Facebook Layout Designer in Redmond, Washington


As a Layout Designer at Oculus Research, you will layout the test and prototype electrical systems for future consumer virtual reality (VR) experiences. You will become part of a team exploring new concepts through fast iterative prototyping. We want people who work well in teams, can brainstorm big ideas, work in new technology areas and are able to drive a design into a prototype.

We are looking for broad layout background, with experience on digital circuits and real-time systems using uControllers, uProcessors and FPGAs from simple to large. Familiarity with CAD tools like Altium is required. The ideal candidate would be comfortable laying out mixed high speed digital systems, power supplies and RF circuits.

Required Skills:

  1. Taking schematics from engineers and laying out circuits with appropriate constraints

  2. Development of footprints to a common guidance

  3. Provide stack and construction feedback to engineers

  4. Generate and maintain CAD output packages for circuit designs

  5. Develop, implement and support workflows and procedures for layout design and CAD output management

  6. Liaise with board fabrication houses to provide the best choice of stack and materials to meet requirements

  7. Coordination with assembly house to manage board builds

  8. Collaborating in a team environment across engineering disciplines

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 5+ years of industry experience

  2. Associate degree or similar

  3. Experience in board design using Altium or equivalent

  4. Layout experience in high speed differential circuits, power circuits, analogue and RF circuits

  5. Layout experience in HDI rigid and flexible technologies

  6. Experience in process evolution

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience with SVN or similar version control

  2. Experience managing libraries

  3. Experience in constraint driven layout

  4. Experience with schematic capture and the ability to reformat schematics to best practice guidelines

  5. Experience with high power density/high thermal boards

Industry: Internet

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