Product Development Engineer

The Product Development Engineer will be involved in various aspects of hardware & software development, from prototyping and redesign to manufacturing support and quality control. In this role, the Product Development Engineer will work collaboratively with a small, but dynamic team of engineering professionals. This is a full-time, in person position, located at our offices in Carlisle, PA.


  • Provide technical expertise in product development; lead and/or participate in the design and development of new products.
  • Develop/Debug test firmware for product prototypes.
  • Assist with researching and sourcing compatible components when Z-Band is notified of long lead time/ EOL components.
  • Use modern CAD tools to develop electronic circuit designs in support of RF systems for new products and test prototypes - generating schematic capture, component selection, PCB layout, extract Gerber files and bill of materials.
  • Research and keep abreast of industry standards and best practices in CATV and broadband distribution systems, along with electronic circuit design.
  • Generate documentation including test reports, drawings, specifications, test procedures, user manuals and other technical items.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot technical problems.
  • Provided technical leadership & training of internal sales team, field representatives, manufacturing partners and other partners on Z-Band products as well as competitive products integrated within a Z-Band ecosystem.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Engineering/Senior Management to develop multi-year, technological roadmaps.
  • Assist in general lab set-up, organization and maintenance.
  • Adheres to all Company policies, procedures and business ethics codes.
  • Perform additional responsibilities when required*.

Relationships and Roles:

  • Maintain professional internal and external relationships that meet Company core values.
  • Proactively establish and maintain effective working team relationships with all support departments.
  • Able to prioritize, work independently, and to consistently meet commitments, objectives and deadlines with minimum supervision.
  • Maintain contact with clients to ensure high levels of client satisfaction.
  • Build trust, value others, communicate effectively, drive execution, foster innovation, focus on the customer, collaborate with others, solve problems creatively and demonstrate high integrity.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Associate’s degree (or higher) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, strong work experience or suitable combination.
  • Familiar with embedded C, C++, Python and JSON.
  • Experience with various CAD software packages, specifically OrCAD, Fusion360 and AutoCAD is strongly preferred. Experience with Zuken, Altium, Mentor-Graphics Pads is definitely a plus.
  • Knowledge of RF test equipment such as Spectrum & Network Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, and Field Test Meters would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of Basic CATV/DOCSIS principles is advantageous.
  • Capable of carrying on a professional conversation with vendors, partners and customers.
  • Strong capacity for understanding diverse technical areas, communication proficiency, problem solving/analysis and the ability to collaborate as a member of a team.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be able to lift 25lbs.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • 3 years experience with embedded systems (preferred)

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Carlisle, PA 17013: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Associate's Degree or higher (Required)


  • English (Required)


Location: 848-B N. Hanover St., Carlisle, PA 17013
Salary Range:

Pay: $65,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Relocation assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


Attachment: Employment application

Working at Z-Band

Would you like to join a team that solves video distribution system challenges quickly and easily with innovative, ultra-reliable solutions and exceptional industry expertise?

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