Software Electrical Engineer in Downers Grove at STENOGRAPH, LLC

Date Posted: 9/23/2022

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  • Location:
    Downers Grove
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

The Company
Stenograph LLC is a world leader in the court reporting industry and has been in business for over 75
years. Stenograph provides a full suite of products and software for dictation and transcription
applications. The company offers shorthand writing machines and computer-aided transcription
software for the information technology needs of the court reporting and captioning communities. The
company also provides training materials and professional development courses for students and court
reporting professionals. The company markets its products through its sales force and distributors in the
United States and internationally. Stenograph is solely owned by The Heico Companies, LLC, a privately
held, $2B revenue company that specializes in acquiring distressed assets, improving their performance
and holding them for the long term. The Heico Companies manages diverse businesses through four
platforms; Metal Processing, Construction, Ancra, and Pettibone.

The Position
The electrical engineer will be responsible for end to end designing and delivery of connected
electromechanical products with embedded Linux software. This position will act in a lead capacity for
designing and developing of electricals and electronics, PCB Design, analysis, testing and manufacturing
process of our next generation connected electro-mechanical devices. This position will support product
development through collaboration with product, mechanical engineering, software engineering and
testing teams.

Job Description
Primary Responsibilities
• PCB Design, layout, and routing of digital, analog, RF signal and balancing power dynamics of printed
circuit boards (PCB) with KiCad
• Layout and routing of active passive electronic components, mounting, RF integration etc.
• Build and maintain component database of schematic symbols and component land patterns
according to industrial standards with KiCad
• Create PCB design packages (Gerber files, fabrication & assembly drawings, etc.)
• Interface with PCBA contract manufactures, battery vendors, and regulatory (EMC/FCC) test houses
• Familiarity with variety of interfaces including but not limited to I2C, SPI, QSPI (Flash), UART, SDIO,
SD via SPI, USB Host, USB Client, SAI (audio), LVDS, JTAG, WiFi/BT module, USB PD • Model and
simulate data rate signals, power distribution and RF signaling on PCBs
• Measurements, simulation correlations and continuous refinement
• Power/signal integrity simulation and analysis
• New PCB bring up activities and system performance validation
• Test Planning, Testing and analysis to assure compliance
• Create statements-of-work and technical and performance specifications
• Collaborate inhouse and with vendors to assure timely and compliant design, development, testing
and delivery
• Create DFMA (Design for Manufacture and Assembly) guidelines
• System Analyses, Design, development of C/C++ based embedded software, and its integration, and
performance & stability tuning.
• Assess and use third party proprietary and open-source software
• Develop and integrate low level device drivers within an embedded Linux environment as well as
small microcontrollers
• Create Linux device trees for custom hardware, configure and recompile kernels, apply patches, and
tweak drivers
• Strong familiarity with Linux, uboot, bash scripting, networking, and interfacing with various sub�systems
• Interface with mechanical hardware design and development
• Mitigate silicon supply chain issues with alternative parts research, custom complex rework, and
hand-on requalification
• Maintain current product line by investigating hardware issues & software bugs, finding root causes,
and implementing mitigations
• Identify, document, and balance design risks
• Ability to set goals, manage individual / team performance, organize people and activities to achieve
• Ability to work with cross-functional teams and strong collaboration skills with product centric
• Work closely with product management and marketing teams to ideate and lock down product
features based on cost and value
• P Absolute sense of responsibility and accountability to deliver solutions with built in quality
• Ability to assess problems and reach conclusion for timely resolution
• Passion for building solutions through automation, driven by innovation and commitment to lifelong
• Motivation and passion to stay on top of new and emerging test and automation technologies and
able to provide direction to team members
Job Requirements
• BS degree in electrical/electronic engineering or related fields; Master’s Degree strongly preferred
• Professional engineering (PE) license helpful
• 10+ years of hands-on experience in performing highlighted key responsibilities.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to influence and negotiate
• Team leadership experience with proven ability to communicate with key customer and internal

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