EE Hardware Engineer, Table Games

870 - Table Games Product Development Las Vegas, Nevada


AGS is a full-service designer and manufacturer of gaming products for the casino floor. The Company’s roots are in the Class II, Native American market, and it has recently expanded its product lines to include top performing slot games for the Class III commercial marketplace, as well as live felt table games and mobile gaming.

The recent acquisition of Cadillac Jack®, entry into the table games market, and addition of a mobile gaming segment with the acquisition of RocketPlay, denote a dramatic expansion of AGS products. Increased slot titles and jurisdictional licenses have made AGS the second largest supplier of Class II games in the world and its presence in Class III casinos continues to keep the pace. The diverse line of table products can help casino operators find exactly what they need for any part of the pit and most are available to play for fun online. Last, but not least, the company aims to capture a whole new audience by offering its content through mobile gaming.

Here at AGS, we realize that a huge part of our success is attributed to the hard work and dedication of our people. We strongly believe that embracing change, empowering our employees, and building a positive team environment are of paramount importance in achieving even more success with limitless potential.

Reporting to the Director of Table Games Engineering, the EE hardware Engineer will be responsible for developing electronic components and integrating firmware for our table game products. The Hardware Engineer will provide support to and work alongside other engineers to create innovative products and identify, implement and test applications and services that best prepare the company to meet future business goals.

Primary Objectives:

The individual selected for this position will be a skilled “hands-on” electrical engineer with diverse technical capabilities. The individual must be a self-starter with proven development experience working with electronic hardware and related test equipment.

In support of development and production hardware, the engineer will be expected to leverage his/her electrical engineering expertise to perform PCB design and analysis, FPGA/CPLD designs, technical trade studies, analog/digital/mixed signal interface design, reverse engineer legacy designs, component selection, evaluation of technology insertion/upgrades, and laboratory test and troubleshooting.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The duties of this role include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Design, implementation, documentation, electrical debugging and manufacturing support for company products and the development of electronic tools used to develop products
  • Apply current professional, regulatory and company practices and procedures to develop new products and maintain existing products observing industry and proprietary standards
  • Digital design and troubleshooting in the area of embedded processors, microcontrollers, and FPGA
  • Analog and Mixed Signal design and troubleshooting (amplifiers, A/D and D/A conversion, power supplies, instrumentation, electro-optics, etc.)
  • Participate in electrical design reviews
  • Support for customer service as necessary
  • Verify completeness and accuracy of product documentation 
Skills and Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably BSEE, BSEET or related field
  • 5+ years of professional experience
  • Professional experience with state-of-the-art electrical engineering design tools (schematic capture and simulation)
  • Good working knowledge of common electronic circuits and components and state-of-the-art electrical engineering design tools (schematic capture and simulation)
  • Experience with design and manufacturing standards associated with multilayer PCBs
  • Strong “hands-on” laboratory skills (electronic lab/test equipment: oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, emulators, debuggers, etc.), soldering, safety procedures, etc.)
  • Experience with all phases of embedded hardware and software development (design, architecture, test, release and support)
  • Proficient in C/C++ for embedded systems
  • Experience with sensor integration, data acquisition and analysis.
  • Familiarity with communication protocols including SPI, I2C, Ethernet, USB, CAN, etc.
  • Experience with video systems