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Senior PCB Designer

Date Posted:

September 30, 2020

Job Category:

Engineering Production Research and Development


San Jose, CA, California, USA

Job Description:

Senior PCB Designer:

Want to be part of an exciting pre-IPO enterprise B2B company working on the cutting edge of internet-of-things, artificial intelligence & agents, blockchain, and manufacturing technology? This well-funded venture-backed company has an international footprint with our headquarters in San Jose, California in the heart of Silicon Valley. We have paying customers and are rapidly scaling. 

The Senior PCB Designer will be a key contributor to the growth of Trackonomy Systems’s product portfolio.


  • Understanding product requirements, component identification and design qualification.
  • Creating PCB schematics from concept or initial design ideas
  • Designing PCB Layouts for R&D prototypes and for production specimens
  • Maintaining parts libraries for in house layout and PCB design toolset
  • Working in close collaboration with Electrical and Mechanical Engineers on prototype designs
  • Working with the Manufacturing team on DFM's to release products into Mass Production
  • Working with the RF and Antenna design teams to integrate complex RF layout solutions
  • Gather cost, size, dielectric constant, dielectric loss, temperature and certification specifications for a library of candidate PCB board materials
  • Adhering the designs to Industry Standard guidelines and engineering best practices
  • Releasing PCB and PCBA documentation into the Document Control system
  • Maintaining PCB and PCBA changes, issues / resolutions as well as hardware versioning
  • Modifying the layout and associated documentation as part of Sustaining Engineering
  • Following periodic design review and layout review routines
  • Release board design packages including BOM, schematic and layouts
  • Coordinating with the PCB house to aid the design transition and manage its fabrication
  • Participating in the Phased product development and gated releases
  • Adherence to timelines and efficient execution of development projects
  • Keeping updated on the latest trends and layout tools

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 6 years' experience in layout of complex multilayer PCBs
  • Proficiency in using Eagle / Altium / Cadence or similar layout packages and design tools
  • Experience creating layouts, BOMs and release documentation for manufacturing
  • Working knowledge of differential pairs, controlled impedance traces, routing techniques to ensure signal integrity, impedance matching and EMI mitigation
  • Knowledge and design experience of Stripline, CPW, Microstrip, differential pair and other transmission lines for board design requirements
  • Expertise with PCB design rules, generating and maintaining libraries, and familiarity with fabrication and assembly processes
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Educational Qualifications:
BS / Masters degree in Electrical Engineering.
(Masters is preferred)

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