PCB Layout Engineer

PCB Layout Engineer
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Sunnyvale, CA
Meta Reality Labs is seeking a PCB Layout Engineer. In this role you will be working with hardware engineers, CMs, and PCB/Assembly vendors to determine PCB stack-up, apply design constraints, perform component placement and signal routing and DFM. You will assist hardware engineers to perform signal integrity and power integrity analysis, and release fab and assembly packages.
PCB Layout Engineer Responsibilities
  • Own and improve Meta PCB/FPC design processes, work with hardware team, contractors, and CM PCB teams to deliver fab releases.
  • Own complex PCB/FPC designs, containing analog, digital, RF, Camera, Display, Audio, Sensors and power charging components.
  • Manage and coach CM and PCB vendors on placement/routing/DFM/Working Gerber review to meet Meta design quality.
  • Create and manage PCB documentation including fabrication and assembly packages, such as Gerber, ODB, BoM, fab and assembly drawings.
  • Interface with board fabrication vendor to select proper materials and stack-up, use correct impedance and DFX rulesets.
  • Work with assembly vendors to supply data and seek assembly design requirements. Resolve DFM and manufacturing related issues.
  • Work with hardware engineers and document control departments to release fab and assembly packages into a company-wide PLM system. Author ECO’s if necessary.
  • Work closely with ECAD librarians on maintaining and expanding the company-wide library.
Minimum Qualifications
  • BS in EE or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years of PCB design experience
  • Exprience with Cadence tool sets
  • Experience in managing and coaching CMs and PCB vendors
  • Prepare fabrication notes, assembly notes, and all deliverables, such as Gerber files, drill charts, PCB assembly BOMs, and other PCB and assembly related documents required by PCB fabrication vendors to build circuit boards for prototypes and products
  • Experience interpreting datasheets and schematics, generating netlists and constraints, and using schematic for layout and routing reference
  • Experience with PLM systems such as Agile
  • Knowledge and understanding of IPC, JEDEC, IEEE, and other electronic standards
  • Experience with HDI design. Knowledge of multilayer PCB layout, fabrication and assembly techniques including blind/buried vias, and microvias
  • 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, memory interfaces, power distribution, heat dissipation, and optimization for EMI performance
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with mSAP technologies
  • Experience with SiP technologies
  • 10+ years experience of PCB layout design using Cadence Allegro
  • Proven track record to design & manage all aspects of the printed board design used in high volume consumer products
  • Experience in cost effective consumer electronics design
  • Knowledge in EMC compliance, environmental safety compliance
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About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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$129,000/year to $200,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

Individual pay is determined by skills, qualifications, experience, and location. Compensation details listed in this posting reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity or sales incentives, if applicable. In addition to base salary, Meta offers benefits. Learn more about benefits at Meta.
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