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Senior PCB Layout Engineer

Sydney, Australia


  • Good understanding of PCB materials and layer-stack up specification
  • Bachelor, Masters or PHD in Electronic Engineering
  • Strong understanding of analogue and digital electronic design within the fields of audio, rf, telecom or similar


About us:

RØDE Microphones is a uniquely Australian owned and operated audio company which leads the world in the design and manufacture of microphones and sound technology. Our state-of-the-art base in Silverwater has over 30 million dollars in precision machinery, and a staff of more than 140. We also have offices in Seattle, Los Angeles, New York and Hong Kong; making RØDE a truly global company.

We are seeking a highly skilled Senior PCB layout engineer with extensive experience in mixed-signal design for audio/telecom/rf products and design for manufacture. As guide, it would be unlikely that you have the depth of experience required to be successful in this role if you have less than five years’ experience in design review, simulation, PCB layout, component evaluation, library management and design for manufacture.

The Senior PCB Layout Engineer will work closely with both the Design Team and the Production Engineering Team to translate their design intentions into a PCB from both an electronic and mechanical view point, while ensuring that the outcome is optimised for manufacture on our in-house SMT and wave solder lines.

Essential Criteria:

  • Bachelor, Masters or PHD in Electronic Engineering
  • In depth knowledge of design for manufacture to ensure the manufacturability of the designed boards on SMT and wave solder lines.
  • Experience in tracking of boards for high-speed wireless and wired interfaces such as 2.4GHz wireless, USB, Ethernet, etc.
  • Experience of board bring up and work with firmware engineers to ensure product functionality.
  • Good understanding of PCB materials and layer-stack up specification.
  • Good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Team player, be capable of sharing knowledge, learn from others, and support other groups within an organisation
  • Self-motivated, team player, well-organised and action-and-results oriented


Preferred Criteria:

  • Experience with Altium
  • Working knowledge of various EMC/EMI control methods and implementation at PCB/component level

Our factory and offices are modern and bright, offering comfortable staff break areas and an atmosphere which reflects our love of cutting edge technology, collaboration, and our deep connection to music and all things audio.

Next step?

Please upload your

  1. CV and
  2. a cover letter addressing the Criteria listed above.

Applications for this position have closed.