Senior Electrical Design Engineer

The HORIBA Group of worldwide companies provides an extensive array of instruments and systems for applications ranging from automotive R&D, process and environmental monitoring, in-vitro medical diagnostics, semiconductor manufacturing and metrology, to a broad range of scientific R&D and QC measurements. Proven quality and trustworthy performance have established widespread confidence in the HORIBA Brand.

Inspired by our unique motto, “JOY and FUN,” we focus on social responsibilities by building state-of-the-art products for scientific advancement; especially for protecting health, safety, and the environment. “HORIBARIANs,” the HORIBA employees all over the world, look forward to working with additional creative and entrepreneurial self-starters.

And for years, HORIBA Scientific’s OEM division has been the preferred, reliable and consistent supplier of OEM spectroscopy components throughout the world offering a complete range of OEM imaging miniature spectrographs and spectrometers along with CCD, Photodiode array (CMOS) and InGaAs detectors that operate from the UV through to the NIR. Our high reliability products and know-how are leveraged in a wide range of high-tech industries such as: Medical, Semiconductor, Pharmaceutical and Biotech to name a few.

Presently, our HORIBA Scientific OEM Division is searching for an experienced Senior Electrical Design Engineer for our North American operation located in Piscataway, New Jersey.   

The ideal candidate will possess a strong electronics design and development background and will provide project leadership, as well as, individual technical contributions to an engineering team focusing on the design and development of CCD / CMOS high-speed imaging systems.  If you are a self-motivated individual with passion for your work that has garnered success in leading and contributing to team oriented product development efforts, please keep reading and visit our corporate website to learn more.



Minimum of a BSEE or BSCE degree with 5 to 7 years of directly related experience associated with designing CCD / CMOS cameras, instrumentation products, analytical instruments and/or related embedded control systems.


  • Work collaboratively on a team of FPGA, Hardware, PCB and Embedded software engineers to develop our next generation CCD and CMOS camera platforms. 
  • Design, simulate and implement synthesizable RTL for high performance FPGAs (via VHDL / Verilog).
  • Create original designs, as well as, modify and improve existing FPGA designs.
  • Analyze resource requirements and recommend appropriate solutions including block diagrams and chip selection.
  • Develop constraints and analyze timing to achieve timing closure.
  • Understand and implement coding practices that support in-system debug (ILAs), testing and block modularity.
  • Debug / validate design using test bench scripting and lab equipment (oscilloscopes, logic & bus analyzers, device programmers).
  • Meet all design requirements including performance, cost and field upgrade functionality.
  • Participate in design review meetings 
  • Provide technical documentation




  • Proficiency with ISE and Vivado Xilinx Tool Suites.
  • VHDL and/or Verilog design, simulation and synthesis
  • Experience using one or more of the following Xilinx devices: Spartan-6 FPGAs, 7 Series FPGAs, Zynq / UltraScale SOCs.
  • Prior SOC experience with AXI Bus interfaces, DMA engines and DDR memory and peripheral subsystems
  • Debug experience using oscilloscopes, signal generators, protocol analyzers and FPGA debug tools (ILA)
  • Experience with industry-standard protocols (USB2/3, Gig-E, LVDS, SPI/QSPI, I2C)




  • Previous experience leading / managing a small design team.
  • Knowledge of CCD and CMOS imager architectures.
  • Experience with Mentor Graphics for schematic capture and PCB layout/routing.
  • Knowledge of high-speed design both from a logic and signal integrity standpoint.
  • Understanding of signal/data acquisition systems (ADC, memory transfer).


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