Hardware Engineer
Job Type
Full-time
Description

HARDWARE ENGINEER

Epiq Solutions is seeking a full-time Electrical Hardware Engineer to join our team developing both custom and commercial wireless communications systems. The ideal candidate would have a passion for developing board-level analog and RF hardware designs, along with previous experience developing digital hardware designs. The candidate should have experience with the hardware design cycle, especially initial design, schematic capture, and PCB layout supervision. Specific job tasks include the following:


  • Work with senior team members to refine block diagrams of potential hardware design concepts
  • Rapid prototyping and/or simulation of hardware design concepts to validate their performance
  • Perform part selection and schematic entry for analog/RF/digital circuit designs
  • Work with team members and PCB layout staff to review parts placement and critical routing
  • Troubleshoot prototype and production hardware in the lab using RF, analog, and digital test equipment
  • Write and review technical documentation and assist with proposals
Requirements

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in hardware development
  • Relevant industry experience developing electronic hardware
  • Design experience with at least one of the following:
  • Embedded microcontrollers and associated interfacing (I2C, SPI, UART)
  • High speed digital design including FPGA-based systems
  • Interfacing to high-speed A/D and D/A converters
  • Switching power supplies (DC/DC converters)
  • Basic RF concepts such as transmission lines, RF modeling of inductors and capacitors, and/or Smith Charts
  • Experience with at least one schematic capture/PCB layout package (Altium preferred)
  • Self-motivated personality and able to work independently
  • Ability to multitask between two or more projects
  • Willingness / ability to obtain a secret security clearance, which requires U.S. Citizenship

DESIRED SKILLS

  • Experience with wireless communications systems
  • Programming experience (Python, C/C++, and/or Matlab)
  • Experience with FPGA based designs

BENEFITS

  • Flexible work hours and telecommuting options
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Paid five week sabbatical every five years
  • 401(k) matching and profit sharing
  • Health, Dental, Vision insurance available
  • Life and long term disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • Charitable Giving Company Match
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and performance
  • Fun, laid-back culture and rewarding work!

COMPANY BACKGROUND

Epiq Solutions is an engineering company that develops Software Defined Radio (SDR) transceiver cards, systems, and solutions that push the state of the art in cellular and RF sensing, security, and wireless communications. The Epiq Solutions team has expertise spanning RF system design, physical layer signal processing, and higher layer protocol processing including 2G/3G/4G/5G cellular and other personal communications protocols. Epiq Solutions systems are utilized by numerous commercial and defense/security customers throughout the world, providing solutions for multiple markets including embedded wireless transceivers, cellular survey, RF recording, technical surveillance countermeasures (TSCM), wireless intrusion detection system (WIDS) and wireless cybersecurity. While the company has been steadily growing since its inception in 2009, it’s “small business” and team-focused culture continues to thrive and contribute greatly to its success.


Epiq is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.