PCB Design Engineer
Posted on 3/27/2023
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Design
  • 5+ years experience in PCB layout design
  • Proven PCB design techniques for controlled impedance, RF, and analog circuits
  • Sound knowledge of design techniques that address signal-integrity and EMI concerns
  • Sensor, actuator, and mixed signal PCB design experience
  • Expertise with Altium designer
  • Experience implementing and enforcing IPC standards for PCB design, fabrication, and assembly
  • Layout design of RF/Microwave, power, microprocessor, high-speed interface, and mixed-signal Printed Circuit Boards for satellite applications in concert with the electrical design engineers
  • Work with electrical design engineers and supply chain to manage PCB design in Altium environment and the integration with the configuration control, inventory, and manufacturing system
  • Coordinating with vendors to ensure on-time delivery of high-quality, high-reliability PCB Assemblies that meet IPC standards
  • Generation of fabrication and assembly packages, including drawings, and management of design and drawing templates
  • Creation of parts entries, including footprints and schematic symbols, for the Altium parts library
  • Management of the Altium parts library
  • Work with electrical design engineers to manage subcontractors performing PCB layouts of their designs and reviewing their outputs
  • PCB material and fabrication process selection
  • Mentoring of junior EE's for best practices
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with PCB design for space
  • Experience with managing vendor relationships
  • Experience with quality management, i.e. addressing quality issues with vendors resulting in corrective actions
  • Experience with high density, flex and rigid-flex PCB design
Satellite imaging for Earth
Company Overview
Planet is an aerospace and data analytics company that builds small satellites and delivers information about the changing planet.