Career Opportunities

Current Job Openings at Freedom CAD Services

Current Opportunities

  • We are currently seeking qualified individuals for the positions listed below.  If you’d like to apply please click the “Apply Now” button to complete an application online and upload your resume.

    Freedom CAD Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All job offers are contingent upon a successful background check, drug-test, and authorization to work in the United States when applicable. Contact us for additional information.

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Engineering Services Business Development Manager

Overview

Date Posted: 3/28/2017

Location: Santa Clara, CA

Job Type: Full-time


Major Responsibilities:

  • Reports to Director of Business Development.
  • Identifying and qualifying target opportunities within the territory.
  • Becoming the primary point of contact for the customer.
  • Educating the customer on Freedom CAD’s array of engineering services.
  • Being the liaison between the customer and Freedom CAD’s resources.
  • Developing a Business Development Strategy to penetrate and secure new customers
  • Ability to effectively identify client business requirements.
  • Working with the Freedom CAD Engineering & Customer Engineering teams presenting solutions.
  • Help establish and maintain strong relationships with key partners and customers.
  • Demonstrate excellent both verbal and written skills and possess ability to create associated documentation and maintain tracking of opportunities/ follow up.

General Skills

  • Ability to understand and explain many different technologies and to communicate technical concepts in non-technical terms.
  • Ability to respond effectively to time-sensitive inquiries.
  • Ability to make presentations to all levels within an organization.
  • Genuine interest in technology and software and a desire to continue to learn.
  • Consistently demonstrate attention to detail.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Strong research and analytical ability.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and work independently.
  • Capable with Microsoft Office Suite.

Essential Functions: Responsibilities include: lead generation, team selling with Freedom CAD engineering and layout support team, moving the sale through the sales cycle, facilitating communication between the customer and Freedom CAD’s Operations and Business Development Management, and forecasting and territory analysis. Works with Operations and Business Development Management in the development of key accounts, including technical and feasibility meetings. Identify major accounts and high potential engineering service opportunities in order to develop and penetrate of these accounts. Engineering Services will include: Electronic hardware design, electrical, mechanical, signal and power integrity analysis, printed circuit board design.

Provides feedback to Operations and Business Development Management regarding service performance problems. Keep abreast of current and potential activities in the territory on items such as competitive services and pricing.

Participate and attend sales and marketing meetings, as required.

May be required to perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.

Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer/Electrical Engineering or Computer Science from a four year college or university or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience Requirements: At least three years in a similar marketing, R&D or sales role. Strong communication skills as well as analytical, project management and planning skills necessary.

Preferred Qualifications: Business development skills and cross-functional team leadership experience preferred. Proven ability to see new business opportunities, set and meet aggressive objectives, and develop strong working relationships also preferred. Knowledge of relevant markets (ie: PCB fabrication, PCB engineering and physical design. Requires self-motivation and the ability to work independently. Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills at all business levels required.

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Senior PCB Designer – Altium

Senior PCB Designer – Altium, Basic Function:


  • This position has a strong focus on HDI technology and is responsible for creating state of the art PCB layouts from electrical schematics, net lists, mechanical input, and associated detail documents that adhere to the latest fabrication and assembly standards using Altium design software.

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Responsibilities

  • Design project lead – reports to Operations Manager, or COO
  • Leads highly complex layouts while ensuring quality, efficiency and manufacturability.
  • Provides expertise to engineering team regarding combined HDI technology and design practices.
  • Handle multiple tasks and provide work leadership to other designers through the distribution, coordination, and managing of the assigned work load
  • Ability to create, from engineering inputs, board mechanical profiles, board fabrication stack-ups, detailed board fabrication drawings and packages, assembly drawings, assembly notes, etc., preferable for the Cadence Allegro design tool set.
  • Load and debug Net lists (Altium)
  • Ability to place components, perform density analysis, input constraints, route traces
  • Generate layout reports daily/weekly for customers and Operations
  • Must be willing to work occasionally on-site at a customer location (Mountain View, CA) and from home
  • Must be willing to work extended and flexible hours to meet critical schedules when necessary
  • Basic Schematics knowledge

Skills

  • Expert knowledge of Altium tool suite is essential and secondary knowledge of Cadence or Mentor tools suites is a plus
  • Extensive knowledge of HDI technology
  • Basic computer literacy with PC/NT/Windows-based applications:
    • Microsoft EXCEL, Microsoft Word, notepad
    • Ability to write simple script files.
  • Ability to proactively identify problems, and provide solutions or recommendations in a dynamic work environment.
  • Knowledge of signal integrity design constraints encompassing differential pairs, impedance control, high speed, EMI, and ESD
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Excellent team player that can lead projects and mentor others
  • Ability to accurately quote layout work, forecast schedules, and drive and motivate team to meet committed schedules
  • Ability to adapt to changing customer requirements
  • Work with customer and FCS engineering to ensure compliance with Manufacturing Design Standards
  • Self-motivated, Detail oriented, Organized, Positive team player

Experience

  • Ideal candidate should have a minimum of 5 years HDI layout experience.
  • Ideal candidate should have a minimum of 5 years of Altium experience.
  • Ideal candidate must have knowledge of DFA/DFM standards as they relate to Flex and HDI technology.
  • Other design tool knowledge is considered a plus
  • Familiar with Industry Design Standards – ANSI, IPC, ITAR

About Freedom CAD

Our people are our company.

