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PCB Layout Design Engineer (m/f)

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/30/2018 6:50:27 AM
  • 3052881
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Automation & Controls
Location(s): Germany; Augsburg

About Us:

GE Intelligent Platforms is an experienced high-performance technology company and a global provider of software, hardware, services, and expertise in automation and embedded computing. We offer a unique foundation of agile and reliable technology providing customers a sustainable competitive advantage in the industries they serve, including energy, water, consumer packaged goods, oil & gas, government & defense, and telecommunications. The German Headquarter with engineering and production is in Augsburg, Bavaria.

Role Summary:
In this position you will develop and support high-quality products according exacting engineering standards for demanding customers. You will be responsible for complex PCB layout designs of leading-edge embedded computer platforms based on x86 and other architectures. Additionally, you would work with local and international design teams to plan schedules, resolve costs, manufacturing, and electrical design issues.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Execute the PCB layout design of assigned
    projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards,
    practices, procedures, and product / program requirements
  • Close co-operation with other engineering
    teams during board development
  • Participate actively in design reviews
  • Investigate, evaluate and implement new PCB
    technologies and processes
  • Maintain technical coordination within Engineering,
    Test and Manufacturing
  • Maintenance of tool chain and support of
    internal engineering
  • Resolve PCB design issues with fabrication
    and manufacturing vendors
  • Proactively participates in the evolution
    and definition of Design For Manufacturing (DFM) guidelines


  • Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer
    Engineering, or similar (Bachelor of Science/FH Degree, Master/University
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience performing
    PCB layout design
  • Experience in component library maintenance
  • Understanding of the driving PCB technology
    and process trends
  • ‘Can-do' attitude with experience of
    working on own initiative within a changing environment
  • Experience with state of the art development
    and simulation tools
  • Target driven, capable of taking ownership
    ensuring deadlines are met
  • Good self-management skills
  • Fluency in German and English

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience with Mentor Graphics design tool
  • Experience in using signal and power
    integrity tools (e.g. HyperLynx SI/PI)
  • Basic Expertise in industrial regulatory standards
    and safety

Locations: Germany; Augsburg

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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