Jr. Hardware Engineer

Date:  Jan 23, 2022
Division:  Plasma Control Technologies (40000002)

San Jose, US

Requisition ID:  4483

The Comet Group is a globally leading, innovative technology company based in Switzerland with a focus on plasma control and x-ray technology. With premium high-tech components and systems, we enable our customers to both enhance the quality of their products and make their manufacturing more efficient and eco-friendly. Our innovative solutions are in demand in the semiconductor and electronics market, the aerospace and automobile industry and in security inspection.


Headquartered in Flamatt, Switzerland, the Comet Group has a presence in all world markets. We employ about 1,300 people worldwide, including approximately 500 in Switzerland. Besides production facilities in China, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, Malaysia and the USA, we maintain various other subsidiaries in the USA, China, Japan and Korea. Comet (COTN) is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.




  • Analyze and troubleshoot analog and digital circuits
  • PCBA modifications (blue wiring) and rework
  • Circuit design a variety of mixed-signal PCBAs
  • Component selection
  • Implement and maintain parts database (component attributes, datasheets, etc…)


Skills and Technical Qualifications Required:


  • B.Sc. degree in Electronics / Electrical Engineering
  • 1 year of experience in circuit design, layout, and troubleshooting
  • Hands-on experience with Altium design tool
  • Solid understanding of active and passive components
  • Familiarity with standard lab test equipment such as scopes and analyzers
  • Accurate. Excellent attention to detail. Organized. A passion for learning
  • Flexible within a dynamic environment. Able to multi-task and reprioritize as needed
  • Team Player. Able to collaborate with team members
  • Strong written and verbal English skills
  • Sound analytical / problem-solving skills





Data protection and confidentiality
We take data protection seriously. “COMET AG” and software partner SAP have taken the necessary organizational and technical measures to ensure the confidentiality of your application. All HR personnel and umantis employees have a duty to maintain confidentiality with respect to personal data as part of their employment contract. Automatic 128-bit encryption ensures that your data is transmitted securely. The processing of your data complies with general data security standards based on the latest technology.

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto