Electrical Design Engineer - Microsoft Devices Group - Xbox () in Redmond, WA

TitleElectrical Design Engineer - Microsoft Devices Group - Xbox ()
CategoryHardware engineering
LocationRedmond, WA
DivisionMicrosoft Devices Group
Date AddedDecember 5, 2014
Open Positions1

The XBOX team within Microsoft Devices and Studios envisions, creates and manufactures the award winning XBOX gaming and entertainment platform. The team that revolutionized the gaming and entertainment world by designing and delivering the XBOX ONE Kinect and Accessories is a progressive, diverse, and exceptionally creative group of professionals. We pride ourselves on a high energy, high impact work environment that empowers everyone to do their very best work.

This position is for an Electrical Engineer to be part of the XBOX Accessories development team. The team is responsible for new product design and cost reduction of accessories throughout the life of the products. The position involves successfully working closely with industrial designers, electrical engineers, mechanical engineers, software engineers, test engineers, component engineers, and program managers.

The responsibilities of this position are focused on specifying, designing, implementing and verifying the product electrical design. This includes owning the part selections, schematic capture, PCB layout, BOM, and cost analysis. The development process starts with requirements definition working with cross discipline team members. You will then be responsible for defining and evaluating the different solution options for functionality, mechanical/ID design, cost and risk, followed by developing the solution, implementing, verifying, releasing to manufacturing and supporting it in production.

This requires the ability to quickly learn, analyze and implement new interfaces and subsystems, break down complex issues and collaborate across cross functional teams to resolve issues in a timely manner. Must be able to plan work, and work to a plan adapting as necessary in a rapidly evolving environment.

-Minimum BS/MS in Electrical Engineering.
-Five to seven years of experience designing, implementing, validating and shipping products of medium to hiplexity and volume.
-A solid understanding of core engineering principles, circuit design and analysis is required.
-Experience designing for battery powered systems with emphasis on low-power design techniques, battery technologies, and charging systems.
-Requires a good understanding of board design and tools, including high speed, system performance optimization, analog circuit, filters, regulators and digital design.
-Solid board level debugging skills and the ability to oversee the PCB layout process are a must.
-Design for manufacturing, assembly and test are required.
-Strong communication skills and must be able to clearly express technical concepts in verbal and written forms.
-Enthusiastic, motivated and self driven.
-Domestic and international travel is 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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