Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES) is seeking an experienced, highly motivated individual to join one of our skilled and tight-knit design teams in creating rugged, high-performance embedded computing solutions. This person will be involved in all aspects of board-level product design through the formal transfer to production. This key position has broad exposure to and close interaction with electrical and mechanical design, software integration and debug, qualification testing, and production planning.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform engineering work related to hardware design, debugging, and electronic system testing
  • Lead or participate in product development, integration and debug, product testing, and customer support
  • Perform as the lead technical contact with external customers in partnership with a Project Manager
  • Perform digital circuit design, simulation, and schematic entry, and assist with component selection
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with Power, PCB, FPGA, Signal Integrity, and Mechanical Engineering teams
  • Collaborate with software and HDL engineers to develop software and firmware
  • Provide guidance in the creation and execution of design verification, qualification, and production test plans
  • Create and review product technical documentation
  • Debug hardware problems down to the component level
  • Manage customer and internal requirements throughout the design process

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related field; relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of required degree
  • Minimum of three years of hardware design experience
  • Ability to work onsite from our facility in Verona, WI

Desired Qualifications

  • Prior experience in schematic entry and designing embedded systems (preference for experience designing with high-performance processors, SoCs, or FPGAs)
  • Familiarity with any of the following: Intel x86 architecture, Freescale/NXP PowerPC (PPC) or ARM architecture, Xilinx FPGA or SoCs, Linux or VxWorks operating systems, SPICE simulation, Ethernet, PCIe, DDR4, MIL-STD 1553, ARINC 429, C or C++ programming, Python, HDL
  • Familiarity with MIL-STD specifications or any of the following form factors: VPX, VME, cPCI, ATCA, COM Express, rackmount server

Compensation and Benefits

Extreme Engineering Solutions offers a competitive compensation package with excellent benefits, including:

  • No-deductible, low-copay group health and dental insurance (90% employer paid)
  • Life insurance and long-term disability insurance (100% employer paid)
  • Paid time off, plus eight paid holidays a year
  • Safe Harbor 401(k) contribution
  • Participation in the employee stock ownership plan (ESOP)

X-ES also takes a casual, small-business approach to company culture. At our state-of-the-art office and manufacturing facility located in Madison’s growing tech corridor, there’s no formal dress code, flexible scheduling, and dedicated personal workspaces. Our employees kick back at regular company events and enjoy lunches from local pizza places and food carts. At X-ES, we strive to offer a comfortable, relaxed environment for our employees to do their best work.

About X-ES

When “rugged enough” isn’t rugged enough for embedded computing systems, industry leaders in the military, aerospace, industrial, and commercial sectors turn to Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES). Because we strive to be the premier provider of mission-critical embedded products while delivering exceptional levels of customer and employee satisfaction, we hire strong contributors and give them space to thrive. As a 100% employee-owned company, our employees both drive and directly benefit from our success. Together, we meticulously design and build products that stand up to some of the most extreme conditions on the planet.

Extreme Engineering Solutions is located in the Madison, WI area. The company designs and manufactures rugged embedded computing solutions for a variety of applications.

Extreme Engineering Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other category protected by law.

All X-ES job postings and application procedures are posted in compliance with Section 39.08 of the Madison General Ordinances.

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