Principal Hardware Engineer Resume Samples

A Principal Hardware Engineer is a senior-level hardware engineer who oversees the manufacturing, installation, and testing of computer systems, servers, chips, and circuit boards. Some of the job duties listed on the Principal Hardware Engineer Resume are working with the design, firmware team, designing and developing and executing new advanced test methodologies, creating and presenting hardware test reports and results, mentoring team members on technology, and debugging techniques, and developing automated test frameworks.

While the actual job duties vary based on the size and scope of the job, the needed skills are universally common and include the following – experience with acoustics and systems design, strong technical background and analytical knowledge of hardware test for analog, and knowledge of new advanced test methodologies. A relevant engineering degree is commonly listed on job resumes.

Principal Hardware Engineer Resume example

Principal Hardware Engineer Resume

Headline : Principal Hardware Engineer with 7 years of experience in Collaborating with cross-functional teams such as ME, EE, SW, design verification, calibration, and manufacturing test, Reliability, DFM, and other design disciplines to implement and optimize the RF/Antenna sub-system within the product from concept to mass production.

Skills : FPGA, Microprocessors, Microcontrollers, VHDL, C.

Description :

    1. Created proprietary segmentation and re-assembly method for packet buffering.
    2. Developed archictecture, RTL, synthesis, place and route, simulation, testing, debug, and programmer's manual.
    3. Designed the 10G shared memory switch mother board based on AMC NP5500 chip set for the SanteraOne next generation central office soft switch.
    4. Designed switch expansion daughter board for capacity upgrade to 20G.
    5. Designed a sub-port scheduler FPGA responsible for arbitrating bandwidth to multiple switch sub-ports.
    6. Design implemented in VirtexE 50K gate, VHDL based, ModelSim simulator for verification.
    7. Architected and designed a 1:N equipment protection switching FPGA.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS


Principal Hardware Engineer Resume

Headline : Experienced with all phases of product and technology development and have taken multiple, diverse products from concept to production. Passionate about design and technology. I thrive in an environment where I am continually learning, challenged, and have the opportunity to develop novel solutions for complex, multidisciplinary problems.

Skills : Computer Skills, Engineering Skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for selection of all display, camera modules and touch panel solutions used in HP mobile devices.
    2. Designed included LCD and OLED displays.
    3. Cradled to grave responsibility for all aspects of the design and integration of these key components into new designs.
    4. Managed vendors and ODM engineering organization to guarantee all specs are met and ensure optimum performance.
    5. Tested and evaluated engineering build samples to check the image quality of both the LCM and camera module.
    6. Verified full touch panel functionality.
    7. Researched and recommend new technology to be incorporated in future roadmap for the division.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS


Principal Hardware Engineer Resume

Headline : As a Principal Hardware Engineer, responsible for Providing design leadership and expertise in the development of PCBA and System-level hardware design programs in the area of Ethernet and network communication test platforms, and also Collaborating with Managers and Architects to help define the clear technical direction for the hardware development team.

Skills : Planning Skills, Time Management.

Description :

    1. Selected components based on function, cost, and availability.
    2. Ensured accurate and timely communication of promotions by maintaining updated distribution lists.
    3. Forecasted ad quantitied based on type of promotion, retail, and season.
    4. Received praise from supervisor regarding performance on accounts in the form of a certificate on the Recognition Board.
    5. Maintained and improved system integrations with our pharmacy partner Truepill to reduce errors and delays as well as optimize delivery batching and timing to reduce costs.
    6. Enhanced our video consultation scheduling system to reduce issues and increase flexibility as our practitioner networks grow to meet the increasing patient population.
    7. Improved provider and operations tools to manage patient prescriptions and their pharmacy fill lifecycles.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              5-7 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              GED

              Principal Hardware Engineer Resume

              Summary : A passionate Principal Hardware Engineer with over 12 years of experience in analog/digital systems design, great leadership skills and solid track record of delivering various projects eminently. I have learned and exercised the entire life cycle of a project; from defining high-level requirements and detailed engineering specs, to design, implementation, and developing verification tools and acceptance criteria.

              Skills : Planning Skills, Designing Skills.

              Description :

                1. Led the design team in the development of the Independence Image Generator system.
                2. Designed and built tools to manage and monitor operations of our soon-to-be-launched in-house pharmacy.
                3. Built and supported tools to train new providers and therapists to use the Brightside platform.
                4. Worked with vendors to develop and enhance equipment performance not only for F4, but for HVM applications as well.
                5. Developed, monitored and revised PM strategies to ensure the system is performing optimally.
                6. Scheduled vendor tasks (MAPs, Patches, Consumable replacements, Repairs, etc.).
                7. Developed availability, reliability, and productivity improvement plans.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          10+ Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Senior
                          Education
                          Education
                          MS

                          Principal Hardware Engineer Resume

                          Summary : A Principal Hardware Engineer with experience in all phases of complex product development including architecture, FPGA design and verification, implementation, product validation and team leadership.

                          Skills : Verilog, SystemVerilog, VHDL, Altera, Xilinx, FPGA Design, Simulation, Hardware Design, Ethernet, SONET/SDH/PDH, Engineering Management, Windows, Linux, MS Office, MS Project, Framemaker,.

