Senior Principal Hardware Engineer, Power Supply

Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
Posted Date 2 months ago(11/19/2020 9:24 AM)
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Staffing Pros, a division of VETS Inc., is recruiting for a Senior Principal Hardware Engineer, Power Supply in San Diego, CA.


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  • Develop high speed circuit design incorporating hardware devices such as CPUs, DSPs, FPGAs, ASIC, RF ICs, ADC/DAC, PA, LNA, antenna and  battery
  • Architect, design and test power management and distribution circuits for telecommunication products using Li-ion battery, vehicular supply,  AC-DC converter and solar panel
  • Evaluate customer and regulatory agency's requirements related to emission and power supply safety. Propose and implement solutions to meet such requirements
  • Provide guidance and suggestion to improve efficiency, performance, reliability of power distribution system across multiple product lines
  • Create detail design documentation, schematics, BOMs, analysis, test plan to support verification, regulatory testing of hardware design during  prototype, certification and production phases
  • Work closely with RF, system and software engineering teams to define and design various low power operating products
  • Lead and guide technicians, junior hardware and factory test engineers on hardware design and test methodology and debug efforts


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical field
  • 8 years of experience in various switching power supply circuit design, AC-DC, DC-DC converters, Li-ion battery charging and testing, power conditioning, circuit protection, power distribution in noisy environment
  • 5 years of experience in design with low-voltage, low noise power supply, power moding and power saving techniques for multi-core embedded processor/DSP hardware system operating in industrial temperature range
  • 5 years of design experience in EMI and noise reduction, optimizing signal integrity and power efficiency
  • 5 years design experience with PCB layout, stackup design, placement and routing using CAD tools and software package eg Allegro for review and guiding CAD engineer on critical routing
  • 5 years electrical hardware engineering experience working with high speed hardware circuit design using portable or fixed power source
  • 5 years experiences with following test equipment's: high speed oscilloscope, bus protocol analyzer, logic analyzer, signal generators, temperature chamber, signal generators, soldering equipment

Preferred Experience:

  • Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical field with strong knowledge in power and analog circuits, mixed-signal system, ADC/DAC, power-management IC (PMIC) for multiple power domain and sequencing. Experience with high speed, high density digital and analog PCB design
  • Experience with various communication bus protocols eg USB, 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet, UART, I2C, SPI bus
  • Experience with managing a team of engineers designing a product from prototype phase to final production
  • Experience working with QA engineers and factory test engineers to come up with factory test plan / procedures to improve yield and quality of production units
  • Experience with sourcing electronic components and working with domestic, international component vendors, distributors
  • Experience with managing 3rd party design contractor or vendor is a plus
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, communication and team working skills

EEO Statement

Staffing Pros a division of VETS-inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


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