PCB Layout Design Engineer

Malibu, CA /
Science & Engineering - Sensors & Electronics Laboratory – Sensors & Electronics /
/ On-site
Based in Southern California with locations in Malibu, Calabasas and Camarillo; HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art. 

The Mixed Signal Solutions department at HRL Laboratories is an integrated team of scientists and engineers designing leading-edge mixed signal systems with novel architectures and algorithms, customized integrated circuits, and aggressive packaging and integration techniques.  As a member of the team, you will work alongside the hardware team incorporating mixed signal and RF designs into PCBs.

Essential Duties:
Complete development of CAD layout including symbol creation, floor planning, component placement, constraints management and routing.
Responsible for the design releases requiring the generation of artwork files, ODB+, fabrication and assembly drawings, and electronic PCB documentation.
Work with PCB vendors to confirm stack up design and review impedance calculations.

Required Skills:
5+ years of relevant experience in PCB layout/routing design, stack-up and impedance calculations, high speed routing techniques.
Proficient with Cadence Allegro for board layout and Cadence ORCAD for schematic designs.
Thorough understanding of the relationship between physical layout and electrical performance, RF performance, and emissions.
Background in multilayer PCB manufacturing processes including HDI, standard thru-hole and blind/buried vias and back-drilling.
Familiarity with rigid, rigid-flex and flex design and manufacturing.
Knowledge of signal integrity and transmission line concepts (phase matching, crosstalk, insertion/return loss, termination, BGA breakout, fab material selection, etc.).
Ability to work with cross functional teams.

Required Education:
BS in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or related scientific discipline.

Physical Requirements:
Proficiency in use of computers, engineering work stations, oral and written communication and willingness to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Ability to work well in a team and independently. Must be sufficiently mobile to work within confined spaces and have both visual and hearing acuity.

Special Requirements:
U.S. citizenship is required.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance. Active SSBI is a plus.

The base salary range for this full-time position is $73,000 - $120,000 + bonus + benefits.
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This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our Regular/Full Time benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.

HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, age, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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