NHUNG (Nancy) NGUYEN
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OBJECTIVE Senior PCB layout designer for a Semiconductor Company.
EDUCATION AS Degree in Electronics Technology in San Jose College.
•Proficiency in PCB layout, schematic capture using Cadence Orcad-Allegro Altium, Pcad Tools.
•Schematic capture component symbols and layout footprints creation.
•Experienced in differential circuit layout in multiple layers up to 12 layers.
•Ability to set-up Design Rule Checks for verification
•Layout of high-density all packages with blind vias
•Working with the PCB prototype boards fabricated,engineering release process
•Generating Gerbers, NC drill file Fabrication and Assembly drawings, fab note.
• Order the demo, and evaluation PCB boards from vendor.
•Good soldering skills with the surface mount and thru-hole of the components.
•Able to order components, equipments and organize the lab.
•Test the demo and evaluation boards for customers.
•Experience the testing use specialized equipment to take the data and waveforms.
•Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
•Strong analog troubleshooting skills, with good knowledge of electronic theory.
•PCB prototyping using the milling machine.
•Good communication and people skills.
•Well organized and dedicated to finishing projects on time.
Senior PCB layout designer/ ANALOGIC ADVANCED TECHNILOGY-SKYWORK SOLUTION, Inc San Jose (09/2008-02/2019)
•Perform schematic symbol creation and schematic entry using Orcad capture, AltiumTool
•Ability in layout printed circuit board use the Cadence-Allegro, Altium Tools create the footprintds of components as directed by engineers.
•Create and manage all aspects of component in library,
• Load in the netlist from schematic and transfer to PCB layout in multi-layer routing methods with the different packages: SOIC, TSOP, MSOP, DFN, QFN, PQFN, BGA,Sockets.
•Proficiency in PCB with differential circuit layout in multiple layers up to 12 layers.
•Able to do the PCB layout for components,parts placements, and signal routing traces that satisfy design requirements company standards,
•Design thr layout of the demo, evaluation, test fixtures, probe card,, burn-in, load, and RF boards following engineer's instruction.
•Performs set-up design rule checks (DRC) on the printed circuit board designs
•Create layer stack ups that meet all design requirements and interface with PCB vendors as required.
•Apply design constraints, perform component placement and signal routing and DFM
•Confer with engineers to resolve design details or problems, make modifications new revision of products as directed by engineers,
•Performs layout of high-density BGA packages with blind, burried, and through vias.
•Create and manage PCB documentation including fabrication and assembly packages, such as Gerber file, NC drill file, fab note, and assembly drawings to vendor
•Maintain technical relationships with PCB fabrication vendors, and resolves technical issues during PCB fabrication
• Update the design database and documentation.
•Order the components for engineers for all products.
•Create the Bills of Materials (BOM) from scheatic for engineers.
•Experienced with MS Office applications,Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
Associate Application Engineer, MONOLITHIC POWER SYSTEMS, INC San Jose (4/2002-09/2008)
•Proficiency in PCB layout, and schematic capture, use the Altium, Pcad Tool.
• Using Altium, Pcad do layout the demo,, evaluation, DUT, test fixtures, burn-in,boards
•Generation of gerber and NC Drill files send to vendor to make the boards.
•Build, test, and troubleshoot custom demo and evaluation boards.
•Setup in bench using the test equipments such as power supply, DVM, DMMs, Scope, Active Load, Function Generate to take the data for engineers
•Perform characterization of power DC to DC converter and class-d audio ICs. Tests include efficiency, transient; output ripple voltage, loop gain-phase, waveform capture (start-up, shut-down, switching frequency) Rdson,.
•Create bench setups for device characterization using power supplies, function generators, scopes, DMMs, active load, Network Analyzer, Audio Precision etc.
•Do the prototype boards by using the milling machine, and debug the failed boards
•Test the demo boards for customer
•Build the demo,and evaluation boards with good soldering using the surface mount, and through holes components
•Order components for engineer of all products.
•Create written BOM and reports of characterization data, test procedures, test setups, etc. using Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Engineering Technician, SUPERTEX, Sunnyvale (8/1993 - 4/2002)
•Ability to do the PCB layout for test fixtures, burn-in, ESD, boards and prototype boards using Protel Tools
•Build the test boards with good soldering using the through holes components.
•Cut the copper boards using mechanical milling machine.
•Build, test and debug demo and prototype boards for new products.
•Set up bench equipment and collect data for engineers.
•Testing and verification of engineering evaluation boards and customer demo boards.
•Order and arrange all components in the lab.