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Senior Electrical Design Engineer
  • Job ID: 17704
  • Functional Area: Engineering
  • Position Type: Full-Time Regular
  • Experience Required: More than 10 years
  • Hours of Work:
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  • Location: US - California - Pleasanton
  • Division: MMA - Materials Analysis Division
  • Education Required: Bachelors Degree
  • Relocation Provided:
  • Travel Percentage: 0.00

Position Description:
Gatan, an AMETEK business, that was acquired in 2019 for $925M, is a high technology company and a recognized world leader in the design and manufacture of state-of-the-art electron microscopy equipment.

There is always more to see. And when you’re working with electron microscopy, the closer you can get to your sample, the more of its secrets it will reveal. That’s why at Gatan we have spent the last 50 years working with our customers to push the boundaries of what can be done with electron microscopy. Together, we have invented new approaches to problems that deliver fresh understanding.

With state of the art cameras, imaging energy filters, specimen preparation equipment and other EM products and solutions, we take the most powerful microscopy on earth and make it work even harder for you.

We are currently seeking an experienced Senior Electrical Design Engineer for our current and next generation cameras, imaging energy filters, specimen preparation equipment and other EM products. This individual will be responsible for working closely with the Software and Hardware groups to provide the electrical designs. This position will be based out of our Pleasanton, CA office.

The primary function of this role will be as a hardware designer on complex, high performance digital systems including architecture, hardware design, CPLD/FPGA design, exploration of technology, system performance and test. The incumbent will also be responsible for defining system requirements and integration.

Position Requirements:
Experience in high performance digital design, board design and layout
Experience with board design tools such as Altium, Orcad and Allegro
Experience designing high performance systems comprising DDR4, SerDes, Optical transports, communication interfaces and protocols such as PCIe, JESD204b and switching power supplies
CPLD/FPGA logic design with Verilog or SV, synthesis and layout
Ability to architect hardware platforms and high-speed interfaces
Experience with SoCs and microprocessor peripherals such as Ethernet, USB, PCIe, UARTS, I2C, SPI, RS485
Productization, communications and collaboration skills to work with the NPI and manufacturing teams
Strong comfort level working in a lab environment using digital embedded system debug tools
(ICE, logic analyzers, JTAG, Oscilloscopes)

Working knowledge of image sensors

BS in Electrical Engineering from a four-year college or university, MS degree is a plus
10+ years of hardware development experience

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.