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At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview

TE Connectivity’s R&D/Product Development Engineering Teams conceive original ideas for new products, introduce them into practice. They are responsible for product development, and qualification from market definition through production and release; assist in the qualification of suppliers for new products to ensure suppliers deliver quality parts, materials, and services for new or improved manufacturing processes; conduct feasibility studies, testing on new and modified designs; direct and support detailed design, testing, prototype fabrication and manufacturing ramp. The R&D/Product Development Engineering Teams provide all required product documentation including, but not limited to, Solid Model, 2D/3D production drawings, product specifications, and testing requirements. They create and modify detailed drawings and drafting or conceptual models from layouts, rough sketches or notes and contribute to design modifications to facilitate manufacturing operation or quality of product. Typical fields of expertise include: materials, mechanics and systems, electrical, optics, chemistry, software, automation systems, packaging, testing and measurement, and manufacturing of electrical, mechanical and electronic components, products, and their integration into systems.

As a Hardware Engineer for TE Connectivity you will focus on the electrical design, simulation, and verification-validation testing of high-speed products in cable assemblies targeting high speed communications and connectivity within datacenters and wireless infrastructure. You will be expected to independently work on projects in the areas of hardware design and validation for product, system design including modeling, simulation, testing and circuit board layout.  You will work collaboratively within a broader cross functional team of mechanical, manufacturing, & operations to execute leading edge products designs.  You will be the subject matter expert for the electrical performance of a product/platform beginning with the initial analysis through prototype fabrication & evaluation, and production verification testing.   You will tackle challenging design problems and utilize simulation tools to guide complex designs toward success.

What your background should look like:

•    Subject matter expert in high speed data, electronics design, simulation and validation activities through product development cycles
•    Establishing electrical design performance/functional requirements for new products
•    Product development of high-speed cables assemblies from conception to manufacturing
•    Component selection, schematic design, PCB Layout, and product validation testing
•    Creating actionable recommendations based upon design reviews and simulation results
•    Making data driven decisions about the product functionality and areas for improvement.

Required Skills/Experience:
•    Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Master’s degree preferred
•    Minimum of 5 years of work experience in a high-speed hardware engineering role 
•    Experience with cable/cable assembly designs (high speed twin-ax cables, direct attach copper (DAC) cables, active copper cables)
•    Experience with high speed test equipment (Digital Sampling Oscilloscope, Vector Network Analyzer, Bit Error Rate Tester, TDR, Pattern Generators, Power Supplies, etc.)
•    Experience with signal conditioning techniques (equalization, amplification, FIR’s, CTLE’s)
•    Experience with component selection, schematic capture, printed circuit board design, fabrication and assembly.  
•    Electronic design and analysis tools (Altium PCB, ADS, Ansys Designer)
•    A solid understanding of electromagnetic theory and electrical circuit behavior 
•    Strong analytical capabilities to interpret simulation and lab data to identify issues and provide solutions to fix identified problem.  
•    Experience in project leadership, especially as it applies across design, development & manufacturing teams
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•    Ability to work in a global environment – able to accommodate varying time zones, fluent in English (verbal/written), able to collaborate with individuals across geographies
•    Individual must be highly motivated, a quick learner, and able to work independently

•    Familiarity with embedded systems and ANSI C
•    Familiarity with SFF/IEEE specifications for high speed cable assemblies
•    Familiarity with PAM4/8 and other higher order modulation techniques
•    Familiarity with Ansys HFSS
•    Six Sigma methodologies or other strong data analytics background a PLUS


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With more than 85,000 employees, including over 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.


EOE, Including Disability/Vets



State:  PA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  93459
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

Job Segment: Testing, Hardware Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Drafting, Six Sigma, Technology, Engineering, Management

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