SW Engineer – Hardware Diagnostics Engineer

Product Development Santa Clara, California


The Opportunity:

You’ll have complete ownership of development and delivery of high quality board- and system-level diagnostics used for lab bring up, DVT and production test. You’ll work with the Hardware Engineering, DVT, and manufacturing teams as well as large cross-functional and cross-geographical ODM teams. 



  • BS in electrical engineering, or equivalent.
  • 5 to 10 years of industry experience, preferably with networking background.
  • Extensive career background of having delivered complex successful products to high volume production; should have seen all phases of product life cycle.
  • Expert in HW Board bring up and debugging complex circuit boards; Expert in solving system level problems and making trade-off calls
  • Experience with of desktop and embedded and Linux Operating systems, SDKs of complex silicon
  • Extensive experience with C/C++ Programming Language, Python and shell Scripting
  • Ability to develop, update, troubleshoot and test systems and products using Script language.
  • Experience developing test, DVT, POST and MFG diagnostic programs and completes specifications and procedures for new products.
  • A high degree of skill in troubleshooting, characterizing, and describing hardware and software defects
  • Ability to read datasheets of complex silicon and master essential details for developing diagnostics and tests
  • Experience in bringup, testing of Systems which have I2C, SPI, PCIe, SGMII, SFI, RGMII, MDIO, DDR4, SATA, SPI/NOR Flash buses.
  • Knowledge of CPU, NPUs, Broadcom SDK.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to learn new information quickly
  • Strong capabilities performing independently and as part of a cross-functional, team in a fast-paced environment
  • The ability to manage and prioritize own workload effectively
  • A team player, with strong interpersonal and good communication skills


  • MS in electrical engineering, or equivalent.
  • Majority of experience in Embedded or Hardware Testing.

Collinear Networks offers competitive benefits, 401K plan, unlimited vacation, flexible spending accounts, commuter benefits, gym membership discounts, company provided lunch & snacks and much more….

We do not consider candidates who now or in the future require sponsorship for employment visa status

Local candidates only

We are an equal opportunity employer