Senior Hardware Engineer

Senior Hardware Engineer


Senior Hardware Engineer Milwaukee, WI

Summary of the Senior Hardware Engineer:
Senior level Hardware Engineer with experience in design of complex electronic control systems is needed to play a vital role in design and development of board level hardware and embedded circuits using microprocessors or microcontrollers for one of our clients in Wisconsin. This client is a  well known brand across the world for its power generation products.  They are working with the latest and greatest innovations in the industry. If you have experience with designing board level hardware, embedded circuits and schematics along with the knowledge of microprocessors/microcontrollers and PCB layout, then this position is well suited to you. It's a good stepping stone to more advanced engineering positions within the company.

Responsibilities of the Senior Hardware Engineer:

  • Research and select hardware components
  • Design and develop board level hardware and embedded circuits using microprocessors/microcontrollers
  • Design embedded circuits encompassing both analog and digital circuitry
  • Design circuits with both switched and linear power supplies
  • Create schematics using CAD tools and troubleshoot designs to the component level
  • Supervise PCB layout; specify component placement, analog/digital, high speed, power planes layout guidelines
  • Use test firmware/software to verify the hardware and participate in design reviews
  • Use Design for Manufacturability (DFM) and Design for Test (DFT) techniques
  • Use simulation tools such as PSpice
  • Supports product development plans (schedule, product cost, meeting design inputs)
  • Develop and maintain documentation, such as test procedures, manuals, etc.
  • Apply engineering knowledge and experience to improve products, services and processes
  • Use lab equipment including oscilloscopes, data acquisition equipment, and power supplies
  • Guide less experienced engineers and travel to other facilities when required

Qualifications of the Senior Hardware Engineer:

  • BS in Engineering (EE/CE preferred)
  • MUST HAVE 4+ years of experience in designing board level hardware and embedded circuits
  • Ability to write test firmware to test hardware designs along with the knowledge of Digital Signal Processing
  • Knowledge of RF/wireless controls and PID loops
  • Knowledge of conducting FMEA/DFMEA analysis and simulation software such as Matlab Simulink
  • Knowledge of agency compliance such as UL, CSA, NEC, CE, FCC, NFPA, EPA
  • Experience with design release process and communication hardware interface knowledge, such as RS232, RS485, CAN, Ethernet, USB, SPI, I2C, Flash, EEPROM, ADC/DAC, WiFi/Bluetooth
  • Experience in design of industrial/automotive electronic control systems and assemblies will be preferred
  • Experience with Freescale PowerPC and/or Microchip PIC microcontrollers will be preferred
  • Experience with Altium Designer for schematic capture and layout will be preferred
  • Experience with designing battery charging circuitry will be preferred
Compensation of the Senior Hardware Engineer: Salary Range:  $95,000-115,000/year, based on experience Location: Waukesha, WI Type: Direct Travel:  Yes, As and when required Relocation Assistance: Yes Visa Sponsorship: H1B transfers and TN visas can be considered. Knowledge of the following areas will be helpful: Hardware, electrical, electronics, power, product development, design, development, board, circuit, component, embedded, microprocessor, microcontroller, analog, digital, switched, linear, schematics, CAD, PCB, Troubleshoot,  firmware, software, Design for Manufacturability, DFM, Design for Test, DFT, simulation, PSpice, design review, documentation, procedure, manual, oscilloscopes, power supply, automotive, control, systems, Freescale, Microchip, PIC, Altium Designer, schematic, battery charging circuitry, Digital Signal Processing, RF, wireless controls, FMEA, DFMEA, design release, PID loops, RS232, RS485, CAN, Ethernet, USB, SPI, I2C, Flash, EEPROM, ADC/DAC, WiFi/Bluetooth, UL, CSA, NEC, CE, FCC, NFPA, EPA, simulation, Matlab Simulink

  • Reference Number: j-2514
  • Dated Posted: 2020-08-19
  • Valid Through: 2020-09-19
  • Industry: Hardware
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary: Between USD 95000.00 and 115000.00 Per Year
  • Location: Milwaukee, WI, Wisconsin, 53201, US (Calculate Commute Time)