Electrical Engineer / Electronics Engineer Job Description

Electrical Engineer / Electronics Engineer Job Description

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Electrical engineer / electronics engineer provides professional advice and guidance on electronic circuit design, PCB design and build, 3D CAD manufacture and LabView programming processes and procedures.

Electrical Engineer / Electronics Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Design and development of digital and analog electronics for control of high power electronics systems
Design and development of embedded control firmware of high power electronics systems and control systems
Design and development of digital and analog electronics for high power motor drive systems
Start to finish ownership of control boards and other electronics – from specification to design, prototype, and manufacturing
Act as a core team member within a multi­functional team to perform detailed design including schematic capture of power electronics circuitry for control of the high power switching of electric motors in electric vehicles to meet the customer functional, timing and project quoted cost targets
Perform simulation and worst case analysis of power electronics circuitry, including Control board and Gatedrive board high voltage circuits for assigned customer development projects
Liaise as required with multiple product development groups throughout the product-realization process through to product-launch
Design, modify, develop, write and implement embedded software Java, XML based backend services and JavaScript user interfaces
Design, analysis, testing and release to the market of food preparation Electronic/Electrical systems and sub-systems, from requirements definition to verified specification
Defining and realizing hardware and firmware for digitally connected products

Electrical Engineer / Electronics Engineer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Electrical Engineer / Electronics Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASQ, OPEX, DO-254, OEM, ETL, EC, CSA, UL, ISTQB

Education for Electrical Engineer / Electronics Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the electrical engineer / electronics engineer 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, Electronics, Computer Science, Science, Physics, Electronics Engineering, Mathematics, Engineering Technology, Chemistry

Skills for Electrical Engineer / Electronics Engineer

Desired skills for electrical engineer / electronics engineer include:

Traction technology and familiarity with the electrical equipment of rail vehicles desirable
Behavior and effects of electrons to resolve technical and manufacturing issue
Manufacturing processes and capabilities
Electronic circuitry
Quality improvement tools and techniques
Matlab
Reliability
Energy storage systems
Quality management systems
Industry specifications for materials and processing

Desired experience for electrical engineer / electronics engineer includes:

Experience in development of digital and analog interfaces for PC-based test systems, especially Labview
Proficiency with basic EE tools (scopes, network analyzers)
Knowledge in power semiconductors – IGBTs, MOSFETs, and their gate drive and protection circuitry
Experience with DSPs, microcontrollers, and programmable logic devices
Knowledge of serial communication buses - CAN, SPI, I2C
Experience with power semiconductors - IGBTs, Mosfets, gate drive circuits a plus

