Electronics Technician

Los Gatos, CA

BrightSign, the global market leader in digital signage media players, is seeking an experienced Electronics Technician to join our rapidly growing team.  BrightSign is the global leader in digital media players, headquartered in Los Gatos, CA. Our media players are used worldwide, by many different vertical markets. They are very flexible devices, providing the ability to play back audio and video media in many different formats, to render HTML, and to run applications in JavaScript, Java and BrightScript. They are highly reliable; our customers depend on them to stay up 24x7. They can connect to any server to obtain data and media, interface to other hardware and devices in a variety of ways, and can be synchronized together to create video walls of almost unlimited size.

Working alongside the design team (based in Cambridge, GB), provide on-site electronics capabilities at BrightSign’s Los Gatos office.

Essential Duties

  • Assemble prototype circuit boards, wiring harnesses, etc
  • Perform validation tests on new hardware designs
  • Diagnose faults on customer-returned units
  • Produce written reports as appropriate
  • Purchase components
  • Review schematic designs and PCB layouts
  • Develop test plans
  • Generate CAD drawings
  • Assist others with electronics-related tasks as required

Required experience

  • Understanding of both digital and analogue electronics
  • Familiarity with test equipment: oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc
  • Familiarity with manufacturing processes
  • Good hand-soldering skills, including fine-pitch and surface mount components
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Associate degree in electronic engineering or a related discipline

Other Skills

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Autonomous and independent