Design Engineer Staff Job Description

Design Engineer Staff Job Description

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Design engineer staff provides high level technical skills in HW design (analogue, mixed signal & digital) and embedded FW design.

Design Engineer Staff Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Create accurate and controlled files, engineering drawings, and specifications
Engage in product testing in lab and outside test environments
Responsible for providing advanced design support design leadership and solutions for robust product designs and activities needed to meet key business objectives
Represents the PLE group as the prime subject matter expert on design related activities, especially concerning all Computer Aided Design aspects
Identify best in class design practices and lead the implementation of these into the regular lifecycle management of products
Perform tolerance analyses to assess specification adequacy and support risk based decisions
Creates and manages complex CAD solid models of components and assemblies, utilizing expert level CAD techniques
Drives the accurate recreation/reverse engineering of components and assemblies to ensure legacy drawings/specifications are upgraded to current standards
Applies innovative & logical risk based approach to overcome challenges with the capacity for original and independent thinking
Supports material/design/process changes to the product line through Design Control process, with well-documented research/analyses

Design Engineer Staff Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Design Engineer Staff

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASQ, ITIL, AS9100, DO-254, FPGA, AS9100D, CMMI, UL, EMC, CQE

Education for Design Engineer Staff

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the design engineer staff job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Design, Electronics, Science, Technical, Electronic Engineering, Electronics Engineering

Skills for Design Engineer Staff

Desired skills for design engineer staff include:

Signal integrity fundamentals
Cadence and Mentor
EDA tools from Synopsys
Particularly with Encounter & Calibre
CMOS technology
Embedded processor assembly code
Embedded system design
Multi-domain clock synchronization

Desired experience for design engineer staff includes:

Experience with Software or Firmware Verification
Strong knowledge of manufacturing methods (Investment casting, Forging, Machining, Etching, Welding, Coating, Injection molding)
Experience and design skill with 3-D design software is required, Pro/Engineer (Wildfire) is highly preferred
Generating detailed drawings from solid models for various fabrication techniques (machining, welding, sheet metal forming)
Experience with FPGA Development, Low Power RTL Design Techniques
Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in a Mechanical Engineering or related technical discipline with a minimum of 6-8 years of experience in related field is required

Design Engineer Staff Examples


Design Engineer Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of design engineer staff. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for design engineer staff
  • Design of high speed IC circuits and layout
  • Responsibility for delivering high performance circuit block designs
  • Assessing block design feasibility and schedule
  • Preparing block technical reviews and block documentation
  • Effective working relationships developed and maintained at all times with senior designers and engineers
  • Evaluate, build and deploy the most efficient designs techniques for delivering increasingly complex SoC/IP digital designs and architecture within aggressive, market-driven schedules
  • Own complete Front end design of an IP/SoC – taking it from Concept through to silicon level 100% Spec Compliant mature design – including Design/Verification and Pre-Si Validation cycle
  • Ensure that SMART metrics are established and implemented, to measure the Design processes efficiency and achievement of goals
  • Plans, oversees, and executes the Systems Design Engineering activities in the project, including initiation, coordination, synchronization, review and integration of the technical work performed within various Engineering disciplines
  • Leads cross-discipline feasibility and trade off studies
Qualifications for design engineer staff
  • Lead the development effort and Carry out design work of critical function units
  • Hands-on experience in CPU architecture/micro-architecture/design
  • Must be a highly organized, detail-oriented self-starter, who can deliver independently in a team environment
  • End-to-End design cycle including Micro architecture, design implementation in RTL followed by timing closure of complex designs such as HBM and or DDR memory controllers
  • Documentation and communication as a senior member of the team is key requirement
  • Also, required is the skills to interact with cross functional teams from Functional Verification to Physical Design towards tape-out goals

Design Engineer Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a design engineer staff. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for design engineer staff
  • Documents custom tools with specifications, schematics and mechanical layouts to support document control and tool release
  • Documents activities, including designs and design concepts, to support successful project transfers from research to product development programs
  • Stays informed and up to date on technological developments within the electrophysiology (EP) medical device industry and competitive environment to identify opportunities that align and support organizational strategy
  • Produce airframe structural configuration layouts and detail designs including preliminary sizing/stress analysis, joint layouts, interface boundary definitions of parts and assemblies employing metallic and composite materials
  • Create and maintain CAD solid models and drawings of installations, assembly and detail components that meet all requirements such as structural integrity, interface boundaries, weight and cost targets as directed by the project engineer
  • Periodically review and check the product structure and BOM’s of the team to insure fit, form, function of the structural components is maintained
  • Conduct periodic design reviews as required to ensure designs meet the requirements
  • Coordinate and collaborate with members of stress, manufacturing, procurement, quality control and other departments as required to mature the design from conception to production
  • Create and maintain documentation that tracks team weekly progress status as it related to the Program budget and deadlines
  • Prepare PowerPoint presentations to support Program PDRs and CDRs
Qualifications for design engineer staff
  • Ensures that requirements translate accurately into design specifications (PDD/RS)
  • Leads peer reviews of proposed design architectures and verification results and modifies architecture as needed to ensure useful, accurate, and timely feedback to stakeholders/customers
  • Applies advanced understanding of process technology and architectural modeling to address design implementation challenges
  • Networks professionally and interfaces effectively with industry forums to identify design engineering practices of potential benefit to Xilinx
  • Leads experienced design engineers and mentors less experienced design engineers in implementation tasks to ensure compliance to specification, quality standards, and milestones
  • Fully understands the implications of software on hardware design decisions

