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Senior Hardware Design Engineer (Job Code: SC13198)

Job Code: SC13198
Area of Interest: Engineering
Location: San Jose, United States


    As a Senior Hardware Design Engineer, the person will design, test, and debug in electrical circuits and firmware area.  To accomplish these duties, engineer will deal with detailed documentation and use his or her good communication skills in a team work environment.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Help create specifications, design schemes, project functional blocks, correctly select parts and vendors, test equipment for new projects and modify/enhance existing designs
  • Responsible for schematics, layout and BOM checks, debugging and testing of server boards/add-on cards/backplane products
  • Collaborate with validation engineers and LABs to discover and solve any quality related issues of designs in early stages
  • Create detailed technical documentation including product specifications, layout instructions, test procedures, etc.
  • Resolve complicated issues and work on critical engineering problems
  • Ensure product conforms to engineering, regulatory, and customer specifications
  • Transfer products to manufacturing with concise documentation, and help CM and technical support solve problems
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • BSEE or MSEE, plus 5 years experience designing x86 motherboard
  • Wide knowledge of PCB Layout, OrCAD/Allegro tools, circuit design, Verilog, VHDL, use of debugging tools, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, I2C bus analyzers, etc.
  • Knowledge of high speed circuit design, and voltage regular designs
  • DC to DC switching regulator circuit design related experience
  • Strong communication, written, oral, organization, and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated team player with ability to work in a fast-paced environment

    Physical Requirements:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

  • Standing, walking, sitting, talking/listening, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms
  • Lift, carry, push and pull in excess of 25 pounds

    Work environment:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

  • Primarily works indoors in an office setting with controlled climate conditions
  • May be susceptible to outdoor weather conditions (i.e., cold, heat, rain, and/or wind)