Electronics Design Engineer Job Description

Electronics Design Engineer Job Description

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Electronics design engineer provides engineering expertise in the area of design, analysis, and testing of spacecraft power electronics and DC-DC power converters 0.5W to 5kW.

Electronics Design Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Design and development of power electronics circuits such as flybacks, buck converters, boost converters, for on board power supplies
Provides inputs to PCB layout design
Support vehicle testing in wind tunnels, road trips
Define and develop quality improvement actions based on analysis of TGW claims, field returns testing and analysis, warranty claims, customer interviews, customer clinics – identify root cause(s) and develop corrective actions
Lead all module failure mode avoidance development including subsystem DFMEA development, In-flight reviews and providing input from current module/system experiences
Design, select, specify, and validate critical power components
Perform power circuit protection and coordination studies, circuit design, and component selection
Lead FMEA and risk assessment activities
Work with a multi-disciplinary engineering development team that includes application engineering, power conversion design, controls engineering, mechanical design, control hardware design, and product test/validation to create state of the art products
Work with manufacturing and sourcing to test and qualify components and assemblies for production and resolve issues as needed to maintain product quality

Electronics Design Engineer Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Electronics Design Engineer

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Education for Electronics Design Engineer

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Employers hiring for the electronics design 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, Science, Physics, Design, Computer Science, Mathematics, Chemistry, Electronics Engineering

Skills for Electronics Design Engineer

Desired skills for electronics design engineer include:

Design methodologies for space application and tools
Space environment constraints
C and scripting languages
Experience in Linux OS
GaN & Sic
Power switching devices like Si
AutoCAD /ProE Creo software
English in speech and writing
PCB
Power electronics

Desired experience for electronics design engineer includes:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Computer Science from an accredited college or university (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum 4 years of experience in an engineering, IT, scientific or other technical position)
Minimum degree holder with at least 3 to 5 years of relevant working experience
Familiarity with embedded OS’s, VxWorks, QNX, Embedded Linux
Bachelor Degree in electrical engineering, electronics or related fields
High level of analytical ability and trouble-shooting where problems are unusual and complex
Diverse control systems based on microcontrollers

