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Senior Hardware/Electrical Engineer

Posted:
August 9, 2021

Location:
Syracuse, NY

A Sr. Hardware/Electrical Engineer at Hidden Level will apply their skills and experience to lead the design of custom hardware and firmware for cutting-edge sensor and communication systems.

As a Senior Hardware/Electrical Engineer, you can expect to…

Work in a motivated cross-disciplinary environment:
  • Work in a small, dedicated team passionate about solving challenging problems and delivering results
  • Collaborate with Software, Systems, Mechanical, and RF engineers to design and improve hardware systems
  • Participate in collaborative, cross-functional design and code reviews
  • Aid in the creation and review of requirements and develop solutions to meet design goals
Play an active role in the complete hardware design of new products at the system level:
  • Aid in the definition of complete system architectures including part selection, mechanical packaging, thermal design, and power system planning
  • Generate and maintain block diagrams, system schematics, parts lists, cable drawings, interconnect diagrams, and other electrical documentation
  • Consult on design requirements and ensure adherence to design standards for environmental, electrical, emissions, etc.
Create custom digital and mixed-signal PCB designs:
  • Define custom multi-layer PCB architectures and perform part selection, schematic design, and aid in layout activities
  • Maintain component libraries and create new parts for schematic capture
  • Perform PCB power and signal integrity simulations on high-speed memory and other critical interfaces
  • Design power supply and power distribution topologies for custom designs
  • Perform functional test and verification activities for new hardware and aid in production transition and support
  • Work closely with board houses and other vendors to ensure successful fabrication and assembly of designs

A successful candidate will have…

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • 5+ years related professional experience
  • PCB design experience including the design of digital and analog circuits including FPGAs, microcontrollers, memories, and high-speed data converters
  • Familiarity with power supply design
  • Applied experience testing and validating analog and digital hardware using oscilloscopes, network analyzers, logic analyzers, spectrum analyzers, etc.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and overcome technical challenges through teamwork and collaboration
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, coupled with the ability to listen, question, and understand stakeholder needs
  • Experience with or the willingness to learn about:
    • Communication, Radar, and other Sensor systems
    • VHDL/Verilog, modern Xilinx FPGAs, and the Vivado design environment
    • Digital Signal Processing, Software Defined Radios, and RF System Design

Hidden Level Benefits

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Flexible Work from Home or Hybrid arrangements
  • Unlimited PTO
  • 401(k) with employer contribution
  • Potential Stock Options Package
  • Health Care package including Dental, Medical, and Vision Insurance
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Company paid Short and Long Term Disability Insurance

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