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PCB Designer

Company: L3Harris
Location: Henrietta
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Description: Job Title: Sr. Spec, Design

Job Location: Rochester, NY

Job Code: CS20211406-62796

Job Description:

The Design Engineer will effectively utilize EDA tools deployed at L3Harris to create, improve, and maintain Printed Circuit Boards (rigid, rigid-flex, and flex):

Mentor Software

Designer (Schematic capture)

PADS (PCB layout design)

Valor NPI (Valor ODB++ output)

Polar (Impedance calculator)

Cadence (PCB layout) - a plus


Create schematics or PCBs in accordance with established L3Harris and IPC industry guidelines. Interface directly with Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and Test Engineering to obtain information about requirements. Evaluate and implement new technologies, design processes, and software tools. Work with Component Engineering to select and accommodate advanced packages and clarify specification discrepancies. Create multi-layer designs for rigid, rigid-flex and flex circuits using the latest board technologies (i.e. 3/3 mil trace/space, BGA's, microvias, stacked microvias, high speed, and control impedance). Generate support documentation to meet L3Harris standards. Incorporate complex change notices utilizing existing CAD tools. Check designs, drawings, and databases for accuracy.

Work Preparation:

Review engineering schematic input for correctness

Process schematic data into PADS Power PCB software

Process mechanical data into PADS Power PCB software

Run fabrication and manufacturing checks using Valor NPI

Create stack-ups using Polar

Solve fabricator, test, and assembly issues

Manage changes that occur during the design (with engineer and manufacturing inputs)

Controlled impedance

Digital, RF, analog, and power supplies

Working knowledge of PC based applications and network environments

Working knowledge of: Microsoft Windows, Word and Excel, Agile Review drawings and data sheets for dimensional requirements

Create / validate part footprints based on manufacturer's technical reference and Harris design rules

Create schematic decals for importing into schematic tool


Relevant B.S. degree with 3-5 years PCB design experience including progressively more complex and advanced PCB design concepts

Relevant A.S. degree with 7-10 years PCB component and design experience

Preferred Skills:

Knowledge of the PCB design value chain; schematics, materials, fabrication, assembly, and related design and simulation software tools.

Knowledge of SMT and through-hole electronic components and packages

Excellent attention to detail

Knowledge of working with a PLM tool like Agile

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Self-motivated to achieve results with broad direction

Adaptable to a variety of tasks, responsibilities, and people

Working knowledge of PC based applications and network environments

Working knowledge of: Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Agile

Able to work under aggressive schedules, including extra hours


Keywords: L3Harris, Rochester , PCB Designer, Other , Henrietta, New York

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