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Sr. Hardware Engineer - Boonton, NJ

Date: Jun 4, 2022

Location: Boonton, NJ, US, 07005

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
 
Division Overview
Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.

Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.

Brand Overview

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
 
Division Overview
Hubbell Utility Solutions (HUS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HUS is also deeply engaged in product solutions for the Utility Communications and Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) space and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HUS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HUS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas, and water industries.
 
HUS has four business units. Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) is our electrical components and infrastructure business. Aclara is our AMI and Meters business and also includes an installation business. Hubbell Gas Connectors and Accessories (HGCA) sells connectors and accessories for the repair, replacement and refurbishment of natural gas systems. Our fourth business is our Protection and Controls business which is our newest business initiative to drive substation communications, control and protection solutions. HUS provides these solutions in the Electric Utility, Water, Gas and Communications Market.
 
At HUS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of principled integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers. Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.
 

Posting Address

353 Powerville Road
Boonton, NJ 07005

Position Overview

Senior Hardware Engineer will be a part of the engineering team which develops and supports complex embedded hardware products in the area of communications and protection for the electric utility market. The individual in this position should be able to perform all aspects of hardware development work under the guidance of senior team members.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Circuit design, hardware verification & validation of new products, both by hands-on effort & in assistance to other team members.  Responsibilities range from component/circuit design & review, through layout supervision & review, to prototype bring-up, testing & documentation.
  • Interface with other cross-functional teams, such as software development group, sales/marketing and production for various development and support activities.
  • Write detailed SOW documents outlining Hardware Design requirements for offshore teams.
  • Work with offshore teams on weekly basis to make progress on the tasks/projects, resolve their technical queries to keep progressing.
  • Be passionate & proficient in contributing to design reviews on various circuit & board designs.  
  • Perform hardware verification tests, support system verification tests under guidance of senior team members. 
  • Develop methods to instrument signals in units under tests, using hard connections or utilizing FPGA access or similar methods.
  • Load embedded software images on prototypes, maintain adapters and pods, & document methods for other team members and production.
  • Interface w production team to arrange & to track development/test rework.
  • Troubleshoot prototypes in bring-up phase & afterwards, to assist in identifying design or manufacturability problems.
  • Work w considerable sense of urgency & juggle multiple hardware related tasks/assignments at the same time.

Skills and Experience

Required:

  • BSEE degree
  • Experience working with digital and analog components in a design or support role.
  • Must be proficient in design, analyzing & troubleshooting of circuits comprised of microprocessors & their support devices, DSP's, FPGA's high-speed analog devices, communication interfaces, & power supplies.
  • Proficiency with Schematic Capture Tools (i.e. Altium, Cadence) 
  • Experience with Ethernet hardware (MAC, PHY, Switches)
  • Experience with FPGA design & development tools (i.e. Xilinx, Actel, etc.)
  • Ability to perform minor rework (such as replacing passive SMT components) 
  • Must be self-motivated & capable of handling numerous concurrent activities.
  • Must be a strong team player w excellent verbal & written communication skills.

Preferred: 

  • Power supply design
  • RF Amplifier design
  • Board layout tools 
  • Analog filter design
  • Ethernet backplane design
  • TDM communications & Telecomm interfaces (voice, synchronous/asynchronous data)

 

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.


Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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