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Sr. Electrical Layout Design Engineer

Date: Mar 22, 2019

Location: Budapest, Hungary, HU

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 115819 

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Position Summary:

Harman Layout Design Engineers are responsible for the circuit layout development. In this position it will be a possibility to research and develop new ideas and prototypes, upgrade the actual designs and redesign the PCBs. The layouter's responsibility is communicating with the PCB manufacturer and make the recommendation for the final solution.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Design multi-layer printed circuit boards (focus on proper layout definition) incorporating the latest fabrication and assembly standards with main focus on RF and EMC compliance design
  • Build layout design rule definition and maintenance
  • Collaborate with RF, electrical, mechanical, test and manufacturing engineers for a functional, cost effective layout
  • Develop, check and release full PCBA documentation packages
  • Assembly of  functional prototype PCBA’s by hand placing and hand and/or vapor phase soldering
  • Operate simple DC, AC, EMC and RF measurements per instructions
  • Close cooperation with internal and external development teams and suppliers.
  • Take part in prototype builds and evaluations.
  • Participate on design reviews
  • Meets the individual target settings and helps to fulfill the target setting of the Hardware Design group.
  • Works and participates in a product team environment, supporting other team functions: software, mechanical, process, test, and quality engineering and works with vendors to guide the manufacture of devices to fulfill the specified requirements, to reduce cost, enhance performance, or all of them.
  • Plan and execute tasks defined by product redesign, development and implementation project plans.


Basic Qualifications:

  • This position requires Msc or Bsc Degree in Electrical engineering, plus 3 to 5 years of experience in product development.
  • Knowledge of Mentor Graphics or similar electronic hardware development environment
  • Hands-on experience with RF measurement devices like spectrum analyzer, signal generator, vector network analyzer
  • Knowledge of RF and low noise circuit PCBA realization
  • Knowledge about MS Windows / Office  focal point  Excel and Word


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to identify and describe electrical and mechanical problems on functional prototypes and to communicate them to the responsible engineer within R&D
  • Understand how to layout RF, analog, digital and power supply circuits
  • Basic understanding of electrical schematics, symbols and functions
  • Ability to create dimensioned drawings, PCB production data’s and PCBA documentations
  • Familiar with PCB layout CAD tools
  • Solid knowledge of analogue and digital AF/RF electronics


Eligibility Requirements:

  • Willingness to work in an office in Budapest
  • Willingness to travel internationally on occasion.

HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (

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