FormFactor PCB Designer in United States

PCB Designer


Livermore, CA

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Livermore, CA

FormFactor, Inc.

At FormFactor, it’s not enough just to make revolutionary products. We also strive to be a great place to work. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees through a variety of perks that focus on health and wellness, such as a generous PTO plan, excellent insurance benefits, and our guiding values of innovation, earning trust and doing the right thing. We also offer an employee stock purchase program and annual health fairs where employees can get flu shots and biometric screenings. Personal development is encouraged through our learning and development courses and tuition contribution program. Although our products are sold to semi-conductor industry leaders around the globe, they are researched, designed and manufactured in our facilities in Beaverton, Oregon, and Livermore, San Jose and Carlsbad, California. Every employee of FormFactor plays a role in creating and supporting these amazing products.

FormFactor is looking for innovative and passionate people who want to lead in today’s mobile revolution. The PCB Designer is a full-time position whose job includes collaborating with engineers and design teams worldwide designing and development of complex, detailed layouts of rigid printed circuit boards using Cadence applications and tools.


  • Design and Layout High Density Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) using Cadence Allegro

  • Design multilayer stack-ups (up to 76+ layers)

  • Understand and Calculate controlled impedance, Strip-line, Micro-strip and Differential pair

  • Route single ended and differential routes and length adjust to meet timing

  • Sequential Lamination experience

  • Place high density and high quantity (up to 10000+) of components

  • Design Power / Ground planes and Power sensing

  • Blind and Buried Vias

  • Create and verify component decals

  • Import of IDF and other Mechanical Design Engineering software

  • Create and Export ODB++ manufacturing documents

  • Experience with Mentor Valor a plus

  • Experience with Autocad, or Solid works a plus

  • Design and Layout Digital, Analog, and Mixed Signal layouts

  • Highly sensitive circuits and shielding

  • High speed signals and clocks (up to 5GHz and beyond)

  • Generate and maintain Fabrication documentation

  • Skill Scripting expertise a plus


  • 4+ years of PCB Design experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, or related field is preferred

  • Detail oriented

  • Passionate work ethic

  • Good communication skills

FormFactor is committed to providing a work environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and are committed to compliance with all Federal, State, and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, sex (including breastfeeding and related conditions), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, registered domestic partner status, medical condition, military or veteran status, genetic characteristics or information, or any other legally protected characteristic. These protections extend to all employment and management decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations, and all other terms and conditions of employment.