KEYW Corporation

Electrical Engineer

2 months ago(10/6/2017 8:37 AM)
ID
2017-17024
# of Openings
1
Posted Date
Hardware Engineering
US-MD-Severn

Overview

KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

Job Description:

Candidate would be responsible for designing, developing, testing, evaluating, and supporting electrical hardware solutions for existing and upcoming products. Candidate would design primarily at the schematic level with oversight of the layout.  Candidate would be a part of the development team that develops specialized tracking devices and communications products for government, military, and commercial customers.

  • Design circuits at the schematic level
  • Select circuit components based on given requirements
  • Utilize development boards and/or breadboards to prove out circuit designs
  • Work with mechanical engineers to develop mechanical aspects of products
  • Oversee and inspect board layouts
  • Test circuit boards to prove they function as expected, debug as required
  • Assist in the development of production-level tests
  • Support transition to production
  • Perform failure analysis on problem areas
  • Document results of testing and failure analysis
  • Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems
  • Assist in creating cost estimates for related activities

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 2+ years experience in circuit board development
  • Ability to generate schematics
  • Ability to read and understand datasheets for integrated circuits
  • Good knowledge of electronic components and test equipment
  • Understanding of BOM and product configuration practices
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to support multiple projects simultaneously
  • Effective time management and prioritization skills
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Works well as a part of a team
  • Basic skills in Microsoft Office software products
  • Good problem solving skills

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to write software and/or firmware
  • Experience in rechargeable batteries and battery chargers
  • Experience in low power design
  • Experience in micro-controller based designs
  • Experience with Allegro, OrCAD, and/or Altium Designer
  • Experience with tracking and/or communications products

 

Location: Severn, MD

 

Degree:  BS in Electrical Engineering

 

 Clearance Requirement: Clearable/Able to obtain a security clearance

 

KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

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