Job Title: PCB Design/Layout Engineer

Job Category: Full Time
Location: San Jose, CA

A PCB Designer/Layout Engineer will support the design and development of complex PCB designs for high speed fiber optic transceiver modules and test boards. This position is involved in supporting all phases of design, including material stack up selection, schematic capture, layout, routing, symbol and footprint creating, generation of Gerber files, assembly drawings, and other required PCB fabrication drawings and files as required. The engineer will work in a fast-paced environment with a team of electrical, mechanical, and signal integrity engineers.


  • AS engineering or technical discipline or equivalent experience; BA, BS or equivalent degree in a relevant field preferred
  • 4 to 8 years industry experience performing PCB design and layout
  • Proficiency in written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well with a diverse group of dedicated professionals
  • Knowledge of IPC design standards
  • Ability to set-up Design Rule Checks for verification of every aspect of the PCB layout.
  • Generating PCB Fabrication and Assembly drawings (Including Gerbers).
  • Experience with the following:
    • Schematic capture and component footprint creation
    • High speed digital design layout techniques
    • Power delivery layout techniques
    • Optimizing component placement active/passive
    • Impedance control and transmission line theory
    • Breakout and layout of high-density BGA packages
    • Designing high-layer count PCBs with multi-lamination construction, blind and buried vias
  • Experience with the following is preferred, but not required:
    • High speed digital design and RF
    • Flex circuit design
    • Working with PCB suppliers for DFM and design
    • Altium Designer, multi-layer routing methods, fabrication drawings and controlled engineering release process