Senior Electronics Systems Architect

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Senior Electronics Systems Architect to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The Product Engineering Department is a design-focused group of engineers specializing in advanced hardware products. The individual selected for this position will be a self-motivated design engineer proficient in high level solution definition and detailed implementation that is comfortable with moving between those roles. The individual must be able to work effectively both independently or as part of an inter-disciplinary team at any point in the product lifecycle. The systems architect will design and develop electronic solutions for a diverse range of aerospace and military applications including manned/unmanned ground/air vehicles, missiles, defensive radars, and space systems.

The system architect will develop product concepts from internal/external customer requirements and produce system definitions and proposals to present those concepts. The system architect will contribute to engineering development throughout the product lifecycle including detailed development, manufacturing, validation, and customer support, as required. The system architect will be responsible for architecting, implementing, and testing printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs) including power supply, mixed-signal, FPGA, and microcontroller designs. The system architect will be responsible for product and system integration and test procedures, setup, and execution, as required. Experience with technical trade studies, architecture definition, high-speed digital electronics design, and signal integrity analysis is required. Solution-oriented troubleshooting skills from board level to system level are required. RF system design experience is strongly desired. Additional skills such as power distribution network design, VHDL proficiency, and use of applicable simulation tools are a plus.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited institution with a 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Candidate must have 10+ years experience in electronic system design from architecture development through detailed design and implementation
  • Candidate must have advanced knowledge of digital/analog/mixed signal electronics, components, and interface/communication standards
  • Candidate must have expertise in high speed digital design and troubleshooting including embedded processor, microcontroller, or FPGA-based designs
  • Multiple high-speed serial communication standards and memory interfaces (e.g. GigE, 10 GigE, Aurora, DDR2, DDR3, DDR4, JESD204B, PCIe, SATA)
  • Candidate must have experience with interpreting requirements to develop suitable product and solution concepts
  • Candidate must have proven experience in design, test, troubleshooting, and manufacture of complex multi-layer electronic circuit card assemblies
  • Candidate must have hands-on laboratory experience with instrumentation, test equipment, and debug/test methods
  • Position requires candidates to be capable of performing in a collaborative engineering environment working closely with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Candidate must have effective written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Candidates must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area

Other Qualifications

Preference shown to candidates who possess a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited institution with a 3.5 or higher GPA

Preference shown to candidates who possess a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university

Preference shown to candidates who have experience and/or working knowledge of:

  • RF communications or radar system design
  • RF System on a Chip-based design
  • Missile systems or electronic subsystems
  • Leading product teams including scheduling and budgeting
  • Mentor Graphics electrical engineering development and signal integrity analysis tools
  • Experience with Rigid-flex, microvia, blind via, and buried via printed circuit board applications

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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