Hardware System Integration Engineer
Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino),California,United States
+ Minimum 5 years relevant industry experience. High-volume consumer electronics system experience preferred.
+ Lab skills: oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, electronic loads
+ Experience with schematic capture and PCB physical design using Cadence Concept and Allegro or similar CAD tools
+ Design experience in digital logic, simulation, power conversion and delivery
+ Familiarity with RF/wireless concepts
+ Experience with high-speed serial and memory interfaces including signal integrity design and measurement fundamentals
+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills
+ Command line interface and scripting skills
+ Specific deep expertise in several of the following areas is a plus: CPU or GPU microarchitecture, batteries, power management, analog design, audio, wireless, DisplayPort, PCIe, Thunderbolt, USB, SPI, I2C, UART, analog sensors, interconnect
+ Statistical data analysis and visualization (ex. JMP) is a plus
+ Travel to foreign contract manufacturer (estimate 5 weeks per year)
- Component datasheet analysis and selection for schematic capture - Coordinate layout of highly constrained multilayer PCBs including HDI and fine pitch BGAs - Forecast and plan design time to meet constrained schedules - Drive design tradeoffs across manufacturing, test, thermal, performance, reliability, battery life, and electrical stakeholders - Prototype bring-up, debug, functional verification, and electrical characterization - Use advanced lab tools such as 25 GHz oscilloscopes, network analyzers, and BERT scopes to judge the quality and robustness of electrical designs. - Analyze factory-scale data to adjust signal parameters for maximum margin - Review designs of factory test fixtures, ensure manufacturing test plans provide adequate coverage to ensure the design is assembled correctly - Debug problems found in manufacturing, feedback root cause and corrective action into design or manufacturing process in preparation for high volume. - Communicate and present status on concurrent top issues and deadlines - Lead, teach, and mentor junior engineers
**Education & Experience**
- BS in electrical or computer engineering required, MS preferred
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