Electrical Engineer

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For years, Valve has been all about writing software that provides great gameplay experiences. Now we’re developing hardware to enhance those experiences, and you can be a key part of making that happen. Join our highly motivated team that’s doing hardware design, prototyping, testing, and production across a wide range of platforms. Help us invent whole new gaming experiences around novel hardware for the living room and beyond.

Responsibilities
  • Working with the hardware team to conceive, design, evaluate, and produce new types of input, output, and platform hardware
  • Working closely with contract manufacturers to produce prototype and production hardware at scales from tens to millions of units
Qualifications

Minimum
  • Demonstrated start-to-finish design skills with industry-standard CAD/EDA tools (Altium Designer experience strongly preferred), including schematic entry, PCB layout, component definition, and CAD library management
  • Hands-on electronics prototyping experience, including soldering and rework of fine-pitch SMT components
  • Strong lab skills, including the use of common test and measurement equipment (oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc.) to debug complex electronic circuits
  • Experience with embedded systems design and strong knowledge of common digital communication interfaces (USB, SPI, I2C)
  • Experience working directly on-site with contract manufacturers
  • Ability to think and work across disciplines
Preferred
  • A proven track record of designing and shipping high-volume consumer electronics products
  • Experience in design for manufacture and design for test (DFM/DFT) of electronic devices
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in electrical engineering or a related field
  • 5+ years experience in electronics design
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas:
    • Analog circuit design and simulation (e.g. SPICE)
    • Low-power design for portable devices
    • Battery management and charging circuits
    • RF/wireless circuit design, including antenna design
    • Firmware development for 8, 16, 32-bit microcontrollers (e.g. ARM)
    • High speed/HDI board design
    • Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
    • High speed video interfaces (HDMI, Display Port, LVDS, MIPI)
    • Design for EMC
    • Regulatory compliance testing (e.g. FCC/CE/UL)
    • C/C++ software development
    • Test automation
    • FPGA/ASIC design

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