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Sr. Manager - Electrical Engineering (Digital & Communications), Redmond, Washington

Created01/08/2021
Reference1394289
CategoryHardware Development
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States of America
StateWashington
CityRedmond
Zip98052
SalaryCompetitive
Description:
Project Kuiper is an initiative to provide low-latency, high-speed broadband connectivity to unserved and underserved communities around the world using a constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites. This system packs some of the highest throughput per square meter between earth and space while optimizing the user experience.

We are looking for a Senior Manager who has a demonstrated track record to hire, build and lead the digital and communications electronics team. In addition to team leadership, you will provide deep technical expertise in defining, architecting, implementing, verifying, putting into production and deploying to the field highly reliable, power efficient, and low cost digital and communications electronics.

Innovation is part of our DNA! Our goal is to be Earth's most customer-centric company, and we are just getting started. We need people who want to join an ambitious program that continues to push the state of the art in space and ground based systems. Along the way, we guarantee that you will learn a lot, have fun and make a positive impact on millions of people.

Export Control Requirement:
Due to applicable export control laws and regulations, candidates must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (i.e., current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
• Hire, lead and guide the digital and communications electronics team through architecture, trade studies, technology selection, circuit design and analysis, design reviews, schematic capture, component selection, circuit board stack-up design and layout, prototyping, bring-up, debugging, characterization and productization.
• Deliver the digital and communications electronics: FPGA, DRAM, power conversion, antenna and RF interface circuits, clock generation and distribution, interconnects, printed circuit boards and rest of vehicle interfaces
• Develop and manage development processes, design quality assurance, design release, and product lifecycle management.
• Partner with cross-functional teams including antenna & RF engineering, mechanical engineering, software, test, integration, reliability, compliance/regulatory, verification, qualification, manufacturing, program management, etc.

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience.
• 10+ years of experience in high speed digital and communications electronics development across full product life cycles - concept to production to release of products with one or more of the following areas: Satellite communication links, cellular electronics, high performance data links, cloud servers, or high-end networking infrastructure.
• 7+ years of experience in board partitioning, component selection, design for manufacturing and high reliability, and optimization for schedule, cost, power, and performance.
• 7+ years of experience managing an electrical engineering systems team.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master's degree or PhD in Electrical Engineering.
• Strong electronics design skills and experience with complex board designs including high speed digital (SERDES) or RF interconnect (preferably mmWave) and associated simulation tools.
• Demonstrated innovation in complex board design, and ability to work through detailed issues with thermal, system design, software, and size, weight, power, reliability, performance with other teams.
• Knowledge of areas including but not limited to: low noise amplifiers, power amplifiers, custom silicon, mixers, up/down converters, synthesizers, phase noise, impairments, spurs, interference, isolation, precision clock architectures and timing systems, EMI/EMC, firmware development and integration, etc.
• Demonstrated knowledge of electronics supply chain, evaluation of components, component assembly, board fabrication, design and materials.
• Excellent debug skills, usage of oscilloscopes, network analyzers, spectrum analyzer, TDR, etc.
• Excellent communicator - written and verbal.

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