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Position Title :  Staff Hardware Engineer
Department : PSG Engineering
Position Type : Full Time
Location :  Santa Clara, CA
Job Code : WY9-6103

Teledyne LeCroy, a division of Teledyne Technologies (NYSE:TDY), is a global technology leader in signal acquisition and analysis. We develop, manufacture, and market a comprehensive line of test equipment and instruments comprised of digital oscilloscopes and protocol analyzers that enable companies to resolve design issues faster and more effectively. Engineers and researchers across a diverse range of industries use our products in a variety of applications to test and evaluate electronic signals and associated protocols to verify that their electronic devices are performing to specific company and industry specifications.

The Teledyne LeCroy Protocol Solutions Group ("PSG"), with its headquarters in Santa Clara, California, specializes in highly sophisticated development tools for high speed, serial data protocols. Teledyne LeCroy protocol analyzers and exercisers are in the critical design and test path for the vast majority of the world's leading semiconductor, device and system companies. Designers and engineers use our tools to generate and monitor traffic over the latest high-speed serial data interfaces, including USB, PCI Express, Serial ATA, Serial Attached SCSI, Fibre Channel, Ethernet, DDR and M-Phy.

Position Overview:
Front End hardware design engineer with emphasis on high speed digital and analog design. Responsibilities include board level design, simulation, and optimization of RF/Microwave front end circuitry for high-speed interfaces, PCB layout, high-speed signal integrity analysis, and component evaluation. This is a product development position requiring strong understanding of RF/Microwave theory and developing RF front end including through simulation, circuit analysis, layout guidance, electrical measurements, and system approach.

  • Board and system level RF/Microwave and high speed digital circuit design and evaluation
  • Perform RF and high speed circuit simulation using tools such as: HFSS, ADS, HSPICE and be responsible for board design and functionality
  • Perform board bring up and work with firmware/logic engineers to ensure product functionality. Analyze critical high-speed circuits for signal integrity performance
  • Develop customized analog circuits, evaluate various options, create functional and load models, and document results for sharing with customers
  • Design and implement unit characterization tests, production tests and integration tests. Execute, analyze and verify test results
  • Understanding of design for manufacturing
  • Team work, effective communication, and customer support if needed
  • Bachelors in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science required
  • Masters in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science (preferred but not required)
  • Excellent knowledge of RF/Microwave design techniques, implementation, and measurements including S-parameter measurements and analysis
  • Excellent knowledge of RF/Microwave design methodologies and simulation, including latest bus technologies such as PCIe, USB, SAS/SATA and/or Ethernet
  • Excellent knowledge in high speed simulation using HFSS, ADS, HSpice, Hyperlinx, or similar tools and applying the concepts to board layout
  • Working experience with various high-speed measurement equipment such as: VNA, spectrum analyzer, TDR, and oscilloscopes
  • Excellent knowledge in high speed clock circuit design, implementation and measurements
  • Minimum of 5 years of system/board level experience designing and developing high end, high speed embedded platforms including latest bus topologies
  • Good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Strong background in debug, high speed Timing, and Jitter analysis and measurement
  • Team player. Be able to share knowledge, learn from others, and support other groups within an organization


  • RF/Microwave circuit design experience
  • Working knowledge of various EMC/EMI control methods and implementation at PCB/component level
  • FPGA logic development experience

Teledyne is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation, gender identity and pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, or protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. To see our Policy on EEO click here. You may also view the EEO is the Law Poster by clicking here and its supplement.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for this position with Teledyne LeCroy, please email hrweb@teledynelecroy.com or call (845) 425-2000 and ask to speak with Human Resources. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.

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