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Principal Hardware Engineer


Job Summary

Johnson Controls
Westford, MA
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Principal Hardware Engineer

About the Job

you will do:


Design and develop hardware for
industry-leading physical access control products.


you will do it:

  • Hands-on contributions to both hardware
    design and field support.

  • Apply best practices and creativity to
    drive product design and deliverables.

  • Take responsibility for circuit design:
    Embedded processors, DDR3, NAND Flash, NOR Flash, eMMC, 10/100/1000 Ethernet,
    RS485, SPI, I2C, SDIO, power, GPIO.

  • Lead component selection, schematic
    capture (Altium, OrCad), BoM generation, PCB layout and routing, prototype
    build and bring-up.

  • Deliver high quality product to

  • Drive both improvement and innovation
    of the products.

  • Provide guidance and support to
    Customer Service team.

we look for:

Required Skills/Experience

  • At least 15 years of hands on Embedded
    Hardware Design experience.

  • BS/MS in Electrical/Electronic
    Engineering or equivalent knowledge and experience is required.


Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Strong behavioral skills including the
    ability to negotiate technical consensus for both design and implementation,
    set an example to achieve quality deliveries on schedule and within budget.

  • Strong hands-on experience with product
    design, development and delivery of embedded hardware PCBs. Knowledge of NXP
    and ST Micro controllers is a big plus.

  • Strong communication skills including
    the development of Functional Specifications and presentations.

  • Ability to work as part of a cross
    functional team with a strong emphasis on teamwork.


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