Job Description


We are searching for a Senior Digital Electrical Engineer who can contribute to the growth of existing sensor, communication and ISR systems.

The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:

  • US citizen able to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, or M.S. degree with 7+ years' relevant experience

  • Proven track record designing, testing, and optimizing electronics and software/firmware for communication and sensor systems. Proficient at analyzing test results and relating them to design characteristics and manufacturing methods. Experience transitioning design ideas to product offerings, including product maturation and design for manufacturability, is a plus.

  • Ability to travel, as required, to prospective and existing customer and vender facilities, conferences and trade shows.

  • Extensive digital hardware and software/firmware experience to include FPGAs, MCUs, and SoC devices and their use in embedded, low-power systems and SDR platforms. Familiarity with Verilog and C programming and communications protocols such as BLE, I2C, and SPI is a plus.

  • Experience writing, winning, and successfully executing contracts and grants with the DoD and Defense Prime Contractors. Previous relationships with Defense Prime Contractor and DoD SMEs a plus. Exceptional communications skills (written and verbal) and leadership qualities. Team player with ability to influence and motivate others. Experience managing small design teams is a plus.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leverage cutting-edge SDR and DSP technologies to create novel designs for communication and sensor systems.

  • Work individually and with the company's Airborne EW systems team to develop and propose competitive solutions for customers that capture new business and achieve overall Company goals and objectives.

  • Evaluate system design requirements for existing and new contracts, identifying solutions and risks and supporting the Product Line manager in setting cost and schedule requirements. Document system technical requirements and identify critical design, material, and manufacturing performance indicators to establish design control parameters.

  • Execute system, hardware, and software/firmware design tasks for communication and sensor systems to meet established technical requirements within cost and schedule constraints.

  • Validate designs and models via experimentation. Communicate designs and results to management and customer representatives.

  • Serve as Principal Investigator for research and development efforts, to include actively participating in technical business development, monitoring of project technical progress, updating project schedules, and overseeing project budget. Maintain communications with customers through regular reports and technical briefings, both in-person and electronic.

  • Maintain knowledge of the state-of-the-art SDR and DSP technologies through participation in professional organizations, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and engaging in educational opportunities.

Application Instructions

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