SR. ANALOG HARDWARE ENGINEER

NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS - Austin, Texas

Posted 578 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Engineering
  • Employment type
    Full-time
  • Industry
    Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing
  • Job ID
    4686115
  • Committed to hiring veterans

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Job description

NI has 2012 openings for experienced Staff Analog Hardware Engineers who will enjoy challenging work, the unique opportunity to take ownership of their products to ensure designs meet technical specifications and business goals, and be involved in all aspects of product development - design, prototyping, development, testing, and manufacturing production. NI Hardware Engineers work on projects and product areas that include data/image acquisition, instrumentation, communications, embedded CPU, motion control, and embedded circuits.

About NI:Employ Your Imagination at National Instruments

National Instruments (www.ni.com), a technology pioneer and industry leader in virtual instrumentation for 35 years, delivers LabVIEW graphical software and open, modular instrumentation hardware for design, simulation, control, test, and manufacturing. Engineers and scientists in hundreds of industries use flexible, high-performance NI products to create reliable user-defined systems throughout the product design cycle to reduce time to market and lower development costs.

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, NI has more than 6,200 employees worldwide and direct operations in more than 50 countries. For the past 13 consecutive years, FORTUNE magazine has named NI as one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" in America. Glassdoor.com also recently named NI as one of America's "Best Places to Work," and BusinessWeek included NI in its "Best Places to Launch A Career" list.

National Instruments is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer an excellent work environment, and a competitive and well-rounded compensation and benefits package, including an on-site medical clinic; medical, dental, and vision insurance; 401(K) with NI match; profit sharing; restricted stock plan; employee discounted stock purchase plan; on-site fitness center and wellness program; and much more.

Desired Skills and Experience

Core Responsibilities

• Perform research as required to define, specify, and develop products
• Implement and test designs through CAD and synthesis tools
• Test designs using a hardware prototype
• Develop software for testing the product and work with NI software engineers to implement system-level and other software integration
• Diagnose and debug technical challenges with products or problems arising when your products interact or integrate with other NI products
• Facilitate support required from Engineering Services (drafting, layout, mechanical design) and other R&D groups, Manufacturing, Product Marketing, and other departments to ensure successful development and timely product release
• Provide technical expertise and training to Applications Engineers, customers, or any other person as required for others using and supporting your products
• Share your expertise/technical knowledge and advise others on computer and electrical engineering technologies and circuit design
• Lead team to develop product documentation
• Review and approve product specifications and customer user documentation
• Provide technical expertise and training as needed to AEs, Product Support Engineers, Technical Writers, customers, or others who use and/or support your products 

Position Requirements:Please Note: National Instruments does petition for H1-B (H1-B transfer) and TN status for this position.

Please note that US Customs Law forbids the export of certain technologies to certain countries. Due to licensing requirements which National Instruments does not presently pursue for this position, this regulation effectively prevents National Instruments from hiring candidates for this job (as it would require access to such technology) whose current country of citizenship or permanent residence are Cuba, Sudan, North Korea, Iran and Syria.

• Minimum two years work experience in analog design with expertise in both frequency-domain and time-domain designs, or control systems design
• B.S. or M.S. in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, physics or physics engineering with minimum overall GPA of 3.2 for B.S. and/or 3.5 for M.S.
• Expert knowledge of analog design principles including designs using operational amplifiers, filters, and transistors
• Strong knowledge of and experience in: analog to digital and digital to analog converters; power supply components and design; analog testing/troubleshooting techniques; signal integrity, layout, and grounding principles; basic digital design fundamentals
• Very strong understanding of computers and programming languages (i.e. C, C++, LabVIEW, assembly language)
• Passion for learning about and working with analog, digital, & other computer technologies
• Strong work ethic and drive to succeed
• Demonstrated ability to: apply diagnostic insight to identify technical problems, propose viable options, and apply technical solutions; quickly learn applicable technology, systems, and products; take initiative, be a self-starter, and work independently; work effectively in a team development environment; persistently drive tasks and projects to successful completion; take ownership of goals and schedules; manage time well; enjoy problem solving; grasp and engage in fast-paced technical conversations
• English Language Competency and effective communication skills - Can clearly and concisely communicate in English, so that persons you work with can understand you clearly, particularly in technical conversations

About this company

NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS

It's not what we make. It's what we make possible.

National Instruments transforms the ways engineers and scientists design, prototype and deploy systems for measurement, automation and embedded applications. NI empowers customers with off-the-shelf software such as NI LabVIEW and modular cost-effective hardware while selling to a broad base of more than 35,000 companies worldwide. Not one industry represents more than 15 percent of revenue. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, NI has approximately 6,400 employees and direct operations in more than 40 countries.

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their resume to:  Charles.Black@NI.com

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