Sr. Hardware Engineer - Manager

Morningstar Corporation
Jessup, Maryland 20794
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Morningstar Corp. is looking for an experienced Senior Hardware Engineer to join our product development team. Morningstar Corporation builds reliable, world-class power conversion equipment for off-grid solar applications the world over. We are looking for engaged individuals who value ownership of work, welcome different perspectives and take pride in quality design. Morningstar is an engineering-centric company with a culture that promotes respect, curiosity, elegant design, and good work-life balance. 

The Senior Hardware Engineer will collaborate with members of our engineering team on all phases of the product lifecycle including new product development and sustaining engineering. Primary responsibilities include analog and digital hardware design, schematic capture, layout, prototyping, and test as well as mentoring and developing the Design team.

As a member of our senior team there is an opportunity to drive product design and feature decisions with Product Management. This position reports to the Director of Engineering in our Jessup, MD Engineering Center.


  • Manage the Hardware Design Group
  • Design and develop hardware for new products.  Take responsibility for the design and overall quality of the hardware and provide leadership and guidance to junior design engineers.
  • Documentation of design specifications and implementation details.  Lead design reviews. Uphold hardware design standards and methodologies.
  • Collaboration with other team members (hardware & software engineers and electronic technicians) to agree on system designs, interfaces, and protocols. 
  • Development of appropriate test hardware and procedures, both informal and formal, to prove the correct operation of hardware.
  • Provide support for the hardware and manage component obsolescence throughout its lifecycle. 


Required Skills:

  • BS, Electrical Engineering
  • Excellent knowledge of analog & digital electronic circuit design
  • PCB layout expertise with consideration for EMI / high-speed signals / RF
  • Basic C/C++ skills to assist with early hardware bring-up and test
  • Management experience at team or department level
  • Strong interpersonal skills - Ability to collaborate, communicate with and teach/mentor others
  • Excellent Technical Writing Skills 


Preferred Skills:

  • PMP certification and/or project management exposure
  • Experience in Electronics Manufacturing or Power Electronics industry
  • Lean Product Development exposure
  • Interfacing with Agile software team



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Sr. Hardware Engineer - Manager

Morningstar Corporation
Jessup, Maryland 20794

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