Senior Hardware Engineer


Location: USA

Position Description:
Verana Networks is an exciting VC-funded start-up in the Boston area developing an innovative 5G networking solution. We are seeking a Principal Hardware Engineer to design, develop and PCB assemblies that utilize multi-core SoCs, mixed signal and communications ICs. The candidate must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. High initiative, a strong sense of urgency, and self-discipline are important competencies for success in this role.


  • Responsible for conceptual board design, parts selection, schematic capture, guiding PCB CAD development, board bring up and DVT in the lab.
  • Design will include complex Digital and Analog circuits with power devices.
  • Take part in signal integrity analysis/simulation and perform environmental verification stress tests.
  • Specify diagnostic software test strategy and work closely with embedded software engineers to develop comprehensive hardware test harnesses.
  • Oversight of FPGA development and or FPGA coding.   
  • Release of boards to contract manufacturing and support of NPI.
  • Contribute to overall hardware product requirements. Develop and maintain high level design documents, software interface specifications, BOMs, factory drawings from EDA tools etc.



  • Education: Bachelors, Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of experience designing PCBAs for telecommunications applications. Wireless application experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated success implementing multi-core SoC designs and taking through integration with embedded software.
  • Expertise in successfully implementing high-speed digital circuits such as PCIe Gen 3.0/4.0, 10/25 GbE, and DDR4 2400 MHz.
  • Experience must include the design of low-noise, high-efficiency on-board power regulation circuits.
  • Experience with EMC design techniques and solving issues in compliance test.
  • Firm understanding of current PCB stackup technologies to ensure successful PCB fabrication.
  • Experience using DxDesigner schematic capture and BOM generation tools preferred.
  • Proficient with lab equipment such as Logic Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, Multimeters and DC Power Supplies.
  • Experience in coding FPGAs is a plus.
  • Must be a self-started and team player.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize responsibilities effectively to meet deadlines.