PCB DESIGNER I

Elmgrove Technologies in Rochester, NY

  • Industry: Electronics/Semiconductors - Hardware Engineer/Designer
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $41,520.00 - 63,400.00 / Year*
position filled
GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
  • Develop and draft PCB layouts for complex, multi-layer printed circuit boards (using Altium Design software) with guidance from Senior Designer and Electrical, Mechanical and RF Engineers
  • Component placement, trace routing, analysis, verification, and related work on new and existing printed circuit board designs

Prepare fabrication drawings, manufacturing data and Gerber files necessary for procurement of stencils and circuit boards from suppliers


Produce assembly drawings, parts lists, and bills of material/BOM
  • Create, verify and import schematic symbols, 3D models, and component footprints into a Library Management System (LMS)
  • Interface with Electrical, Mechanical and Production staff from design to final product
  • On-site position (Rochester, NY)


TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Experience with Rigid, Flex and Rigid-Flex design requirements
  • Experience with high-density component placement and routing in small spaces using minimal layers
  • Knowledge of multi-layer board stack-ups and mixed technologies such as blind/buried vias, controlled impedance, digital, high-speed (multi-Gb), analog and RF
  • Working knowledge of High-Speed Serial Interfaces (USB, PCIe, SATA), parallel memory interfaces (DDR3/GDDR5), Power Management, etc.
  • Working knowledge of high-voltage creepage and clearance issues, length matching, differential pairing, and emissions control
  • Thorough understanding and utilization of DFF/DFM principles to ensure manufacturability and integration into mechanical housings/enclosures etc.
  • Thorough understanding of PWB fabrication, materials choices and processing
  • Familiarity with applicable IPC and IEE standards for PCB design (IPC CID certification a plus)
  • Ability to perform schematic capture and PCB layout design
  • Knowledge on how to enter (and minimize) design rules and constraints
  • Ability to interface with ECAD, MCAD & DFM tools


QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must be highly proficient in multilayer PCB layout using Altium Designer
  • Industry experience with other EDA/ECAD tools such as Eagle, Mentor Graphics (PADS), Viewlogic, Cadence Allegro, OrCAD, P-CAD, AutoCAD etc.
  • Minimum: Associate Degree or equivalent training/certification in Electrical Engineering or a closely related field (3+ years of industry experience preferred)
  • Dependable
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • US Citizenship or Permanent Resident status
  • Ability to pass background check and drug tests
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance


COMPANY INFO:

Elmgrove Technologies is a contract electronics manufacturer (CEM) based in Rochester, New York specializing in the design, assembly, and repair of printed circuit boards (PCBs) and other electromechanical devices.

POSITION TYPE:
  • Permanent*
  • Full-time (40+ hours per week)
  • Flexible shift (typically between normal business hours of 7:00am and 7:00pm)
  • On-site
*New hires will be placed on a 90 day probationary period before being considered for permanent employment.

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS:
  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Medical and vision plans
  • Paid vacation, holidays, sick & personal time
  • Employer retirement contributions
  • Training and opportunities for growth
  • Casual, friendly atmosphere


APPLICATION PROCESS:

1) Deliver resume and apply in person to:

Elmgrove Technologies

(A division of Photonamics Inc.)

558 Elmgrove Road

Rochester, NY 14606

--OR

2) Email resume to: ...@elmgrovetech.com

(please put Design Job in subject line)

Elmgrove Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Associated topics: asic, catia, chip, design, engineer i, engineer ii, engineer iii, h/w engineer, semiconductor, vlsi

* Estimated salary