Mentor, A Siemens Business Hardware Development Engineer (SERDES, signal integrity) - 7882 in Cary, North Carolina

Position Description

Hardware Development Engineer (SERDES, signal integrity) - 7882

Work Location US - NC, Cary

Req ID 7882

Job Category R&D/Hardware Engineering

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Company: Mentor Graphics

Job Title: Hardware Development Engineer (SerDes, signal integrity) - 7882

Job Location: USA – North Carolina - Cary

Job Category: R&D/Hardware Engineering

Job Duties:

This individual will be part of the team developing the hardware platform for the FPGA prototyping solution at Mentor. They will be responsible for converting requirements into a product. This process involves the creation of specifications, selection of components, design entry, managing layout sub-contractors and performing the bring-up of this complex system, then taking it through qualification to final release as a product. Collaboration with other teams is required throughout the process.

Job Qualifications:

Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, with 5+ years’ experience working on high speed PCB designs. Knowledge of Signal Integrity basics is important. Experience in FPGA development is desired together with an understanding of the physical interfaces in FPGAs (PCIe, Ethernet, IOSerDes). Good communication and documentation skills are required to share and communicate work between members of the team and to external customers and vendors. Rudimentary software knowledge (C programming, UNIX shell scripting, etc.) is desired.

The Applicant should be able to demonstrate knowledge of

• High speed signal design 1Gbps+

• Schematic design

o Component Selection, RoHS

o Design entry

o Creating PCB layout rules

• Managing PCB layout contractor to ensure a high quality design

o Creating PCB stack-up

o Managing PCB design rules for SI

• SI analysis between components on boards, between boards over a backplane and cables

• Strong lab skills and ability to debug challenging issues

• FPGA RTL Design Experience is a plus

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, color, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.