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Sr. Hardware Engineer - Solon, OH

Date: Jun 29, 2022

Location: Solon, OH, US, 44139

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.

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Position Overview

Responsible for the design, development, and manufacturing support of electronic hardware components of high volume electronic and supporting products associated with Smart Infrastructure Solutions including areas such as AMI and Utility/Distribution Automation.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Develop electrical hardware incorporating all aspects of hardware design from concept to production launch including circuit design, schematic design, PCB design, testing and documentation.
  • Ensure hardware captures and maintains system-level behavior that meets stated requirements.
  • Develop strategy to validate resulting design against requirements including the development of design verification test procedures.
  • Responsible for the overall quality of the hardware incorporated in the system, communicating progress and challenges during development with functional and project management and completing development on the agreed-to schedule.
  • Ensure designs are compliant with requirements of governing agencies (FCC, IC, UL) and capable of achieving relevant agency listings.
  • Interact in a team environment and works with others to achieve the best possible end- product from all functional viewpoints in a cost-effective manner.
  • Familiar with DFMEA principles and root cause analysis as related to both electronic and mechanical fabrication and assembly processes.


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Serve as lead developer, when necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager.

Skills and Experience


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent engineering degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with electrical hardware design and development activities associated with high volume, cost-sensitive commercial or industrial electronic products.
  • 5 years of experience designing microprocessor-based devices incorporating wireless and wired communication as well as precision analog circuitry.
  • Working understanding of Design Verification Testing at the circuit level.
  • Experience working in an environment where design staff and operations interact daily to manage component and product delivery issues.
  • Experience with board bring-up and solid trouble shooting methodology using common tools such as spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes and various types of handheld meters.



  • Experience mitigating immunity and emissions issues in analog/RF designs.
  • Experience with simulation tools such as Spice and proprietary vendor tools to simulate analog circuit performance.
  • Motivated self-starter and independent decision making based on data-driven judgment.
  • Creative approach to problem solving.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with sub-contractors and vendors
  • Demonstrated ability to provide direction to less experienced Engineers
  • Experience in a technical leadership role interacting with firmware, software, hardware and system contributors both onsite and remote.
  • Advanced engineering degree.
  • Experience in the utility industry


Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering
Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering

Relevant Industries


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: Cleveland

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