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Hardware Architect

Location: Bangalore

Job Description:

The Hardware Architect role requires the candidate to have hands-on experience in designing high-speed boards for Networking products. The role involves working with Product Management and Project Management to gather product requirements and work through the complete design cycle of component selection, HLD, and implementation. The role also involves collaborating with Software, Mechanical, Thermal, and QA teams towards successfully delivering the product.


10+ years or above

Desired Education:

BE/ BTech or higher in Electronics & Communication/Electronics & Instrumentation/Electrical & Electronic


An ideal Hardware Architect must have hands-on experience of the following:

Digital Design concepts, Analog & Power Design concepts, Signal Integrity concepts, microprocessors (Intel, ARM etc.), high speed interfaces like DDR3/DDR4/DDR5, 1G/10G/100G Ethernet, PCIe, SATA etc, Schematic capture (Cadence OrCAD & Review, Board bring-up & Design validation testing, reviewing PCB Layout placement, routing & Gerber.

  • Mechanical Design concepts
  • Familiarity with FPGA/CPLD Design & Simulation concepts
  • Experience with High-End Network Processors & Switch Fabric devices from semiconductor vendors like Broadcom, Marvell, Microchip, NXP etc.
  • Experience with Multi-phase Power Management Controllers from Renesas, Onsemi, Analog Devices etc.
  • Debugging skills and familiarity with oscilloscopes & Logic analysers
  • Familiarity with EMI/EMC and other compliance standards & test procedures.
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong communication and documentation skills
  • Key Responsibilities:
    • Product Design
    • Digital Design
    • Analog & Power Design
    • Guiding Mechanical Design team
    • Signal Integrity Analysis & Review
    • FPGA/CPLD Design & Simulation
    • Reviewing designs and implementation of other team members
    • Schematic capture (Cadence OrCAD) & Review.
    • Guiding CAD Engineer for PCB Layout placement, routing & Gerber generation
    • Board bring-up & Design validation testing
    • EMI/EMC and other standards compliance
    • Co-ordination with SW/QA team for integration & system level testing
    • Brainstorming ideas on new features/concepts
    • Guiding Manufacturing, Testing and Delivery Team