Sr. Electronics Hardware Engineer - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Senior Electronics Hardware Engineer who will design, develop, create and modify both analog and digital electronic hardware for avionics, surveillance and sensor systems. MSEE, 5+ years in development of electronic hardware for avionics, surveillance and/or sensor systems and US Citizenship a must.  Read on for details.

Responsibilities:

  • You'll be the SME on the development and documentation of electronic hardware specifications from higher-level system specifications and user/customer requirements. 
  • Perform hands-on end to end hardware development (planning, designing, implementation, and testing/benchmarking) with on-going programs and IR&D projects.
  •  Lead the development of analog, digital, and mixed-signal electronic hardware architecture and designs leveraging latest advances in commercial-off-the-shelf embedded hardware solutions and development of custom hardware boards where necessary. 
  • Optimization of electronic hardware with respect to size, weight and power (SWAP)
  • Provide technical guidance related to electronic hardware to influence avionics, surveillance and sensor system designs
  • Adhere to internal configuration management (CM) and quality assurance processes and documenting hardware development in compliance with regulations (e.g. DO-254)
  • Provide technical write-ups related to electronics to support bids and proposals and system-level hardware and hardware-software integration with the technical staff.

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.  PhD is preferred.  
  • 5+ years of experience in development of electronic hardware for avionics, surveillance and/or sensor systems.
  • Expert level knowledge in common design/schematics & circuit simulation tools such as ORCAD, PCAD, and others. Expert at outsourcing layout, PCB fabrication, board population and other tasks requiring specialized vendor services.
  • Knowledge of integration of avionics-certified electronic boards and backplanes (GE embedded systems, extreme engineering, etc.) into stand-alone systems.
  • Experience in interface design and connectorization.
  • Knowledge of electronic packaging with thermal and mechanical considerations.
  • Knowledge of electromagnetic interference (EMI) issues in electronic hardware design.
  • Familiarity with configuration management (CM) tools and DO-254 process.
  • Experience in integration of commercially available high-speed time-gated analog electronics into sensor systems is highly desirable.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills and experience in technical writing to produce hardware documentation.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
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