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Job Title:  Senior Mixed Signal Engineer


Pleasanton, CA, US, 94588

Business Unit:  Gatan
Posting Date:  Jul 26, 2022
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 and Hardware groups to provide the electrical designs. 


The primary function of this role will be as an analog designer on complex, mixed signal systems including architecture and hardware design. Other responsibilities include CPLD/FPGA design, exploration of technology and test.  The incumbent will also be responsible for defining system requirements and integration.


The Senior Mixed Signal Engineer will:


  • Experience designing high performance transimpedance and instrumentation amplifiers

  • Deep understanding of mixed signal circuits such as OpAmps, filters, transistors, ADCs, DACs etc.

  • Must have extensive experience in low noise high speed mixed signal PCBs, schematics, layout, modeling and functional simulation

  • Familiarity with CPLD/FPGA logic design, synthesis and layout

  • Ability to architect hardware platforms and high-speed interfaces

  • Must have ability to diagnose and resolve complex system level issues

  • Strong comfort level working in a lab environment using digital embedded system debug tools (ICE, logic analyzers, JTAG, Oscilloscopes)


Senior Mixed Signal Engineer Requirements:


  • BS in Electrical Engineering from a four-year college or university, MS degree is a plus

  • 10+ years of hardware development experience 

  • General RF engineering such as RF power generation, impedance matching, transmission line theory, RF filter design

  • High voltage (2KV), low noise power supply design experience

  • Design with Plasma, laser, PID and motion control

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

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