Hardware Design Engineer (Job #24)

USA - Austin - TX

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Hardware Design Engineer

4DSP is a provider of high-end solutions for the Aerospace & Defense industry. We are one of the fastest growing companies in Austin and are a proud recipient of an R&D100 award in 2013. We are looking for a talented individual with expertise in analog and digital hardware. The Candidate will be part of a team designing compact and ruggedized board level products using FPGA technology and high speed A/D & D/A devices.

The Applicant for this position will be responsible for:

  • Identifying product requirements.
  • Design power supply, digital and analog circuitry with high speed, high performance analog converters (ADC and DAC)
  • Specifications and schematics capture.
  • Generating and maintaining BOM.
  • Designing CPLD and FPGA firmware (optional).
  • Testing and qualifying prototype boards.
  • Characterizing analog performance (SNR, SFDR, Crosstalk, etc.)
  • Integrating hardware in high-end systems.


  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Relevant hardware design experience for at least 5 years.
  • Should have experience with high speed differential lines and serial interfaces.
  • Should have experience designing with high speed, high performance ADC and DAC.
  • Strong in understanding analog performance characteristics (SNR, SFDR, THD, etc.)
  • Excellent understanding of analog and digital electronics is required.
  • Ability to design FPGA/CPLD logic in VHDL is a plus.
  • Fluency in Mentor Graphics Xpedition DxDesigner is required
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