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Senior Staff Electrical Design Engineer-


Shakopee, MN, US Longmont, CO, US

Job ID:  5128

About our group:



Seagate’s SSD Released Products Team prides itself in delivering industry leading technical solutions: printed circuit board design, electrical circuit design, customer, customer integration support, and driving innovative technical solutions pertaining to data storage, on all Solid State Drive product lines.

About the role - you will:


  • Provide electrical design, development and support of solid state drive products
  • Demonstrate proficiency in: understanding and establishing system level performance, power consumption, addressing thermal challenges and design of high speed/cost driven printed circuit boards
  • Perform electrical circuit analysis
  • Support electrical design, development and support of Solid State Drive products
  • Define and verify system performance, power, thermal and EMC compliance requirements
  • Assist with electrical and electro-mechanical issue resolution

About you:


  • Flexibility and excellent time and task management capabilities
  • Strong communication and technical leadership skills
  • Have excellent time and task management capabilities
  • Have the ability to effectively contribute to the team with strong organizational skills

Your experience includes:


  • Experience in printed circuit board design using industry utilized schematic and PCB layout tools
  • Familiar with Mentor Graphics and Ansoft modeling
  • Proficient with analyzers and scopes to debug development issues
  • Experience with microcontroller system hardware/software development
  • Experience with system power and thermal challenges and validation of requirements
  • Demonstrated the ability to develop a product from concept to production, including regulatory testing, debug, validation, and design for test
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering related field (i.,e Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Computer Engineering, Materials, Physics, or Information Technology) and 10+ years of experience or Master’s Degree in the same and 8+ years’ experience  or PhD and 6+ years’ experience or equivalent experience and education



This position can be based out of Shakopee, MN or Longmont, Co. 

Our Shakopee campus is located 25 minutes southwest of Minneapolis in a setting with a rural vibe – it overlooks a horse racing track and stables, yet it has great entertainment venues close by as well. With wide-open spaces, the campus has plenty of space for running, biking, shooting some hoops or playing volleyball over lunch. If working out is your thing, the on-site fully equipped fitness center hosts wellness programs, tournaments and group workouts. Hungry? Seagate offers an on-site café with freshly sourced foods and specialty coffees, or if you prefer, drive to one of many restaurants just minutes away


Our Longmont product-design campus is nestled against the foothills with exceptional views of the Rocky Mountains. Here at work, you can grab breakfast and lunch in the on-site cafeteria or get an afternoon espresso, prepared by a professional barista. Our 1,500+ employees enjoy an active on-site experience from sporting activities (get in a few laps at lunch on our 1-mile walking path around campus, play ping-pong or volleyball, or stop in our 24- hour fitness center for a group or individual workout) to community service and many employee resource groups including Pride! Women’s Leadership Network and a Young Professionals Network.


Colorado's 2021 Equal Pay for Equal Work Act (SB 19-085) requires we inform you of the estimated base salary range for this position is: $98,113.60 to $143,000.00. Actual salary range is based on fair market value of the role in the geography in which you live based on the requirements of the job and your skills.  This posted salary range is a good faith and reasonable estimate, and Seagate reserves the right to adjust this range depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.  Seagate offers comprehensive benefits to its eligible employees, including, but not limited to medical, dental, vision and life, short and long-term disability insurances, annual variable pay bonus, 401(k), employee stock purchase plan, flexible and dependent care spending accounts, flexible time off/vacation, paid parental leave, access to on-site fitness center and other site perks.


In response to COVID-19, this position may temporarily begin and be performed virtually. Seagate is actively evaluating the virus and our employees' health and safety are our top priority. In the future, this position will report to and be performed at one of our primary locations.


Travel: 10%

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