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Join the NPE Team!

NPE is a growing contract engineering and design firm working with many leading-edge technology companies in the areas of ASIC, FPGA and embedded systems design. In addition to consulting, NPE is committed to developing it's own products. So, if your looking for an interesting, fun and rewarding opportunity submit your resume or contact us here.

North Pole Engineering is an equal opportunity employer providing many benefits including medical, IRA, performance bonuses, paid vacation and holidays.

Posted: 11/14/2017

North Pole Engineering (NPE) is an electrical engineering consulting and product development company based in the Minneapolis, MN area. NPE provides engineering consulting services for companies in a wide variety of industries, to include consumer, industrial, military and medical markets. NPE is the Xilinx FPGA training consultant in the Midwest region. NPE also manufactures a variety of wired/wireless bridge and sensor products used to move sensor data to the internet with a strong client base in sports/fitness and moving into the IoT.

We are seeking a talented, motivated Lead Principal Level Hardware Engineer. As a member of NPE's technical team, you will work directly with an exciting cross functional team comprised of software and firmware engineers, external technical resources, project management and customers to achieve desired outcomes.


  • Provide technical leadership to electrical hardware team members, including instructing and verifying team members’ work.
  • Perform detailed designs of analog/digital circuits to include FPGA and microprocessor based 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.
  • Maintain and evolve internal design and release standards & guidelines.
  • Support the development of technical proposals for new client opportunities.
  • Maintain proper documentation and revision control infrastructure.

Job Requirements:

  • BSEE with a minimum of 10 years' experience in digital design.
  • Pride in workmanship and product delivery.
  • Solid understanding of electrical and computer engineering, including high speed signal integrity, unintended RF emissions reduction, electrical susceptibility reduction.
  • Excellent written and technical communication skills.
  • Experience with and advocacy for using revision control system such as SVN.
  • Dedication to continued professional development and education.
  • Experience with the schematic and PCB design tools and knowledge of PCB manufacturing.
  • FCC/IC, CE and other related regulatory experience for wireless products a plus.
  • Significant experience with schematic and layout tools, Altium a plus.

This position requires the candidate to work in our Minneapolis MN office.

No relocation package is being offered for this hire.

Interested parties should contact NPE directly.