November 30, 2023
Valens HQ, Hod Hasharon, Israel
Customer Support and Application
Full time

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Job Description

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.


Key Responsibilities:


  1. 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.
  2. EMC Compliance:
    Ensure that all designed boards meet or exceed electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) requirements and standards.
  3. Mechanical Design:
    Collaborate with mechanical engineers to integrate boards seamlessly into the overall product design, considering factors like form factor, enclosure, and structural requirements.
  4. Thermal Design:
    Optimize board layouts and components for effective thermal management, ensuring efficient heat dissipation and reliable operation in diverse environmental conditions.
  5. 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).
  6. Collaboration:
    Work in close coordination with electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, and CM partners to ensure the successful realization of products

Job Requirements

  • 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.
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