Do you excel in an environment that values working and playing hard? Ampex Data Systems is a fast paced, growing Aerospace and Cyber Security company looking for new teammates.

Ampex Data Systems offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, life insurance and 401K plans. Furthermore, Ampex is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity employer.

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Do you excel in an environment that values working and playing hard? Would you like to be part of a team developing, maintaining, and supporting the latest technologies in the field of rugged avionics, network security, and intelligent data management? AMPEX is a small, fast paced, growing aerospace company looking for new teammates.

Ampex is looking for a highly skilled and organized Hardware Engineer II to join our multi-disciplinary engineering team in developing leading data management solution products for aerospace applications. Ampex provides a dynamic environment where you can apply your skills on a diversity of technical challenges.

General Overview

Ampex is seeking a candidate with experience in system and board-level high-speed circuit design and implementation-based embedded systems. The successful candidate must be able to work in a team environment throughout the project stages from requirements definition, design documentation, implementation, qualification testing and product support.

This position is to be filled onsite in Hayward, CA.

Principle Duties:

  • Report to hardware engineering manager
  • Conduct system-level requirements analysis and produce circuit requirements
  • Design, develop and implement high-speed circuit
  • Interface and supervise the PCB layout designer
  • Develop, verification and validation procedures
  • Preform verification and validation testing
  • Document and maintain design configuration data


  • Must have a BS degree in Electrical or Computer engineering or equivalent
  • 3 to 5 years experience in hardware development
  • Experience in high-speed digital circuits and board design
  • Basic understanding of FPGA logic design and simulation
  • Experience in microprocessor system architectures
  • Proficiency in design software tools
  • Skilled in system test and validation methods
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be “U.S. persons” within the meaning of U.S. regulations.


  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401K
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Healthcare FSA and Dependent Care FSA
  • PTO
  • No Relocation

About AMPEX:

Since 1944, Ampex has been a leader in cutting-edge technology to solve the toughest data storage challenges.  Today, with its lineage as one of Silicon Valley’s first companies, Ampex continues to innovate in the embedded computing industry by designing and manufacturing rugged, onboard, compute systems for aerospace and ground vehicles that can acquire, store, process, and analyze a variety of data types to include radio frequency, video, and platform bus data among many others.  Ampex supports customers in the government defense and commercial sectors for mission system and flight test operations.  Ampex is a Delta Information Systems Company and is headquartered in Hayward, California with locations in Colorado Springs, Colorado and Tokyo, Japan.

AMPEX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran, or disability status.

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