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Hardware Systems Engineer


The Hardware Systems Engineer is responsible for designing hardware to support the CliniComp EHR. This includes embedded and standalone devices. The Hardware System Engineer is equally able to integrate off the shelf components and design custom hardware.


A successful candidate has a strong background in Electrical and Computer Engineering and demonstrates a mastery of current and emerging technologies.


Read and understand specifications of software, electronic components, mechanical components and computing hardware.

Solve problems in all areas including CliniComp hardware, 3rd party hardware, firmware, software, production, customer infrastructure, operating systems, product requirements, product demonstrations, product installation, product support and regulatory compliance.

Select components such as CPUs, RAM, Flash, DC/DCs based on performance, price, availability, compatibility and suitability.

Specify mechanical design features that affect electrical properties, including EMI, EMC, and safety.

Work with a mechanical engineer to develop custom components when needed.

Take HW measurements using test equipment and create DVT reports.

Create PCB designs utilizing high speed (GHz) signals used with DDR3/4, PCIe Gen4, and USB as well as low frequency interfaces like I2C, SPI, and UART.

Apply Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering principles and standards to hardware designs.

Select appropriate components based on factors such as price, availability, and suitability.

Create product documentation including design documents, schematics, PCB artwork, DVT plans and reports, assembly drawings, bills of material, and manufacturing procedures.

Design and develop specific testing as required to evaluate system design integrity and performance. and evaluate test results.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical engineering, computer engineering, physics, cognitive science or mathematics
  • U.S. Citizenship with the ability to obtain DoD ADP and VA High Risk Background clearance
  • Knowledge about current hardware technologies and interfaces as detailed in the JD.
  • Experience with leading PCB technology and electrical design/characterization of high GHz signals like: DDR3/4, PCIe gen4, USB.
  • Have a deep understanding and experience of low frequency interface likes I2C, SPI, UART.
  • Solid digital/analog theory of operation fundamentals.
  • Good understand system jitter issues, signal integrity issues.
  • Design and develop specific testing as required to evaluate system design integrity and performance review and evaluate test results.
  • Good understanding of standards compliance.
  • Experienced in usage of ECAD tools and latest HW measurement equipment (DSO, SA, signal generators).
  • Experience developing electronic products from beginning to end and dealing with contract manufacturers.
  • Unix and scripting skills.
  • Excellent Failure Analysis capability to deal with complex issues.


  • Strong understanding of ARM based SoC architectures and bus interfaces.
  • Experience in low power embedded systems, from 8-bit and 16-bit micro-controllers to multi-core ARM based SoCs. Expertise in Orcad board tools.
  • Knowledge of server technologies and current CPU, GPU, SSD, NVMe, HDD, SAS, Infiniband, DPU technology.
  • Install, configure, and maintain at least one major Linux distribution. Configure disk arrays (RAID / LVM) and networking


  • 100% covered Medical and Dental coverage for you & your family
  • Generous 401(k) plan and contribution
  • Events and weekly lunches
  • Engaging wellness activities
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Program
  • So many more to list...

CCI complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and considers reasonable accommodation measures that may be necessary for eligible applicants/employees to perform primary responsibilities. EEO/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disabled

Salary Range
$79,000.00 - $121,000.00
per Year
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San Diego, CA, 92121, US