Senior Firmware/Hardware Engineer

Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Sep 14, 2017
Closes
Oct 14, 2017
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

JOB OVERVIEW:

Responsible for leading the FPGA firmware and hardware design activities including conceptualization, development, design for manufacturability, validation and transition to manufacturing.  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Product Development:

  • Lead research, design and development of FPGA, firmware, and hardware to create new printing and marking products.
  • Research design options and perform tests or experiments to determine potential design feasibility
  • Generate CAD tool based design schematics.
  • Provide thorough simulation of all designs.
  • Responsible for the oversight of the required board layout activities.
  • Utilize strong debug skills to effectively resolve board level and system level problems
  • Identify the suite of tests required to validate each new design at the board and system levels.
  • Must be able to work effectively as a member within development teams.
  • Assist in the creation of Product Requirements, Design Specifications, and Validation Test Requirements documents.
  • Deliver technical conceptualization efforts and vision for future product development.
  • Provide part obsolescence design activities as required.

Customer Support:

  • Ability to provide professional customer service as occasionally needed.
  • Willingness to travel to customer sites or product shows infrequently.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 10 years related experience.
  • Technical expertise in FPGA, firmware, and digital hardware development
  • Excellent Verilog design skills
  • Proficient with modeling and simulation tools
  • Schematic capture experience and familiarity with related board design requirements
  • Experienced with the entire design process from concept through debug and development to commercialization
  • Capable of debugging the FPGA and hardware system using standard lab equipment.
  • Ability to effectively debug system level problems with other engineers and developers
  • Can work effectively in cross functional teams.
  • Ability to mentor other engineers or developers as needed
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and manage time effectively.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Altera FPGA experience
  • System Verilog experience
  • Printer technology experience

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

WE HELP COMPANIES DELIVER PRODUCTS TO THE WORLD

Engage Technologies Corporation is the parent company of Squid Ink, Eastey and AFM, Squid Ink is a manufacturer of coding and marking systems and fluids for product identification and traceability. Eastey is a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty shrink packaging equipment and automated case sealing systems for packaging applications.

Engage Technologies Corp. offers a competitive compensation pkg., including medical and dental benefits and company matched 401(k) plus profit sharing.

Please submit resume to lkowalski@engagetechnologies.net  

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