The Sr. Hardware Design Engineer is responsible for all aspects of hardware development within an embedded systems environment. The individual will support multiple activities including requirements definition, design capture, board testing and debug, documenting, support and at the most senior level, may provide architecture, mentoring and team leadership.
Design, develop and test of new embedded hardware
Support and enhance existing embedded hardware
Apply established development processes and assist in process improvement
Analyze requirements and develop design alternatives
Generate complete and accurate user and design documentation
Provide input to architecture and design reviews
Provide input and evaluation of new technologies and products
Keep current with embedded hardware trends and share knowledge
Perform design verification of products
Contribute to the release of manufacturing technical data packages for products
Assist in maintaining a positive and productive atmosphere within the team
Provide task breakdowns and accurate estimates for project planning
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Minimum of 8 years experience preferably in the military / aerospace market
Strong sense of responsibility, commitment to quality and ability to achieve deadlines
Strong digital design skills
Understanding of analog circuits and embedded power supply design a plus
Board level development experience utilizing high speed digital circuits and/or FPGAs is required.
Experience with PCI-E, Serial Rapid I/O (SRIO), Gigabit Ethernet, Embedded processors (Power PC, Intel) VME, VPX is desired.
Experience with design capture tools (preferably Mentor Graphics) is required
Experience with Hardware test and debug methodologies is required
Experience with formal Product Development Processes is desired.
Experience with Hardware debugging tools – analyzers, scopes, emulators is desired
Experience with signal integrity analysis tools and measurement is an asset
Experience with hardware descriptor languages such as Verilog or VHDL is an asset
Experience with requirements capture, analysis and tracking is an asset
Proven communication and interpersonal skills
Bachelors Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or equivalent
This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations
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