Sr. PCB Design Engineer

Velodyne, San Jose, California


Job Summary:

Velodyne Lidar is exploding in size as the leader in the lidar industry, and is gearing up for mass production now! Join Velodyne during this exciting time!

Job Description

Work in a collaborative team of ASIC,HW, Mechanical, and Process Engineers to develop PCB designs that are part of highly reliable LiDAR subsystems for use in Automotive applications. Primary responsibilities include PCB design and layout of rigid and flex circuits, including accurately completing all documentation. Candidate will interface directly with Electrical, Mechanical, and Process Engineers to come with stack up perform preliminary parts placements eventually leading to full up designs using Cadence CAD software. All documentation, including fab and assembly drawings, will be done in Cadence EDA tool suite.

Primary Responsibilities

  • With inputs from engineering, create PCB designs and design verification checks
  • Work with Engineers for parts placements, and routing that satisfy design requirements and adhere to IPC and company standards
  • Create layer stack ups that meet all design requirements and interface with PCB vendors as required
  • Work within volumetric constraints defined by Mechanical Engineers to create optimal layouts
  • Interface with Process Engineers to ensure designs are highly manufacturable
  • Create full documentation packages and manage release process into companywide PLM system
  • Create and manage all aspects of component library
  • Be able to quickly perform fit checks during early stages of designs
  • Manage all ECO’s and other documentation changes related to all PCB designs
  • Create and manage the 3D model required by Mechanical Engineers

Minimum Qualifications

  • Knowledge of PCB design software such as Orcad/Allegro with a minimum of 10 years of experience utilizing Orcad or equivalent software
  • Experience with multilayer board designs, specifically RF and FR4(Rogers, Nelco, Megtron etc) board material stack-ups
  • Layout experience with high frequency RF circuits and power supply circuits
  • Well experienced with via designs (buried, blind)
  • Good understanding of PCB fabrication and assembly processes
  • Well versed in CAM350 or equivalent software
  • Some Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing(GD&T) experience
  • Experienced with MS Office applications(Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Good communication skills with the ability to interface and clearly communicate with many different technical disciplines

Preferred Qualifications

  • AS degree or equivalent and 10 years related technical experience
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD or SolidWorks
  • Electronics packaging experience in addition to engineering principles related to basic circuits
  • Mechanical design and drafting experience is preferred

About Velodyne

About us Founded in 1983 and based in Silicon Valley, Velodyne LiDAR, Inc. is a technology company known worldwide for its real-time LiDAR sensors. The company evolved after founder/inventor David Hall developed the HDL-64 Solid-State Hybrid LiDAR sensor in 2005. Since then, Velodyne LiDAR has emerged as the leading developer, manufacturer, and supplier of 3D real-time perception systems used in a variety of commercial applications including autonomous vehicles, vehicle safety systems, 3D mobile mapping, 3D aerial mapping, and security

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