SW Engineer – Hardware Diagnostics Engineer (Full-Time)

Product Development Santa Clara, California


At Collinear Networks we are growing our hardware team to develop leading edge telecom platforms. In our dynamic, fast-paced environment, the ideal Hardware Diagnostics Engineer candidate will be high energy, creative, resourceful and truly innovative at engineering unique and well thought out hardware solutions. This is a hands-on opportunity to develop a new telecom platform which will help define the future of wireless networking.

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.

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