CAD Librarian - Xbox, Microsoft Devices Group on the Xbox Gaming product in Redmond, WA

TitleCAD Librarian - Xbox
CategoryHardware Engineering
LocationRedmond, WA
DivisionMicrosoft Devices Group
ProductXbox Gaming
Date AddedJanuary 7, 2015
Open Positions1

Microsoft's Hardware teams consist of progressive, diverse, and exceptionally creative professionals who design, test and manufacture some of the best-loved entertainment devices in the world. Our teams ship tens of millions of hardware products every year including the Xbox 360, Xbox One, Kinect, a full accessories lineup, and more. Microsoft is the destination for the brightest minds in entertainment device design. Come be part of what's next.
The successful candidate will be the primary focal point for leading library development activities, working very close to electrical engineers, DFM, DFT, and component engineers to ensure high reliability of the library.


Responsible for developing and maintaining the CAD library including create PCB and schematic symbols and managing CAD data in the PLM system.
Support ongoing work inside Microsoft and support outsourcing as necessary.
Responsible for following current design process and contributing to improving current design process.
Support schematic development by debugging net list issues and able to support users with issues related to project structure and working close to electrical engineers, mechanical engineers and component engineers.


Minimum 1-3 years working knowledge of design flow process using the following tools Cadence DEHDL, Allegro, and Valor Enterprise 3000.
Minimum 5 years of experience working with CAD libraries.
Design for manufacturing and test by following internal DFM/DFT guidelines, IPC and/or ANSI standards are required.
Experience in maintenance of CAD tools is a plus.
Design for assembly is a plus.
Knowledge of high volume consumer electronics design and manufacturing is desired.
Enthusiastic, motivated and self-driven.
Strong communication skills with the ability to clearly express technical concepts in verbal and written forms.
Domestic and international travel will be required.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
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