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Electrical Engineer - Senior PCBA Design

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Base Pay Range: $88,200.00 - $149,900.00 AnnuallyPrimary Location: USA-MI-Ann Arbor-KLAKLA's total rewards package for employees may also include participation in performance incentive programs and eligibility for additional benefits identified below. Interns are eligible for some of the benefits identified below. Our pay ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed above reflects the minimum and maximum pay for this position in the primary location identified in this posting. Actual pay depends on several factors, including location, job-related skills, experience, and relevant education level or training. If applicable, your recruiter can share more about the specific pay range for your preferred location during the hiring process. Company Overview KLA is a global leader in diversified electronics for the semiconductor manufacturing ecosystem. Virtually every electronic device in the world is produced using our technologies. No laptop, smartphone, wearable device, voice-controlled gadget, flexible screen, VR device or smart car would have made it into your hands without us. KLA invents systems and solutions for the manufacturing of wafers and reticles, integrated circuits, packaging, printed circuit boards and flat panel displays. The innovative ideas and devices that are advancing humanity all begin with inspiration, research and development. KLA focuses more than average on innovation and we invest 15% of sales back into R&D. Our expert teams of physicists, engineers, data scientists and problem-solvers work together with the world's leading technology providers to accelerate the delivery of tomorrow's electronic devices. Life here is exciting and our teams thrive on tackling really hard problems. There is never a dull moment with us. Group/Division With over 40 years of semiconductor process control experience, chipmakers around the globe rely on KLA to ensure that their fabs ramp next-generation devices to volume production quickly and cost-effectively. Enabling the movement towards advanced chip design, KLA's Global Products Group (GPG), which is responsible for creating all of KLA's metrology and inspection products, is looking for the best and the brightest research scientist, software engineers, application development engineers, and senior product technology process engineers. Central Engineering is KLA's largest engineering organization comprised of 9 Centers-of-Excellence (CoE) in various disciplines applied across all product groups in the company. These CoE include Handling & Automation, Precision Motion Control, Sensors & Image Acquisition, Platform Design, and Packaging Engineering, among others. Talent includes over 500 engineers across global centers in Israel, China, India, and the US. Each CoE contributes not just talent and deliverables per discipline toward product programs, but also subject matter expertise, best practices, roadmaps, specialized facilities, apparatus, models, and analytics. These differentiate KLA not only in WHAT we do, but also in HOW we do it.Job Description/Preferred QualificationsOur growing Ann Arbor team needs a Senior Electrical Engineer with experience in Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA) Design to assist in developing product equipment, test centers, software, and AI algorithms that power the innovative capabilities that KLA is recognized for! By joining the high-performing KLA team, you'll enjoy an incredible career with supportive colleagues in a spectacular place to live!Responsibilities For This Exciting Role Will Include:

  • Developing PCBA-based product features on KLA products (analog, communications, digital signal processing, etc.) and support sophisticated projects to meet technology, performance, and schedule objectives.
  • Solve challenging engineering problems by characterizing components, designing/prototyping analog front-end circuits, generating schematics, directing PCB layout, and debugging PCBAs in the labs.
  • Define test criteria and implement those test plans on functional prototypes in the lab to prove the reliability/safety of the designed subsystem.
  • Propose and develop PCBA and subsystem qualification fixtures; modify and integrate the existing electrical and subsystem designs to achieve the desired functionality.
  • Understand and gather project specifications and performance requirements on the system level.
  • Collaborate with other groups to develop the PCBA solution and ensure a perfect integration test at the subsystem and/or system level.
  • Provide mentorship and support to junior electrical design engineers.
  • Must have the flexibility for domestic and international travel based on business needs.SkillsThe successful candidate will have a strong background in technical project management, be an excellent communicator, and a standout colleague with the following skills:
    • Master's degree with 6 years of work experience, or bachelor's degree with 8 years of work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • 6+ years of relevant experience preferred as a Printed Circuit Board Assembly Design Engineer
    • Strong electrical engineering and physics fundamentals (analog, optoelectronics design, electromagnetic theory, etc.)
    • Able to write specifications and documentation needed to initiate a project, and documentation for product release
    • Expertise in schematic entry (and board layout, preferably OrCAD and Cadence Allegro)
    • Proficiency in lab environments such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, etc.
    • Demonstrated analytical skills.
    • Ability to collaborate with others in multi-functional/multi-discipline teams, and multi-cultural global organizations.It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:
      • Proficiency in Spice and EM (electromagnetic) simulation.
      • Experience in Opto-electrical design.
      • Expertise with data analysis through MATLAB and/or Python.
      • Firmware development experience.Minimum QualificationsBachelor's degree with +5 years' work experience, OR Master's degree with +3 years' work experience, OR PhD with 0 years' work experienceThe company offers a total rewards package that is competitive and comprehensive including but not limited to the following: medical, dental, vision, life, and other voluntary benefits, 401(K) including company matching, employee stock purchase program (ESPP), student debt assistance, tuition reimbursement program, development and career growth opportunities and programs, financial planning benefits, wellness benefits including an employee assistance program (EAP), paid time off and paid company holidays, and family care and bonding leave. KLA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by applicable law. We will ensure that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at to request accommodation.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Ann Arbor , Electrical Engineer - Senior PCBA Design, Engineering , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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