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Circuit Design Engineer

Circuit Design Engineer
by Admin on 11-03-2023 at 1:52 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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