A Microsoft job listing
reveals that the company is looking for staff to design a new Xbox 360 motherboard. From the sound of it, the new "Motherboard Design Engineer" will be helping to design further revisions of the existing Xbox 360 architecture, rather than the hardware for a next
-next-generation system. "The responsibilities of this position are focused on specifying, designing (schematic capture, PCB layout, BOM, cost analysis), implementing and verifying the mother-board and other various sub-system boards that make up the Xbox 360 product line," the job description reads.
If you're a qualified electrical engineer and want to do work that may cast you as a hero in the eyes of many, many
gamers, this is your chance. Please fix the Xbox 360 motherboard once and for all!