GaN

  • Senior Electrical Engineer

    Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Job ID
    2018-1150
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Engineering
    Type
    Contingency Full-Time
  • Overview

    GaN Corporation is now accepting resumes for a Senior Electrical Engineer to support the upcoming PCB design for missile testing applications. This position requires an engineer capable of designing PCBs and circuits leveraging FPGAs and similar technologies to communicate, control, and collect data from Army missile systems.  The position will require technical leadership, working with other engineers to complete designs and implement engineering best practices.  This position requires initiative, multi-tasking skills and ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision on all assignments. Our Senior Electrical Engineer should be able to work flexibly both independently and on a team, where the need for extensive communication is crucial.

     

    GaN hires creative and independent thinkers, tinkerers, and makers with a desire to grow personally and professionally as well as to help GaN grow as a company.  Our team consists of people with exceptional interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills who are amiable and outgoing.  We are ethical partners with our customers, maintaining a professional demeanor while being dedicated to superior customer service, quality, and team building.  To be a part of this team, you must be self-motivated and self-directed to work independently, but also be open and communicative to work as a team to exceed all GaN and customer expectations.

     

    GaN Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected classifications. GaN Corporation participates in E-Verify. 

    Responsibilities

    • Design PCBs in Altium and other design software packages.
    • Design hardware circuitry and embedded software to interface to defined Army systems.
    • Work with Government customers and an design team to turn general guidelines and expectations into requirements, functional and physical architectures, and ultimately complete systems.
    • Apply and teach junior engineers on electrical engineering best practices and lessons learned to existing and future projects.

    • Engage in hardware and system level design reviews.

    • Potential to be in a small team leadership position with direct employees or through teaming with Government and other contractors.

    Qualifications

    • BS in Engineering or related technical field.
    • 10+ years of experience

     

    Required Skills:

    • PCB design experience
    • System design, digital design, troubleshooting and debugging.
    • Experience adapting electrical designs to accommodate for EMI/ESD issues.
    • Technical writing, to include test procedures and reports. 
    • General knowledge in product development lifecycle.

     

    Desired Skills:

    • Experience with telemetry and/or flight termination systems.
    • Knowledge of RCC-319, IRIG-106, MIL-STD-810.
    • Army acquisition project experience. 
    • GPS implementation, integration and troubleshooting for low-SNR applications.
    • Battery testing and overall subject matter expert to answer battery related safety concerns.  Battery technologies to include, but not limited to, Li-Ion, Thermal, and Ni-Cad.

    Special Requirements: 

    • Must be a U.S. Citizen
    • Must possess Security Clearance specified below

     

    Security Type Needed:

    SECRET SECURITY 

     

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