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Hardware Engineer

San Francisco, California | Contract

Post Date: 08/10/2017 Job ID: 17368 Industry: Hardware

Position Title:  Hardware Engineer

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in San Francisco, CA for a top notch Hardware Engineer.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Detailed digital / analog / mixed-signal circuit design across a broad range of products and industries
  • Contribute to the development of product / system architecture based on elicitation and understanding of client needs and requirements
  • Significant contribution to electrical product design, test, and verification from requirements through introduction into manufacturing
  • Work in a highly collaborative fashion with colleagues from other disciplines (Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Project Management, and Business Development) to deliver awesome end products to clients
  • Support the Business Development team in new project scoping and client interaction throughout all product development phases
  • Provide quality oversight in technical design reviews for other team members

Job Qualifications:
  • BS or advanced degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • 7+ years of product development experience (concept to production) including design for test and manufacturing
  • 7+ years of circuit design experience with significant emphasis on mixed signal and embedded system hardware design
  • Experience with highly-concurrent, collaborative, multi-disciplinary programs
  • High degree of comfort with ambiguity in early phase investigative projects
  • Ability to rapidly decipher and prioritize amongst contending specifications, constraints, and requirements
  • Experience with linear and switch mode power supplies for portable electronics
  • Experience with charging and protection circuits for Lithium Ion and Lithium Polymer batteries
  • Experience overseeing PCB layouts, preferably in Allegro or Altium
  • Experience effectively interfacing directly with clients or customers as a technical contributor
  • Positive, proactive attitude with a willingness to take ownership and drive results

  • Previous experience with RF/wireless and/or high-volume products is a plus


About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.



Drew McMillan

In my 3 years of recruiting, I have found that honesty and transparency build lasting business relationships. I work tirelessly to find exciting projects for talented engineers, and will help you achieve your career goals by listening to you and understanding the market. Prior to joining Protingent, I served as a teacher in the Peace Corps in Bulgaria. I love to travel, especially to Europe, and I love my fiancee, my dog and UW Football.

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