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Electronics Hardware Development Engineer (m/f/x)

  • Schaan, Schaan, Liechtenstein
  • Research & Development
  • Experienced Professionals
  • WD-0012157
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What's the role?

We are looking for a talented Electronics Hardware Development Engineer to join Hilti’s Business Unit Measuring Electronics Team, and contribute to the development of new strategic products, as well as the improvement of our existing portfolio. You will work in cross-functional projects to design and develop high complexity PCB, analog circuits, and mixed signal electronic systems for a wide range of products including laser distance meters and robotic total stations.

Who is Hilti?

For the sixth time in the past 11 years, Hilti has been named one of the best employers by Great Place to Work. A family-established company, we are over 32,000 employees based in 120 international locations. At Hilti, we provide leading-edge tools, technologies,software, and services for the global construction industry and beyond. Our strong customer relationships make us a partner on the job site, creating solutions that build a better future. We invest a substantial amount of our annual profit to the Hilti Foundation, which focuses on initiatives that empower people to live independently and autonomously, contribute to building stronger societies, and create networks of competent partners to achieve sustainable and scalable impact.

What does the role involve?

In this role, you will be responsible for the electronics architecture, schematics design, PCB layout, and circuit verification of mid-to-high complexity electronic boards and systems featuring analogue and high frequency circuitry (RF); mixed signal electronics; sensing; FPGAs; and MCUs.
You will report the progress on a regular basis within project teams and have frequent interactions with FW Engineering, System Engineering, and Project Management to deliver high quality solutions within the required timeframe. You will drive the industrialization of PCBs with our Mass Production Suppliers, aligning on design specifications and manufacturing.

Our Business Unit Measuring is a rapidly growing organization that develops advanced technology products (e.g. Laser Distance Meters, Concrete Scanners, Rotating Lasers, and Robotic Total Stations), characterized by high-precision and fine mechanic components paired with complex mixed-signal electronics. You can find out more about our products here

What do we offer?

Join over 3000 colleagues from over 70 nationalities at one of our Headquarter locations in Schaan, Nendeln (Liechtenstein), or Buchs SG (Switzerland) is more than a career move. It’s your opportunity to enjoy the energizing, alpine lifestyle - where Liechtenstein, Austria, and Switzerland seamlessly meet. It’s an unforgettable life change.

Share your interests and become a part of one of our employee groups leading change locally, for example, supporting female empowerment or the LGBTQ+ community, etc, or joining a sports group for a Wednesday mountain bike ride or tennis match, etc. If you are passionate about giving back to the community, we have various opportunities to volunteer through our engaged beyond business program locally and internationally.

Additional benefits of our headquarters location include shared e-bikes for your commute, an on-site gym, two restaurants, language courses, learning and development training opportunities, tax insurance, financial guidance, on-site child care, relocation and career guidance for your partner, and more.

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What you need is:

  • Master’s Degree or higher in Electronics Engineering or similar
  • At least 3-5 years’ relevant experience in electronics research & development
  • Expertise in analog electronics and design principles
  • Technical proficiency in schematics design, PCB layout, EMC, testing and validation
  • Experience with mid-to-high complexity mixed-signal circuits and PCBs, including e.g. analog front-ends and signal conditioning, optoelectronics, lasers, sensors (photodiodes, camera, IMU, inductive, radar, encoders, high precision motor drives…)
  • Knowledge of FPGA (system concept, modelling, simulation, and implementation) is a plus
  • Good communication skills in English
  • Team player and proactive mindset 

Why should you apply?

You are someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, where a job title is not considered a final destination but the starting point.

Does this sound like you? We look forward to your application! For further questions, please feel free to contact the hiring manager Giovanni Bellusci , Head of Mechatronics and Sensing.

Learn more about your Business Unit:

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