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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company PCB Layout Engineer in Austin, Texas

PCB Layout Engineer Austin, Texas


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At Hewlett Packard Enterprise, we bring together the brightest minds to create breakthrough technology solutions that advance the way people live and work. What sets us apart? Our people and our relentless dedication to helping our customers make their mark on the world.

We are a team of doers, dreamers and visionaries; inspired by our purpose and driven by our strategy. We live by our three values: partner, innovate and act.

Our legacy inspires us as we forge ahead, always pushing to discover what’s next. Every day is a new opportunity to advance and grow ourselves, our company and the industry. Some people call it an obsession, we call it a way of life.

What you need to know about the job

Job ID:1082640

Date Posted:4/8/2021

Primary Location:Austin, Texas

Other Locations:San Jose, California, United States of America; Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America; Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America; Houston, Texas, United States of America; Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, United States of America

Job Category:Engineering

Schedule:Full time

Shift:No shift premium (United States of America)


Designs Printed Circuit Board layouts using computer aided design software, consistent with electrical engineering circuit performance, signal integrity, and EMI specifications, mechanical engineering form factor and thermal requirements, and manufacturing requirements. Reads/interprets schematics, system functionality and performance specifications, and the company PCB design guidelines as necessary to complete printed circuit board layouts. Determines PCB design approaches and parameters. Influences design decisions related to the analysis and resolution of system performance issues related to the printed circuit board layout.

Education and Experience

  • Associates degree or equivalent technical degree

  • 15 or more years' experience laying out complex, multi-layered, high speed printed circuit boards

  • Advanced knowledge in the use of ECAD software, particularly experience with Cadence Allegro PCB Editor required

  • Advanced knowledge of PCB Design Guidelines and design constraints

  • Have performed layout studies and placement and helped drive sound architectural decisions

  • Have experience laying out boards with DDR4+, PCIe Gen 4+, high speed SerDes, Ethernet, I2C, SPI, etc.

  • Experience in high speed routing techniques such as microvias, blind and buried vias, backdrilling, etc.

  • Experience working with PCB fabrication shops and PCA contact manufacturers

  • Experience with liquid cooled designs is a plus

  • Experience helping define ASIC package ball maps is a plus

  • Experience with industry standard form factors such as PCIe CEM and Open Compute Project is a plus

  • Experience creating symbols and managing symbol libraries is a plus

Knowledge and Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret schematics, datasheets, layout guidelines

  • Ability to work with and if necessary drive, engagements with design partners such electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, signal integrity and power integrity engineers, etc.

  • Working knowledge of electronics including signal and power integrity issues

  • Understanding of EMC principals and best practices to mitigate EMI

  • In depth knowledge of Design for Manufacturing (DfM) and Design for Test (DfT) principals

  • Ability to work independently with loosely defined parameters and perform conceptual analysis

  • Ability to work successfully with engineers across various geos to meet design requirements and schedules

  • Ability to manage multiple board designs at a time

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


HPE is an equal opportunity employer/Female/Minority/Individual with Disabilities/Protected Veteran Status