Cisco Electrical Product Engineer (EPE) in San Jose, California

Electrical Product Engineer (EPE)

  • Location: San Jose, California, US

  • Area of Interest Supply Chain

  • Job Type Professional

  • Technology Interest *None

  • Job Id 1229497

What You’ll Do

The Insieme group is looking for a motivated expert to provide electrical product engineering support for new and sustaining products. You will be responsible for products’ cost and quality from New Product Introduction (NPI) to End of Life (EOL).

As the Electrical Product Engineer you will provide new product and on-going engineering (including DFM) for a specific product or group of products from pre-concept commit through EOL. For new products, you will collaborate with design (hardware and mechanical), process, test and reliability engineering to take on problems and ensure cost avoidance and quality at FCS. For sustaining products, you will focus on cost reduction and design related yield improvements.

High Level Responsibilities:

  • Perform New product Engineering / Product sustaining engineering

  • Design for Manufacturing

  • Value engineering - Engage early with Component Engineering, GSM and Hardware engineering and influence on component selection, process efficiency, and design changes

  • BOM structuring and BOM risk Management.

  • Design tools proficiency (Valor, schematic, CAD, other CAE tools)

  • Design lab experimentation / debug (proficiency continuum) / DOE/EFA

  • Assessing CM and supply chain technical capability gaps

  • Crafting, analyzing, and releasing product documentation

  • Cost avoidance (pre-A0) and sustaining cost reduction

  • Technical lifecycle management (defect reduction team participation, new component qualification, etc)

  • Mfg. (Process) FMEA review

  • Design FMEA engagement and review

  • Design diagnostic analysis and input / influence

  • Debug and board bring up

  • Leadership and direction of complex issue resolution

Who You'll Work With

You will be working very closely with HW Engineering, Product Ops team, GSM, Mfg Ops and EMS partners.

Who You Are

As the Electrical Product Engineer, you will have good analytics, decision-making and strong communication skills to influence others. In addition, minimum requirements for this role are:

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent plus 7-10 years related experience

  • Understanding of system hardware architectures, design concepts and engineering development practices. Using various diagnostic tools, debug and trouble-shoot failing system down to board level and also boards down to component level. Characterize timing interface using scope, logic analyzers, TDR and various other equipment. Test, debug and bring-up proto boards

  • Experiences with Allegro, Valor and other manufacturing tools used in the job

  • Deep understanding of PCB fabrication process and technology.

  • Deep understanding of the end-to-end process for Printed Circuit Board Assembly.

  • Knowledge and experience with the entire product development process.

  • Proven ability to work in a team setting and multi-task.

  • Experience working on a switch/router product is a plus

  • Good written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills

Why Cisco

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Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.