Systems Engineer II -SANTAANACA (181) in Santa Ana, CA at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 3/28/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Santa Ana, CA
  • Experience:
    At least 4 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description


Responsible for the coordination and technical leadership of electronic hardware strategies and the electrical design and development of customer products. Growth focus is systems engineering, leading electrical and mechanical design team as well as test engineering to ensure customer requirements are met.


  • Designs and documents electronic hardware for customer products and related electronics, with management direction, to meet both the customers’ requirements and manufacturing requirements
  • Provides assistance to the Mechanical Design, PCB Design, Functional Test and ICT test for product, test and tooling development
  • Performs evaluation of quality measurements on electronic designs in accordance with a verification plan
  • Creates documentation related to an electronic design project
  • Contacts and works with hardware, software and equipment vendors
  • Follows project plan; Report project status to leadership
  • Assists in the coordination of electronic hardware engineering strategies for customers
  • Assists in project proposals and associated cost estimates
  • Participates in the development of advanced/new technologies
  • Participates in research and development for new design methods and tools
  • Assists with Design for Excellence (DFX) reviews and creates necessary documentation
  • Develops an understanding of DFX philosophy and promotes with customers
  • With management guidance, works with customers to understand requirements regarding product design
  • Communicates with customer technical personnel regarding technical issues
  • Works with Sustaining Engineering (product, process, test and quality) to develop products that leverage manufacturing and test processes
  • Communicates technical challenges and work with peers to create and implement solutions
  • Participates in continuous improvement activities with complete documentation, including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format
  • Provides requirements-based analysis, functional allocation, basic architecture, system interfaces, system behavior, data structure, and system verification and validation support to the development team.
  • Interacts with customer to define system interfaces, operational use cases, and system behavior to ensure user community’s needs are provided by the product/system.
  • Helps promote standardization and reuse of design building blocks across programs and products.

Additional Specific Qualifications for Position:

  • Demonstrate a basic engineering level understanding of electronic components, circuits and systems and troubleshooting;
  • Ability to utilize this level of understanding to creatively and efficiently design products and assemblies based on various applications and technologies
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of mechanism design; Ability to creatively and efficiently design mechanical portions of products, tooling and test fixtures based on various applications and technologies
  • Ability to make judgments, with management guidance, using sound engineering principles and techniques
  • Proven ability to complete projects in a timely manner
  • Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required
  • Ability to work well individually or in teams
  • Ability to take on project leadership/ownership with management guidance
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with suppliers or customers
  • Knowledge of schematic capture tools, including but not limited to: Cadence OrCad, Cadence Concept, Mentor Design Architect, Mentor Design Capture, Mentor DX Designer, Veribest, Innoveda
  • Strong presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal with internal and external customers
  • Available for travel up to 5% of the time, including day and overnight travel as required
  • Knowledge of MBSE (Model Based Systems Engineering Tools)


  • 4 year Engineering or Technical degree (EE or ME) preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by senior management
  • 5+ years of experience in electronics manufacturing, developing electronic hardware and software system requirements, system design, system test
  • Proof of US Citizen required 


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