Sr. Electrical Engineer-Foster City, Ca-Contract

Advanced Hardware Engineering team is looking for a Senior Electrical Test Engineer to work closely with our circuit design engineers on the development of in-house electronics for our robots. You will also be involved in root causing board failures, sometimes leading you deep into the vehicle architecture.

Responsibilities

  • Work cross functionally with various teams to develop in-house electronics for our autonomous vehicle
  • Define test plans, design and run board-level signal and power integrity tests for validating the electric design and its margins
  • Utilize internal and external standards to define and track appropriate test thresholds. Drive test coverage
  • Partner with our circuit design engineers by feeding the learnings and improvements back into the design

Qualifications

  • Strong electrical engineering fundamentals in analog/digital design, communications, sensors, power supplies, and embedded systems
  • 6+ years of professional work experience
  • A genuine passion for uncovering latent issues and bugs by diagnosing hardware, software, and process issues
  • Experience with SI and PI measurement techniques
  • Experience with Gbps or faster serial buses such as GMSL or FPDlink
  • Experience running ESD and EMI tests at external test labs
  • Familiarity with lab equipment including VNA, TDR, oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, etc.
  • Experience using Python, C++, or other programming language for basic automation tasks
  • Familiarity with OS tools, shell scripting, and file system manipulation in both Linux and Windows

Bonus Qualifications

  • Experience automating testing in heat chambers
  • Experience with Altium or equivalent PCB CAD package
  • Experience with SI and PI simulation
  • Specific experience simulating and validating DDR memory layouts

Pay Rate-DOE

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

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