Senior Electrical Engineer

Newport Corp.

Andover, MA

MKS Instruments is a global provider of instruments, subsystems and process control solutions that measure, monitor, deliver, analyze, power and control critical parameters of advanced manufacturing processes to improve process performance and productivity for our customers. Additional information can be found at

We are looking for an exceptional Senior Electronics Engineer to:
  • Participate in design and development of analog and digital electronic hardware used to control vacuum valves.

  • Assist with design, debugging and board bring-up of analog and digital real-time embedded electronics for microprocessor-based control and communication hardware platform using combination of simulation, analysis, prototyping and testing

  • Assist with design of analog and digital electronic circuits including low noise analog circuits, A/D and D/A converters, microprocessors, communications interfaces, linear and switched-mode power supplies

  • Participate in project activities, including DFMEA, design reviews, and creation of technical specifications

  • Perform FAs for customers, make a corrective action plan to mitigate design issues and/or work with vendors to resolve component quality issues

  • Evaluate the design to meet requirements factoring in performance, cost, reliability and manufacturability

  • Select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications and reliability. Review vendor capability to support product development

  • Understand the printed circuit board fabrication processes

  • Communicate technical information effectively in both oral and written form

What will you bring to the team, along with your curiosity:

  • Bachelor, Master or PhD in electrical engineering from an accredited institution

  • Minimum three years of relevant experience

  • Knowledge and experience in hardware system engineering, which may include product specifications, schematic design, circuit analysis, design for cost & manufacturability, PCB design, documentation, test plan development and release to production

  • Ability to work independently and with cross-functional teams

  • Experience with integration of hardware designs with both mechanical elements and embedded firmware, and knowledge of communications interfaces and protocols is a plus

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Stepper motor control experience is a plus.

MKS is an equal opportunity employer, including disability, veteran status and all categories protected by law. Please review our EOE statements for additional details.


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