VIVA USA Inc Electronic Design Engineer in Fargo, North Dakota

Req Ref No: SPNDSE28-14 Location: Fargo, ND Duration: 6.5 Months

Description

Description:

Plans, coordinates, performs product design, testing and/or analysis work for a complete project of broad scope or for a significant portion or a sub-system of a major and diverse project. Operates in a team environment and may act as lead person, providing technical leadership and design solutions. May assign, coordinate and review portions of the work to other engineers and support personnel. Provides technical consultation and a knowledge base. Recognized as an expert across a product line.

Duties:

Expert user of critical technology. Develops new applications of technology for product development. Analyzes assignments and determines engineering specifications which must be fulfilled for complex problems or projects of moderate scope. Produces and/or evaluates possible design solutions to improve cost, quality and performance based on specialized knowledge of engineering applications. This may include possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel. Compiles and furnishes necessary information (engineering decisions and reports of pertinent design analyses data) to document the design solution required for building of prototypes and adoption of the design with possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel. Provides technical support to marketing, manufacturing, quality and supply management organizations. Develops and/or executes test or analysis plan for product verification and validation. Leads in resolution of product-line based difficult technical issues whether within the company or with outside suppliers. Position Title

Specific Position Requirements

HM would like to see experience in embedded circuit design for rugged environments, circuit simulation, or circuit analysis. Electrical Engineering background preferred.

Duties:

Expert user of critical technology. Develops new applications of technology for product development.

Produces and/or evaluates possible design solutions for electronic assemblies to improve cost, quality and performance based on electronic design knowledge of engineering applications together with the involvement of manufacturing, mechanical, software and other functional engineers, supply management and supplier personnel.

Creates, analyzes, reads and understands technical requirements written by others to determine the best technical solution for complex problems or projects of difficult scope.

Compiles and furnishes necessary information (engineering decisions and reports of pertinent design analyses data) to document the design solution required for building of prototypes and adoption of the design with possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel.

Provides technical support to marketing, manufacturing, quality and supply management organizations.

Develops and/or executes test or analysis plan for product verification and validation.

Leads in resolution of product based difficult technical issues whether within the company or with outside suppliers.

Qualifications:

Education:

Minimum B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited engineering program.

Skills and Experience:

Required:

Ability to technically comprehend microprocessor-based embedded electronic, software, and mechanical packaging designs and requirements.

Ability to technically comprehend testing, manufacturing, quality control, and marketing requirements.

Ability to adapt electronic circuitry to vehicle and/or fixed equipment applications.

Ability to perform complex engineering work requiring application of standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria in carrying out engineering tasks.

Able to make preliminary selections or adaptations of engineering alternatives.

Ability to perform assignments with instructions as to the general results expected, and to devise new approaches to problems.

Ability to direct the work of other engineers, aides or technicians.

Ability to interface with customers without guidance from supervisor.

Good written and verbal communication skills (English).

Experience in electronic circuit design – 5 to 8 years

Desired:

Experience with Pspice or other circuit simulation tools

Experience with MathCAD

Experience with Mentor Graphics or other schematic capture tools

Experience with designing to harsh environmental specifications

Experience with 8, 16 or 32 bit micro controllers

VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.