Senior Hardware Engineer

Date:  Feb 18, 2024

Warrendale, PA, US, 15086

Req ID:  27791
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including TimberPro, Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

Location: Warrendale, PA 

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Design world-class Intrinsic safe electronic sensors and control hardware for use in hazardous underground mining environment
  • Engage with an experienced cross-disciplinary team to formulate and design innovative products
  • Technical ownership for the hardware design projects
  • Lead architecture, design reviews with internal teams and suppliers
  • Lead various aspects of electronic product readiness including manufacturability
  • Perform testing and validation of hardware prior to their release
  • Up to 10% of travel is possible


  • BS or MS in Electrical, Electronics, Computer engineering or relevant
  • 15 years’ experience in Electronics hardware design in as many areas below:
    • Intrinsic Safety IEC60079-11 electronic hardware development
    • IECEx/ATEX, MSHA certifications
    • FPGA design
    • Design of Low power microprocessor-based controllers
    • High speed communication systems and Ethernet-based networks
    • Programmable logic design
    • Digital circuit design
    • Low power analogue circuit design
    • Optical/Imaging components and systems
    • RF components and systems

Qualifications/Requirements Continued

  • Experience successfully leading the development of complex CPU, FPGA and ASIC based PCBA designs
  • Extensive experience with Schematic capture, PCB layout and circuit analysis applications such as primarily Altium, and knowledge of OrCAD, SPICE, eCADSTAR, etc.
  • Strong experience in using electronic test equipment such as Logic, spectrum analyzer, network analyzer, Digital Oscilloscope, Multimeter etc.
  • Experience in the design of autonomous sensors such as lidars, radars, cameras is a plus
  • Detail oriented, consistent, motivated self-starter
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline focused work environment
  • Familiarity with safety critical system design and industry standards is a plus
  • Knowledge of common machine control sensors, actuators, and other typical control devices

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh