Hardware Engineer

Barrington, IL

Direct Hire

Salary Range: $140,000 - $190,000

Electrical Hardware Engineer

The Company

We are a technology company dedicated to developing cutting-edge Wireless Broadband products and technologies for businesses, smart homes, and internet service providers. Our goal is to connect everyone, everywhere, and we have shipped over 100 million devices worldwide. We have a team of dedicated professionals, including software developers, product managers, designers, and strategists, all working towards the common goal of simplifying IT.

The Position

We are seeking a talented and self-driven Electrical Hardware Engineer to join our team. The ideal candidate should enjoy solving challenging problems and thrive in a collaborative, creative environment.


  • Refine potential design concepts with senior team members
  • Select components and enter schematics for analog, digital, and RF circuit designs
  • Participate in HW/SW system integration, debug, bring-up, and verification of new hardware platforms
  • Collaborate with other team members to solve issues and deliver the best possible product
  • Technical documentation and review


  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field (MS preferred)
  • 5+ years relevant experience (3+ years with MS)
  • Communications systems experience
  • High-speed digital design (incl FPGA, DDR, and/or JESD204B/C), or high-speed D/A-A/D converter experience including direct-IF/RF applications, or RF design concepts
  • Experience with at least one schematic capture/PCB layout package
  • Bring-up, verification, and debug of new hardware platforms
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work productively and autonomously, whether on a small team or solo
  • Team player that can work and collaborate cross-function and cross-site
  • Self-starter that can work independently and has the ability to take initiative
  • Experience with electronic test and measurement equipment
  • Ability to adapt and quickly pick up new technologies
  • Be able to work on and resolve issues in many diverse areas of the system

Preferred Experience

  • Digital wireless communications experience
  • FPGA-based designs experience
  • VHDL or Verilog
  • Software-defined radio designs experience
  • OFDM/OFDMA systems experience
  • mmWave technology experience

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