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Board and system level high speed digital circuit design, integration, and evaluation. Maintain product ownership.
Perform high speed circuit simulation (HSPICE, Hyperlinx, ADS, HFSS etc) and be responsible for board design and functionality.
Generate PCB layout guidelines and work with outside PCB layout service providers. Knowledge in high speed (>
10Gbps) layout is required.
Perform board bring up and work with firmware / logic engineers to ensure product functionality.
Develop system and board level tests and test procedures to ensure that the product meets electrical and engineering specifications.
Use these procedures to transfer products to Operations.
Work with mechanical engineer to design product enclosure and cross check with electrical designs.
Design and implement unit characterization tests, production tests and integration tests. Execute, analyze and verify test results.
Assist in EMC certification as necessary.
Support Manufacturing and Customer Support on various issues.
Minimum of 6 years of system / board level design exp designing and developing high end, high speed embedded platforms including latest bus topologies, CPU, and memory interfaces.
Excellent knowledge of high speed (16Gbps or higher) design methodologies and simulation, including latest bus technologies such as PCIe, USB, SAS / SATA, Video, and / or Ethernet.
Excellent knowledge in high speed clock circuit design, implementation and measurement.
Knowledge in high speed simulation using HSpice, Hyperlinx, or similar tools and applying the concepts to board layout.
Good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.
Strong background in debug, high speed Timing, and Jitter analysis and measurement.
Working knowledge of various EMC / EMI control methods and implementation at PCB / component level.
Working experience with various schematic entry tools and test / measurement equipment including high speed, real time oscilloscopes, network / spectrum analyzers, and logic analyzers.
High emphasis on quality and reliability of product is a must.
Strong system development experience with holistic approach.
Team player. Be able to share knowledge, learn from others, and support other groups within an organization.
Bachelor in Electronics Engineering or Instrumentation. Master’s degree preferred.