At Freedom CAD we believe in a team based approach to PCB design with a focus on continually striving to better ourselves both individually and as a company.  We want to provide an atmosphere that promotes learning and advancing in an ever-changing field – something that benefits both our team and the customers we work with.  We are committed to operating on advanced software suites and leading-edge hardware that take advantage of automation.

If you share in our values and if you’re looking for an employer who is strongly committed to developing talent and rewarding achievement, come grow with us at Freedom CAD Services.

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Sales Representative

 

Sales Representative – Multiple Locations


  • Freedom CAD Services is one of the largest, independent engineering services  and printed circuit board (PCB) design service bureaus in No. America.  Our mission is to provide our customers with world class, electronic and hardware engineering services to meet their time to market and cost initiatives.   We augment our customer’s internal engineering resource teams to accelerate their electronic hardware development design cycles and achieve the product’s cost/performance objectives.

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All of our employees share a common set of values – Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement. Our ability to grow year after year is driven by our ability to attract, develop and retain innovative people who will thrive in our environment and share in our desire to be the very best at what they do.

We are looking to add four Sales Professionals to sell our electronic hardware engineering services into these four North America Territories – Northeast, Northwest, Central and Mid-Atlantic.

The candidate must be well versed in current state of the art language and technology of electronic hardware engineering and printed circuit board design.   Knowledge of PCB Computer Aided Design (CAD) process, schematic capture and printed circuit board fabrication and assembly are advantageous.   Candidates will be comfortable working with Customer Hardware Engineering Senior Managements, Product Development Teams, CAD Managers, PCB Design Engineers and PCB Designers.   Candidates will work both independently and with the support of Freedom CAD’s Engineering, Layout and Sales Management to penetrate his/her territory, develop relationships and drive sales revenue.

Candidate will be held responsible for a quarterly/yearly quota.

This position is responsible for:

    • Identifying and qualifying target opportunities within the territory.
    • Becoming the primary point of contact for the customer.
    • Educating the customer on Freedom CAD’s array of engineering services.
    • Being the liaison between the customer and Freedom CAD’s resources.
    • Developing a Sales Strategy to penetrate and secure new customers
    • Ability to effectively identify client business requirements.
    • Working with the Freedom CAD Engineering & Customer Engineering teams presenting solutions.
    • Help establish and maintain strong relationships with key partners and customers.
    • Demonstrate excellent both verbal and written skills and possess ability to create associated documentation and maintain tracking of opportunities/ follow up.

General Skills

    • Ability to understand and explain many different technologies and to communicate technical concepts in non-technical terms.
    • Ability to respond effectively to time-sensitive inquiries.
    • Ability to make presentations to all levels within an organization.
    • Genuine interest in technology and software and a desire to continue to learn.
    • Consistently demonstrate attention to detail.
    • Strong customer service skills.
    • Strong research and analytical ability.
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
    • Ability to prioritize workload and work independently.
    • Capable with Microsoft Office Suite.

Essential Functions:  Responsibilities include: lead generation, team selling with Freedom CAD engineering and layout support team, moving the sale through the sales cycle, facilitating communication between the customer and Freedom CAD’s Operations and Sales Management, and forecasting and territory analysis. Works with Operations and Sales Management in the development of key accounts, including technical and feasibility meetings.  Identify major accounts and high potential opportunities in order to develop and penetrate of these accounts.

Provides feedback to Operations and Sales Management regarding service performance problems.  Keep abreast of current and potential activities in the territory on items such as competitive services and pricing.

Participate and attend sales and marketing meetings, as required.

May be required to perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.

Education Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Computer/Electrical Engineering or Computer Science from a four year college or university or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience Requirements:  At least three years in a similar marketing, R&D or sales role. Strong communication skills as well as analytical, project management and planning skills necessary.

Preferred Qualifications:  Business development skills and cross-functional team leadership experience preferred. Proven ability to see new business opportunities, set and meet aggressive objectives, and develop strong working relationships also preferred. Knowledge of relevant markets (ie: PCB fabrication, PCB engineering and physical design. Requires self-motivation and the ability to work independently. Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills at all business levels required.

Compensation:  This is an exempt position.  Compensation is a Draw against Commission plan.  In the Draw against Commission Plan the employee is advanced a set amount of money (draw) as a paycheck during the month. At the end of each month the draw is deducted from the employee’s commission.

Draw against Commission: The Draw against commission payable is $40,000 dollars per year, paid in equal monthly installments of $3,333.33 payable on a biweekly basis with appropriate deductions for federal income tax withholding, FICA and employee benefits.   There is no commission cap.

