• Hardware Design Engineer

    Job ID 2018-3079
    Location Brookings, South Dakota
    Full Time
  • Responsibilities


    Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations and along highways. They advertise the price of gas, store specials, and more as you make your daily commute. They also enhance spectators’ experiences at sporting events of all kinds, from Little League to the major leagues.


    • Design & Development
      • Digital and analog circuit design, with a focus on signal integrity and reliability
      • Work with suppliers to select components, provide feedback for new component designs
      • Embedded firmware development for microcontrollers (C language) and FPGAs (VHDL)
      • Reliability analysis and testing
      • Performance testing and benchmarking
      • Documentation of knowledge production
      • Hardware and firmware design for manufacturing test fixtures
      • Work closely with PCB designers and Hardware Technicians.
    • Support:
      • Failure analysis of field returns, periodic travel to customer sites.
      • Design revisions (hardware and firmware) to correct problems and support customer requests.
      • Assist with replication of field problems.
      • Assist with selection and qualification of alternate components to deal with supply chain issues.
      • Factory support for manufacturability.
      • Assist in the development of technical manuals and specifications
      • Feasibility analysis, concept work to support sales.
    • Participate in analyzing and improving the development process itself.



    • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Software Engineering.
    • 5+ years experience in design.
    • Experience in C/C++ programming preferred.
    • Experience in VHDL design language desired.
    • Experience with Daktronics products is desired but not required.
    • Self-motivated problem solver.
    • Effectively exercise discretion and independent judgment.
    • Fluent in English, both written and verbal.
    • Background check will be conducted.
    • Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position.

    Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or citizenship status. If you would like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here.


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