Schneider Electric Senior R&D Hardware Development Engineer - RD in Lake Forest, California

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Senior R&D; Hardware Development Engineer - # 00327J

Industry Business

Location – Lake Forest, CA

Are you looking for a new opportunity as a Senior R&D; Hardware Development Engineer in Lake Forest, California? This is an opportunity for you to contribute to hardware development of the market-leading process safety brand - Triconex. If you have experience taking the lead in control systems hardware design, this job is a fit for you!

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*What would some of your responsibilities include? *

The Process Automation R&D; Lake Forest Research Center group in Schneider Electric develops Triconex safety and critical control systems, which provide high-value solutions for critical control and safety applications. Triconex products are based on patented Triple Modular Redundancy (TMR) industrial safety-shutdown technology ( Triconex is the largest TMR supplier in the world.For 30 years, Triconex solutions have been helping organizations manage risk and hazards and avoid unscheduled asset downtime and maximize process uptime.

We are seeking a hardware engineer who is highly motivated, creative and innovative and has a strong passion for formal hardware development. The candidate will be responsible for new HW design, HW development, and sustaining of our Triconex safety products, in a multi-site, cross-platform development environment. This includes providing solutions to technical issues, ensuring the delivered solutions meet the technical specifications and design requirements, and being responsible for meeting development schedule and cost commitments. In addition, the candidate may also provide technical support to development work performed by third-party service providers or outsource partners.

The responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Understanding the hardware architecture of the products

  • Performing work in all phases hardware product development life-cycle – requirements, architecture, design, implementation and verification

  • Providing support to HW development work performed by outsource partners

  • Coming up with innovative ideas to improve HW products and the HW development process

  • Working in a diverse team environment, as well as independently.

Do you have these key experiences and qualifications?

  • B.S. in Electrical/Electronics Engineering or equivalent.

  • Minimum 6 years of HW design experience in the following areas: industrial controls, aerospace, communications, or medical devices, etc.

  • Experienced in the design of embedded analog/digital modules, sub-systems, and systems using embedded microprocessors (ARM, PowerPC, etc.) and FPGA's.

  • Experienced in PCB design, signal integrity analysis, and layout rules/guidelines.

  • Excellent diagnostic, debug, and troubleshooting skills, using standard lab/bench equipment.

  • Experienced in product development with knowledge of Design for Test, Design for Manufacturability, environmental, EMI/EMC, and qualification testing for new products.

  • Experienced in formal HW development process.

  • Experienced with working with off-shoring partners, outsource partners, or other third-party partners.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills, which includes ability in writing technical documents.

  • Self starter, team player, multi-tasking with good time management skills and the ability to function across organizational boundaries.

Nice To Have:

  • Experienced in design of high reliability, safety, redundant fail-safe products is a strong plus.

  • Experienced with development using lean agile methodology.

  • Experienced with industry standards (IEC 61508, IEEE 1012, Mil-Std, etc.).

If our recruiting team determines your background may be a good match for this position, we'll contact you directly regarding the next steps in the process.

At Schneider Electric we want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company. We embrace a high-performance culture by being straightforward, open, passionate and effective and challenging the status quo.


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Primary Location: United States-California-Lake Forest

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Req ID: 00327J