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Senior Hardware Engineer (SHE)




Job Location
- United States -- Ohio -- Cincinnati

Job Type

21 July 2021

Senior Hardware Engineer – Competitive – Cincinnati, Ohio

The Role

DO you have a minimum of 7 years’ relevant experience in embedded hardware/firmware design? Does this include RF design experience?  If so, Transducers Direct, one of the fastest growing manufacturers of pressure transducers, and a pioneer in wireless pressure sensors and IoT solutions, are looking for a Senior Hardware Engineer.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall electronic hardware design of given projects on the project team.

The key responsibilities of a Senior Hardware Engineer include, but are not limited to:

  • Be involved early in the product design life-cycle, starting from supporting the end-customer RFI response and help defining the best hardware architecture choices for the end-customer, in close collaboration with the Hardware Architecture team.
  • Translate customer product requirements into hardware specifications
  • Coordinate with the engineering team in the following areas:
    • New product design to meet cost and quality targets per the specifications;
    • Select and assess suitability and reliability of electronic components;
    • Drive the schematic and layout design with the engineering team including doing direct circuit design of responsible areas;
    • Check and approve the BOM;
    • Define the hardware test plans and test methods, review and approve the hardware test results, conduct testing as needed;
    • Maintain product documentation;
    • Perform failure analysis of electronic circuits; issue report on findings as well as recommendations on opportunities for continuous improvement.
    • Coordinate on supporting, developing and maintaining the hardware schedule for the project; ability to meet deadlines.

The Company

Based in Ohio, Transducers Direct is one of the fastest growing manufacturers of pressure transducers, both wired and wireless, and is an acknowledged industry leader in the IoT sensor market. With a focus on leading edge wireless/IoT solutions, Transducers Direct is transforming how industrial and home automation OEMs monitor their products.  The company was founded in 1999 by pressure sensor business insiders who saw an unserved need in the industry; for customers to have a higher quality product and greater technical customer service.

Our mission statement is clear: “Wow the Customer.”

The Person

The key skills and qualities of a Senior Hardware Engineer include:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree/
  • Minimum of 7 years’ relevant experience in embedded hardware/firmware design, including some relevant RF/Wireless design experience:
    • BLE
    •  Cellular (CAT-M1, cellular modules, embedded SIMs)
    •  ZigBee/Z-Wave, a plus
    • Additional knowledge or experience, huge plus:
      • Cellular/internet connectivity.
      • Protocols such as MQTT and other cloud service interactions.
      • Experience with Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, etc.)
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills
      • Direct responsibility for managing projects
      • The ability to multitask and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously

If you are keen on joining this exciting, forward thinking company and taking the next step in your career, then please click the apply now button to find out more.

No Sponsorship is offered for this position.

Contact information

Shari Collins