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Hardware Engineer in Cary, NC with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 4/9/2018

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Job Number: 29501

Hardware Engineer

Job Description:

Our client is seeking a hardware engineer with RF and digital design skills to join their team. The engineer will be responsible for board and system level design for various wireless infrastructure products.


  • Develop hardware for new products as well as support sustaining engineering tasks on released products

  • Contribute to all phases of the project lifecycle; specification, design, prototype, release, production, and support

  • Work with firmware and system engineers to generate and execute performance tests

  • Support regulatory/compliance team to insure EMC/EMI and safety certifications are achieved

  • Interface with mechanical engineers to define enclosures and validate thermal behavior

  • Assist with the development of automated test platforms for manufacturing

  • Provide technical assistance for internal and external customers as required

  • Interface with business development team in generating functional specifications

Education Requirements:

  • 5+ years of related experience in communications-related hardware development

Desired Background/Skills:


    • Familiarity working with embedded controller boards (ARM, PowerPC, MIPS based)

    • Experience working with Ethernet PHY and 802.3af/at PoE circuitry

    • Hands on knowledge of spectrum analyzers, power meters, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, and HW debugging tools

    • Basic understanding of 802.11a/g/n, Zigbee, and cellular radio communications principles

    • Self-starter who can work with minimal supervision and work on several projects at one time

    • Ability to understand, create, and edit schematics using Orcad or a similar software tool

    • Debug analog and digital circuits at the PCB level

    • Familiarity with PCB design software, such as PADS or Allegro, and gerber viewing software

    • Excellent prototyping skills with a creative ability to assemble prototypes using small hand tools

    • Proficient at soldering SMT components and modifying existing PWA's for debug and test purposes

    • Create high quality test reports, test procedures, and assembly documentation using Word, Visio, Excel, and PowerPoint

    • Basic knowledge of networking concepts and technologies

    • Familiarity with FCC Part 15, EN60950, and ETSI certification testing

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