Electrical (Firmware) Engineer - Torrance, CA

We are seeking an Electrical (Firmware) Engineer who will be responsible for the hardware design with end to end digital and/or analog electronics.  The EE will design throughout the entire process including architecture through schematic capture, layout and BOM generation.  This position reports to our Group Leaders in the Electro-Optics Systems Division.   


  • Develop and realize electronic designs in support of the warfighter

  • Derive system specifications

  • Lead the entire hardware design process with end-to-end digital and/or analog electronics design utilizing ECAD Altium or OrCAD

  • Create prototypes for high-speed communication, video streaming and imaging interfaces, low noise amplifiers, high throughput digital-to-analog conversion, and/or low ripple power supplies

  • Design, develop  and test embedded systems, microcontrollers (e.g., ARM architecture) including hardware/firmware and FPGA tools


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Avionic Engineering, Systems Engineering, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.

  • 2+ years minimum hardware design experience

  • Experience designing, developing and testing embedded systems, microcontrollers including F/W & FPGA tools

  • Proficient in the use of design automation tools including ECAD Altium and/or OrCAD

  • Experience developing on FPGA tools (Xilinx ISE, Altium Quartus) – strongly preferred  

  • Must be able to handle a fast paced environment with multiple priorities and critical deadlines

  • Ability to work in a diverse team and communicate effectively at all levels

  • Strong, independent problem solving skills

  • Analytical mindset with the ability to determine and present solutions

  • Experience writing detailed reports

  • Proficient with MS Office

  • US Citizenship required to obtain security clearance.

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