CTG Sr. Software & Circuit Design Engineer in Horseheads, New York

Title: Sr. Software & Circuit Design Engineer

Location: US-NY-Horseheads

Job Number: 18203072

Title: Sr. Software & Circuit Design Engineer

Location: Horseheads, NY

Work schedule: Monday- Friday 8am to 5pm

Direct Hire: MACOM Technology Solutions


This role involves capturing requirements, design, modeling, schematic capture, layout and documentation of high performance evaluation and test circuits for client's Photonic Business Unit as based in Horseheads NY. The individual will perform design and tolerancing work and collaboratively design the needed test circuits by collaborating with client's designers of critical components needed for the circuits. These include client drivers, TIAs/CDRs, control chips and optical transceiver (OE and EO) converters and multiplexers. In addition, this engineer will oversee the fabrication of the boards, define the BOM, perform final assembly, undertake test and if needed debug and repair and support these devices in use by other engineers and external technical teams. This role also involves conducting the tests and product characterization activities this circuit is intended to address. Such measurements include frequency response, bit error rate, bias controls, feedback control tuning and stability characterization.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Significant experience with high speed PCB layout (signal integrity, Z(0), low cost, thermal, grounding, low EMI, mechanical constraints, etc.) and facility with PCB layout tools like PADS PCB.

  • Deep familiarity with Microprocessors, internal buses, FPGAs/CPLDs (Xilinx, Altera, etc.), analog (VCO, SMPS & linear DC power regulation with AC mains / DC input, A/D, D/A, amps, AGC, voltage clamp, current limiter, etc.), interfaces (SERDES, PECL, LVDS, RS232/422/485, etc.).

  • Preference for ability to code for same in C environment

  • Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 3 years and a Master’s degree; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent work experience.

Additional Information

  • No third party resumes will be accepted

  • Drug testing and/or other employment-related inquiries may be conducted

  • All interested individuals MUST be able to work on a W2 Tax basis (no C2C or third party vendors)

  • Candidates must currently reside in USA or Canada

  • CTG is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

  • CTG is an E-Verify Company

To be considered for this opportunity, please apply directly through our website by clicking the link below or email your Word version resume and salary requirements to rachel.bruso@ctg.com along with the job title.


CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by more than 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients. CTG has operations in North America, Western Europe, and India.

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 in Healthcare company by Modern Healthcare (2013-2016) in North America, and a Best Workplace 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.

Job: Electrical Engineering