Application Engineer in George Town at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 8/2/2019

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Application Engineer

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Essential Functions and Competencies

• Understanding of electronic component/embedded system integration and makes independent judgement using sound engineering principles, with robust familiarization of circuit schematic entry, schematic capture and circuit simulation(s).
• Testing techniques.
• Advanced understanding, expertise, and mentorship abilities in the area of specific advanced technologies (examples: ARMs Architecture, x86 Architecture, Field Programmable Gate Array design, 8/16/32Bit MCU design, with Signal Integrity considerations, Power Delivery design) is highly desirable.
• Knowledge of interfacing with HSSL/SPI/I2C/USB/PCIe/UART/GPIB/RS232/CAN Bus/Multibus/PWM/JTAG/RFID is highly desirable.
• Experience in Radio Frequency transceiver design (Single/Dual Band WiFi – WLAN/WPAN, BLE, ZigBee, ISM radio, MIC-RF radio, etc) is highly desirable.
• Experience in Peer-Reviewing for PCB design(s) – Placement, Footprint, Routing considerations and Prototyping runs for PCB board(s) is highly desirable.
• Experience in Intrinsic Safety Designs considerations (EN60079-11) and Medical Designs (IEC60601-1) is highly desirable.
• Ability to converse in Mandarin is a definite plus.
• Participates in a continuous improvement activity with complete documentation including a follow up review with the team in a presentation format and project post mortem.
• Occasional overseas assignment is expected for this position.
Qualifications / Education / Experience

• Focuses on specific electronic hardware design and documentation for customer products using standard methods and tools to provide products that are manufacture able and meet both the customers’ requirements and the Benchmark manufacturing support groups’ requirements.
• Design schematics using Cadence OrCAD, Mentor VX Designer for custom circuit interfaces and signal controls for electrical system design.
• Develops electrical project proposal inputs and associated cost estimates that aligns with PMO budget.
• Assists with assembly of prototypes, board bring up power-on efforts and board debugging to produce a golden referenced board design with evaluation of quality measurements on electronic designs in accordance with a verification plan.
• Performs evaluation of quality measurements on electronic designs in accordance with a verification plan. Verifies completed work, checking tolerances, component selection and system requirements for his/her projects, as well as, Electronic hardware group members to be used per the verification plan.
• Present electrical hardware concepts, data and recommendation to management via phase exit review process or to customers during technical presentations.
• Communicates with customer technical personnel regarding technical issue(s) and technical challenge(s) and implements solutions where possible and as required.
• Creates all necessary documentation related to an electronic design projects.
• Develops and follows project plan, gathers status and reports project status to leadership and the customer(s).
• Develops and deploys processes within the workgroup.
• Provides sub-project level or full smaller scale project leadership and organization as required for multiple concurrent projects, mentoring, and training for engineers.
• Works with Sustaining Engineering (product, process, test and quality) to develop products that leverage manufacturing and test processes.
• Recognized as senior expert for technical problem-solving beyond use of typical methods. Min 5-7 Years of Relevant Experience in Electronics & Electrical design. At least a Bachelor's Degree, Professional Engineering Degree, Master's Degree, for Engineering (Electrical/Electronic Engineering) or equivalent.
Job Category
Design Engineering
Job Location
Penang, Malaysia

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