Benefits:  You may elect to participate in the Employee Medical Insurance, Employee Dental Insurance and an Employee Life and Disability Insurance benefits.  There are 10 Company paid holidays and 3 weeks of flex time accumulated at 1.25 days per month. Since this is a Draw against Commission plan, additional flex time is optional once the Draw has been covered and account management responsibilities are satisfied.  The company also provides the opportunity to participate in a Simple IRA Plan.

About Freedom CAD        

Our people are our company.

At Freedom CAD we believe in a team based approach to PCB design with a focus on continually striving to better ourselves both individually and as a company.  We want to provide an atmosphere that promotes learning and advancing in an ever-changing field – something that benefits both our team and the customers we work with.  We are committed to operating on advanced software suites and leading-edge hardware that take advantage of automation.

If you share in our values and if you’re looking for an employer who is strongly committed to developing talent and rewarding achievement, come grow with us at Freedom CAD Services.

Apply Now

Senior PCB Designer – Allegro

Overview

Date Posted: 4/17/14

Location: Mountain View, California

Full Time Position
100

 

Basic Function

This position has a strong focus on Flex and HDI technology and is responsible for creating state of the art PCB layouts from electrical schematics, net lists, mechanical input, and associated detail documents that adhere to the latest fabrication and assembly standards using Cadence Allegro design software.


 

Responsibilities

        • Design project lead – reports to Operations Manager, or COO
        • Leads highly complex layouts while ensuring quality, efficiency and manufacturability.
        • Provides expertise to engineering team regarding combined Flex/HDI technology and design practices.
        • Handle multiple tasks and provide work leadership to other designers through the distribution, coordination, and managing of the assigned work load
        • Ability to create, from engineering inputs, board mechanical profiles, board fabrication stackups, detailed board fabrication drawings and packages, assembly drawings,  assembly notes, etc., preferable for the Cadence Allegro design tool set.
        • Load and debug Net lists (Allegro, and 3rd party)
        • Ability to place components, perform density analysis, input constraints, route traces
        • Generate layout reports daily/weekly for customers and Operations
        • Participation in Developmental tools and process related testing
        • Must be willing to work extended and flexible hours to meet critical schedules when necessary
        • Basic Schematics knowledge

Skills

        • Basic computer literacy with PC/NT/Windows-based applications:
                • Microsoft EXCEL, Microsoft Word, notepad
                • Ability to write simple script files.
        • Expert knowledge of Allegro layout and Cadence tool suite
        • Extensive knowledge of Flex and HDI technology
        • Ability to proactively identify problems, and provide solutions or recommendations in a dynamic work environment.
        • Knowledge of signal integrity design constraints encompassing differential pairs, impedance control, high speed, EMI, and ESD
        • Strong communication, interpersonal, analytical, and problem solving skills
        • Excellent team player that can lead projects and mentor others
        • Ability to accurately quote layout work, forecast schedules, and drive and motivate team to meet committed schedules
        • Ability to adapt to changing customer requirements
        • Work with customer and FCS engineering to ensure compliance with Manufacturing Design Standards
        • Self-motivated
        • Detail oriented, organized
        • Positive team player

Experience

        • Ideal candidate should have a minimum of 10 years of Cadence Allegro experience.
        • Ideal candidate should have a minimum of 5 years of experience designing both Flex and HDI layouts.
        • Ideal candidate must have knowledge of DFA/DFM standards as they relate to Flex and HDI technology.
        • Other design tool knowledge is considered a plus
        • Familiar with Industry Design Standards – ANSI, IPC, ITAR

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Printed Circuit Board CAD Trainee

Overview

Date Posted: 3/28/2017

Location: Nashua, NH


Basic Function

This position is responsible for supporting lead designers in the creation of PCB layouts utilizing multiple design software suites.

Responsibilities

  • Individual design contributor
  • Reports daily/weekly to the Trainer or Program Manager
  • Takes day to day direction from Trainer and Lead PCB designers.
  • Works closely with other designers to coordinate the creation of a PCB layout, including component placement, routing, silkscreens, fabrication and assembly drawings, and other related tasks as needed.
  • Independently solves problems in a dynamic PCB layout to provide efficient support to lead designers.
  • Provides lead designers with detailed description of work completed, as well as notes any other relevant information or issues concerning the layout.
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks at any given time.
  • Must be willing to work extended and flexible hours to meet critical schedules when necessary.
  • Must have to ability to work effectively in a team atmosphere.

Skills

  • Capacity to solve highly complex problems logical and mathematical problems.
  • Self-motivated, with a desire to continuously improve a skill set intending to become a long term technical leader.
  • Receptive to and capable of learning in a fast paced training environment.
  • Basic computer literacy with PC/NT/ Windows-based applications:
  • Microsoft EXCEL, Microsoft Word
  • Proficient typing skills
  • Capable of visualizing two dimensional problems in three dimensions.
  • Detail oriented, organized
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills

Experience

  • 0 to 3 years of CAD experience is a plus
  • Recent experience with a CAD system, Allegro is a plus
  • Exposure to, or some basic understanding of Electronics is a plus
  • All candidates will be considered
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