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Senior Engineer - Systems - Round Rock, TX

Position Summary

Assume engineering responsibility for meeting the objectives of several specific design and/or development phases of Company’s products; including design, verification, implementation, validation, and production support. This is to be accomplished with only general directions from more senior engineers or Engineering Manager.


Round Rock, TX




Full benefits with 401K match, PTO, vacation

Key Requirements

Work Schedule

Monday to Friday

Team / Department Structure

Company Size

Over 200 employees

Career Path

Job Description


  • Conduct product design and development following general design guidelines and tools including CAD programs, and developing design methods utilizing established standards.

  • Conduct calculations and analysis using closed-form methods, computer applications and fully functional FEA and other simulation tools. Develop calculation tools and computer applications for broad use.

  • Support sales department by providing technical input to negotiations of non-standard products based on reference designs.

  • Support other departments and customers by addressing technical questions sometimes not covered under general design guidelines.

  • Review drawings, schematics, bills of material and other documentation necessary manufacture, test, install and commission products.

  • Build proficiency and body of knowledge covering more than one product family and more than one engineering field and applications.

  • Create and enhance several design guidelines by leveraging own experience and technical learning.

  • Prepare engineering reports covering topics or issues involving various products or technical fields, with contribution from various individuals. Some reports may be distributed outside the company.

  • Assist in the development of new products by creating specifications, designing prototypes, devising and reviewing test data, and preparing supporting documentation.

  • Conduct project feasibility and cost analysis.

  • Provide input pertaining to time and resources required to execute tasks in the preparation of project schedules, and prepare schedules for portions of projects.

  • Execute tasks according to orders or project schedules, striving for 100% on-time completion. Monitor execution of several tasks assigned to more junior team members. Provide timely reports on project status.

  • Lead product improvement, standardization, productivity improvement, cost reduction and cycle time reduction initiatives.

  • Provide direction to disposition to non-conformances and lead engineering response to corrective actions based on general design guidelines.

  • Review work of designers and engineers with less experience and provide mentorship.

  • Review product compliance to company standards, customer requirements, industry standards and regulations.

  • Lead the preparation of technical papers and provide input to invention disclosures.

  • Represents the Company before customers and at technical conferences in support of marketing and sales.

  • Compliance with all Company policies is required, including adherence to Company ISO 9001 Standards and compliance with Company Affirmative Action Plan and Company Safety procedures.

  • Compliance with applicable Company policies concerning maintaining a drug free workplace is required.

  • Regular attendance is an essential function of this position.

  • Other functions as required (non-essential functions).


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university in Engineering or Physical Science with five to eight years of related work experience, or Master’s degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Professional certification or license preferred.

  • Five to eight years of experience using relevant CAD, PDM and/or simulation software.

  • Three to five years of experience using applicable industry standards.

  • Experience writing technical papers.


  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, standards, operating and maintenance instructions, white papers, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to write reports and correspondence.

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Working knowledge of statistical tools.

  • Drive to learn new skills, acquire knowledge and apply to practical situations.

  • Bias for action.


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