Sr Hardware Designer


Bloomington, MN

Xilinx, Mentor Graphics, DDR2, SRAM


We are looking for an experienced Senior Hardware Designer for a 6+ month contracting opportunity in the Bloomington, MN area.  This company engineers high tech solutions, products and services that enable customers to execute successful operation missions.

The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to build and ensure adequate functionality of various company and client technologies. 

Senior Hardware Designers research, design and develop information processing hardware to operate in a harsh military environment. Avionics hardware consists of various electrical system components mechanisms, materials, circuitry, equipment and processes.
The selected candidate will be responsible for:
 • Design of circuit card assemblies based on the system hardware requirements
 • Participating in the selection of electronic components
 • Implementation of the schematic design
 • Supporting the layout and routing of printed wiring boards
 • Performing design analysis/simulation
 • Supporting system integration.
 • Evaluating system performance
 • Implementing test plans
 • Writing design documentation.
 • Transforming customer objectives and system requirements into compliant designs
 • Working with interdisciplinary teams consisting of mechanical, thermal, reliability, safety, manufacturing engineers and others to provide quality designs in compressed time-frames

 • Recent experience with current release Mentor Graphics DxDesigner schematic capture and printed wiring board design tools
 • Complex multi-core microprocessor designs
 • Various memory types including DDR2, DDR3, SDRAM, SRAM
 • Xilinx FPGAs
 • Gigabit Ethernet
 • Fibre Channel
 • 1553
 • PCIe
 • VME64
 • VITA 46
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.
A U.S. Government DOD security clearance is not required for this position.
Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.  This position does not qualify for sponsorship.  NO THIRD-PARTY RESUMES PLEASE.  Applicant must be able to prove authorization to work in the US as part of Form I-9 verification.

If you are interested and available for this full-time position please use the apply process where you found this job or apply directly on our website at the following URL: