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Carrier Hardware Design Engineer in Derry, New Hampshire

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United States of America


CAENH: FS Kidde Fireye 3 Manchester Road, Derry, NH, 03038 USA

Carrier is a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, balanced and high-performance buildings!

Fireye is part of the Carrier Corporation, within a family of remarkable companies defined by its leading global brands and renowned for its unyielding commitments to innovation and environmental sustainability.

Fireye, located in Derry, NH is an industry leading manufacturer of combustion and efficiency controls and monitoring instrumentation, optical flame scanners, and system components for industrial, commercial, and utility markets. Fireye products are deployed across the globe. To learn more about Fireye, visit our website at at


Fireye is seeking an upbeat, hardworking, and fast-paced Hardware Design Engineer! The incumbent will be responsible for the design, development and implementation of Hardware products from concept to completion for various projects with inputs from Marketing and the Director of Engineering. Individual also has responsibility as the Technical Project Leader for assigned projects meeting all goals for cost, quality, reliability, and schedule.

General Responsibilities of the Role:

Responsibilities will be in Design Engineering and Project Management. Details for each area are listed below.

Design Engineering:

  • Participate in the development and specification of new product HW/SW platform architectures

  • Develop detailed design specifications

  • Lead and participate in design reviews

  • Develop schematics for and specify printed circuit board layouts for new designs

  • Balance high quality, low cost, and fast time-to-market during the development of products

  • Be an expert in the use of HW tools: Oscilloscopes, DVMs, signal generators/analyzers, logic analyzers, spectrum analyzers, LabView, for development/debug

  • Good debug skills for both HW/FW

  • Develop schematics using DxDesigner

  • Simulate, breadboard, prototype HW/SW designs

  • Bring-up new designs, perform signal integrity analysis

  • Specify and perform design verification tests

  • Thoroughly document designs

  • Design to insure agency approval, platform re-use, testability, manufacturability

  • Obtain product approvals (safety, EMC)

  • Develop firmware for diagnostic/board bring-up/DVT tests

  • Perform root-cause analysis on failed product

Project Management:

  • Technical Leader on product development teams

  • Project Lead on key product developments

  • Develop estimates of non-recurring engineering charges (NRE), bills of materials (BOM), schedules

  • Monitor and control ongoing progress of projects to insure meeting NRE, BOM, and schedule goals

  • Good communicator/motivator

  • Conduct business within Fireye’s policies and procedures


  • BSEE minimum

  • MSEE preferred


  • You will have strong hardware engineering skills with a working knowledge in electronic design and development.

  • Individual should possess:

  • 5 – 7 years in electronic design and development experience

  • Experience in hands-on, board-level, analog and mixed signal circuit design

  • Experience developing low-level debug firmware is desired

  • Experience gaining regulatory approvals for products, especially UL, FM, CE

  • Experience performing FMEA and MTBF analysis

  • Experience with “fail-safe” design

  • Experience testing, debugging, and characterizing PCB designs, sub-systems and system as well

  • Experience with Safety Integrity Level (SIL) design a plus

  • Experience with EMI reduction techniques, modeling and electrical simulation

  • Experience with DSPs a plus

  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required

Physical Limitations:

  • You will periodically be required to perform repetitive movements

  • Individual is required to regularly use mechanical controls including buttons, knobs, levers, cranks, and pedals in performance of a function

  • Frequently required to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to hazardous materials

  • The individual occasionally will be required to reach overhead with hands and arms; rotate body from sitting and standing position and lift and carry weight up to 35 pounds

  • Normal amount of sitting and standing, average mobility to move around an office and plant environment, able to conduct normal amount of work on a computer

  • The individual is regularly required to walk and move around; use hands to feel, touch, grasp or grip tools, objects, or handles

Carrier is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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