Job Description A U.S. based company is hiring hardware engineer to work from its Cairo Branch. The Hardware Engineer will work directly with internal and external customers & suppliers in order to partake in product design, concept development, analytical validation, schematic design, PCB prototypes and production of electronic hardware for state-of-the-art products to be deployed across Africa and the MENA region.
Generate specifications for new designs.
Work together with Mechanical, Firmware, and Software teams to identify requirements of new hardware and provide support on existing hardware.
Read datasheets and select suitable components to use in a project.
Estimate costs, reliability, and safety factors.
Design circuit schematics and layout using Altium CAD Tools.
Test PCBs and other electronic components using Lab tools such as Digital Oscilloscope, Multimeter, Spectrum Analyzer and Logic Analyzer.
Identify good testing procedures, and carry them out on new designs.
Design and oversee the production of the electrical portion of latest prototypes.
Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or a closely related field, is a requirement for this position (A Master’s degree is a plus)
Strong knowledge of the fundamentals of digital and analog circuit design.
Experience using CAD software (Altium preferred) to design PCBs: schematic capture and PCB layout.
Basic skills programming in C and/or Assembly for embedded micro-controllers.
Strong prototyping skills such as soldering, reworking PCBs, and bread-boarding proof of concepts. We like to get our hands dirty!
Capable of working on problems where very little documentation may be available.
Self motivated to ask questions and find answers.
Passionate about technology and enjoys hacking/prototyping on the side.
Dynamic individual with great teamwork and interpersonal skills.
Good project management skills
Good communication skills
Ability to travel inside and outside of Egypt to meet other company teams and partners