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Circuit Design Engineer

Circuit Design Engineer
by Admin on 08-25-2023 at 7:10 pm

  • Full Time
  • Tempe, Az
  • Applications have closed

Website Alphacore


We seek a passionate engineer with in-depth knowledge of cameras to join our growing Alphacore’s team of innovative professionals. The successful candidate will have experience in design and implementation of high-speed video cameras, with hands-on knowledge of printed circuit board (PCB) hardware design and field programmable gate array (FPGA) coding and application. Alphacore is creating state-of-the-art imaging solutions for a range of imaging applications for conventional and radiation-hardened high-speed visible and infrared light camera markets. Responsibilities include the following:

· Architecture, specification, and development of high-speed camera systems

· Research and development for camera PCB components and systems

· Development of FPGA-based code to implement algorithms for image capture, data processing, and data transmission

· Design and construction of camera systems that balance cost and imaging performance.


· Detailed knowledge of imaging sensor devices and applications

· Experience with developing and debugging FPGA code in Verilog and/or VHDL

· Familiarity with multiple families of FPGAs from leading vendors (e.g., Xilinx, Altera, Microsemi) and their development systems

· Experience in designing custom PCBs with Eagle or similar systems

· Experience with setting up, programming, and using laboratory instrumentation for PCB debug

· Experience with C/C++, Eagle, Verilog/VHDL, LabView


· BS/MS in Electrical Engineering

· Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

· Track record of driving ideas from design through commercialization

· Enthusiastic about growing within start-up organizations

· Success in reaching aggressive goals as part of a small, dedicated team


· Image sensor testing and test hardware development

· Scripting languages such as Python

· GUI development tools such as QT and TKinter

· Working with PCB vendors for fabrication and assembly services

· CMOS sensors and algorithms for sensor and optics processing

· Fiber optic, copper and wireless data interfaces suitable for camera systems

· Camera optics design and implementation

· Mixed-signal IC designs (amplifiers, data converters, chip interfaces)

· Radiation hardening and radiation qualification (system level, board level, chip level)

· Creation of engineering documentation and support of customer documentation

· Thermal analysis


  • The chance to be a part of the rapidly growing startup in microelectronic field and the next success story
  • Opportunity to work remotely
  • Diverse work environment
  • A knowledgeable and high-achieving, experienced and fun team.
  • 401K plan with company match
  • Paid time off and paid company holidays,
  • Medical, dental, vision, life and other voluntary benefits
  • Family care and bonding leave
  • Volunteer and community involvement opportunities

Visa Sponsorship Potentially Available.

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