Lead Design Engineer


Advanced Sensors HQ


Full Time


Bachelor’s degree

Work city:

Goleta, CA

Work start:

Tuesday, 13 September 2016

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Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Don’t miss this opportunity to join a successful, growing FORTUNE 500 COMPANY!

Amphenol Advanced Sensors, a leader in OEM sensors and sensor instrumentation seeks a Lead Design Engineer for our Goleta CA facility.  Our Goleta facility is an industry leading R&D site and is currently seeking an experienced candidate with a thorough understanding of the principles involved in Gas Sensor Design Engineering.

Responsibilities include:

  • Technical leader of the product line
  • Technical leader of development programs
  • Ownership of new product requirements
  • Participate in project planning; accountable for engineering development planning
  • Lead hands-on efforts of the design of gas sensor products based on infrared technology being accountable for product performance and engineering development schedule
  • Develop product architecture, define requirements for electrical, mechanical and software development
  • Create schematics and board layouts
  • Modifying existing firmware or create original firmware
  • Coordinate with third parties inside and outside the company on mechanical design, electronic design and software development. Coordinate work of employees and subcontractors at different sites when needed
  • Work with manufacturing to assure lowest cost and highest manufacturability of products
  • Work with sales and marketing exploring new opportunities and providing proof of concept prototypes

Required Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor degree in EE
  • 5 years of industry experience as design engineer
  • Immediate experience in analog and data acquisition design
  • Proficient with electrical CAD (schematic capture, board layout), PADS preferred
  • Experience with firmware development and ability to write FW if needed.
  • Basic mechanical CAD experience 2D required, 3D preferred
  • Attention to details and documentation
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Self-guided and active team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with personnel at different sites and different levels inside and outside of the company
  • Understanding of quality control and documentation control
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)

Desired Qualifications include:

  • Master Degree or higher in EE
  • Solid background in math and physics
  • Experience in sensor industry
  • Optical measurements experience
  • Experience with  electromagnetic compatibility and other compliance standards
  • Experience with ISO or other quality management systems and documentation control
  • Automotive experience
  • Experience in design for high volume production

In exchange for your expertise, we offer a competitive salary along with a benefit package of health, dental, vision, STD, LTD, AD&D, life and 401k w/match. 

Don’t let this great opportunity pass by - come join our team and apply today!

Amphenol Advanced Sensors is an Equal Opportunity Employer/ Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Gender/Disabled/Veterans

Please submit resumes with salary history to novasensor.recruiting@amphenol-sensors.com

Note: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. 

The candidate must be able to legally work in the United States; we are unable to provide sponsorship. Position requires candidate to be a U.S. person as defined in ITAR, 22 CFR 120.15 (U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien Status) and defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a) (20).

It is the policy of Amphenol Advanced Sensors, to give equal opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, disability or conviction record.

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