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PCB Layout Engineer
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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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PCB Layout Engineer
PCB Layout Engineer

Lorton, VA

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Founded in 1992, MTEQ is a woman-owned business that provides superior Technical Services and Rapid Prototyping support to Government and commercial customers. We have more than 25 years of specialized experience in system development, electronics fabrication, and full-scale tactical prototyping, and systems integration for a variety of defense and commercial applications. MTEQ maintains a high performance culture that emphasizes quality, productivity, process improvement, goal attainment, and the recruitment and development of a superior workforce.

The PCB Designer/Layout Engineer will support the design and development of complex PCB designs for our government SOCOM, Unmanned, and Force Protection Systems as well as our myriad of commercial customers. This position will support all phases of design, including schematic capture, layout, routing, symbol and footprint creation, generation of Gerber files, assembly drawings and other required PCB fabrication drawings and files as required. Experience in high speed digital design and RF a huge plus. The PCB Designer/Layout Engineer will work directly with internal and customer design engineers for part placement and packaging, providing estimates of efforts and working to assigned schedules. The successful candidate will be a resourceful problem solver who is able to work around technical obstacles and work independently with little direct supervision.


+ 2 to 6 Years Industry Experience performing PCB Design and layout (aerospace component experience a plus)

+ Experience with Analog design layout techniques

+ Experience with RF design layout techniques (plus)

+ Experience with Switch Mode Power Supply layout techniques

+ Experience with Impedance Control and Transmission Line Theory

+ Excellent organization and communications skills

+ Ability to work well with a diverse group of dedicated professionals

+ The Ideal candidate will be capable to taking a hand drawn schematic or concept and deliver a fully assembled PCBA.

+ Preferred candidates will be experienced with PADS (Mentor Graphic) PCB and Autorouter, multi-layer routing methods, fabrication drawings and controlled engineering release process. Other programs such as Altium will be considered.

+ Knowledge of IPC 6010 design standards

+ Experience designing high-layer count (>12) PCBs with multi-lamination construction is desired.

+ Experience with breakout and layout of high-density BGA/CGA packages is desired.

+ Experience working with PCB suppliers for DFM and design release is a plus.

+ The candidate must have strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.

+ The candidate must be eligible for and maintain a secret level security clearance (active clearance is desired)

+ Ability to set-up Design Rule Checks for verification of every aspect of the PCB layout.o Generating PCB Fabrication and Assembly drawings (Including Gerbers).

Additional qualifications include:
Knowledge in Electrical Circuits desirable-knowledge of transmission line theory impedance control, skew, crosstalk etc. and high-speed Printed Circuit Boards PCB design desirable
Experience with signal integrity, EMI* design issues, Cadence* or MentorGraphics* schematic capture tools, Cadence* Allegro* and Constraint Manager* layout tools.
Good understanding of PCB manufacturing process.


+ Ability to obtain a security clearance is required


SCHEDULE : Full time

MTEQ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer



If because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process please send an e-mail to or call (540) 658-2720 Opt 4 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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