Electrical Engineer


Position: Electrical Engineer

Reports to: Director of Engineering

Scope of Role: Design and develop new products to maintain competitive and technological advantage over a group of products designed and manufactured by Bitrode.

Principal Responsibility

  • Design and develop new products and sustaining product platforms
  • Experience in all phases of product developments: from concept to release
  • Identify the engineering design of the customer’s application; design cost effective electrical configurations for the product.
  • Determine parts electrical characteristics needed to build the product.
  • Design/select electrical/electronic hardware for the product (microprocessor, pc boards, etc. Designs may be new or modifications to existing)
  • Generate documentation package required to build the product (schematics, bill of materials, assembly drawings, and coversheets); provide ‘marked up’ drawings to electrical draftsmen to complete the detail drawings. Supervise completion of the documentation and manage the project.
  • Write/update hardware manuals and specification sheets.
  • Provide technical support to sales, engineering, inventory control, production, testing and management.
  • Handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Work with software group to assure correct development of firmware/software.
  • May generate mechanical designs, as needed, to keep project moving.
  • Evaluate new products and components with suppliers
  • Research new circuit designs, material cost reductions, and electrical methods.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Team player as well as leader
  • Proactivity
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Attention to detail
  • Spirit of innovation to improve work procedures
  • Practical approach
  • Capable of providing plans for solving complex problems


Preferable MS in Electrical Engineering, but BS is acceptable with relevant experience


  • Industrial Electronics Manufacturing
  • Power Electronics
  • AC/DC, DC/DC with SCRs, FETs, IGBTs
  • Linear regulators
  • Analog Electronics
  • Digital electronics (DSP, PLD) including control firmware
  • EMC and safety regulations
  • Thermal Design & Packaging
  • Schematic and PCB layout tools (OrCAD or similar)
  • Circuit simulation (SPICE or similar)
  • Modelling and Control Theory of electronic systems
  • Assembly programming for TI DSP and microcontrollers, preferred

Submit your Resume

Or send by fax or mail to:
Bitrode Corporation
Attn: Human Resources Department
9787 Green Park Industrial Drive
St. Louis, MO, 63123 U.S.A.
Fax: 636.680.5224
Email: HumanResources@bitrode.com