Digital Design Engineer II

Date: Aug 23, 2021

Location: West Chester, OH, US, 45069

Company: Dover Corporation

Pole/Zero Corporation, a division of Microwave Products Group, is looking for talented people to join our organization!


Connecting and Protecting People, Microwave Products Group (MPG) is a leading global provider of mission-critical engineered electronic components and subsystems comprised of four business units in five manufacturing locations.  Our brand names are recognized globally including:  BSC Filters, York, UK; Dow-Key Microwave, Ventura, CA; K&L Microwave, Salisbury, Maryland and Dominican Republic and Pole/Zero, West Chester, OH.
Our expertise is the design and manufacture of communications-based specialty products – engineered components and subsystems – for demanding military, space, commercial aerospace/industrial, and telecom infrastructure applications where function and reliability are crucial.


The Digital Design Engineer will be responsible for developing and supporting control systems for RF interference mitigation products.




  • Design schematics containing components such as programmable logic, analog, digital I/O, interfaces (e.g. LVDS, USB, Ethernet, RS-485), and DC/DC converters.
  • Develop embedded control algorithms, architecture, and code.
  • FPGA/CPLD design and VHDL coding, simulation, and synthesis for embedded applications.
  • Integral involvement in all phases of hardware and firmware development, including digital control module design, architecture, coding, simulation, module testing, system testing, and production support.
  • Test firmware for compliance to requirements, verification of functionality and performance using Pole/Zero hardware and commercial equipment such as in-circuit emulators, logic analyzers, mixed-signal oscilloscopes, network and spectrum analyzers, signal generators, etc.




  • Experience developing analog and digital electronic systems.
  • Experience in FPGA/CPLD design and VHDL/Verilog coding for embedded applications.
  • Experience in embedded firmware development using C/C++ & Assembly language for microcontrollers.
  • Experience using FPGA development tools.
  • Experience using MATLAB for state machine development and code generation.
  • Proficiency at solving problems in a timely manner.
  • Ability to appropriately apply engineering principles and concepts to the area of embedded control.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and debug hardware control issues.
  • Ability to define critical project criteria to ensure timely completion.
  • Ability to draw solutions from both formal training and experience.
  • Ability to work independently and within a tight-knit team environment.
  • Ability to follow company procedures and work instructions.
  • Experience in an RF/analog hardware environment is highly desirable.
  • Experience with embedded control design and coding for the defense industry is highly desirable.
  • Experience with Agile software development and Git is desirable.
  • Experience with signal processing is a plus.




To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The education and/or experience listed below represents the knowledge, skill, or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


Education and/or Experience:


  • Must be a US person.
  • BSEE or BSCE from an accredited four-year college or university is required.
  • 1-5 years of developing and supporting embedded control systems (can include co-op experience).
  • Must be a US person (US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)




The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


  • Stand, walk, and sit throughout the day.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up to 50 pounds. 



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


  • Exposed to moving mechanical parts, and low voltage electrical circuits while on the manufacturing floor.
  • Required to wear appropriate personal protective equipment when in restricted manufacturing areas.




  • Normal work hours are 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday with an alternate option of a 9/80 schedule if preferred
  • Lunch period is one hour per day, unpaid.
  • Occasional domestic/international travel may be required.



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

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