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Electronics Design Engineer

Department: Research Engineering
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
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JOB DESCRIPTION

This position reports to the Research Engineering group. The position is responsible for the investigation and development of technologies in vision management, light management, material science, electronics, electronical connectivity and communication, energy management, and technology deployment used in applications for future Clarience Technologies/Truck-Lite telematics, heavy-duty signal, and forward lighting products.  

Specific research and development projects include the investigation of technology and application(s) that involve communication devices (IIoT) used in transportation telematics including the development of devices that can sense variable data such as temperature, pressure, volume, time, and displacement and send the data back using an RF (IEEE 802.15.4), Bluetooth 5.0, NFC, RS 232/485, CANBus (SAE J1969) or RFID to a collecting device. The position supports the development of "statements of work" that are used to define the requirements of the application for internal and/or third-party contractor investigation. 

-Collaborates with the firmware, thermal, optical, and mechanical engineers as electrical hardware is being designed.

-Incorporates considerations for data and messaging, thermal and optical requirements, mechanical specifications, safety concerns, and fleet operational inefficiencies in the electrical designs.    

-Provide advisory and oversight support for work performed by third parties.

-Develops project statements/technology definitions for a specific application for device revisions or for new application technology. 

-Works with program/project manager for a clear definition of the application and to match the application and technology for the most cost-effective solution(s). 

-Presents 'proof of concepts’ designs and DFMEA identifying the potential failure modes.

-Develops stress and validation testing plans for the device hardware including in the form of a DVP&R.  

REQUIREMENTS

-Bachelor's degree in Electrical/ Computer Engineering or related field.

-Master’s in electrical engineering discipline preferred, but not required.

-0 to 3​ years of experience in software design preferred.

-0 to 3​ years of experience in circuit design development.

-CADD-Altium related circuit and schematic design.

-Troubleshooting of existing products and designs.

-Radio Frequency (IEEE 802.15.4) CANbus, LIN Bus, UART, SPI, I2C.

-Wireless electronic device experience. Bluetooth/BLE, WI-FI, RF.

-Manufacturing printed circuit board experience.

-Understand the functionality of the system to provide better hardware abstraction layers.

-Maintains up-to-date job knowledge by way of attendance at seminars, visits to shops and equipment builders, trade journals, and personal study time.

-System-level integration experience.

-(Design for cost, test, manufacturing) experience.

-Experience reading electrical schematics.

-Experience with microcontroller at an embedded level programing. Familiarity with C, C++, Python, and/or Java Script. 

-Experience with hardware lab equipment such as oscilloscope digital scope and logic analyzer.

-Technical document writing experience using Visio, Word, Excel, and/or PowerPoint.

-Revision and document control experience.

 

About Clarience Technologies

CLARIENCE TECHNOLOGIES IS THE TOTAL VISIBILITY COMPANY. WE BELIEVE THAT VISIBILITY IS VITAL, PARTICULARLY IN THE TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY. THE MORE YOU SEE, THE MORE YOU KNOW, THE SAFER YOU ARE - AND THE MORE YOU CAN ACHIEVE.

That’s why our mission is to leverage leading electronics, technology, telematics and data analytics capabilities to bring total visibility to transportation.

Today, Clarience Technologies has 2000 associates, global operations across the US, Mexico, Australia, China and Europe and a family of brands, including Truck-Lite, DAVCO, Road Ready, RIGID, ECCO, CODE 3, and Lumitec. Our customers include the backbone of the transportation ecosystems including OEMs, large and small fleet owners, emergency vehicles, as well as owners of recreational vehicles and vessels. Through our data and insights, we improve fleet management and streamline supply chains. Our lighting (products/systems) enhance safety on and off the road. For decades, our collaborative, transparent approach has been turning customers into long-term partners.

Our commitment to our customers is unparalleled. We believe it’s more important to solve a problem than build a product. We apply our innovation mindset and cutting-edge technology to do just that for our customers - every single day.

And, we believe that quality is more than design and materials. The quality of the solutions we create and the quality of the service we provide are every bit as important as the quality of our products themselves.

 

Clarience Technologies is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

 

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