Nelson Engineering is seeking a Sr. Staff Engineer who will be responsible for directing and coordinating activities for major engineering projects.
Conduct applied research, development and design of new products; work includes complex board level design, fabrication, modification and evaluation of electronic apparatus, components or circuitry for use in electronic equipment and devices
Complex design, fabrication, modification and evaluation of electronic apparatus, components, or circuitry for use in electronic equipment and devises
Works with Engineering Manager to respond to requirements and turn customer requests into proposals and eventually into delivered systems that meets requirements
Creates system functionality and design specifications including block diagrams, control strategies and algorithms
Specify, design, develop, test, and integrate RF/Analog circuitry
Analyze and simulate the performance of designs
Review system level specifications for critical design characteristics
Coordinates the layout, assembly and testing of the prototype assemblies
Evaluate and characterize prototype units
Design documentation and assists in the transfer of information for preparation of technical publications
Propose and implement solutions to correct problems, reduce costs, and improve performance with the existing instruments
Min. 10 years experience with board level analog circuit design with strong emphasis with RF, especially in high speed and high resolution mixed-signal circuitry, such as PLLs, A/Ds, D/As, and Filters, etc.
BS Electrical Engineering required; MS Electrical Engineering preferred, or equivalent
Experience in development of instruments for Test and Measurement industry, such as Microwave Signal Generator, Spectrum Analyzers and Microwave Power Meters will be a plus
Additional Skills (not required):
Test & Measurement industry experience; Microwave synthesizer design experience; Power Meter design experience; Digital circuit design experience; Project management skills; Basic skill of test software development.
Founded in 1970 with locations throughout California and into Texas, Nelson ranks among the largest independent staffing companies in the United States. Regularly recognized as one of the “Top 10 Best Staffing Firms to Work For,” in 2012, Nelson was also honored as one of the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times and the San Jose/Silicon Valley Business Journal. Comprised of three major business units focused on specific industries, Nelson has the capacity to place job candidates quickly in a number of fields in full-time, executive, consultative, and temporary positions. Nelson & Associates is the finance and accounting arm of the organization, situating professionals in jobs in the financial arena, while Nelson Technology is plugged into the tech community, filling openings rapidly from their vast social network. Nelson Staffing offers the broad spectrum of career areas, including winery operations, technology, game software testing, legal, engineering, office administration, hospitality, production, customer service, marketing, non-profit, human resources, business development and sales. To learn more about the company, visit http://www.nelsonhr.com.