Snr Hardware Design Engineer

Snr Hardware Design Engineer

Snr Hardware Design Engineer

Maynard, United States

Full time

Bachelor degree

General overview

About the position 

EFFECT Photonics is looking for an experienced – Sr. Hardware Design Engineer 

We are seeking an experienced mixed signal design engineer who will be working with a muti-disciplinary extended team of engineers responsible for the design and verification of various test vehicles and process boards integral to the functionality of EFFECT’s family of optical technology products. The successful candidate will drive the definition of the functional architecture, perform detailed schematic design and product verification of complex electronic board level systems. The candidate will be comfortable working within a disciplined engineering organization, generating and maintaining proper engineering documentation. 

Role responsibilities:

• Generate design documentation, perform schematic capture, work with board layout engineers, perform lab measurements and verify leading-edge design concepts.

• Research and enable innovative solutions for cutting-edge designs.

• Engage other electrical hardware engineers and development partners to develop reliable, cost effective and high quality solutions for high-complexity products.

• Innovatively solve issues, drive completion of the project to schedule, and collaboratively work with other technical contributors. You will be owning all aspects of assigned areas, including verification.

• Collaborate and communicate with management, internal, and outsourced development partners regarding design status, project progress, and issue resolution. 

• This position will require the individual to be on site at the EFFECT Photonics Maynard location.

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About you 

We want you to bring your expertise, experience, and passion for hardware design and development to the forefront of our organisation, thus helping us to create a world class company with a world class reputation. 

Required / Desired knowledge, skills, and abilities.

• BS / MS degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.

• Typically, more than 4 years of experience as hardware design engineer.

• Excellent knowledge and technical understanding of both digital and analog circuit design.

• High speed design board skills.

• Proven technical execution skills and experienced in delivering quality designs on time.

• Extensive design experience with PCA design tools like Altium and Allegro.

• Working knowledge of high-speed design, signal integrity issues and power distribution techniques.

• Experience with serial communications protocols (I2C, SPI).

• Experience using common test equipment (oscilloscopes, signal analyzers).

• Strong written and verbal communication skills.

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

It would be of benefit if you also have:

• Knowledge of and experience with optical communications systems and optical transceiver modules a plus.

• Experience leading small hardware design teams. We are a collaborative Global Technology Company, and we’re building a truly dynamic and rewarding place to work. 

Reward and Benefits

Benefits are a critical component to consider when taking on a new challenge, but because we are a global company, benefits may vary by location.

Here’s what you can expect from us regardless:

  • A fast-paced working culture where everyone’s point of view has real value
  • Genuine opportunities for self-development and career growth
  • An environment that embraces collaboration
  • A competitive salary that reflects our ambition
  • A flexible benefits scheme with health and pension plan (401 K – US Based roles)
  • Paid time off (vacation days) plus statutory annual holidays
  • Flexible working hours
  • Stock Appreciation Rights (SAR – stock program)

About us

Where Light Meets Digital - EFFECT Photonics is a highly vertically integrated, independent photonic semiconductor company addressing the need for high-performance, affordable optic solutions driven by the ever-increasing demand for bandwidth and faster data transfer capabilities. Our teams are made up of professional, highly skilled, energized, and enthusiastic people who share a passion for developing and creating high-volume, world-class solutions. We operate globally, and our teams work collaboratively to make EFFECT Photonics a very dynamic and rewarding place to work.

We look forward to receiving your application, if you have any questions, please get in touch with our recruitment team.

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Effect Photonics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Effect Photonics complies with all applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.


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