Sr. Principal Engineer HW

Engineering - HQ (Santa Clara, CA) Santa Clara, California


We are seeking a Principal Hardware Engineer to help perform board level circuit design and development, including digital and analog technologies. The candidate will be working as part of a small, dynamic team and must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.


  • Perform board level circuit design and development, including digital and analog technologies.
  • Responsible for the design and development of new products as well as the support and modification of existing products.
  • Responsible for conceptual design, parts selection, design simulation, detailed design, schematic capture and PCB design rules creation.
  • Support board layout as well as board and system level bring-up, debug and verification.
  • Manage prototype builds with contract manufacturers.
  • Execute test protocols and document results.
  • Support the boards and systems during environmental testing and entry into production

 Education / Experience:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • 10+ years of applicable design experience designing networking products or equivalent
  • Experience with high-speed bus design, signal integrity analysis, Ethernet (IEEE 802.3).
  • Experience with the design of low-noise, high-efficiency on-board power regulation circuits.
  • Strong board level debug and verification skills.
  • Experience using test equipment such as oscilloscopes and logic analyzers.
  • Prior experience writing product specifications, test plans, test procedures.
  • Experience using DxDesigner schematic capture tool preferred.
  • Must be willing to learn new skills, be a self-started and team player.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize responsibilities effectively in order to meet deadlines
  • Ability to recognize problems, gather data, draw valid conclusions, and effectively present information to managers, peers, and customers
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people.