Eng Sr Prin - Elec

BAE Systems is looking for an 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 must be a self-starter with development experience working with complex integrated military avionics/electronic hardware and related test equipment. The engineer will work closely with hardware integrated into imaging, detection, and warning systems that leverage Laser, LIDAR, and IR based technologies.

The selected candidate will be expected to lead and support 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 for our solutions and leverage their electrical engineering expertise to perform circuit and CCA design and analysis, FPGA/CPLD designs, technical trade studies, analog/digital/mixed signal interface design, reverse engineer legacy designs, component selection, evaluation of technology insertion/upgrades, and laboratory test and troubleshooting.

In this role, the engineer will be expected to lead small teams in the design, development, integration, and verification of complex hardware. 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 of Digital hardware architectures that leverage embedded processors, microcontrollers, and VHDL based FPGAs that provide capability and functionality to a larger system
  • Laser, IR, and other detection and imaging sensor technologies
  • 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. ARINC-429, RS-422, Mil-Std-1553, Ethernet)
  • Standard backplane buses including VME, PCI, PCIE
  • Technical leadership of small teams in executing engineering development efforts

The ideal candidate will thrive in a learning environment that encourages leadership and technical growth.


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