Senior Hardware Engineer - Rail Automation R&D

Job Description

Position Overview

Siemens Mobility is seeking to hire a Senior Electronics Hardware Engineer for the R&D team in the domain of embedded systems for rail signaling and onboard equipment. In this role, you will be responsible for design and development of new and troubleshooting and improvements of existing products. You will have a proven understanding of electrical engineering, and digital and analog design practices, along with some background knowledge in signal processing and network communications, have experience with implementation of signal processing and communications algorithms in FPGA environments, and be capable of translating functional requirements into efficient working designs.

You will need to be a good communicator and be able to work independently, yet collaboratively, in a multidisciplinary team environment. You must be comfortable with the application of technical theories and concepts in developmental environments and have broad knowledge of printed circuit board design and limitations, system engineering, and digital/analog circuit design. Our office is an environment where quick, innovative and cost saving solutions work hand in hand with fixing and sustaining of existing design platforms.

We’re looking for someone who can display a high level of critical thinking in bringing successful resolution to high-impact, complex, and/or multi-functional problems.

Responsibilities

  • Solve application problems, identifying root cause of hardware/software/field issues.
  • Identify & propose solutions to mitigate anomalies through hardware or software changes.
  • Ability to review circuits/schematics, understand functionality, identify critical components/circuitry and recommend suitable replacements due to obsolescence issues.
  • Develop complex maintenance, improvement, and testing plans for new hardware and in support of existing hardware.
  • Guide the quality process by detailed execution of module, sub-system, and system test procedures.
  • Lead/execute completion of all engineering documentation to support design efforts.
  • Develop estimates for task duration, supporting the process for developing and maintaining schedules, cost, and quality.
  • Develop documentation and training manuals for the use of new or modified equipment.
  • Guide review of specifications to determine hardware engineering requirements.
  • Apply advanced skills to resolve problems not covered by existing procedures or practices independently.
  • Generate design documents, block diagrams, BOM’s and prototype test plans

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering – advanced degree preferred.
  • 10+ years of successful experience crafting complex mixed-signal hardware featuring FPGAs, Processors, Microcontrollers, ADCs/DACs, DC/DC converters, etc.
  • Schematic design for multi-layer rail product PCB design. Guide PCB layout designer from placement to finish.
  • Understanding of design principles (FMEA Analysis, Reliability Analysis).
  • Demonstrate and apply comprehensive knowledge of electronics design to successful completion of assignments.
  • Proven leadership qualities and role model qualities

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Experience with safety critical/vital systems
  • Knowledge of FCC guidelines for emissions and susceptibility.
  • Strong comprehension of FPGA development environments and tool flows along with proven ability to design, implement, sustain and document FPGA designs from logic cell level specifications.
  • Ability to perform initial hardware/FPGA check-out and debug. Hands-on bringing up testing and validation of board designed.
  • Working knowledge of VHDL, Verilog, and/or System Verilog HDL languages.
  • FPGA component level integration and test plans and cost/schedule estimates for developmental activities
  • Background in digital signal processing and/or network processing FPGA applications
  • Familiarity with high-level FPGA HDL code generation tool flows (Matlab, Simulink, Modelsim, C/C++)
  • Knowledge of RF

Why Siemens?

In addition to an incredible career opportunity, we offer:

  • A competitive base salary
  • Excellent health/vision/dental plans, 401k match, tuition reimbursement, & 18 days of PTO to start
  • Extensive training along with career development

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision

Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.



Job ID: 189460

Organization: Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time



Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

EEO is the Law
Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision
Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here.

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