Senior Electrical Engineer

Senior Electrical Engineering position in the fast-paced and dynamic R&D Engineering Group at ID Tech – Taoyuan.  This position reports to the Director of Hardware Engineering.  You will be a technical contributor responsible for design creation, bring-up, and verification of new embedded system technologies.  You will need a good grasp of electrical engineering concepts in areas such as embedded systems, wired and wireless data communications, human-interface devices, basic power supply design and power distribution network (PDN) theory, high-speed signal integrity, and PCB design.  The position will also require the creation of test procedures to build on and improve the company’s engineering processes.  This is a highly visible position, and you will be a technical lead for a local group of electrical engineers and work very closely with a global team of electrical, mechanical, and software engineers.  Below are listed the expected travel, abilities, experience, proficiencies, general requirements, and personal characteristics.

Ability to:

  • Create schematics based on Architectural Reference Design using Cadence OrCAD Capture
  • Review Multi-layer HDI PCB designs using Allegro Physical Viewer and any Gerber Viewer
  • Export a Bill of Materials (BoM) from Cadence OrCAD Capture and import into a PLM such as Arena
  • Travel to the CM/JDM/ODM sites in Asia to perform first-time bring-up and debug of product hardware
  • Characterize and debug power devices, such as power supplies, battery chargers, and battery fuel gauges
  • Develop and perform engineering procedures and verification tests for complex electronic systems and modules
  • Arrange compliance testing and interface verification for both high-speed and low-speed serial and parallel buses, e.g., PCIe, USB-A, USB-C, HDMI, MIPI, eMMC, SDIO, SPI, UART, I2S, I2C, etc.

Hands-on experience with the following electronic system devices:

  • Standard and Low Power DRAM Memory, and NAND Memory
  • LVDS, MIPI, and RGB LCD and I2C Touch Panel Modules
  • LTE, WiFi, and Bluetooth Radio Modules
  • Audio CODECs with Class-D Amplifiers
  • Parallel and MIPI-based Cameras
  • USB Hubs and USB PD Control
  • RS-232 Transceivers
  • Ethernet PHYs

Hands-on experience with the following tools to support product verification:

  • Li-ion Battery Impedance Testers
  • Serial Protocol Analyzers
  • Waveform Generators
  • Digital Oscilloscopes
  • Spectrum Analyzers
  • Thermal Chambers
  • IR Thermometers
  • Electronic Loads
  • Data Loggers

Proficiency with the following tools to support job function:

  • Cadence OrCAD or equivalent
  • Allegro PCB Physical Viewer or equivalent
  • Gerber Data Viewer or equivalent
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Arena PLM or equivalent

General Requirements:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or equivalent electrical engineering experience
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in analog, digital, and embedded system circuit design
  • Have functional fluency in English; Speaking, Writing, Reading, and Listening
  • Have native fluency in the Mandarin Chinese language
  • Have strong written and oral communications skills

Experience with the following items is considered a plus:

  • Magnetic Stripe Reader
  • Contact-based Smart Card Reader
  • Contactless-based (NFC) Smart Card Reader
  • Camera-based QR Code Reader

Personal Characteristics:

  • Diligent
  • Self-motived
  • Attentive to even small details
  • Ability to establish good working relationships in a multi-tasking environment


  • Ability to travel up to 10% to US and Asia-based offices, and Asia-based CM/JDM/ODM sites.

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