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Senior Electrical Engineer - Circuit Design

Irvine, CA 92618

Posted: 03/27/2023 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Engineering Job Number: 83586

Job Description

Our client is seeking a motivated and experienced Electrical Engineer at their Irvine, CA location. They are a leading worldwide vertical integrator of nano-satellite and micro-satellite vehicles, services, and solutions to Commercial and Government customers. As an electrical engineer, the candidate will work within a multidisciplinary team to develop innovative spacecraft solutions for internal and external customers.
Specific tasks and responsibilities will include:
Low-level schematic design. Common projects involve implementing digital systems; distributed power regulation & control circuits; and system interface hardware using commercially available ASICs and processors.
Complete methodical schematic and PCB layout peer reviews and rigorous documentation of results and comments.
Hardware requirements generation, verification and validation.
Creation of electrical block diagrams, architecture diagrams, schematics, circuit analysis, and design presentations.
Maintenance existing schematic designs including tailoring and modifications
Collaboration with software, mechanical and system engineers to develop optimal solutions to complex problems including thermal management, layout support, and harness design and routing
Development of custom test interface hardware.
Development of assembly procedures, test plans, and fabrication documentation.
Cooperative debug, test and requirement verification activities.
Contribute towards continuous technology and process improvement.

Job Requirements

BS or MS in EE, CPE or equivalent degree.
5+ years of embedded hardware development experience.
Aerospace-specific experience is preferred.
Skilled in analog circuits, switching power supplies, and SPICE simulation
Knowledge of common data bus peripherals (I2C, SPI, UART, USB, Ethernet).
Competency with standard test equipment: oscilloscope, power supply, multi-meter, logic analyzer.
Ability to rework circuit boards with surface mount technology.
System debug skills.
Schematic capture and PCB layout (preferably Altium).
Knowledge of PCB layout best practices.
Meticulous design documentation, and attention to detail.
Proficient communication skills and ability to provide and receive constructive criticism.

Some coding and debug of embedded microcontrollers in C/C++
Experience with FPGA hardware and HDL languages (VHDL Preferred)
Experience with Xilinx FPGA toolset
Some exposure to RF system design and test

Matching 401(K)
Generous PTO with floating holidays and flexible vacation policy
100% company-paid comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage for employee and dependents
To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. In addition, please note that this position may also require the possession of an existing United States National Security clearance or eligibility for such a clearance.

Salary Range: $150,000 - $170,000
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