Job Description

Ref No.:18-10927
Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
-candidates must be US Citizens and capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance
-clearance is NOT required, but is beneficial
-4 year degree in an applicable STEM field is required
-there is no travel anticipated on this position
-could be contract to hire for the right candidate
Sr. Electrical Engineer to develop and test digital circuit designs:

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to design and support complex ruggedized hardware for fixed-wing and rotary-wing environments. Recently, this team completed development of a video graphics system, a video processing computer that provides 3-D video processing of aerial refueling operations, a tactical situational awareness system, and a ruggedized computing platform that provides pilots with real time situational awareness for the Next Generation Tanker. Additional products developed by this team include integrated processing cabinets, control display units, control panels, next generation processors and data transfer units that are used on multiple military platforms. There are also opportunities to develop digital logic for complex FPGA and SoC applications, perform testing in on site EEE facilities, and support transition of products into production. The selected candidate will work closely with Systems, Software, Mechanical Engineers, Environmental Effects Engineering, Manufacturing/Operations and Design to Cost support staff to assure defined requirements are consistently met in all phases of a product's lifecycle.

Development and test of high speed digital circuit board designs (processors, peripherals, back-plane, I/O, etc) requiring the application of electrical engineering principles and techniques. The candidate will work directly with a PCB designer during the schematic capture and layout phases. Excellent teamwork and communication skills required. Also requires knowledge of hardware design processes, signal integrity analysis, manufacturability, testability, and thermal control.

Assignment may also include deriving and allocating circuit board design requirements from higher level system requirements (within a DOORS database) and developing technical specifications.
Assignment may also include integration of product design and formal environmental qualification testing of the product.

-Prior experience with high speed digital design (manager needs someone who has DEVELOPED schematics and GUIDED THE LAYOUT of high speed digital circuit boards)
-The ability to obtain a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance (US Citizenship required.
-Direct industry experience and knowledge of MIL-STDs (461, 810, etc), DO-160, and DO-254 is preferred.

-Experience with VITA/VPX standards preferred

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