanical, and test engineers
  • Produce design release packages for delivery to customers, including manufacturing packages and qualification and manufacturing test fixtures and procedures
  • As required, meet with customer(s) to discuss project status and to resolve problems

The following is a list of skills and experiences that Wavetrix finds attractive in candidates.

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or related engineering discipline, MS degree preferred
  • Minimum 7 years hardware development experience
  • Must be experienced in printed circuit board design
  • Experience with hardware/software system integration
  • Thorough understanding of networking protocols and techniques
  • Familiarity with software and scripting languages
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Excellent troubleshooting/diagnostic capability
  • Experience with and discipline in using revision control systems

Because the skill sets needed for each project vary, Wavetrix expects all candidates to be able to learn new skills and adapt to quickly-changing technology. If you have experience across a number of these technologies, we want to talk with you:

  • Design Tools
    • OrCAD or PADS PowerLogic schematic capture
    • Familiarity with PCB layout tools and Gerber viewers
    • Matlab signal processing and system simulation
    • Spice
    • EEsof or equivalent RF simulation
    • HyperLynx signal integrity analysis
    • Digital logic design tools including:
    • Xilinx ISE and EDK
    • Alterra Quartus and SOPC Builder
    • ModelSim simulation
    • Synplicity synthesis
  • Laboratory Equipment
    • Oscilloscopes
    • Logic analyzers
    • Spectrum analyzers
    • Signal generators
    • SMT assembly/rework
  • Product Certifications
    • Electromagnetic emissions
      • FCC
      • CE
    • Safety
      • UL
      • CSA
      • TUV
    • Environmental

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