Senior Electrical Engineer

Job Description:

We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Electrical Engineer for Solid Design Solutions based in Mounds View, Minnesota. The successful candidate will engage as a member of a highly technical and energized development team, performing and leading electrical engineering design and development.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide technical leadership to electrical hardware team members, including instructing and verifying team members’ work.
  • Develop specifications for electronic products, assemblies, and parts.
  • Design, integrate, and document a variety of electrical concepts, prototypes, and products.
  • Familiar and comfortable with designing PC boards, performing layout, and reviewing boards after fabrication.
  • Assist in the writing and create engineering proposals for new projects and programs.
  • Show flexibility by performing various engineering tasks and working on multiple concurrent design projects.
  • Conduct design analysis to ensure manufacturability, reliability and client electrical requirements are met.
  • Prepare technical documentation, including architecture, detailed design and verification test documents as required.
  • Plan and perform tests to ensure that products achieve performance and reliability goals.
  • Insure regulatory and safety compliance providing all the required information and documentation as required.
  • Meet with new and current Customers to understand design specifications, schedules and budgets.
  • Select components and suppliers, and manage an inventory of components and information for each separate project.
  • Train other employees as well as external personnel as requested.



  • BS degree w/5-10 years of experience
  • MS degree w/3-7 years of experience



  • Experience in the complete product development process, including design and project definition, development, testing, and on-time execution.
  • Hardware Engineering experience (design, schematic, layout, integration, BOM, ECR / ECO, test, and qualification).
  • Experience with creating, troubleshooting, and editing embedded firmware.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Accountability – takes responsibility for decision, actions and results.
  • Open and candid communication skills, demonstrate inclusive behavior, and demonstrate the ability to build trust and inspire others.
  • Initiate and guide troubleshooting agenda for sudden “critical” problem areas.
  • Responsible for medium to large projects or multiple tasks within the engineering functional discipline.
  • Makes significant contribution to their team by applying hardware engineering knowledge.
  • Works independently on projects.
  • A solid understanding of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering and will work to continue developing specialized knowledge.
  • Formal classes or 3 years of experience designing at least two different types of circuits: digital, analog, RF, wireless, optical, power supplies, low voltage, high voltage, or others.
  • Formal classes or 3 years of experience designing for at least two different markets: medical device, consumer, audio, communications (voice, video or data), industrial controls, robotics, military, PC, PC peripherals, or others.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to read and write simple scripts or software programs


Other Skills:

  • Wireless development including IoT.
  • This position has minimal travel requirements (up to 10%).
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with other engineering disciplines (e.g., Mechanical, Firmware, Software).

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