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Description

Job ID: 47601

Electrical Engineer
This is the perfect role for someone who is highly organized, self-driven, decisive and eager to pitch-in to support our R&D and manufacturing team.  You will be responsible for the development, design, and evaluation of electronic systems for our comm products, and collaborating with the Mechanical and Chemical Engineering teams to achieve stated product goals.   This is a fantastic opportunity for a professional who thrives in a busy workplace and works well with a highly talented group of individual.

Responsibilities
Assessment of requirements, embedded system architecture, component selection, design, simulation, review, schematic capture, PCB layout, manufacturing and assembly support, debug, test, and written reports and documentation.
Utilize a variety of Electronic Design Automation (EDA) tools to capture schematics, lay out PCBAs, generate fabrication and assembly release packages, etc.
Operate as the sole electronics engineer on cross-functional engineering project teams.
Communicate directly or indirectly with customers in person or remotely to clarify requirements and concerns, provide project status updates.
Design and analyze electronic devices to global standards and regulations, including (but not limited to) those for safety and electromagnetic compatibility.
Support the building of test equipment, fixtures, and prototypes.
Troubleshoot design issues as they arise.
Conduct component level debug and provide solutions to complex problems.
Independently perform tests or experiments, observe and record results.
Conduct characterization level testing and reporting for components and electrical systems.
Help to build and implement documentation and process improvement within the organization.
Perform other duties as needed or assigned.

Qualifications
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.
7 years of relevant RF hardware and system design for industrial electronic products.
Expert proficiency in professional Electronic Design Automation (EDA) tools: Altium Designer and/or Mentor Xpedition strongly preferred.
Hands-on experience in design, development and launch of high-volume electronic products.
Operation of test equipment, including (but not limited) to oscilloscopes, multimeters, spectrum analyzers, vector network analyzers, power supplies, electronic loads.
Proficiency in Design for Manufacture (DFM), Electrical Safety, Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) including Electrostatic Discharge (ESD), Signal Integrity (SI), and Power Integrity (PI).
Demonstrated mastery of embedded digital and analog electronic system design and PCB layout best practices.
Understanding of FPGA RTL development, including ability in Verilog or VHDL ideal.
Extreme proficiency in MS software, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Attributes
Excellent analytical, detailing communication skills with demonstrated ability to write and speak persuasively.
Highly organized and unbelievable follow-up and follow-through.
Ability to perform under pressure, work with a wide variety of constituents and meet deadlines.
A serious sense of urgency and strong work ethic, highly intuitive, desire to show initiative.
Approach to work that is positive, solution-oriented, optimistic and enthusiastic.


About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws. 


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