Hardware Design Engineer

published on 22.1.2019

Zurich Instruments is the technology leader for advanced test & measurement instruments for dynamic signal processing. Our products are used in many application fields by demanding researchers all over the world. Zurich Instruments' vision is to revolutionize instrumentation by incorporating the latest analog and digital technology into powerful measurement systems for unprecedented functionality and performance.

For our Research and Development team in Zurich we are looking for a

Hardware Design Engineer (80 - 100%)

You are fascinated by measurement devices that provide 160dB signal-to-noise ratios and you have talent in contributing to a team all focused on getting things up and running? This is your chance for working inside a high-quality R&D team striving for the best-in-class measurement software and hardware solutions.

In this position you will be responsible for

  • Development and maintenance of electronic circuits (PCB based) for ZI products, including specification, conception, implementation, and documentation
  • Conducting characterization and qualification testing
  • Maintaining design resources, like EDA tools and PCB design libraries
  • Collaborating with and instructing external partners (e.g., PCB layouters and manufacturers)

Your Profile

Are you a result-oriented, intrinsically motivated person who loves to tackle challenges in a cooperative fashion? Do you feel inspired to work in a multicultural, high-tech environment? Your qualifications include

  • MSc or BSc in Electrical engineering or in a related field
  • At least 5 years of experience in circuit design and characterization of mixed signal PCB’s involving analog/RF building blocks, FPGA’s/DSP’s, mixed-signal circuits (ADC, DAC) and power supply conditioning
  • Experience in using EDA tools for circuit design and simulation, like Altium Designer and Spice
  • Proficient user of lab instrumentation including oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, and VNA’s
  • Team player enjoying close collaboration with other hardware, FW/HDL, and software team members
  • Fluent in English, German is a nice to have

We offer

Zurich Instruments offers a flexible, diverse work environment with an open, sporty company culture where people develop and form the base of our joint success.

We are looking forward to receiving your resume and motivation letter at career@zhinst.com.

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