Dell Senior CAD Engineer in Shanghai, China
Senior Hardware Engineer: CAD PCB Layout
Working under minimal direction and exercising considerable latitude, provides PCB layout expertise by developing approaches to solutions for printed circuit design, which require frequent use of ingenuity and creativity. Understands company goals, practices and design guidelines and applies them when resolving a variety of layout issues. Assignments may include logic and footprint library development, leading new PCB layout projects as well as upgrades to existing designs and supporting a project with other team members.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Perform printed circuit board layout from a schematic netlist and engineering guideline
Develop PCB footprints and schematic symbols to be used in new designs
Review Layout and Library symbols per company design checklist
Collaborates across all engineering disciplines (Hardware, Manufacturing, Power, SI, Mechanical) to ensure product requirements are being implemented to meet program goals
Ability to work in a team environment
Identifies and champions design changes/suggestions/process that will improve quality, reliability and improve time-to-market design cycle
Communicates effectively to the global Xfunctional engineering team as necessary through a variety of mediums.
Trains and mentors less experienced team members in working PCB layout issues through to resolution
Performs other PCB design duties as assigned
5+ years’ experience directly related to PCB design
Proficient with the Cadence Allegro tool is a must
Experience in developing eCAD library symbols
Experience with the Allegro 16.6 or greater tool environment
Experience in layout multi layers printed circuit board with backdrill, viainpad, laser vias and high speed differential using Cadence/Allegro Constraint Manager
Capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously
Knowledge of Downstream/CAM350 and Cadence Concept HDL schematic tool is preferred
PCB fabrication process knowledge is a plus
Sense of urgency.
Knowledge of Python and/or Perl is a plus to support EDA scripts.
Proficient written and oral English skill
- Bachelor Degree in engineering , 5+ years of experience supporting PCB layout development.