CAD Librarian and PCB Layout Engineer

San Carlos, CA

Posted: 10/28/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: j-2708

Job Description

As our CAD librarian and layout engineer, you will be responsible for creating new symbols and footprints to IPC and internal standards, maintaining our existing ECAD libraries and performing high speed digital PCB layout. We are looking for an engineer who is enthusiastic, innovative, and works well with other engineers across teams. 


  • Maintain and create component symbols and footprints in Altium Vault 
  • Drive improvements to release and library management processes for electronic designs 
  • Verify and repair existing footprints and symbols for correctness and compliance with internal standards 
  • Perform PCB layout and maintenance of complex automotive and high speed digital designs 
  • Work closely with electrical and mechanical engineers 


  • 5+ years practical work experience in production PCB design 
  • Experience with Altium tools, including Designer, Nexus and/or Concord 
  • Experience with IPC-7351 and related guidelines 
  • Ability to read manufacturer data sheets and mechanical drawings 
  • Ability to read electronic schematics 
  • Strong understanding of DFM and DFT principles 
  • Strong understanding of good version control and release principles 

Bonus Qualifications 

  • Familiarity with Cadence and Mentor Graphics tools 
  • Familiarity with Git version control 
  • Good understanding of standard PCB manufacturing processes and design cycles 

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