PCB Layout Engineer

Portal
PCB Layout Engineer
Portal
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Meta Reality Labs is seeking a PCB Layout Engineer. In this role you will be working with JDM, hardware engineers 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 Portal hardware team and JDM PCB team to deliver ok2fab.
  • Own complex PCB/FPC designs, containing analog, digital, RF, Camera, Display, Audio, Sensors and power charging components.
  • Manage and coach JDM 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 issue.
  • 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.
  • 7+ years of PCB design experience using Cadence tool sets.
  • Experience in managing and coaching JDM and PCB vendors.
  • 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
  • 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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