Thorlabs Scientific Imaging group in Austin, Texas designs and manufactures state-of-the-art digital cameras and imaging systems. We are seeking a talented, experienced PCB design engineer to lead the development and commercialization of a FPGA-based, high-speed, data acquisition host adapters for Thorlabs products.
Technology transfer from Thorlabs R&D division Participation in building core technical team Working with internal customers to finalize product requirements Leadership of the hardware and firmware development team from design to sustaining engineering Development of data acquisition card design including circuit design, test and functional verification, production test fixtures and documentation. Emphasis on high-speed connectors, GHz-rate data conversion (ADC and DAC), data path, DRAM, FPGA, and PCIe interface Knowledge and Skills:
Demonstrated strong high speed digital circuit and PCB skills Recent design of complex, dense PCB design with FPGA and DRAM High-speed (GHz) data conversion, serial interface, and DDR3 implementations High-speed (GHz) PCB design Recent design of data-intensive board architectures; for example RADAR, LIDAR, or HDTV Demonstrated ability to bring complex, high speed digital designs from concept through release to manufacturing Development of project timelines with milestones Management of technical risk; including analysis, simulation, prototyping, and contingency planning Design for Test and Manufacturability Board-level test development and implementation Desirable Skills and Experience:
PCIe Host Adaptor Card design and commercialization Imaging Systems Digital Signal Processing Education and Experience:
Minimum Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering Minimum 5 years of FPGA design experience with 2 years of board-level product commercialization experience
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