Staff Hardware Engineer
- Location: Raleigh, NC
This is a great way to get your foot in the door!
Located in Raleigh, NC
$54 to $68/hour
Our client is a world leading provider of wireless and wired technologies for the mobile, networking, computing and consumer electronics markets. They are focused on inventing technologies that connect and empower people in ways that are elegant and accessible to all. Location technology and location-based services have become essential to modern living and are central to the mobile user experience.
We are seeking an exceptional Staff Hardware Engineer to support other engineering teams in configuration of emulation platforms to support development and verification work.
Responsibilities will include:
- Debug and resolve HW failures in emulation systems.
- Specification, development and hardware shakeout of server platform board prototypes utilizing new SOC.
- Work with internal teams to develop and support requirements.
- Develop functional specification for System and/or sub-systems.
- Define and design systems including processor, memory, I/O, BMC, power, electrical/mechanical and PCB definition/design.
- Bring up and debug Systems.
We are seeking someone with experience in:
- Motherboard, daughtercard, backplane, and chassis signal and power delivery, decoupling, distribution and thermal management.
- DDR3/DDR4 memory technologies, design, layout, validation.
- Clock distribution, power distribution, baseboard management controllers, SMBus, PMBus, PWM/Tach.
- Schematic capture and PCB layout tools such as Cadence Allegro, Mentor Boardstation or Expedition.
- Circuit simulation tools (SPICE), and Signal /Power Integrity concerns and analysis.
- Lab equipment and debug tools: high speed oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, JTAG, SMBus and Serial port debuggers.
- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering and/or Electrical Engineering
We would LOVE to talk to you if you are experienced with:
- Qualifying and selecting power management ICs (PMICs), voltage regulator (VR) components, clock buffers, flash memory, CPLDs, connectors and incorporating into complex system designs.
- System design tradeoffs of motherboard, daughtercard, backplane, connectors, cables and components.
- Dense high layer count designs, 8-12 layers or higher. High speed (6-10+ Gbps) serial IO design, PCI-E Gen3, SATA 6 Gbps, Ethernet GE and 10GE. Physical design of systems with long (0.35-1.0 meter) PCB or cable topologies.
- Up to date with current standards body requirements.
- Understanding of link, transport, transaction and command levels for PCIe, SATA, and/or Ethernet with ability to debug at packet/protocol level.
- Master's Degree in Computer Engineering and/or Electrical Engineering.