RF PCB Designer in San Diego, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 7/6/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Right now, we are seeking a self-motivated RF PCB Designer to create and maintain printed circuit board designs in the DOD industry. You will need excellent RF design capability for GPS systems and be able to work in a team environment requiring strong communication skills. This position is focused on engineering & product development with a top priority on first pass success.

In this role, you will design, and layout printed circuit boards and make revisions to existing designs from inputs by customer or design team. Problem solve shortcomings in existing designs, and complete all documents required for output packages for PCB manufacturing and assembly.  

Sound Interesting?  Here are some specifics:

  • Perform RF analyses and frequency planning required for anti-jam GPS receiver to ensure design meets all performance requirements and is within challenging SWaP goals.
  • Perform PCB physical layout (parts placement, constraint driven routing, verification, etc.) required.
  • Perform and understand schematics capture, create and troubleshoot net list and routing rules from customer provided information packages about the design.
  • Generate fabrication drawings, assembly drawings, manufacturing artwork and check files.
  • Work closely with Hardware Engineers and foundry to ensure electrical and physical parameters are within specification.
  • Work closely with PCB vendors/suppliers to reduce cost and maximize PCB yield and ensure design is manufacturable, and support prototype and production builds as required.
  • Accountable for coordination with hardware engineering peers, management, and customer to complete a given project.
  • Manage and coordinate workload, schedules, customer interfaces, and internal interfaces for assigned projects.

What you need to succeed (Minimum Qualifications/ Requirements):

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, or Associates degree in Electronics, and at least 5 years of relevant experience in complex PCB design preferred.
  • Experience in Altium Designer, Cadence, Concept HDL, OrCAD are all desired.
  • Experience with analog, digital, RF and mixed signal PCB layout.
  • Experience in schematic capture, library generation, routing rules creation, signal integrity optimization
  • Familiar with IPC standards.

What will make you stand out (Preferred Qualifications/ Requirements):

  • Self-motivated, detail oriented, organized, highly skilled in communication, and able to work independently with minimal supervision is required.
  • Able to meet tight schedules with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and demonstrate the ability to make sound technical proposals and decisions, as well as efficiently communicate problems to help drive consensus on resolution.
  • Solid knowledge of placement of a wide variety of digital, analog and RF boards, and strong understanding of power supply design.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications.

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VOLT is an Equal Opportunity Employer