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Posted: Friday, January 5, 2018 1:54 AM

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Gatan, Inc. is the worlds leading manufacturer of instrumentation and software used to enhance and extend the operation and performance of electron microscopes. The Gatan name is recognized and respected throughout the worldwide scientific community and has been synonymous with high quality products and the industrys leading technology.
We are currently seeking a skilled Manager for the Electrical Engineering group who will provide leadership and direction within the digital design team. The scope of this role includes managing the design process and rigor, architectural approaches, and technology selection. The incumbent will also manage long:term team and department goals and objectives.
The successful candidate will be technically competent in the digital domain with problem:solving system engineering skills. This is a hands:on management role where strong technical and strong people:management skills are a must, as well as the ability to lead and motivate an experienced team of engineers. This position is based out of our Pleasanton, CA office.
The incumbent will be responsible for:
:Full management oversight of the Electrical Engineering team
:Designing, developing, modifying and evaluating electronic parts, components or integrated circuitry for electronic equipment and other hardware systems
:Determining design approaches and parameters
:Analyzing equipment to establish operating data, conducts experimental tests and evaluates results
:Selecting components and equipment based on analysis of specifications and reliability
:Reviewing vendor capability to support development
Primary duties of this role will include:
:Function as EE Design Manager and digital design team lead on complex, mixed signal systems
:Responsible for defining system specifications, design process, project from board layout to SW requirements and integration
:Directs and guides the activities of a research or technical function responsible for designing, developing, modifying and evaluating electronic parts, components or integrated circuitry for electronic equipment, or other hardware systems and/or electrical engineering applications
The successful incumbent will have:
:Project management experience. Certification a plus
:Strong skills required in mixed signal (analog and digital) circuit design, board layout, noise, grounding, and signal integrity issues
:Proven track record of high speed digital signal transmission line design and layout
:Experience with multiple digital signaling technologies such as LVDS and/or CML
:Understanding and experience in multilayer (8 more layers) board layout requirements and technology
:Proficient in EE CAD system such as OrCad
:Proven track record of high speed and complex FPGA design implementation
:Experience with Verilog and/or VHDL
:Proficient in Altera and/or Xilinx development environment including ChipScope or equivalent and simulation tools
:Knowledge and experience with one or more communication protocol such as CameraLink, RS232, RS422, TCP/IP
:Solid engineering methodology and process oriented design
:Solid verbal and written communication skills
:Must be a self:starter able to work in a multi:technology team environment with a minimum of direction
:Must be able to set and meet goals and objectives
:Prototype development and testing
:Ability to travel domestically and/or internationally :25
The preferred candidate will have:
:Test and measurement experience for signal integrity, power analysis, HALT, ESS, HASS, four corner and other standard digital DVT methodologies
:Experience with optics, DC/DC power supplies, DDR/QDR memory design, high speed video systems and microcontroller circuit design and coding are all strong pluses
:Experience with scripting language skills such as TCL or PERL
:Experience with PSpice, OrCad, Hyperlynx, C or C++, VBA
:Experience with regulatory compliance (CE, UL)
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