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STB Hardware Design Engineer

STB Hardware Design Engineer

Job Description

Senior hardware engineer serves as a member of the Consumer Premise Engineering Technical Review Board and oversees the analysis, design, testing and validation of DIRECTV Consumer Premise Engineering products.  This engineer also provides technical input on new technologies being integrated into DIRECTV designs and interfaces directly with set top box (STB) and peripheral vendors to validate the integrity of their designs throughout the product design cycle to ensure that all DIRECTV requirements are met. 

Primary Responsibilities\:

•             Interface with DIRECTV set top box and peripheral vendors throughout the product design cycle to ensure that best engineering practices are followed, sufficient system analysis is performed and test data is fully reviewed on the design of DIRECTV products to ensure compliance to DIRECTV hardware and performance specifications. 

•             Work with DIRECTV set top box and peripheral vendors to proactively identify potential areas of risk in their designs and recommend specific tests to determine performance margin with the goal of minimizing schedule slips late in the development cycle.

•             Interface within DIRECTV Engineering to review performance specs and test plans for DIRECTV Consumer Premise Engineering products, making suggestions for improvements where necessary.

•             Provide technical input on new technologies used in DIRECTV products in the form of technical specifications, product specifications, etc.

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications\:

•             Proven experience (7-10 years) with hands on design of consumer electronics hardware (PCs, Set Top Boxes, Routers, etc.).

•             Experience in multiple areas of PCB design such as\: schematic capture and PCB layout, DDR  memory, various high speed interfaces such as USB, SATA, HDMI, ethernet and PCIe, analog audio/video design, power supply design, signal integrity, ESD and EMC mitigation/compliance, UL compliance, WiFi, satellite frontend design.

•             Experience with embedded CPUs and set top box design is desirable.

•             Hands-on experience with collecting test data from consumer electronics devices.

•             Familiarity with various lab equipment including scopes, logic analyzers, spectrum analyzers, signal generators and RF test equipment.

STB Hardware Design Engineer 


Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering, Design
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 1401991
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STB Hardware Design Engineer

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