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Sr. Principal Electrical Engineer

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Merrimack
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description BAE Systems is seeking a lead Electrical Hardware Design Engineer. The individual selected for this position will be a proven leader with diverse technical capabilities and demonstrated "hands-on" electrical engineering expertise. The individual will contribute to the design, development, integration/test, and production of dynamic IR based electro-optic military systems. The engineer will work with a multi-discipline team to develop complex products including lasers, receivers, sensors, as well as multi-axis beam directors. The individual must be a self-starter with development experience working with integrated military avionics/electronic hardware and supporting test equipment. The selected candidate will be expected to lead electrical/hardware engineering teams through all phases of the product life cycle from conceptual development and detail design through qualification, manufacturing transition and production support. The engineer will be responsible for developing robust hardware architectures and solutions to meet demanding customer requirements, and will leverage their electrical engineering expertise to lead and/or perform circuit and CCA design and analysis, FPGA/CPLD designs/developments (Xilinx, Lattice), technical trade studies, analog/digital/mixed signal interface design, reverse engineering of legacy designs, component selection, evaluation of technology insertion/upgrades, as well as laboratory test and troubleshooting. Day to day, activities may range from planning work products and managing subcontract developments to supporting product builds & integration efforts. With a product focus, the individual is also expected to actively partner with operations personnel to develop solutions that adhere to UPC, DFT, and DFM requirements. Additionally, the engineer will support resolution of technical issues that are discovered during manufacture and test of deliverable hardware. This will include evaluating and troubleshooting LRU and circuit card level issues, assess test faults for root cause, identify disposition/corrective actions, and evaluate test equipment performance and integrity.The selected electrical engineer is expected to have applicable experience in the following areas:

  • Design and development of IR technology hardware and systems (lasers, detection/imaging sensors, etc.)
  • Design and development of motion systems including motors, encoders, controllers, laser diode drivers, airborne power systems
  • Design of digital hardware architectures that leverage embedded processors, microcontrollers, and VHDL based FPGAs that provide capability and functionality to a larger system
  • Digital, Analog and Mixed Signal design and troubleshooting with an excellent working knowledge of common electronic circuits and components
  • Demonstrated experience in Product/Factory Support of DoD military electronics/avionics equipment
  • State-of-the-art electrical engineering design tools
  • Design and manufacturing standards associated with complex multilayer CCAs
  • Strong "hands-on" laboratory experience with instrumentation, equipment, and processes
  • Working experience with Interface standards including military/avionics communication buses (i.e. RS-485, Mil-Std-1553B, Ethernet)
  • Technical leadership of electrical / hardware teams in executing engineering development effortsThe ideal candidate will thrive in a learning environment that encourages leadership and technical growth. Required Education, Experience, & Skills
    • Required Education: Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering with 8+ years of experience OR a Master's Degree and 6+ years of experience5+ years of experience with laser, IR, and other detection and imaging technologies
    • Established digital hardware architect for complex military/avionic equipment
    • 6-8 years of demonstrated experience in Product development and support of DoD military electronics/avionics equipment
    • Solid fundamentals of digital/analog/mixed signal electronics and interface/communication standards
    • Working experience with lasers, receivers, sensors/cameras, and/or related IR technologies
    • Understanding of complex electronics manufacturing and test methodologies
    • Experience with state-of-the-art electrical engineering development tools
    • Demonstrated leadership capabilities in team environment with strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Motivated self-starter and problem solver with proven experience in leading and supporting diverse multi-disciplinary teamsPreferred Education, Experience, & Skills
      • Current "hands-on" experience with Cadence electrical engineering development tools
      • Experience with XILINX & Lattice FPGA developments and toolsets.
      • Familiarity with JTAG protocol
      • Control account management experience
      • MATLAB/Simulink tool experience
      • Familiarity with image and signal processing algorithmsLife cycle engineering support related to diminishing manufacturing sources and material shortages (DMSMS)Pay InformationFull-Time Salary Range: $122870 - $208890Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.About BAE Systems Electronic Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Electronic Systems (ES) is the global innovator behind BAE Systems' game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve.Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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