Job Title:  Senior Mixed Signal Engineer


Pleasanton, CA, US, 94588

Business Unit:  Gatan
Posting Date:  Feb 12, 2024
Job Description: 


Electron Microscopy Technologies (EMT) is the world leading manufacturer of high-quality instrumentation and software for imaging and analysis in TEM and SEM applications. The Gatan and EDAX names are recognized and respected throughout the worldwide scientific community and has been synonymous with high quality products and the industry’s leading technology.

We are currently seeking an experienced Senior Mixed Signal Engineer for our current and next generation cameras, imaging energy filters, specimen preparation equipment and other EM products. This individual will be responsible for working closely with the System, Software, NPI and Hardware groups to provide the electrical designs.  This position will be based out of our Pleasanton, CA office.

The primary function of this role will be as a hardware designer on complex, mixed signal systems including architecture and hardware design. The incumbent will be responsible for defining system requirements and integration, as well as maintenance and support of current products.



  • Experience designing high performance transimpedance and instrumentation amplifiers
  • Deep understanding of mixed signal circuits such as OpAmps, filters, transistors, ADCs, DACs, comparators etc.
  • Must have extensive experience in low noise high speed mixed signal PCBs, schematics, layout, modeling, and functional simulation
  • Ability to architect hardware platforms and high-speed interfaces
  • Must have ability to diagnose and resolve complex system level issues
  • Familiarity with CPLD/FPGA logic design, and Quartus or Vivado
  • Strong comfort level working in a lab environment using digital embedded system debug tools (ICE, logic analyzers, JTAG, Oscilloscopes)


  • Experience with LNA, PA, PLLs, I/Os, clock generation and distribution circuits, filters, PID and motion control, motor drive circuits




  • BS in Electrical Engineering from a four-year college or university, MS degree is a plus
  • 10+ years of hardware development experience




Salary Minimum:  $160,000
Salary Maximum:  $200,000 +
Incentive:  Yes

Disclaimer: Where a specific pay range is noted, it is a good faith estimate at the time of this posting.  The actual salary offered will be based on experience, skills, qualifications, market / business considerations, and geographic location.

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