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Electrical Engineer - Hardware/Prototype Design

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Date: Jul 21, 2022

Location: Sunnyvale, CA, US, 94085

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 55358


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Corning’s Environmental Technologies segment manufactures ceramic substrates and filter products for emissions control in mobile and stationary applications around the world.


Day to day activities range from testing, building, and debugging prototypes and experiments in the lab (from both off the shelf parts and, when required, custom parts); computer aided design and simulation, cross functional interaction with adjacent teams, colleagues across global research, and external vendors; and learning new skills to advance future products in the pipeline.


Required Education:

  • B.S. or M.S., 0-5 years work experience 
  • Possess clear, concise writing and communication skills
  • Read and create circuit schematics and block diagrams
  • Have solder abilities
  • Willingness to use hands in the lab to build prototypes and experiments
  • Be organized
  • Enjoy working with a team
  • Enjoy following trends within the industry
  • Positive personality
  • Candidate knowledge required in one or more of the following areas:
    • Analog circuit design (op-amps, TIAs, DC-DC converters [LDO, SMPS, buck-boost], CMOS or BJT circuit design, KVL & KCL)
    • Digital circuit design (microcontrollers, logic gate design)
    • FPGA/PLD design (Verilog or VHDL)
    • Transmission line theory (VSWR, microstrip, coplanar, twinax, etc.)
    • Electromagnetic theory
    • S-parameters (2 port, 4 port)
    • Passive RF Techniques (filter design, matching networks)
    • PCB design
    • Programming (C, Python, etc.)
    • iOS/Android app development
    • High frequency signal integrity (crosstalk, eye diagrams)
    • UNIX programming and scripting
    • Fiber optic communication
    • Semiconductor physics Familiar with some of the following equipment/software:
    • Spectrum analyzer
    • Vector network analyzer
    • Oscilloscope
    • Logic analyzer
    • Bit error rate tester
    • CST Microwave Studio (or HFSS)
    • TDR
    • SPICE (or similar circuit simulator)
    • Matlab • PCB design tool (Allegro, KiCAD, etc.)
    • Signal generator
    • Other basic EE hardware (DMM, power supply, etc.)


Nice to have:

  • USB protocol understanding (high level, physical, link, or application layer)
  • Signal analysis (modulation techniques)
  • IC design cycle to silicon experience


This position supports immigration sponsorship

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We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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