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Backplane Designer

Date Posted: 12/12/19

Elma Electronic Inc. is the recognized leader in high quality component and systems manufacturing.  We are a global company that designs and manufactures solutions for electronic packaging.  Our continued growth has created an excellent opportunity for you to join our team of professionals.

We are currently seeking a Backplane Design Engineer for our Fremont, CA site.  The ideal candidate will have experience within a technology company and possess a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence. In this position, you will design backplanes, maintain the designs and manufacturing documents.   


Responsibilities will include: 

  • Design backplanes for moderate to complex systems according to design requirements outlined by customers, mechanical and electrical engineers
  • Work with customers and designers to ensure accurate product specifications.
  • Ensure the electrical design is accurate and fulfills requirements. 
  • Take all design aspects of product development from concept to production including modification of layouts, testing and working with engineering staff
  • Support technicians for RMA issues


Job Qualifications

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, but not required
  • 3 years of experience in PCB design
  • Experienced in PCB design for high-current and high-speed applications
  • Experienced in libraries and schematic capture
  • Understanding of fundamentals of electronics, mechanical requirements and drawings, DFM rules
  • Understanding of Signal Integrity concepts and reports, and their PCB implications.
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines while maintaining quality design
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of tools
  • Experience with rigid-flex-rigid PCB design and proficiency at Altium Designer are considered a plus


Elma offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Elma Electronic is proud of our diversity and equal employment opportunity practices. We are an EEO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

For immediate consideration, please  apply here.

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