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Electrical Product Engineer (Computing & Storage Server)

Company: Cisco
Location: San Jose
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

What You'll Do

In the Supply Chain Operations organization, the Product Operations team that engages in the development of computing & storage server, needs an experienced and self-motivated engineer to provide electrical product engineering support of new and sustaining products. You'll be responsible for product cost and quality from New Product Introduction (NPI) to End of Life (EOL). To do this you will have to collaborate with multi-functional teams such as: design (hardware and mechanical), process, test and reliability engineering to seek out problems and ensure cost avoidance and quality at First Customer Shipment (FCS). For sustaining products, you will focus on cost reduction and design related yield improvements.

High Level Responsibilities:

Perform New product Engineering / Product sustaining engineering

Design for Manufacturing

Value engineering - Engage early with Component Engineering, Global Supply-chain Management (GSM) and Hardware engineering (HW) and influence on component selection, process efficiency, and design changes

Bill of Material (BOM) structuring and BOM risk Management.

Design tools proficiency (Valor, schematic, CAD, other CAE tools)

Design lab experimentation / debug (proficiency continuum) / DOE/EFA

Assessing Contracted Manufacturer (CM) and supply chain technical capability gaps

Crafting, analyzing, and releasing product documentation

Cost avoidance (pre-release to production) and sustaining cost reduction

Technical lifecycle management (defect reduction team participation, new component qualification, etc.)

Mfg. (Process) FMEA review

Design FMEA engagement and review

Design diagnostic analysis and input / influence

Debug and board bring up

Leadership and direction of complex issue resolution

Who You'll Work With

You will work with Computing & Storage Server Product Operations team, HW Engineering, Manufacturing Operations, CM partners, GSM, and central product operations teams.

Who You Are

You have a successful track record of relationship building and the ability to effectively influence peers and management with your strong communication skills; and strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills which gives you an edge to build an impact. All of this, combined with a strong sense of ownership and integrity make you a phenomenal fit for this role. Furthermore, you will also help drive new initiatives, outside of the core EPE responsibilities, to help fellow EPEs work more expertly and rapidly.

The minimum requirements for this role:

BS degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent

3+ years related experience

Understanding of system hardware architectures, design concepts and engineering development practices. Using various diagnostic tools, debug and trouble-shoot failing system down to board level and also boards down to component level. Characterize timing interface using scope, logic analyzers, TDR and various other equipment. Test, debug and bring-up proto boards

Experiences with Allegro, Valor and other manufacturing tools used in the job

Deep understanding of PCB fabrication process and technology.

Deep understanding of the end-to-end process for Printed Circuit Board Assembly.

Knowledge and experience with the entire product development process.

Confirmed ability to work in a team setting and multi-task.

Good written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills

Experience in computing/storage server industry, HW design, AGILE PDM, and project management are a plus.

Why Cisco

At Cisco, each person brings their unique talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

We connect everything - people, process, data and things - and we use those connections to change our world for the better.

We innovate everywhere - From launching a new era of networking that adapts, learns and protects, to building Cisco Services that accelerate businesses and business results. Our technology powers entertainment, retail, healthcare, education and more - from Smart Cities to your everyday devices.

We benefit everyone - We do all of this while striving for a culture that empowers every person to be the difference, at work and in our communities.Colorful hair? Don't care. Tattoos? Show off your ink. Like polka dots? That's cool. Pop culture geek? Many of us are. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco

Cisco is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis.

Cisco will consider for employment, on a case by case basis, qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.



Message to applicants applying to work in the U.S.:
When available, the salary range posted for this position reflects the projected hiring range for new hire salaries in U.S. locations. For non-sales roles, the hiring ranges reflect base salary and do not include bonuses, equity, or benefits. Hiring ranges for sales positions include base and incentive target, and do not include equity or benefits. Individual pay is determined by the candidate's hiring location and additional factors, including but not limited to skillset, experience, and relevant education, certifications or training. Applicants may not be eligible for the full salary range based on their U.S. hiring location. The recruiter can share more details about compensation for the role in your location during the hiring process.

Keywords: Cisco, San Jose , Electrical Product Engineer (Computing & Storage Server), Professions , San Jose, California

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