Electrical Engineer / Electronics Engineer Examples

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Electrical Engineer / Electronics Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an electrical engineer / electronics engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for electrical engineer / electronics engineer
  • Standardize electronics solution’s test requirements for key product lines
  • Electronic/Electrical components/solutions sourcing, schematics, BOM consolidation, component preparation, PCBA debugging and rework, measurement and test in the development and validation phase
  • Scout new component, technology, supplier for better quality, lower cost and new features
  • Manage suppliers to develop EE architectures, firmware and validate the solutions
  • Product aftercare, lifecycle sustaining, extension development and validation
  • Schedule, organize, and lead project technical meetings & design reviews to present ideas, concepts, results, and status
  • Lead junior engineers on technical issues, problem solving strategies, and engineering principles
  • Defining test plan and test set-ups
  • Generation and filing of Intellectual Property (IP)
  • Working on a multidisciplinary team of electrical and mechanical engineers to develop software tools and hardware to facilitate testing and design of telemetry systems
Qualifications for electrical engineer / electronics engineer
  • Experience with medium to high volume DFT and DFM
  • Knowledge of UL and CE electrical safety requirements
  • Experience with Labview, Digital and Analog interfaces for PCs, Test systems
  • Familiarity with schematic capture, power converter and electro-magnetic circuit simulation tools
  • Experience with scripting and/or test automation
  • 1-2 years of hands on experience with RF and High Voltage low power circuit
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Electrical Engineer / Electronics Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an electrical engineer / electronics engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for electrical engineer / electronics engineer
  • Apply systems engineering principals and methodologies to define and produce a product
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to peers and managers
  • Assist in data acquisition for analysis purposes
  • Conduct testing and analyze the collected data for MEMS integration in steam iron
  • Develop new feature(s) in new Technology & Function Development activity
  • Deliver a robust scale sensing circuit by using capacitive sensing technology
  • Perform testing of high voltage/high power DCDC Converter and Inverter systems for automotive applications including high voltage circuits and produce design calculations and reports
  • Interact on a technical level both within the design team and with customers
  • Translate customer requirements into innovative and cost effective design solutions
  • Execute tasks according to corporate and business unit processes
Qualifications for electrical engineer / electronics engineer
  • Comfortable with PCB design using CAD tools (Altium, Orcad, EagleCad)
  • Degree in electrical engineering (Bachelor or Master)
  • Knowledgeable about the current, emerging technologies and trends in CAE
  • Candidates must be a new or recent graduate with a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering or closely related Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) discipline
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer sciences or Electrical Engineering with 8 or more years' of experience, Master's degree in Electrical with 5 or more years' of experience
  • Four (4) or more years of experience in electrical engineering or computer science
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Electrical Engineer / Electronics Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of electrical engineer / electronics engineer. 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 electrical engineer / electronics engineer
  • Drive and guide module architectural and design decisions
  • Contribute to the creation of new processes and solutions, identify problems and determine alternate solutions
  • Support DV, PV, DFMEA, and APQP activities
  • Support production launch activities related to ICT and EOL testing
  • Working as a team member of the Test Technology Engineering group, to ensure compatibility and effectiveness of test cell systems
  • Contributing knowledge of electrical systems to the design and development of turbocharger test facilities
  • Responsible for fault-finding within complex electro-mechanical systems
  • Responsible for delivery of several concurrent projects in accordance with relevant legislation to cost and timing targets, either as a team member on larger projects or as a project lead on small projects
  • Collaborative work with mechanical, thermal design, manufacturing test, and DVT engineers
  • Collaborate on controller architectural decisions to drive robust system design
Qualifications for electrical engineer / electronics engineer
  • Experience working with personal computers and software such as MathCAD, Excel
  • Experience with Military systems highly preferred
  • Candidates must be a new or recent graduate with a PhD in Electrical Engineering or closely related Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) discipline
  • Must be able to analyze and troubleshoot seismic systems, including high-resolution, low noise, low power, high voltage (600V) systems, with competency for mitigation of noise, crosstalk, transmission effects, and EMI, for DC to 2 GHz
  • Must know how to use PSpice and other design programs
  • Experience designing and supervising PCB layout
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Electrical Engineer / Electronics Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of electrical engineer / electronics engineer. 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 electrical engineer / electronics engineer
  • Incorporates reliability analysis during the design and test process
  • Performing analyses for affordability, safety, reliability, maintainability, testability, human systems integration, system security, and other specialties’ quality factors into a preferred configuration to ensure success
  • Product level electrical design including component selection, thermal system design, mechanical packaging concepts, and interconnection hardware selection/design
  • Additional activities to perform from time to time in order to maximise the contribution to the company’s goals and objectives
  • Ensuring the development and manufacturing costs for new projects can be minimised
  • Delivery of work packages to time, cost and quality requirement
  • Ensuring compliance of the design to the technical, business and project requirements
  • Ensuring the design is under suitable configuration control
  • Involve in the early exploration phase of the new product design and development programs, and contribute in design decisions of the architecture of the product
  • Execute and document prototype through production circuit designs with internal laboratories, and vendors, including testing and validation
Qualifications for electrical engineer / electronics engineer
  • Understand and deal with the fact that a schematic may represent only half of the effective components in a circuit when parasitics and crosstalk are considered
  • Excellent English communications skills and ability to interface with other Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality groups to solve electrical/mechanical/packaging problems
  • The ability to understand the consequences of digital designs and their impact on analog performance
  • Understanding the principals of TDR, Network Analyzer, Sigma-Delta ADCs, FIR filters, DSP, etc is a plus but not required
  • Direct experience in the design of seismic data acquisitions systems is a plus but not required
  • FPGA/VHDL/Vivado design experience is a plus
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Electrical Engineer / Electronics Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an electrical engineer / electronics engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for electrical engineer / electronics engineer
  • Development, System, and Reliability Test of circuit boards, controllers, and electro-mechanical assemblies
  • Work with our PCB designers on circuit changes and understand critical layout considerations
  • Working with development and manufacturing partners (travel required), support product pre, start and post production
  • Develop and support manufacturing processes / procedures for mixed model scientific instrumentation
  • Develop and support test strategies, automated test equipment for module level test
  • Support and implement in new product development and responsible for the development of product manufacturing process, assembly fixture/tooling and test system from prototype to full production
  • Review tester architecture and test strategies that address efficient defect detection, manufacturing process flow, and cost
  • Ensure test requirements that are, clear, achievable, and appropriate for production testing
  • Define test strategies and develop automated test equipment
  • Develop and execute qualification protocols (IQ/OQ/PQ)
Qualifications for electrical engineer / electronics engineer
  • Ability to work effectively within a team structure, accept and understand management instruction manage own timescales and specified timescales effectively
  • Analog, digital, and mixed signal circuit design
  • Flexible, self-started, desire to solve any problem
  • HDL development
  • C / C++ experience is a plus
  • Experience in embedded C programming on microcontrollers, and microcontrollers including coding of interfaces to external memory, and digital interfaces to other peripherals (SPI/I2C/SCI/CAN/UART)

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