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Electrical Design Engineer 3

Plano, TX 75074

Job Title: Electrical Design Engineer 3

Position: AS20202802-42237

Location: Plano, TX

Job Description:

As an Electrical Design Engineer 3, you will be responsible for the design, test and integration of complex digital circuit card assemblies targeting advanced tactical weapon platforms, sensors or avionics. This position supports the Advanced Systems & Technologies (AS&T) division, which specializes in developing disruptive, next-generation technologies for advanced Unmanned Air Systems (UAS / UAV), advanced radar systems, next-generation weapon systems, and other RF sensor technologies using small company agility and big company experience.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for electrical design tasks including requirements analysis, specification generation, interface definition, component  selection, circuit simulation, schematic capture, and board layout.
  • Engage in advanced digital CCA design implementing an array of complex components including both high performance and conventional data converters, memory, FPGAs, processors, op amps, and logic devices
  • Oversee layout activities for high layer count, high speed signaling, and complex via structure (including blind, buried and micro vias) for PCBs or flex cables
  • Design product support test hardware including breakout boards and interface cable fixtures
  • Interact with software and FPGA engineers to test and troubleshoot electrical circuits and interfaces of the CCAs
  • Identify high risk circuits functions to simulate and prototype/breadboard before creation of full design
  • Develop test plans and procedures for digital subsystems and all relevant documentation for design description and requirements
  • Participate and present in peer reviews, PDRs, CDRs  and other required design reviews
  • Participate in risk assessment and develop mitigation strategies
  • Interface with interdisciplinary design teams and reviews
  • Schedule, cost, and technical responsibility at the  board or sub-circuit level
  • Learn and follow company processes for product development, configuration management, purchasing, etc.
  • Other duties as required


    • U.S. citizen
    • Existing DoD clearance with a current 5-year update; must be able to obtain additional clearances as required
    • BS in Electrical Engineering
    • 5+  years of broadly based design, simulation and test experience with Digital circuits and systems
    • 3 years or more with the following technologies:
      • Multi-gigabit SerDes
      • Maximum throughput DDR
      • Interleaved data converters
      • Advanced processors
      • Advanced FPGAs
      • I2C, SPI
      • Op Amps / feedback loops
      • Motor drivers
      • Experience with schematic capture tools to generate a complete schematic
      • Hands-on knowledge of basic digital test equipment including oscilloscopes, bus analyzers, signal generator, and power meters
      • Design for Test, Design for Manufacturing, and/or Design to Cost experience
      • Understanding of appropriate board materials and general board layout techniques 
      • Familiarity with board layout targeting high speed circuits with advance via structures
      • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
      • Must be able to travel up to 10% to support field testing

        Preferred Additional Skills:

        • Use of HyperLynx or other board simulation tools
        • Experience with  Mentor schematic capture and layout products
        • Product design experience with repetitive production applications
        • Board layout experience
        • Working knowledge of LabView, MatLab, Python
        • Excellent people skills, with experience leading and collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment.
        • Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success
        • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation)


Posted: 2020-05-18 Expires: 2020-06-17

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