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Senior Hardware Design Engineer

Derry, New Hampshire

Post Date: 09/25/17 Job ID: 3851 Job Category: Power

The Sr. Hardware Design Engineer is responsible for the design, development
and implementation of Hardware products from concept to completion for various projects with inputs 
from Marketing and the Director of Engineering.   Individual also has responsibility as the 
Technical Project Leader for assigned projects meeting all goals for cost, quality, reliability, 
and schedule.

General Responsibilities of the Role:

Individual will have responsibilities in Design Engineering and Project
Management. Details for each area are listed below.

Design Engineering:
?     Participate in the development and specification of new product HW/SW
platform architectures
?     Develop detailed design specifications
?     Lead and participate in design reviews
?     Develop schematics for and specify printed circuit board layouts for new designs
?     Balance high quality, low cost, and fast time-to-market during the development of products
?     Be an expert in the use of HW tools: Oscilloscopes, DVMs, signal
generators/analyzers, logic analyzers, spectrum analyzers, LabView, for

?     Good debug skills for both HW/SW
?     Develop schematics using DX Designer
?     Simulate, breadboard, prototype HW/SW designs
?     Bring-up new designs, perform signal integrity analysis
?     Specify and perform design verification tests
?     Thoroughly document designs
?     Design to insure agency approval, platform re-use, testability, manufacturability
?     Obtain product approvals (safety, EMC)
?     Develop software for diagnostic/board bring-up/DVT tests
?     Perform root-cause analysis on failed product

Project Management:
?   Technical Leader on product development teams
?   Project Lead on key product developments
?   Develop estimates of non-recurring engineering charges (NRE), bills of materials (BOM), 
?   Monitor and control ongoing progress of projects to insure meeting NRE, BOM, and schedule goals
?   Good communicator/motivator
?   Conduct business within Fireye’ s policies and procedures


?     BSEE minimum
?     Coursework in analog and digital design


Successful candidate will have strong hardware engineering skills with a working knowledge in 
electronic design and development.

Individual should possess:

?     7+ years in electronic design and development
?     At least 5 years of hands-on, board-level, hardware design
?     At least some experience developing low-level debug software
?     Experience gaining regulatory approvals for products, especially UL, FM, CE
?     Experience performing FMEA and MTBF analysis
?     Experience with “ fail-safe” design
?     Experience with Safety Integrity Level (SIL) design a plus
?     Experience with DSPs a plus
Physical Limitations:
?     Individual is periodically required to perform repetitive movements
?     Individual is required to regularly use mechanical controls including buttons, knobs, levers, 
cranks, and pedals in performance of a function
?     Frequently required to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to hazardous 
?     The individual is occasionally required to reach overhead with hands and arms; rotate body 
from sitting and standing position and lift and carry weight up to 35 pounds
?     Normal amount of sitting and standing, average mobility to move around an office and plant 
environment, able to conduct normal amount of work on a computer
?     The individual is regularly required to walk and move around; use hands to feel, touch, grasp 
or grip tools, objects, or handles


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