PCIe BUP and PCB Design Engineer

April 21, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Working Time:Full time
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Your Role and Responsibilities

  • Bring up and characterize custom PCB designs with high speed PCIe links
  • Provide and execute test plans for custom PCB designs to enable system level integration test
  • Provide fixes to defects identified by system verification during the development life cycle
  • Work with stakeholders and others in a multidisciplinary team to define functional requirements and develop solutions to produce quality custom PCB designs
  • Own schematic entry, engineering release processes and E2E quality for IO hardware designs
  • About the Team
  • The IO development team is responsible for developing, testing, characterizing, and maintaining custom PCB designs to enable functions within the IO and CPC drawers for IBM zSystems. Additionally, this team is responsible for the custom electronics behind IBM's cryptographic adapter development. Our team consists of experts who span PCB design, Bring-up, Firmware development, and Test. Responsibilities include Logic and Physical PCB design, System Architecture, Signal and Power Integrity, Firmware Development, Optical Technology, PCB Technology, Lab Bring-up and Test, Failure Analysis, and Card Project Management.

    The IO development also supports designs for IBM Power, IBM Quantum, IBM Memory, and IBM Research. We pursue as many opportunities as possible to produce the most efficient, reliable, advanced technology possible for IBM customers and IBM colleagues.


    Do you love to solve business problems with systems and integrations? Do you want every day to be a bit different and allow you to work with individuals across the spectrum of the organization? Are you a collaborator, innovator or developer that can build your knowledge of operations across multiple departments?

    In the zSystems IO Logic Design role you would own card designs from early prototyping stages through to their life in the field. Expect a fast-paced work environment with focus on schematic entry, circuit design (analog, RF, digital logic), hands on experience with early hardware bring-up, test and verification in our state-of-the-art IO lab, and high speed signal and control systems. We are a collaboration heavy team, working with manufacturing and supply chain, especially with test and quality control concepts, but also with our mechanical, thermal, power and EMC engineering. In this exciting role there is ample opportunity to take on technical leadership, publish papers and patent ideas, and much more.

    Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering with two years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in custom PCB development
  • Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

  • PCIe Bringup experience
  • Experience with FPGAs and microcontrollers
  • Fundamental coding experience (Python, C, C++, Scripting)
  • Documentation creation experience (assembly instructions, test procedures, etc.)
  • Circuit development experience
  • Required Education

    Bachelor's Degree

    Preferred Education

    Master's Degree

    About Business Unit

    IBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate - they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world's most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.

    Wonder if IBM is the one for you?

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    Being an IBMer means you'll be able to learn and develop yourself and your career, you'll be encouraged to be courageous and experiment everyday, all whilst having continuous trust and support in an environment where everyone can thrive whatever their personal or professional background.

    Our IBMers are growth minded, always staying curious, open to feedback and learning new information and skills to constantly transform themselves and our company. They are trusted to provide on-going feedback to help other IBMers grow, as well as collaborate with colleagues keeping in mind a team focused approach to include different perspectives to drive exceptional outcomes for our customers. The courage our IBMers have to make critical decisions everyday is essential to IBM becoming the catalyst for progress, always embracing challenges with resources they have to hand, a can-do attitude and always striving for an outcome focused approach within everything that they do.

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    About IBM

    IBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

    Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we're also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

    At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it's time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

    Other Relevant Job Details

    IBM offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program. Eligible employees may have access to:

    - Healthcare benefits including medical & prescription drug coverage, dental, vision, and mental health & well being

    - Financial programs such as 401(k), the IBM Employee Stock Purchase Plan, financial counseling, life insurance, short & long- term disability coverage, and opportunities for performance based salary incentive programs

    - Generous paid time off including 12 holidays, minimum 56 hours sick time, 120 hours vacation, 12 weeks parental bonding leave in accordance with IBM Policy, and other Paid Care Leave programs. IBM also offers paid family leave benefits to eligible employees where required by applicable law

    - Training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform where IBMers can grow skills and obtain industry-recognized certifications to achieve their career goals

    - Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups, giving & volunteer opportunities, and discounts on retail products, services & experiences

    The compensation range and benefits for this position are based on a full-time schedule for a full calendar year. The salary will vary depending on your job- related skills, experience and location. Pay increment and frequency of pay will be in accordance with employment classification and applicable laws. For part time roles, your compensation and benefits will be adjusted to reflect your hours. Benefits may be pro-rated for those who start working during the calendar year.

    We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

    Being You @ IBM

    IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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    IBM operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Armonk, NY, Southbury, CT, New York, NY, Philadelphia, PA, Washington, DC, Durham, NC, Tampa, FL, Smyrna, GA, Huntsville, AL, Chicago, IL, Dallas, TX and San Francisco, CA. It has 533854 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 85 open jobs at IBM, click here.

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