PCB Designer in Huntsville, AL at Volt

Date Posted: 6/19/2018

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Job Description

Volt is seeking a Sr. Electrical Engineer with strong PCB layout skills to join our team as an ECAD designer.

In this role you will have the ability to develop best-in-industry technologies that align product capabilities to the needs of our customer. You will be empowered to leverage design commonality and innovation, balancing risk and rigor, to achieve predictable and affordable solutions. We are looking for candidates willing to collaborate, innovate and team with our engineers to generate and utilize today’s cutting-edge technology.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Responsible for printed circuit board (PCB) designs from conception to manufacturing including library part creation, schematic capture, component placement, routing, gerber / ODB++ file creation and all documentation using the Mentor Graphics toolset. Designs include PCBs as well as flex assemblies and rigid-flex assemblies. Responsible for interfacing with electrical, mechanical and producibility engineering disciplines to ensure that the overall design requirements are captured and accomplished. Job responsibilities will include providing technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. An understanding and wide application of technical theories and concepts in the field of PCB design and manufacturing is required.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
 

  • High level technical PCB design skills using the Mentor Graphics design toolset.
  • Minimum of 8 years direct experience of the following is a must:
    • Xpedition environment with working knowledge of Xpedition VX1.1.
    • Advanced level skills to include placement, routing, use of the auto-router, constraint manager
    • xDM and xDM Library Client.
  • Use of BluePrint to create complex PCB drawings.
  • Must have experience designing complex analog, digital, RF, and mixed technology, multi-layer designs with HDI technology, high speed routing including DDR circuitry along with other similar complex technologies and skills to include signal integrity export and analysis
  • Export manufacturing data of both Gerber and ODB++ and use of Valor Design Rule Checking software.
  • Must be able to develop technical solutions to complex problems through use of ingenuity and creativity with minimal supervision.
  • Candidate must be a self-starter and possess the ability to work autonomously while establishing schedule and priority needs.
  • Candidate will be expected to begin design tasks on day one.
  • Working knowledge of military and commercial design standards, GD&T techniques and overall producibility considerations related to electronic packaging design is required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to interact with co-workers and customers in a team environment.
  • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Previous leadership or mentoring roles.
  • Da_lms experience, Board Station with use of Librarian, Layout and Fablink is highly desired.
  • Mechanical design skills sufficient to be able to understand and interpret complex mechanical drawings as they relate to PCBs.
  • Skills in Mentor's Library Management System
  • Willingness to work extended hours (nights and/or weekends) as required to complete assigned tasking.

REQUIRED EDUCATION (including Major):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) or equivalent experience

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path. 

Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

To learn more about Volt, please visit: http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.com

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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