Signal Integrity (SI) Engineer - Cables & Connectors, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Created 07/10/2024
Reference 243474426
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
City Mechanicsburg
Zip 17050
Salary -
Samtec, Inc.

Founded in 1976, Samtec is a privately held, $950 million global manufacturer of abroad line of electronic interconnect solutions, including High-Speed Board-to-Board,High-Speed Cables, Mid-Board and Panel Optics, Precision RF, Flexible Stacking, andMicro/Rugged components and cables. Samtec Technology Centers are dedicated todeveloping and advancing technologies, strategies and products to optimize both theperformance and cost of a system from the bare die to an interface 100 meters away,and all interconnect points in between. With 40+ international locations and productssold in more than 125 different countries, Samtecs global presence enables itsunmatched customer service.

Summary/Objective: The Signal Integrity Engineer will complete engineering projects by organizing and controlling project elements.
Essential Functions/ Responsibilities:
  1. Use novel techniques in modeling & simulation to design new connectors, cable assemblies, and connector evaluation PCBs with a focus on developing world-class connectors and cable assemblies on tight timelines with excellent correlation between measurement and simulation.
  2. Guide and direct the activities of multifunctional team(s) per the priorities set by engineering management & learnings from SI simulations/measurements on developing major new products.
  3. Perform high-speed empirical and analytical signal integrity evaluations of interconnects. Work in laboratory environment to validate design and correlate measurement with simulations using VNA, TDR and Oscilloscope.
  4. Provide development input to design teams, create electrical product models, and associated supporting documentation.
  5. Analyze variation dependence and parametric optimization of models.
The responsibilities as defined are intended to serve as a general guideline for this position. Associates may be asked to perform additional tasks depending on strengths and capabilities
Required Experience
  1. 5+ Years Experience designing and developing high-speed digital, RF, or microwave connectors.
  2. Experience using commercial 3D field solvers to study electromagnetic effects.
  3. Familiarity with high volume connector manufacturing methods & processes is required.
  4. Must have a proven track record of successful connector design.
  5. Communication skills are a must as this person will interact with engineers in different disciplines as well as with members of management.
  6. Must be able handle multiple projects simultaneously as priorities can change quickly.
  7. Must be able to sit/stand for at least 90 consecutive minutes, and not suffer from any sensory deprivation and/or paralysis of the limbs.
  1. Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), Physics, or related field, or other equivalent work experience

SAMTEC, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to creating a diverse environment. All employment decisions at Samtec are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, pregnancy or parental status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity/expression, marital status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws.


Employer Samtec, Inc.

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