Electronics Design Engineer Examples

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Electronics Design Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an electronics design engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for electronics design engineer
  • Participate in FMEA and risk assessment activities
  • Work with a multi-disciplinary engineering development team that includes application engineering, power conversion design, controls engineering, mechanical design, control hardware design, and product test/validation
  • Define, prepare and issue necessary documentation including design information, schematics, bills of material, Gerber files, build instructions, customer datasheets, user instructions, and maintain same within the PDM system
  • Integrate the Dispenser Electronics with peripheral devices
  • High voltage (>10 kV) driver design for switchgear, fault current limiters, solid-state breakers, required
  • Analyze technical requirements of projects and be a “hands On Technologist”, , translate system level specifications into working circuits and prototypes
  • Ensure overall compliance to TECS internal processes
  • Create the design documents for design review (HLD, DFMEA, requirements traceability matrix ), and verification plan mapping to the key performance and reliability requirement
  • Creation and maintenance of firmware for motor controls and software utilized in associated production systems
  • Develop embedded firmware to drive Brush Less Direct Current (BLDC) motors
Qualifications for electronics design engineer
  • B.S in Electrical Engineering (MSEE preferred)
  • 1+ years experience communicate and interact with others including other engineering areas, manufacturing, suppliers, testing
  • 1+year automotive experience in electronic module development
  • 2+ years in using electrical system-related vehicle diagnostic tools & equipment
  • 1+ years experience communicating and interacting with engineering areas, manufacturing, suppliers, testing
  • Low power motor control
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Electronics Design Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an electronics design 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 electronics design engineer
  • Complete understanding of the software development, production, and maintenance life cycle
  • Work closely with the new product development teams and customers to understand software requirements to meet expectations
  • Develop customer, application, and production support tools
  • Work with agency engineers to develop embedded software and ensure compliance with certifying agency standards
  • Assist Application Engineers with customer issues
  • As a member of a small team of engineers, this person must be flexible and largely self-managed
  • Conduct failure analysis and handle customer application calls, and other tasks, as needed
  • Perform complex design analysis and evaluating engineering designs
  • Development of analog circuits such as power supplies and measurement circuits
  • Technical oversight of the electronics/electrical engineering aspects of the control system
Qualifications for electronics design engineer
  • Power supply design and similar
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical / Electronic Engineering from an accredited institution
  • 6+ Years of Electrical / Electronic Engineering experience in an aerospace environment
  • DoD Secret, Top Secret and/or SSBI/SCI clearance
  • Digital, RF, mixed signal, power, analog, antenna RF, and/or test engineering knowledge/experience
  • Experience in developing innovative solutions for complex problems
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Electronics Design Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an electronics design 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 electronics design engineer
  • Technical leadership and oversight for activities, deliverables, work products, problem resolution, and process adherence to enable the team to deliver projects at appropriate quality levels within acceptable levels of technical risk
  • Understand and coach the electronics team on processes and process updates
  • Chair, participate in, or act as independent reviewer for project technical reviews
  • Facilitate and drive structured problem solving activities to resolve technical issues
  • Approve non-conforming materiel
  • Drive a culture of technical risk identification and mitigation
  • Coach engineers to increase capability and quality
  • Mentor engineers to assist in career development and growth
  • Develop and collect design process metrics
  • Help identify and fill capability gaps
Qualifications for electronics design engineer
  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of 5 years of relevant professional work experience OR Master's degree and minimum 3 year of relevant professional work experience
  • Strong program management and supplier management capabilities, the ability to work as part of a project team
  • Schematic design CAD skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of 9 years of relevant professional work experience OR Master's degree and minimum 7 years of relevant professional work experience
  • Knowledge of in HDL (VHDL/Verilog) and HVL (SystemVerilog), SystemVerilog Assertions (SVA), UVM for FPGAs
  • Use of simulation tools to analyse and predict performance of designs
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Electronics Design Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an electronics design engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for electronics design engineer
  • Provide factory support
  • To create mechanical concepts and schemes for the packaging of electronic and electrical components for use in hybrid vehicle and automotive battery related systems
  • To produce detail drawings of components suitable for prototype and volume production, to check and approve drawings of junior engineers
  • Undertake tolerance analysis of assemblies
  • To produce assembly documentation to support prototype and production builds
  • To oversee the initial build of prototypes and products
  • Liaise with customers to agree mechanical interface details
  • To work on the mechanical integration of hybrid systems from prototype through to full series production on client hybrid and electric vehicle projects
  • Working with other engineers or independently, develop/design new products from concept to full production using Electronic Circuit design, PC Board design, and Gerber file software (PADS)
  • Develop and review Electronic circuit design concepts, drawings and layouts, review and assist in design work with regard to function, manufacturability, safety, cost, project definition, and conformance to Codes and Standards
Qualifications for electronics design engineer
  • Preparation of system and sub system production test specs
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of directly related professional experience within the automotive industry
  • Knowledge of product development process and warranty (desired)
  • Four year Electrical Engineering, BSEE or equivalent
  • Proficient with schematic capture software, preferably OrCad
  • Demonstrated ability to independently design major sub-systems and printed circuit modules based on a solid understanding of electronic components, including microcontrollers and SMT manufacturing processes
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Electronics Design Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an electronics design 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 electronics design engineer
  • Check and evaluate models, drawings and pilot production samples
  • Designate and perform pertinent testing and evaluate results
  • Design products to be in conformance with all necessary agency standards ((UL, CSA, ETL, IEC, NEMA, IEEE, TIA, etc)
  • Manage multiple design projects simultaneously
  • Produce full engineering documentation including detailed engineering drawings, bills of materials, performance specifications, and UL submittals
  • Redesign products for improved function, cost reductions, and sustainability initiatives
  • Assist in tooling and manufacturing process choices
  • Perform CAD modeling and create detail drawings
  • Develop proficiency in use of Inventor, AutoCAD, and PDM drawing management system
  • Additional responsibilities and tasks to be assigned as needed based on organizational and company needs
Qualifications for electronics design engineer
  • Familiarity with hardware control and management, including interrupts, timers, USART, EEPROM, SPI, I2C, GPIO
  • The ability to guide and mentor others (a plus)
  • Demonstrate leadership ability (a plus)
  • BSEE from accredited four-year college or university
  • Must have the ability to present and interface with customers
  • Creative, with a keen understanding of the customer product base and typical design approaches

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