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PCB Layout Engineer

Company: Opener, LLC
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Beyond Roads: The Future is ElectricOpener's BlackFly heralds a new era of aviation.The dream of futurists has always been a flying vehicle capable of efficiently moving passengers from A to B. Opener is realizing this dream in the world's first ultralight all-electric fixed-wing vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicle: BlackFly. BlackFly is a story of technical evolution and vision. Our vehicles are intended to liberate us from the restrictions of two-dimensional road travel by opening up a new world of unfeathered three-dimensional flight. People will go places they never thought possible.Opener is an aviation company based in Palo Alto, CA. Our team shares a vision of a revolutionary form of personal transportation. We build pioneering technology in electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. We're growing fast and invite you to join our amazing team.We are seeking a talented, mid-level PCB Layout Engineer to join our team. As a PCB Layout Engineer, you will play a crucial role in the design and development of highly reliable avionics systems, incorporating current best industry standards and best practices.Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define PCB layout requirements and constraints
  • Design and layout of high-performance, high-reliability PCBs for aerospace applications that adhere to industry standards and best practices
  • Create and manage PCB documentation including fabrication and assembly packages, such as Gerber, ODB, BoM, fab and assembly drawings
  • Resolve DFM and manufacturing related issues as they arise
  • Assist release fab and assembly packages into a company-wide PLM system
  • Own and improve Opener's PCB/FPC design processes, component libraries and templates
  • Contribute to PCB design reviewsQualifications
    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, or a related field
    • Minimum of 5 years of PCB design experience
    • Strong proficiency with Cadence and Altium CAD tools
    • Knowledge and understanding of IPC, JEDEC, IEEE, and other electronic standards
    • Experience with Rigid, Flex, and Rigid-Flex boards design and manufacturing
    • Experience in PCB layout design constraints for mixed/RF signal, high speed signal impedance control, power distribution, heat dissipation, and optimization for EMI performanceBonus Qualifications
      • Aerospace and defense industry specific PCB design and layout experience
      • PCB layout related certifications such as CID, CIS, CSE
      • Experience with 3DX and Altium integration
      • Knowledge in EMC compliance, aviation safety compliancePersonal Attributes
        • Strong work ethic and detail-oriented
        • Always thinking about how to make things more efficient
        • Thrive in a fast-moving, stimulating, and supportive team environmentLove learning and being challenged
        • Proactive and self-motivated attitude with a desire to continuously learn and improveApplicants must be eligible for employment in the United States and willing to work onsite at our HQ office in Palo Alto, CA.Opener offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and 401k plans.Opener is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Opener does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

Keywords: Opener, LLC, Palo Alto , PCB Layout Engineer, Engineering , Palo Alto, California

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