Mixed Signal Systems Design Engineer

Updated on 5/20/2024

HRL Laboratories

HRL Laboratories

501-1,000 employees

Develops advanced technologies in quantum science

Food & Agriculture
Industrial & Manufacturing

Senior, Expert

Malibu, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate of Science degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, or chemistry
  • 15+ years of experience in ASIC (analog & digital), FPGA, and firmware design
  • 9+ years of experience in system design, analysis, modeling, simulation, verification and validation
  • Experience in new technology or product/capability development
  • Experience in working in an agile model based system engineering environment
  • Experience in a Lead Engineer role responsible for ensuring system and product integration across multiple disciplines
  • Demonstrated experience leading trades, defining architectures, and developing requirements for PCB’s, ASICs, FPGA’s, Software, and Firmware
  • Work on disruptive technologies to develop, document, analyze, and test operational, functional, and environmental requirements of non-recurring development research systems
  • Leverage advanced Model Based Systems Engineering methods and tools to perform complex analysis and trade studies
  • Provide high impact, creative and innovative solutions to complex technical problems
  • Work both independently and as part of a dynamic team environment alongside world-class research scientists and engineers
  • Provide critical support and independent review of the work of teammate
  • Lead systems engineering efforts in maturing technologies under development and defining requirements and capabilities in an agile model based engineering environment
  • Partner with researchers and technology experts in understanding technology development current state and future goals
  • Define requirements, functional threads and interfaces for incorporation into system architecture, modeling environment and system physical design
  • Lead system engineering task execution for development of Systems Electronics/Device Modeling and integration with larger system(s)
  • Integrate technologies under development with larger system concept of operations and determine impacts to interfaces, integration techniques, manufacturability and integrated system testing
  • Identify, innovate, and execute development and maintenance of new tools and processes to support this work scope
  • Execute analysis and technical performance budget planning and roll-up from individual contributors and subject matter experts
  • Develop new innovative techniques to validate analytical models and performance budgets in addition to definition of experiments and test methodologies
  • Define functional architecture and modeling needs and integrate efforts with functional architecture and modeling/simulation teams to meet end item deliverable test, verification & validation dates
  • Provide system engineering expertise and leadership for formal reviews and lab demonstrations
  • Work with design teams to define and document the validation objectives and ensure that the design supports requirements
  • Debug complex systems and work with other engineering teams to conduct failure analysis and resolve design or manufacturing issues as appropriate

HRL Laboratories is renowned for its cutting-edge development in quantum science, additive manufacturing, and high-frequency performance technologies. The company's pioneering efforts in areas such as silicon quantum dot devices, 3D-printable aluminum alloy, and advanced GaN integrated system designs place it at the forefront of technical innovation within the industry. This culture of leadership and innovation provides a stimulating environment that nurtures the growth and development of its employees, making it an excellent backdrop for professionals aiming to contribute to significant technological advancements.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Malibu, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth