Senior Hardware Engineer

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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

Echo360 Reston, VA

Reston, VA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


The Hardware Engineer will specify, design, implement and test new hardware capabilities as well as support and maintain the existing Echo360 hardware platforms. Company OverviewEcho360 believes that improved outcomes start with great moments in the classroom. Echo360 powers the modern classroom experience by pulling content, lectures, social learning tools and resources into one connected environment allowing students to seamlessly interact in traditional, hybrid or online classes. Echo360 captures these interactions and provides real-time learning data so instructors can see what s working and what s not and intervene proactively to improve outcomes. Today, Echo360 technologies are used by over 3 million students in 8,000 classrooms at 600 higher ed institutions across 30 countries.Position SummaryThe hardware engineer will specify, design, implement and test new hardware capabilities as well as support and maintain the existing Echo360 hardware platforms.Position is located in our Reston, VA headquarters office.Reports to: Team LeadPrimary Responsibilities: Design, implement, and test new hardwareSupport the hardware design from conception to release and beyondSupport existing hardware platformsWork with the manufacturing team during all phases of development and releaseProvide input and evaluation of new technologies and productsThe ideal candidate for the Senior Hardware Engineer position at Echo360 will have/be: BSEE or equivalent5+ years of experience with schematic capture, PCB layout, design prototyping, hardware testingExperience with design and layout for NRTL EMI complianceExpert in proper circuit board layout techniques for low EMI, EMC, and ESD constraintsExperience with high speed (GHz) analog and digital circuit designExperience with Design for Manufacturing (DFM)Experience with hardware certification processes and passing NRTL requirements (UL, etc.)Familiar with compliance standards such as FCC, EMC, ESDExperience with hardware debugging tools -- analyzers, scopes, emulators, DVMsGood written, verbal and in-person communication skillsExperience implementing audio/video processing systems is a plusExperience in multimedia - Video, Audio streaming media industry experience.Experience with Altium Designer2+ years experience with FPGA/CPLD design/development/testingBenefits: Echo360 offers exceptional benefits including medical, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, and three (3) weeks of paid vacation plus floating and personal holidays and sick days