Design Engineer Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of design engineer staff. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for design engineer staff
  • RTL design, simulation, DFT, STA, Floorplanning
  • Utilizes Unigraphics NX CAD software to create 3D design models
  • Conduct requirements analysis and layout technical/design plans for the development effort develop the requirement compliance plan
  • Experienced user of dynamic modeling tools with demonstrated capability in analyzing motion, stress, strain, FEA, thermal performance, material selection, reliability, and economic and manufacturing feasibility
  • Responsible for detailed stack up design for smartphone and critical component/module verification
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (including Industry Design, Project Management, System Engineering, Electrical, Software ) to evaluate new technologies and features for prototype hardware
  • Work closely with ID team to come up competitive concepts and proposals
  • Conduct new technology feasibility study
  • Lead cross function team product design evaluation meeting and following-up
  • Build working demo and communicate/demonstrate to cross-functional teams
Qualifications for design engineer staff
  • Knowledge of Regulatory requirements for Power Supplies and/or UPS products
  • Experience in Firmware Development for real-time control, state machine implementation and communication protocols
  • Experience with MATLAB, C/C++ and scripting/automation tools
  • Technical leadership of complex engineering projects
  • Experience with other EDA tools such as Design Compiler, IC Compiler, PrimeTime, SoC Encounter, Pacific, Nanosim, Pathmill, Spectre, HSPICE, HSIM, Finesim
  • Be motivated to accept a variety of responsibilities as a part of contributing to the team’s success

Design Engineer Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of design engineer staff. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for design engineer staff
  • Develop firmware for memory chip operations
  • Validate and debug design features on silicon
  • Work with manufacturing and test teams to ensure product delivery
  • Design optimized digital blocks in verilog meeting design specifications
  • Run simulations to debug and verify the design
  • Work with verification engineers to develop test bench and verification methodology using verilog, system verilog, and UVM
  • Work with physical design team on synthesis, verification and static timing
  • Implement DFT and develop test vectors for production test
  • Collaborate with system engineers, analog engineers, application engineers, and test engineers on digital specifications, analog testability, and debugging
  • Write and hold detailed design reviews
Qualifications for design engineer staff
  • BSc degree in Electrical/Electronic/Computer Engineering with focused IC design content (Masters degree preferred, PhD welcomed)
  • 2 to 6 years of experience in IC circuit design, preferably for optical and/or wireline applications
  • Robust foundation of analog circuit theory, transmission lines and device fundamentals
  • Proven drive for results with contributions to high performance, high speed IC designs from concept through to technology with a successful academic or preferably commercial outcome
  • Preferred experience of HFSS, ADS and microwave modeling
  • Ability to interpret lab verification results to support applications and device characterization

Design Engineer Staff Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a design engineer staff. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for design engineer staff
  • Drive primary design configuration between commonly used printed dipole and inverted F antennas, and provide potential alternatives that meet unusually challenging customer requirements and can efficiently be produced via high-volume manufacturing methods
  • Ensure that reliability needs are met in the design for EMC, safety, manufacturability and regulatory requirements
  • Evaluate and deploy the evolving verification methodologies to handle increasingly complex IP/SubSystem designs within aggressive, market-driven schedules
  • Own and ensure quality adherence during all stages of the project cycle
  • Hands on and ability to work well as part of a team both locally, and with remote or multi-site teams
  • FC clocking
  • Layout Verification- Reliability Verification
  • Electrical Rule Verification
Qualifications for design engineer staff
  • Expertise in Verilog/System Verilog, C/C++/SystemC, OVM, UVM, Scripting languages like Perl/Python
  • Highly motivated, reliable
  • Good communicator, personable, team player
  • Co-operate & communicate well with the RTL, circuit design, and layout teams
  • Extensive experience in modern digital ASIC methodologies including front-end design and verification, synthesis, STA and signal integrity, DfT and physical implementation
  • Experience in leading digital IC design teams

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