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Signal Integrity Engineer - San Jose, CA


Reporting into the Senior Engineering Manager, this position is primarily responsible and is responsible for Signal Integrity aspects of high-seed connectors. The SI Engineer works closely with sales and other engineers within the company and occasionally visits customers.

Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

1. Perform SI measurements to characterize the connector’s performance including experiments to validate simulation results and simulation tools.
2. Write signal integrity evaluation and qualification reports for both internal and customer use.
3. Support Signal Integrity related requests from HRS Japan
4. Develop measurement methodologies for better efficiency and accuracy.
5. Generate signal integrity presentation materials for customer use.
6. Monitor industry trend in high-speed connector and technologies, including benchmarking competitor's products (SI performance, Physical design).
7. Work with sales team to support customers and respond to their SI requests.
8. Develop and implement test fixtures for both lab and production inspection.
9. Design characterization test boards and customer verification boards; work with PCB design houses.
10. Study technologies on the high-speed connector design for the next generation.
11. Maintain a high level of integrity and discipline with a strong work ethic
12. Writing reports and compiling data regarding existing and potential signal integrity engineering projects and studies.


1. Work with SI simulation engineers to correlate simulation and measurement data; perform electromagnetic and/or circuit simulations, if necessary.
2. Document measurement procedures for better design/correlation efficiency and accuracy.
3. Research and monitor high speed related industry standards.
4. Support tradeshows (such as DesignCon) to support promoting products.
5. Evaluate new equipment, probes, and other hardware that are deemed essential for the lab and/or production measurements.
6. Work with test equipment manufactures to perform qualification testing; analyze qualification data.
7. Support tasks as requested by management.


Ability to interface with all department levels and customers, as necessary.


High level of engineering expertise pertaining to the Hirose product lines to ensure efficiency and professionalism is implemented to address problems related to current and potential clients.




1. BSEE required, MSEE or PhD preferred.
2. 2+ years of relevant signal integrity work experience preferred.
3. Proficient with SI measurement tools, such as, PNA, TDR oscilloscope and Probe Station
4. Strong ability to drive problem-solving strategies for complex problems.
5. Proficient computer skills, Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
6. Good communication and presentation skills
7. Positive attitude, proactive mentality, responsive and strong work ethic

Hirose Electric USA, Inc. may need to revise or change the essential and supplemental responsibilities of the position as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

Resumes received will be reviewed and qualified applicants will be contacted to arrange for an interview.