CTG Hardware Engineer in Columbia, Maryland

Title: Hardware Engineer

Location: US-MD-Columbia

Job Number: 19201643

Our client in Columbia, MD has an immediate opening for a Hardware Engineer for a 3 month temp to hire assignment.

Pay Range: $55-$68

Essential job functions:

  • Analyzing unit failures and developing corrective actions.

  • Debugging/Testing all parts of analog & digital designs.

  • Evaluating production partners (local and offshore), including quality of work assessments.

  • Managing vendor issues. Verify compliance with quality standards.

  • Evaluating end-of-life and component change notifications and sourcing alternate components

  • Maintaining configuration management of HW items.

  • Creation of clear and concise HW specifications, design documentation, HW-related detailed design documentation, BOMs and Parts Lists, verification tests and reports.

  • Reviewing and evaluating supplier/vendor documentation and provid suggested courses of action to upper management for all HW-related components.

  • Working closely with CAD designer, board fab & assembly vendors.

  • Implementing modifications to automated test equipment and test software.

  • Experience implementing serial communications interfaces (such as CAN, USB, I2C, SPI, RS232 & RS485)

  • Awareness of signal integrity and EMI/EMC issues

  • Familiarity with Compliance standards (MIL, SAE, FCC, EN).

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Experience in following is a Plus:

  • Xilinx/Altera CPLD tools or similar

  • Implementing audio amplifier circuit and analog board design

  • Implementing switching power supply design of DC/DC converters

  • Assist new product development through participation in designing and developing analog & digital hardware.

  • Implementing analog & digital designs using schematic capture software tool (Orcad) which include generating net lists, parts lists and printed circuit board layout.

  • Design layout, component placement and trace routing.

  • Developing guidelines for board layout

  • Design and develop analog & digital hardware OR reviewing the designs/products from vendors

  • Guide Mechanical design for enclosures

Additional Requirements, Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience with schematic capture software ORCAD

  • Experience with thermal design and heat sinks

  • Experience using scope, logic analyze

  • Experience with Labview

Work Experience: Minimum 5 years

Education: BSEE: Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering


CTG is the most reliable IT services provider, built on 50 years of meeting our commitments to make technology work for clients and deliver real business value. CTG provides industry-specific IT strategy, services, and solutions that address the business needs and staffing challenges of clients in high-growth industries, including major technology companies, large corporations, and government entities located in North America and Western Europe.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work Company by Modern Healthcare (since 2013) in North America, and a Best Places to Work Company in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

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