Engineer II, Hardware

Job ID 2023-3073
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Great hardware engineering focused opportunity to impact Shure products at a production level! 


We are on the lookout for a few Hardware Test Engineers that will assist in design and construction of acoustical and electronic production test fixtures and systems to test the functionality of Company products in all production facilities.



  • Creates manufacturing test strategies appropriate to new product technology and manufacturing process flows.
  • Develops written test plans based on new product requirements and product schematics.
  • Develops new test capabilities using off-the-shelf solutions, software-defined test instrumentation, or custom-designed hardware.
  • Designs signal paths and switching circuits for functional test fixtures and test systems.
  • Creates and maintains schematics, bills of materials, test specifications, and other necessary documentation to support test systems and fixtures.
  • Creates and maintains functional test programs to automate test equipment measurements, signal path switching, and product control.
  • Provides basic electrical verification and troubleshooting of test fixtures, components, and test racks (continuity, voltages, etc.).
  • Troubleshoots measurement issues such as voltage levels, RF (radio frequency) output power, RF and audio frequency response, RF sensitivity, and noise floor.
  • Analyzes the reliability and capability of test fixtures, software, and systems, using statistical tools.
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of software instrument drivers for test equipment and other custom-designed instrumentation.
  • Assists in the construction of functional test fixtures, which entails soldering wires/connectors, and populating printed circuit board components.
  • Assists in MOL Maintenance of Line projects due to supply chain constraints
  • Support global production test issues, ability to troubleshoot remotely using supplied software tools
  • Provides technical support to production test facilities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering/Engineering Technology, or related field.
  • 2 or more years’ of related experience working with audio, acoustical, and RF principles including analog circuitry, digital circuitry, and digital systems.
  • Knowledge of RF communications and RF circuitry is a plus.
  • 2 or more years’ experience with common measurement instruments (digital oscilloscopes, audio analyzers, RF spectrum analyzers, RF generators, etc.).
  • 1 or more years’ experience and programming proficiency with commonly used programming languages (C, C++, Java) and Windows operating systems.
  • Working knowledge of Visual Basic / C# .NET or Labview is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of embedded systems and programming is a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally. (Travel requirement will not typically exceed 15% annually.)
  • Works well in team environments
  • Candidates with less experience that otherwise possess the required knowledge and skills are encouraged to apply.



Shure’s mission is to be the most trusted audio brand worldwide – and for nearly a century, our Core Values have aligned us to be just that. Founded in 1925, we are a leading global manufacturer of audio equipment known for quality, reliability, and durability. We engineer microphones, headphones, wireless audio systems, conferencing systems, and more. And quality doesn’t stop at our products. Our talented teams strive for perfection and innovate every chance they get. We offer an Associate-first culture, flexible work arrangements, and opportunity for all.


Shure Incorporated is headquartered in Niles, Illinois, with remote and hybrid opportunities throughout the United States. We have more than 35 regional sales offices, engineering hubs, and manufacturing facilities throughout the Americas, EMEA, and Asia.


Don’t check off every box in the job requirements? No problem! We recognize that every professional journey is unique and are committed to providing an equitable candidate experience for all prospective Shure Associates. If you’re excited about this role, believe you’ve got the skills to be successful, and share our passion for creating an inclusive, diverse, equitable, and accessible work environment, then apply!


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