Electrical Engineer - CERT Hardware

Abaco Systems is a global leader in open architecture rugged embedded systems. Spun out of GE in 2015, we combine over 30 years' experience in the industry with the attitude and opportunity of a start-up company. Find your place here as part of a high-performing team, delivering products and services in industries such as energy, water, consumer packaged goods, government & defense, and telecommunications.


Key Responsibilities

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 10% as required.
  • US Citizen or green card holder.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering from an accredited university or college.
  • Utilize your DO-254 knowledge and experience to complete design, development, validation, verification and sustaining tasks on hardware design projects.
  • Work as part of an engineering team to design and develop SBC's, sensor processing modules, and I/O products following established development processes.
  • Create derived requirements by working with product management and other engineers.
  • Create and update schematics.
  • Create, update, and debug FPGA firmware.
  • Perform signal integrity analysis.
  • Support interfacing organizational disciplines such as mechanical, software, test, customer support, and product management.
  • Review customer feedback and test performance to make required updates to the current prototype and production designs.
  • Prepare source, binary, and documentation files for use in a manufacturing environment.
  • Understand basic networking concepts such as IP addressing, firewalls, and routing.
  • Release final product into production, and support project manager with closing out internal process deliverables.
  • Troubleshoot/debug issues that come up during validation testing, and drive quick resolution.
  • Write engineering test SW to validate and regression test HW designs.
  • Eligible to work on ITAR projects (US citizen or green card holder).

Desired Qualifications/Characteristics:

  • Prior experience using DOORs.
  • Working knowledge of DO-254 principals as they relate to planning, validation, design verification, transition into production and overall compliance to DO-254.
  • Prior experience designing hardware / FPGAs for safety critical Avionics applications.
  • Prior experience using Mentor Graphics Schematic Capture and Layout tools.
  • Experience troubleshooting and debugging hardware.
  • FPGA Design experience in Verilog or VHDL.
  • Experience with FPGA simulation & analysis including clock domain crossing simulation tools.
  • Experience using Linux and Windows Operating Systems.
  • Experience with low-level software development (C/C++ preferred).
  • Experience with scripting languages.
  • Experience with standard lab debug tools (oscilloscope, signal generator, spectrum analyzer, multi-meter)
  • 3-10 years of electrical engineering design experience.
  • Experience with Xilinx and Altera FPGA development tools.

Are you looking to become a part of something remarkable? Check out Abaco Systems. We are looking for a diverse, self-motivated, and energetic collaboration of minds to build the mission-critical rugged embedded technology. Open-minds, creativity, and innovation are the cornerstone of our new generation; failure is not an option. We offer excellent compensation and a full complement of benefits to provide for you and your family.

Abaco Systems prides itself on being an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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