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Electronics Engineer - Scotts Valley, CA

Branch ID: 3277

Contact: vamadrid@ridefox.com

FOX Factory, Inc. – Electronics Engineer – Scotts Valley, CA (95066)

Job Code: *LI *PSM

About the Company:

For over three decades, FOX has been an industry leader in the design and development of high performance shock absorbers and racing suspension products for snowmobiles, mountain bikes, motorcycles, ATVs, UTVs, off-road cars, trucks, and SUVs.

In 1974, Bob Fox started racing his products in motocross and we haven't stopped racing since. FOX has equipped vehicles and racers that have stood atop podiums in every sport we have competed in — from the sands of Baja to the dunes of Dakar.

Our team of engineers perform rigorous tests with our athletes year round. The data we collect from performance testing and our application of that knowledge to our product is what separates FOX from every other suspension company.

Position Overview:

An exciting role exists for an Electronics Engineer within the Advanced Product Development Group (APG) at FOX. The candidate will support design and development activities for semi-active suspension systems with integrated electronics, sensors and controls. This could involve the development of products for a range of FOX markets including bicycle, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATV), snowmobiles and automobiles. The candidate must demonstrate flexible, dedicated, highly motivated work history, and will be instrumental in the development of innovative concepts and next generation IP.

The successful candidate must also demonstrate good mechanical aptitude and have a working understanding of mechanical design. The candidate will be a part of a small team and must be a creative, forward thinker who is capable of working independently.

Responsibilities for the Electronic Engineer include but not limited to:

  • Work on multidisciplinary product design in the advanced development group
  • Work with contract manufacturer in New Product Introduction phase to get initial process specified
  • Design proof of concept prototypes
  • Design and test custom electronic circuits for semi-active suspension for bikes
  • Complete PCB bring up and system debugging
  • Perform design reviews and provide input into design direction
  • Conceptualize, design and develop electronics test fixtures for manufacturing line
  • Embedded C software design and programming
  • Outfitting bikes with data acquisition systems and sensors and subsequent data analysis to verify performance
  • Support safety, FCC and CE EMC product testing


Requirements/ Qualifications for the Electronic Engineer include but not limited to:

  • BS in Electronics Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering with focus on Electronics
  • Minimum 5 years as an Embedded/Electronics Engineer or equivalent
  • Knowledge of C programming
  • Firmware programming (ARM preferred)
  • Basic understanding of electronic component operation
  • Experience assembling, testing and troubleshooting embedded systems, both analog and digital, to component level
  • Build, test, modify and troubleshoot prototype PCBs
  • Comfortable with instrumentation development, sensor integration, data acquisition
  • Experience with development tools such as Matlab and Simulink would be an advantage
  • Experience with wireless protocols such as Bluetooth or Ant+ would be an advantage
  • Experience with suspension systems and vehicle dynamics is advantageous
  • Solid interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter
  • Team player


Preferred Experience:

  • Experience/ familiarity with any of the following is preferred:
  • Semi-active actuator development
  • Software design
  • Embedded systems programming
  • Electronic circuit design
  • Control system design
  • Instrumentation development
  • Electronic component integration and test
  • Breadboarding sensor integration
  • Filtering
  • Data acquisition
  • Signal analysis


We look forward to hearing from you!


Requirements:
Requirements/ Qualifications for the Electronic Engineer include but not limited to: BS in Electronics Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering with focus on Electronics Minimum 5 years as an Embedded/Electronics Engineer or equivalent Knowledge of C programming Firmware programming (ARM preferred) Basic understanding of electronic component operation Experience assembling, testing and troubleshooting embedded systems, both analog and digital, to component level Build, test, modify and troubleshoot prototype PCBs Comfortable with instrumentation development, sensor integration, data acquisition Experience with development tools such as Matlab and Simulink would be an advantage Experience with wireless protocols such as Bluetooth or Ant+ would be an advantage Experience with suspension systems and vehicle dynamics is advantageous Solid interpersonal skills Self-starter Team player Preferred Experience: Experience/ familiarity with any of the following is preferred: Semi-active actuator development Software design Embedded systems programming Electronic circuit design Control system design Instrumentation development Electronic component integration and test Breadboarding sensor integration Filtering Data acquisition Signal analysis

Job ID:
88068

Branch ID/Name:
3277

Location:
Scotts Valley, CA

Category:
Engineering

Job Type:
Direct Hire Position
Industry
Engineering

Posted:
9/10/2018

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Electronics Engineer

City, State or Zip Code: Scotts Valley, CA

Position Type: Direct Hire Position

Date Posted: 9/10/2018