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Sr. Hardware (Digital/Analog) Electrical Engineer: Custom Products

Company: Motorola Solutions
Location: schaumburg
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it's helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.

Department Overview

Our Applied Technology organization puts some of Motorola Solutions' brightest minds on unique, highly challenging projects. Based on decades of experience with our customers, we apply leading-edge technologies to support security and safety throughout the world. We engineer our products from start to finish and manufacture them in-house. We're known for low volume and high capability with focused specialization in areas including software-defined radios, advanced antenna solutions, artificial intelligence and machine learning, cybersecurity, signals intelligence and more. We can't tell you much more about what we do, but we can tell you it's amazing.

Job Description

Applied Technology is seeking a highly talented and technically strong individual to fulfill an Electrical Hardware Engineering role. In this technical position, the role will have unique and varied responsibilities. Candidates for this position are engineers with diverse knowledge and a wide variety of interests. As a key resource across multiple products, the successful candidate will handle these type of tasks:

* Generate schematics that include Analog, digital, interface logic, sensors, peripherals, microprocessors, memory, RF circuits, etc.

* Create hardware designs with a focus on Power management, Batteries (Li-Ion, Li-Po, etc), fuel gauges, charging circuits, and signal integrity

* 5+ years experience designing low voltage digital and analog circuits

* Design and optimize circuits for minimal current drain consumption to maximize battery life

* Implement analog circuits (A/D & D/A converters, op-amps, LEDs, etc), memory, power supplies, voltage regulators, USB, battery charging, and sensors

* Use schematic and layout tools (Cadence a plus) for PCB routing, high speed interface, impedance matching, power routing, etc.

* Drive product and feature requirements, architecture, design, and test strategy with customers and engineering teams

* Write test procedures, interface control documents and other documentation

* Support full product development life-cycle: architecture, design, bring-up, integration of initial HW/SW, factory support, test & validation, and customer support

* Seek out opinions to build trust and buy-in across all functional teams (hardware, RF, software, FPGA, mechanical, etc.), as well as management and customers

You must be a flexible, results-oriented problem-solver who requires minimal supervision. Projects can vary greatly from one to the next, so you must thrive on variety and enjoy taking on new challenges.

You will be a member of a small (1-6 person) multi-disciplinary team, and will work directly and regularly with customers to develop product requirements and will communicate technical status verbally, written, and in regular customer meetings.

Specific Skills/Knowledge:

* Electrical Hardware design of digital and analog circuits

* Knowledgeable in schematic capture & layout (Cadence a plus) and simulation tools (MATLAB, ADS, PSPICE, Sigrity, etc.) and lab automation (Python, LabView).

* Working knowledge of Embedded SW (C/C++) and ability to bring-up new embedded systems.

* Product & feature architecture development, requirements creation, and design and development experience

* Knowledge of lab equipment such as signal analyzers, signal generators, oscilloscopes, JTAG debuggers, soldering stations, etc.

* Self starter who can work independently and as a member of a team

* As you will be working in a small project team and regularly interacting with customers, excellent communication and teamwork skills are essential


Basic Requirements

* Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, Master's Degree preferred

* Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain necessary security clearance as required by government contracts. Some contracts may have higher-level clearance requirements.

Travel Requirements

Under 10%

Relocation Provided


Position Type


Referral Payment Plan


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.

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