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Electrical Engineer 5 - Power

Mountain View, CA 94043

Posted: 04/30/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Core Technologies - Contract, Microsoft, VMS Job Number: 28764

Job Description

Position Title: Electrical Engineer 5 - Power

Position Description: Protingent has an exciting contract opportunity for an Electrical Engineer 5 - Power with our client located in Mountain View, CA. This is a hybrid role with 2-3 days a week onsite.

Job Responsibilities:  
  • Help the client build the next generations of Mixed Reality devices.
  • Driving power system architecture, especially battery and charging and PCB/PCBA designs for Mixed Reality products, both industrial and consumer.
  • Partner closely with mechanical, Industrial Design, display, sensors, cameras, wireless, and firmware teams to drive the right design trade-offs for the product.
  • Responsible for creating power models to estimate battery day of use, power circuit design, simulation, validation, and characterization across multiple products ensuring their successful delivery.
  • Generate design documentation, perform schematic capture and board layout review, prototype bring-up and design validation.
  • Characterize power consumption, battery run time, battery charging/discharging curve.
  • Collect power measurements for builds and drive power consumption optimization cross-functionally.
  • Root-cause and solve technical issues during new product development and support in field escalations.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams such as industrial design, architecture, product design, NPI, and supply chain.
  • Evaluate and enable innovative solutions for cost, size, efficiency, safety, and reliability.
  • Work closely with CM/JDM resources to leverage their engineers and maximize the focus of internal resources on adding value to and differentiating our product.
  • Typical Day in the Role:
  • The purpose of this team is developing the head mounting display and AI hardware, Virtual reality, augmented reality.
  • The main function of this role is to drive power system architecture, especially battery and charging and PCB/PCBA designs for Mixed Reality products, both industrial and consumer.
  • The role will consist of degenerate the schematic, schematic review, layout review, evaluation verification, be familiar with technology: power charger or a power circuit/battery experience.
  • This team is defining the next generation of AI-powered devices which will enable the real world to become the AI inputs. With our augmented and mixed reality hardware and software experiences, our client aims to simplify, improve, and empower people and organizations everywhere to achieve more.

Job Qualifications:
  • Must Have 2 years’ experience with power charger or power circuit/battery experience.
  • Must Have 2 years’ experience with battery vendors/conductor vendors engineer fundamentals, PCB.
  • Must Have 2 years of experience with schematic capture, layout review, engineer fundamentals, PCB.
  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent industry experience.
  • 6+ years of experience of low power design and delivery in consumer electronics or related fields.
  • Knowledge of the characteristics of power conversion such as linear and switching regulators.
  • Working experience in battery management system, charger, mobile SoC and PMIC
  • Experience and knowledge of printed circuit board (PCB) technologies, such as rigid, flex, hybrid, HDI, etc.
  • Experience leading technical teams, cross-functional groups and vendors against plans.
  • Candidates must have a BS degree, experience in hardware and software.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated experience in bringing new technologies to product.
  • Experience performing bench level power measurements to validate battery life.
  • Experience with charging and PD Controller.
  • Experience running PDN and PI simulations such as Sigrity or Hyperlynx.
  • 10+ years of experience of low voltage power design in consumer electronics or related fields.
  • Experience performing bench level power measurements and validation including using logging tools or software scripts.
  • Knowledge of the relationship between physical layout and electrical performance.
  • Experience working with one of the following technology areas at least: audio, image processing, display, wireless, sensors.

Job Details:
  • Job Type - Contract hire
  • Client Location:  Mountain View, CA. Onsite/Hybrid role - 2 -3 days onsite required
  • Pay Range: $84-$106/hr. DOE
  • An offer of employment is contingent on successfully passing a background check, and applicants who do not successfully pass a background check will not be considered for employment.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, insurance plan options (HDHP plan or POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO), and an administered 401k plan.

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.

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