Hardware Engineer

Engineering Raleigh, North Carolina

There has never been a better time to join Extreme, after four acquisitions extending our portfolio and go to market strategy, we have seen enormous opportunity and growth within the regions. Aside from being a Technology Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant, we also adamantly promote an internal culture that truly embraces diversity, inclusion and equality in the workplace. Having Diversity and Inclusion as part of our core values and beliefs, we’re proud to foster an environment where every Extreme employee can thrive because of their differences, not despite them.

Digital Hardware Design Engineer

Be part of a small team of highly skilled designers in the systems development of next generation cutting edge networking products, responsible for board design - including specification, board bring up, debug, test, and release to production.



Directly responsible for design and development of world class networking products via ODM engagement.  Operate collaboratively within a team of system designers and subject matter experts, imparting experience and cultivating skills.  Provide technical leadership and coordinate project deliverables with other team leads.

Work closely with marketing goals and translate them into hardware requirements. Develop hardware specification documentation, oversee schematic development and layout of the printed circuit board, and perform critical component selection based on performance, cost, and feature tradeoffs. Engage in bring-up and debug, working hands-on with hardware in the lab.  Define and develop hardware test plans to ensure that the hardware meets performance and functional requirements. Work closely with software and software test leads to ensure the design meets all system and functional requirements.  Engage with operations team members to transition products into volume manufacturing.  Assist in debug of the more technically challenging issues encountered during customer deployment.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering or related discipline is required.
  • Looking for minimum of 3+ years of digital hardware design experience or equivalent.
  • Ideal candidate's work experience is in the computer/networking industry. Prefer experience in full product life cycle development from concept through volume manufacturing. 
  • Analog design, digital design, power subsystem, high speed SERDES, and FPGA design experience are desired.
  • Must be highly motivated and a self-starter.
    Ability to work in fast paced, highly collaborative, and innovative work environment.
LOCATION: This position is BASED at the RDU site near Raleigh, NC in the RTP - Research Triangle Park area.  Qualified local candidates (and those moving to the area on their own) are encouraged to apply.  No budget for relocation, and the team/lab are located at this RDU site. 

Extreme Networks, Inc. (EXTR) creates effortless networking experiences that enable all of us to advance. We push the boundaries of technology leveraging the powers of machine learning, artificial intelligence, analytics, and automation. Over 50,000 customers globally trust our end-to-end, cloud-driven networking solutions and rely on our top-rated services and support to accelerate their digital transformation efforts and deliver progress like never before. For more information, visit Extreme's website or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.


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