Senior Hardware Engineer

avatar January 4, 2022

Silicom Connectivity Solutions is an industry-leading provider of high-performance networking and data infrastructure solutions. The Edge Networking Division focuses on the design and development of networking platforms which are targeted toward the SD-WAN, uCPE, 5G Infrastructure, IoT, and Industrial/ruggedized markets. We work closely with our other divisions in Israel and Denmark to provide solutions to our 300+ customers. Silicom Ltd is publicly traded on the Nasdaq under the symbol SILC. We are growing and seek talented and passionate engineers to join our team.

Job Description & Responsibilities

We are seeking professional Hardware Design Engineers experienced in complex, high-speed design, with a focus on Intel and ARM based networking platforms. In this position, your primary role will be detailed motherboard/platform design, but you will be involved in all phases of the product life cycle, including architecture, detailed design, validation, and manufacturing/operations support. You will get to work with the latest technologies and help define/design creative solutions to meet customer requirements. You will work closely with cross-functional engineering teams in the US and Israel. The candidate must be self-motivated, self-disciplined, willing to learn, and ready to have fun as we take Silicom to the next level.


  • 7+ years experience in designing complex system hardware based on microprocessors (ARM, SOC, x86).
  • Strong leadership skills. Comfortable being a project lead and leading a small team of engineers.
  • Hands-on experience in various I/O bus interfaces including USB (2.0 and 3.0), PCI Express, Ethernet, SerDes, RS232, UART, SPI, I2C and DDR4, eMMC memories.
  • Experience in DC-DC converter and switching regulator design (Buck, Boost and LDOs)
  • Proficient with CAD tools including Cadence Orcad & Allegro · Comfortable in a lab environment using oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, and other common test equipment
  • Strong Electrical Engineering fundamentals (analog/digital design, signal/power integrity, etc..)
  • Experience designing high volume products and dealing with contract manufacturers is desired
  • Experience with FPGA/CPLD programmable logic is desired
  • Experience developing hardware and system level specifications is desired
  • Experience developing hardware verification and functional test plans is desired
  • Excellent team player with strong communication skills (written and verbal) are essential.
  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering
Job Category: Hardware
Job Location: USA Charlottesville VA

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