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Hardware System Integration Engineer

Hardware System Integration Engineer

Austin,Texas,United States


+ Strong EE fundamentals, grounded in a solid understanding of E&M physics and first principles

+ Demonstrated ability to understand technology and debug problems at varying levels of abstraction, from the system-level down to the silicon/transistor level

+ Working knowledge of design and validation requirements for common low-speed and high-speed digital interfaces: I2C/SMBus, SPI, JTAG, I2S/TDM, USB, MIPI, PCIe, HDMI, DisplayPort, Thunderbolt, Ethernet, DDR Memory

+ Understanding of computer architecture and design tradeoffs

+ Experience in circuit design for a variety of domains including power, digital, analog, high-speed communications, programmable logic, and/or wireless

+ Exposure to numerical modeling, simulation, and analysis tools such as Spice, 2d/3d field solvers, power & signal integrity

+ Schematic capture and constraint-drive PCB layout using Cadence tools or similar

+ Automation and data manipulation script development using Python, Lua, and Bash

+ Data analysis and visualization using Tableau, JMP, R, and/or Matlab

+ Experience with PCB bringup and debug, including new or custom silicon, using standard EE lab equipment: Soldering, DMM, Oscilloscope, Logic Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzer

+ Excellent written and verbal communication/presentation skills

+ 3-5+ years overall experience

+ Beyond technical aptitude, we prize curiosity, creativity, integrity, leadership, teamwork, and a passion for learning


Day to day tasks involve electrical design, simulation, bringup, debug, and validation for iPads, Macs, and extension modules (GPUs, Hardware Accelerators, etc). Routine responsibilities also include factory build support, and multi-disciplinary cross-functional collaboration and negotiation. We are looking for well-rounded candidates with a broad set of skill and interests, and the curiosity to dig deep wherever necessary to solve challenging problems. Opportunities exist to sample a variety of technology areas, and to remain general or specialize over time, developing subject matter expertise.

**Education & Experience**

BS/MS degree in Electrical Engineering

**Additional Requirements**

+ Position requires ~15% travel to California and internationally.

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