Sr Manager ECAD/MCAD – Germantown

Haystackllc has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Manager ECAD/MCAD. This position will be located at our headquarters in Germantown, MD.


  • Technical Line Management of Electrical & Mechanical CAD team members
  • Ownership & Advancement of CAD development processes, toolsets, design techniques, & fabrication techniques.
  • Design of the next generation Satellite Communication circuit boards (PCB, PWB, ECAD) for Hughes.
  • Generate detailed documentation of complex printed circuit boards conforming to applicable IPC standards.
  • Work with engineers and factory teams to optimize layouts for performance, costs, and manufacturability.
  • Complete placement and layout of PCB designs using Cadence Allegro PCB Editor v16.x-17.2, utilizing Constraint Manager to meet performance needs.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of industry guidelines for signal integrity, reliability, and manufacturability per IPC standards.
  • Provide layout assistance to PCB Designer staff.
  • Interface with PCB vendors to resolve technical issues.
  • Set schedule milestones in conjunction with development teams.
  • Participate in and conduct design reviews related to circuit boards.

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • 10+ years of PCB design & layout experience.
  • 5+ years of Technical Management relating to PCB design.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Experience with high density layout, multilayer boards, controlled impedance traces, high speed digital, FPGA/ASIC/BGA fanout, RF transmission lines, etched antennas, grounding techniques, power supplies, etc.
  • IPC Certification of CID/CID+
  • PCB design implementation experience with signal integrity and power integrity solutions.
  • Technical understanding of printed circuit board manufacturing fabrication process and board assembly process.

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