Valens is a leading semi-conductor company dedicated to innovation and excellence in the Professional Audio/Video and Automotive markets. We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Board Designer to join our Applications team. In this role, you will be responsible for designing products ,creating reference designs and proof-of-concept (POC) boards that push the boundaries of technology. If you are a creative problem solver with experience in the entire product development flow and a deep understanding of board design, mechanical design, and thermal design, we want you to be part of our dynamic team.
- Electronic Board Design:
Lead the design and development of electronic boards, including Proof of Concepts (POCs) and reference designs, using industry-standard design tools, with a focus on performance, reliability, and manufacturability.
- EMC Compliance:
Ensure that all designed boards meet or exceed electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) requirements and standards.
- Mechanical Design:
Collaborate with mechanical engineers to integrate boards seamlessly into the overall product design, considering factors like form factor, enclosure, and structural requirements.
- Thermal Design:
Optimize board layouts and components for effective thermal management, ensuring efficient heat dissipation and reliable operation in diverse environmental conditions.
- Product Development:
Contribute to the entire product development process, from concept to mass production, working closely with cross-functional teams and external Contract Manufacturers (CMs).
Work in close coordination with electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, and CM partners to ensure the successful realization of products
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics, or a related field.
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in board design and product development.
- Proficiency in CAD and PCB design software (Mentor Graphics preferred).
- Strong knowledge of EMC design principles and standards.
- Familiarity with mechanical design concepts and collaboration with mechanical engineers.
- Understanding of thermal design considerations for electronics.
- Experience with product development processes, including working with Contract Manufacturers (CMs).
- Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
- Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.