Electrical Engineer - Columbia, Maryland

SUMMARY

Performs Electrical Engineering work in the research, development and design of TEMPEST products and systems. Possesses a good understanding of component level design of both analog and digital systems with an emphasis on EMI/RFI design. Utilizes OrCAD PCB Software for PCB design. Provides technical responsibility in the design, development and/or implementation of engineering products, methods and processes. Interacts with client engineers and customers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provides technical expertise for engineering systems. Responsibilities include systems level and component level design of both analog and digital systems with an emphasis on EMI/RFI design. Works with mechanical engineers, TEMPEST engineers, and other disciplines during systems integration of prototype or manufactured units. Troubleshoots electrical problems.
  • Makes and/or recommends appropriate modifications, (i.e., installs filters, electronic components, shielding, etc.) necessary for the EUT to meet the TEMPEST requirements.
  • Performs the duties of Project Lead, responsible for schedule, budget and quality.
  • Attends project/engineering design reviews and meetings as required.
  • Reviews all appropriate drawings required to support a TEMPEST product design.
  • Working knowledge of ORCAD PCB design software or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of filter circuit designs.
  • Works with Manufacturing Engineering to solve production problems that result in TEMPEST production tests failures.
  • Prepares technical proposals and evaluates results of analytical, experimental or design studies. Implements creative solutions based on these evaluations.
  • Defines and analyzes technical requirements for a broad range of engineering tasks of increased complexity.
  • Provides technical expertise for engineering disciplines and problem resolutions.
  • Read schematics and flow diagrams.
  • Evaluates operational systems and recommends design modifications to eliminate causes of malfunctions or changes in system requirements.
 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree (B. S.) from four-year College or university with 5-10 years of experience; or fifteen years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
 
Occasional travel may be required.

US Citizenship required for most positions. EOE/AA, M/F/D/V. Please send resumes and salary history to Advanced Programs, Inc. 7125 Riverwood Drive, Columbia, Maryland 21046 to the attention of Human Resources or email to hr@advprograms.com