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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Senior PCB Layout Designer

Date Posted: 6/25/2020

Location: Remote

Full Time: Yes

Tool Sets we are Currently Hiring for: Cadence Allegro, Mentor Xpedition, PADS, or Altium Designer


Freedom CAD works with many of the leading-edge technology companies, designing products that save people’s lives, fly to outer space, travel the oceans, drive autonomously and improve the speed and integrity of the internet. If you would like to work from home, be challenged every day, and work with 30 of the industry’s most talented designers consider joining Freedom CAD’s widely recognized design team. This is a work-from-home, full-time position with an opportunity for additional compensation for overtime work at time and a half.

This position has a strong focus on HDI technology and is responsible for creating state-of-the-art PCB layouts from electrical schematics, netlists, mechanical input, and associated detail documents that adhere to the latest fabrication and assembly standards using Cadence Allegro, Mentor Xpedition, PADS, or Altium Designer software.


Responsibilities

  • Design project-lead – reports to the Director of Operations or COO.
  • Leads highly complex layouts while ensuring quality, efficiency, and manufacturability.
  • Provides expertise to the 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 workload.
  • Ability to create, from engineering inputs, board mechanical profiles, board fabrication stack-ups, detailed board fabrication drawings, and packages, assembly drawings, assembly notes, etc.
  • Load and debug Net lists.
  • Ability to place components, perform density analysis, input constraints, route traces.
  • Generate layout reports daily/weekly for customers and Operations.
  • Primarily work from home but must be willing to work occasionally on-site at a customer location.
  • Must be willing to work extended and flexible hours to meet critical schedules when necessary.
  • Basic Schematics knowledge.

Skills

  • Expert knowledge of one or more of the following CAD tool suites: Allegro, Xpedition, Altium, or PADS.
  • Extensive use of HDI technology.
  • Experience with high-speed Digital, RF, Analog, and Flex and Rigid-Flex designs.
  • Basic computer literacy with Microsoft Windows-based applications such as Excel, Word, Outlook, and Notepad.
  • 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 experience with Constraint Management.
  • Passionate about PCB design with a strong desire to expand your knowledge
  • 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 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.
  • Ability to work from home with minimal supervision.

Experience

  • Ideal candidates should have a minimum of 5 years HDI layout experience.
  • Ideal candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of Allegro, Xpedition, PADS, or Altium current experience.
  • Ideal candidates must know DFM/DFA 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

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.  Since we work with a wide variety of customers and technologies, we are looking for individuals who thrive on new challenges and the opportunity to push the boundaries of their skill and knowledge, while working along with our team of 30+ highly skilled designers.  We engage with emerging technology OEM’s and work in a dynamic environment.  If you share in our values and you’re looking for an employer who is strongly committed to developing your talent and your skills and rewarding achievement, come grow with us at Freedom CAD Services.


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