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     Date Submitted:08-08-2015
     Last Modified:09-08-2015 (04:04)
    Job information
     Current job:Hardware Design Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 3months
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors
     Keywords Knowledge in Space plasma environment  Knowledge in Electronic design constraint for space systems  Design to overcome single event upset / latch up.  Tele command / Telemetry configuration for optimum bandwidth utilization.  Link budg



    Willing to work in an electronics design industry, which enhance my technical skills and provides opportunity to grow with the company.  I would like to be a key player in the creative and challenging environment.



    8+ years of experience in the area of hardware design involving power systems, analog, high speed digital and IF circuitry.

    Experienced in domains of RADAR systems, Nano Satellite design.

    v  Sound Knowledge in Power supply design and High speed digital designs.

    v  Good knowledge in design of circuits involving Op amps, Mosfets, BJT’s, and FPGA.

    v  Good knowledge in mixed signal design [high speed ADCs and DACs].

    v  Familiar in interface standards like I2C, SPI, RS232 /422, LVDS and Ethernet.

    v  Experienced in interfacing with CCD / CMOS Image sensors.

    v  Hands-on experience in working on projects throughout the hardware design Cycle.

    v  Good debugging and testing skills with Proficiency in using equipments like oscilloscope, Function Generator, JTAG Programmer, Signal generator, Spectrum Analyzer, etc..

    v  Sound knowledge on PCB layout design practices.

    Proficient in EMI/ EMC product design and counter measures with respect to MIL standard.

    v  Handled team size up to 12 members at a time and leading Satellite design group.



    v  At Present working as a SENIOR HARDWARE DESIGN ENGINEER in Data Patterns India. Pvt. Ltd, Chennai, INDIA, from June-2007 to till date.



     Design phase

    v  Requirement analysis, defining system architecture based on end application and budget to meet client’s objectives and expectations.

    v  Schematics design review, BOM review, PCB layout, net list & Gerber verification.

    v  Interaction with mechanical team for thermal constraint, DFM and to meet product design objectives.


     Specification & Documentation phase

    v  Preparation & review of documents like Hardware Requirement specifications, Product design document, FPGA(Glue logic) design and Software design document.

    v  Preparation & Verification of Loading analysis, Derating analysis, Electrical interface Details, MTBF, FMEA and Test Plans.


     PCB Design / Layout phase

    v  Interaction with CAD engineer for component placement, isolation, Impedance constraint and routing verification appropriate to the product.

    v  Signal & Power integrity analysis, Layout and Gerber review.


     Testing & Installationphase

    v  Product Proto Testing, Spec adherence verification.

    v  Debugging at module level / system level and qualifying the system for functional clearance, EMI/EMC and Environmental testing.

    v  Installation guidance at customer site / field & solving the interface problems.




    Products in Analog Domain

    v  Electrical Power System

    TECHONOLOGY / DOMAIN:            Analog   

    ROLES & RESPONSIBILITY:             Designer  / Mentor / Team Leader 


    DESCRIPTION:                                   MPPT based solar charge controller designed for satellite to extract maximum power from solar panel and deliver to sub system with suitable buck regulators. It has a battery charge regulator designed to support  Li-ion / Li-Polymer batteries with charge & discharge cutoff limits.


    PRODUCT TYPE:                               PC104 Form Factor.


    v  Radar Power Supply Unit for Pulsed load application (with Digital Controller module)

    TECHONOLOGY / DOMAIN:            Mixed signal

    ROLES & RESPONSIBILITY:             Designer 


    DESCRIPTION:                                   Power supply module with fast transient response & control loop compensation, designed for Pulsed load condition (32V @ 20A) for radar transmitter module where high speed switching of Power is the major concern.

                                                                It has an integrated FPGA as controller which will be interfaced to Flash memory, temperature sensor, ADC and Mosfet driver circuitry for pulsed switching application.


    PRODUCT TYPE:                               Customized  Architecture.


    Other Products in Analog domain              


    v  Sensitive Power circuitry for LDMOS / GAN based T/R modules of RADAR system.


    v  300V to 48V Isolated DC-DC converter with load share controller in secondary side.


    v  PWM based motor drive electronics with closed loop system for Dc motor speed control.


    v  Configurable Multi output SEPIC based Power Module  

    Products in High speed Digital / IF & RF Domain


    v  Waveform Generator Module ( Product Development )

    TECHONOLOGY USED:                    Mixed signal  (Digital & IF)

    ROLES & RESPONSIBILITY:             Mentor / Team Leader 

    Board Design Development & Testing.


    DESCRIPTION:                                   This is a VME64X slave module which generates the pulse coded waveform for Radar application using Virtex-5 SX95T FPGA for DDS logic implementation and 14 bit DAC which supports 1Gsps data rate used for generation of Output modulated signal.


    PRODUCT TYPE:                               VME64X slave module


    v  V/UHF Transceiver Module ( Product Development )

    TECHONOLOGY USED:                    Mixed signal (Digital & IF)

    ROLES & RESPONSIBILITY:             Mentor / Team Leader 

    Board Design Development & Testing.


    DESCRIPTION:                                   This is a Tele command receiver and Telemetry transmitter designed for CUBESAT in PC104 form factor. Supports FSK / AFSK modulation with data rates up to 115kbps.  The transmitter delivers output power of 27dBm max and the receiver is designed to receive week signals as low as    -120dBm. Supports AX25 / HDLC / RAW protocol formats.


    PRODUCT TYPE:                               PC104 Form Factor


    v  S-Band BPSK/QPSK Modulator  Module ( Product Development )

    TECHONOLOGY USED:                    Mixed signal (Digital & RF)

    ROLES & RESPONSIBILITY:             Mentor / Team Leader 

    Board  Design Development & Testing.


    DESCRIPTION:                                   Payload transmitter module designed for CUBESAT with PC104 form factor, supports BPSK / QPSK modulation with data rates up to 2Mbps. The raw data’s are framed with FEC coding & RRC filtering in FPGA and played as   I&Q waveform through external DAC which is then up converted to S-Band using a modulator with inbuilt PLL.


    PRODUCT TYPE:                               PC104 Form Factor


    Other Products in Digital / IF domain        

    v  JPEG2K / JPEG Image compression module with camera link interface supports RGB / YCbCr data formats and on board demosaising logic for Bayer data formats.


    COMe based carrier modulewith Ethernet, USB interface and DAC output with current drive for linear attenuation control using PIN diode.

    Systems / Products Design & Development


    v  CUBESAT / NANOSAT bus for educational / scientific research purposes

    v  Various Sub system design for Phased Array Radars.

    v  Data Distribution Unit for Ships.


    Knowledge in SPACE DOMAIN

    n  Knowledge in Space plasma environment

    n  Knowledge in Electronic design constraint for space systems

    n  Design to overcome single event upset / latch up.

    n  Tele command / Telemetry configuration for optimum bandwidth utilization.

    n  Link budget estimation for satellite communication.

    n  Detailed analysis with feasibility report on satellite based AIS reception.

    n  Good Knowledge in optical imaging from satellite with Image sensors.

    n  Knowledge in system buildup, integration and qualification methods.

    n  Knowledge in Attitude determination & Orbit control Implementation requirements or satellite system based on payload configuration.

    n  Designer of EPS, RF Transceiver (TTC), and Camera processing electronics Modules.





    ·         Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and communication

    Year of  Pass out : 2007  

    University : Anna University, Chennai, India.





    Date of Birth               :   22/06/1986

    Nationality                  :   Indian


    Reference  available on  request.



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