Senior Hardware Engineer

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Hardware
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  • Technology Interest
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Senior Hardware Engineer
San Jose, CA

The Business Entity
We are developing the next generation networking line cards to make the network infrastructure flexible and agile for dynamic response to application needs and virtual machine workload mobility.
We are designing the highest number of ports on a single line cards for rates such as 40G/100G

The Team
Join the team of highly skilled Engineers who create high end networking line cards for the Edge Router chassis.
The team designs, implements, and delivers Edge Router industry leading Networking Line Cards. You will be part of the dynamic and passionate team working on innovative projects with the state of the art ASIC devices.
We're looking for an experienced energetic and motivated Hardware Design Engineer who will be responsible for Edge Router line card architecture, implementation, development, debug and support of leading edge products.

Role & Responsibilities
In this highly visible role as a Hardware Design Engineer, you will:
* Create Design spec based on Product Requirement
* Implement the design using concept schematic capture
*Work with CAD designer, Mechanical & thermal engineer to complete the layout
*Create Unit test plan
*Bring up/debug prototype boards
* Complete all Hardware qualification testing

Minimum Qualifications
* Minimum 5+ years of Design Experience
* Strong digital design experience, using high-speed microprocessors and their supporting chipsets,
* Experience with high-speed (>=10G) system design
* Laboratory test, verification, and debug skills
* Ability to perform board-level timing, power distribution techniques and signal integrity analysis
* Good verbal and written skills (candidate will be expected to document design requirements, specifications, and various technical and product marketing collateral)

Desired Skills
* High Speed Signal Integrity Knowledge
* PCB schematic capture & placement
* Programming skills: scripting
* FPGA programming
* Hands on experience with lab equipment such as real-time/sampling scopes, spectrum analyzer, and BERT, etc.
* Good knowledge of DDR3/4 & PCIe
* Experience on high-speed chip to chip, backplane or cable interfaces, such as SFP+/QSFP+ and 100G QSFP28 etc.
* Fabric ASIC with high SerDes counts and speed up to 15Gbs
* DC/DC brick and POL
* Team work and good communication skills

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