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Hardware Systems Engineer

San Diego, CA 92121

Posted: 06/23/2022 Employment Type: Direct Placement Category: Computer Hardware Engineers Job Number: 94411

Job Description


The Hardware Systems Engineer is responsible for designing hardware to support the EHR. This includes embedded and standalone devices. The Hardware System Engineer is equally able to integrate off the shelf components and design custom hardware.



A successful candidate has a strong background in Electrical and Computer Engineering and demonstrates a mastery of current and emerging technologies.


  • Read and understand specifications of software, electronic components, mechanical components and computing hardware.
  • Solve problems in all areas including our  hardware, 3rd party hardware, firmware, product requirements, product demonstrations, product support and regulatory compliance.
  • Select components such as CPUs, RAM, Flash, DC/DCs based on performance, price, availability, compatibility and suitability.
  • Specify mechanical design features that affect electrical properties, including EMI, EMC, and safety.
  • Work with a mechanical engineer to develop custom components when needed.
  • Take HW measurements using test equipment and create DVT reports.
  • Create PCB designs utilizing high speed (GHz) signals used with DDR3/4, PCIe Gen4, and USB as well as low frequency interfaces like I2C, SPI, and UART.
  • Apply Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering principles and standards to hardware designs.
  • Create product documentation including design documents, schematics, PCB artwork, DVT plans and reports, assembly drawings, bills of material, and manufacturing procedures.
  • Design and develop specific tests as required to evaluate system design integrity and performance. and evaluate test results.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical engineering, computer engineering, physics, cognitive science or mathematics with 5-10 years of industry experience.
  • U.S. Citizenship with the ability to obtain DoD ADP and VA High Risk Background clearance
  • Knowledge about current hardware technologies and interfaces as detailed in the job description.
  • Experience with leading PCB technology and electrical design/characterization of high speed signals like: DDR3/4, PCIe gen4, USB.
  • Have a deep understanding and experience of low frequency interface likes I2C, SPI, UART.
  • Solid digital/analog theory of operation fundamentals.
  • Good understanding of system jitter issues, signal integrity issues.
  • Design and develop specific testing as required to evaluate system design integrity and performance review and evaluate test results.
  • Good understanding of standards compliance.
  • Experienced in usage of ECAD tools and latest HW measurement equipment (DSO, SA, signal generators).
  • Experience developing electronic products from beginning to end and dealing with contract manufacturers.
  • Unix and scripting skills.
  • Excellent Failure Analysis capability to deal with complex issues.


  • Strong understanding of ARM based SoC architectures and bus interfaces.
  • Experience in low power embedded systems, from 8-bit and 16-bit micro-controllers to multi-core ARM based SoCs. Expertise in Orcad board tools.
  • Knowledge of server technologies and current CPU, GPU, SSD, NVMe, HDD, SAS, Infiniband, DPU technology.


  • 100% covered Medical and Dental coverage for you & your family
  • Generous 401(k) plan and contribution
  • Events and weekly lunches
  • Engaging wellness activities
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Program
  • So many more to list…

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