                          Description :

                            1. Resolved issues and developed tests.
                            2. Led the design team in the development of Thermite Ruggedized Computers (TVC4 and TL2000).
                            3. Led the design team in the development of Q3D Expedition Di system, man- wearable infantry simulator.
                            4. Provided solutions for manufacturing, design and agency certification issues.
                            5. Invented Antialiasing Pyramid Filter for multichannel compositor and display synchronization for Independence 4000 and 6000 system.
                            6. Saved company millions of dollars in Image Generator hardware recall costs.
                            7. Helped Boeing to debug and fix issues during fielding of Apache AH64-D program.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          7-10 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Management
                          Education
                          Education
                          Master Of Business Administration

                          Principal Hardware Engineer Resume

                          Summary : As a Principal Hardware Engineer, responsible for Performing high-level design capture, implementation, hardware bring-up, integration, and validation of PCBA and system-level hardware, and also Providing technology leadership and expertise to project management, development managers, cross functional teams, and related design teams.

                          Skills : Developing Skills, Administrative Skills.

                          Description :

                            1. Developed continuous integration system based on Jenkins and Perl scripts to automatically run testbenches when new updates were checked into LabVIEW FPGA body of IP.
                            2. Developed process and scripts enabling team members to add new tests to continuous integration system.
                            3. Created web page so team could easily see status of code base.
                            4. Developed new modules and testbenches for DMA data transfer using VHDL targeting Xilinx series 7 devices.
                            5. Implemented data communications paradigms for LabVIEW FPGA.
                            6. Used VHDL, FPGA design, validation, and troubleshooting.
                            7. Worked in a multi national organization.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          7-10 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Management
                          Education
                          Education
                          Business Administration

                          Principal Hardware Engineer Resume

                          Headline : Demonstrating downership of assigned projects including, but not limited to, coordination, installation, maintenance, documentation, modification and over all support of equipment projects.

                          Skills : PCB Desgin, Schematic Capture, Java, C/C++, Python, Bluetooth, Power Electronics, Hands-on Circuits, PCB Assembly.

                          Description :

                            1. Designed a test board used for software and hardware development of USB and video controller IP.
                            2. Performed complete design cycle including schematic capture, component selection, and board layout supervision.
                            3. Designed an Intel Atom based virtual machine hardware client in a compact enclosure.
                            4. Worked with mechanical contractors to develop enclosure and to address thermal issues.
                            5. Authored the system hardware specification document.
                            6. Generated schematics and schematic symbols using Cadence Concept.
                            7. Worked with Vendors to develop and enhance equipment performance through monitoring and performance metrics.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          5-7 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Executive
                          Education
                          Education
                          GED

                          Principal Hardware Engineer Resume

                          Headline : A Principal Hardware Engineer with extensive experience in systems architecture, detailed hardware and firmware design, product testing, and manufacturing. Developed many innovative products in the Data Storage and Telecommunications industries. Knows embedded controls design for automotive and medical devices.

                          Skills : Engineering, Hardware.

                          Description :

                            1. Created requirements documents and specifications, conduct design reviews, and prepare verification & validation test plans and reports.
                            2. Selected Projects/Contributions: Hardware Design Lead for digital and analog circuit card assemblies, including avionics traffic management computers incorporating Collision Avoidance System, Terrain Awareness Warning System, Mode S Transponder, and SafeRoute ADS-B applications.
                            3. Conducted product EMI qualification tests and generated FAA test reports.
                            4. Designed digital and analog PCBs, including schematic capture, multi-layer PCB layout, and signal integrity tests, including RF amplifiers, RF transmitters/receivers and communication systems.
                            5. Lead development of next-generation avionics transponders in compliance with DO-260B and ADS-B requirements.
                            6. Performed design of processor circuit card assemblies integrating microprocessors, flash memory, SDRAM, DDR, and Xilinx FPGAs.
                            7. Played a key role in implementing JTAG test/debug and software load solution for all digital avionics circuit card assemblies, including installing JTAG and thermal test stations at vendor sites to decrease manufacturing defects and increase overall yield.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          5-7 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Executive
                          Education
                          Education
                          Bachelor Of Science

                          Principal Hardware Engineer Resume

                          Summary : Responsible for Conducting multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. 

                          Skills : Hardware, Designing Skills.

                          Description :

                            1. Performed PCB component placement using Cadence Allegro.
                            2. Supervised PCB layout and routing.
                            3. Investigated several new touch panel technologies for HP touchpad design.
                            4. Design implemented in VirtexE 200K gate device and required six chips for full realization.
                            5. Designed an embedded processor core using an IBM PPC 405 CPU.
                            6. Designed an embedded 100-watt power supply with over/under voltage protection, soft start operation, and short circuit protection.
                            7. Designed, developed, documented, tested, maintained, and debugged applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          10+ Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Senior
                          Education
                          Education
                          MS

                          Principal Hardware Engineer Resume

                          Objective : Highly qualified Principal Hardware Engineer with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure to multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

                          Skills : Electrical Engineering, Planning Skills.

                          Description :

                            1. Researched and designed mixed-signal sensor measurement circuit for unique magnetic sensor.
                            2. Co-inventor of unique noise reduction technique for frequency-time based systems.
                            3. Developed specialized noise and jitter analysis tools and procedures.
                            4. Designed tests and performed analysis to derive optimal calibration fits to thermally stabilize sensors.
                            5. Embedded FPGA system design and VHDL programming.
                            6. Managed hardware engineering group.
                            7. Selected Tasks/ Accomplishments for Hubble Space Telescope, Small Explorer Satellites Developed Flight Computer (Intel 386) to replace/ augment failing Hubble Space Telescope's memory coprocessor.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          2-5 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Executive
                          Education
                          Education
                          BS