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Hardware Systems Engineer

Malibu, CA, USA Req #287
Friday, December 18, 2020

Located in Malibu, California, HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art.

Hardware System Engineer

Our team designs leading edge validation and prototype systems. Designs include high-speed digital and high frequency mixed signal systems and test chips to explore future generation technology. Come and join HRL’s dynamic, exciting, and innovative team where you can grow your knowledge and skills.

Candidate is a proven self-starter who:

·Has outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail

·Can solve problems by taking ownership and debugging issues on their own

·Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication

·Can multitask in a fast paced environment

Required Qualifications:

·7-10 yrs of experience as a Hardware Design Engineer

·Experience in taking a complex design through entire H/W development cycle (specification, schematics, layout, bring-up, characterization and testing).

·Knowledge of power integrity concepts (decoupling capacitors, transient response, PDN design, etc.)

·Knowledge of signal integrity concepts (crosstalk, insertion/return loss, termination, BGA breakout, fab material selection, etc.)

·FPGA/HDL programming

·Proficient in system bring-up, characterization and debugging complex embedded systems

·Knowledge of high speed digital design e.g. PCIe, DDR, USB, SPI, I2C interfaces

·Proficient with CAD tools for design and simulation

·Experience working with PCB and PCA suppliers

·Proficient with high speed oscilloscopes, bus and network analyzers.

·Ability to work with cross functional teams

Hardware, Board, System, PCB, Test, Orcad, Schematic, "board design", "pcb design", "hardware engineer" 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (e.g. driver’s license, special tools or restrictions): U.S. citizenship is required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.Active SSBI is a plus.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.
HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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  • Malibu, CA, USA