Senior Principal Hardware Engineer-Analog and Power Supply

  • location: San Diego, CA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $80,000 - $130,000 per year

job description

Senior Principal Hardware Engineer-Analog and Power Supply

job summary:
A Senior Principal Hardware Engineer-Analog and Power Supply is needed for a leading provider of broadband satellite services, products, and managed network solutions in the San Diego, CA area. Develop high speed circuit design incorporating hardware devices such as CPUs, DSPs, FPGAs, ASIC, RF ICs, ADC/DAC, PA, LNA, antenna and battery

location: San Diego, California
job type: Permanent
salary: $80,000 - 130,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Architect, design and test power management and distribution circuits for telecommunication products using Li-ion battery, vehicular supply, AC-DC converter and solar panel
  • Evaluate customer and regulatory agency's requirements related to emission and power supply safety. Propose and implement solutions to meet such requirements
  • Provide guidance and suggestion to improve efficiency, performance, reliability of power distribution system across multiple product lines
  • Create detail design documentation, schematics, BOMs, analysis, test plan to support verification, regulatory testing of hardware design during prototype, certification and production phases
  • Work closely with RF, system and software engineering teams to define and design various low power operating products
  • Lead and guide technicians, junior hardware and factory test engineers on hardware design and test methodology and debug efforts
Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical field
  • 8 years of experience in various switching power supply circuit design, AC-DC, DC-DC converters, Li-ion battery charging and testing, power conditioning, circuit protection, power distribution in noisy environment
  • 5 years of experience in design with low-voltage, low noise power supply, power moding and power saving techniques for multi-core embedded processor/DSP hardware system operating in industrial temperature range
  • 5 years of design experience in EMI and noise reduction, optimizing signal integrity and power efficiency
  • 5 years design experience with PCB layout, stackup design, placement and routing using CAD tools and software package eg Allegro for review and guiding CAD engineer on critical routing
  • 5 years electrical hardware engineering experience working with high speed hardware circuit design using portable or fixed power source
  • 5 years experiences with following test equipment's: high speed oscilloscope, bus protocol analyzer, logic analyzer, signal generators, temperature chamber, signal generators, soldering equipment
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical field with strong knowledge in power and analog circuits, mixed-signal system, ADC/DAC, power-management IC (PMIC) for multiple power domain and sequencing. Experience with high speed, high density digital and analog PCB design
  • Experience with various communication bus protocols eg USB, 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet, UART, I2C, SPI bus
  • Experience with managing a team of engineers designing a product from prototype phase to final production
  • Experience working with QA engineers and factory test engineers to come up with factory test plan / procedures to improve yield and quality of production units
  • Experience with sourcing electronic components and working with domestic, international component vendors, distributors
  • Experience with managing 3rd party design contractor or vendor is a plus
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, communication and team working skills

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 8 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
  • PCB
  • CAD

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Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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