Senior Electronic Hardware Engineer R&D PTC

Job Description

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 existing products. We are looking for a proven understanding of electrical engineering and digital and analog design practices, along with knowledge in signal processing and network communications. Also, we would love for you to have experience with implementation of communications algorithms in FPGA environments and be capable of translating functional requirements into efficient working designs.

Your primary focus will be PTC Onboard Unit hardware systems and installations. You will need to make evidence-based hardware and design decisions, as well as be comfortable performing field installations on freight locomotives of PTC Onboard hardware.

We're looking for a good communicator and someone 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. Ours is an environment where quick, innovative and cost saving solutions work hand in hand with troubleshooting and sustaining of existing design platforms!

Responsibilities

  • Field installation of all PTC equipment onboard locomotives.
  • Design/modify complex mixed-signal hardware featuring FPGAs, Processors, Microcontrollers, ADCs/DACs, DC/DC converters, etc.
  • Ability to review circuits/schematics, understand functionality, identify critical components/circuitry and recommend suitable replacements due to obsolescence issues.
  • Develop complex maintenance, enhancement, 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.
  • Develop estimates for task duration, supporting the process for developing and maintaining schedules, cost, and quality.
  • Guide review of specifications to determine hardware engineering requirements.
  • 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.
  • 8+ years of experience in the freight railroad industry, especially with freight locomotives.
  • Detailed knowledge of and experience with PTC systems and installation.
  • 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.

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.
  • 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

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.

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

We seek to hire top talent and provide them with opportunities to earn top dollar. Siemens is a phenomenal place to have a career in an innovative environment. If you're interested in becoming a Hardware Engineer with Siemens Mobility, we'll offer you the support and career advancement to make it happen!

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.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision

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


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Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time



Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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