Electronic Systems Architect

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

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

The Advanced Materials Product Group is a researched-focused group of engineers specializing in advanced hardware-based solutions. The Electronic Systems Architect is a key solution-thinker responsible for assessing the feasibility of new opportunities and developing novel approaches that meet challenging technical requirements. The system architect will be the Advanced Materials Product Group’s interface with other electrical design and manufacturing organizations within Dynetics, and they will actively partner with other engineers, project/proposal managers, technicians, and the customer to develop solutions that adhere to a diverse set of requirements. 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 independently or as part of an inter-disciplinary team at any point in the product lifecycle.

The system architect will develop product concepts from internal and/or 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 electronic systems including power, optics, mixed-signal, FPGA, and microcontroller-based designs. The system architect will be responsible for product/system integration test planning, setup, and execution, as required. Experience with technical trade studies, architecture definition and electronic system design is required. Solution-oriented troubleshooting skills from board level to system level are required. Advanced sensor/scientific instrument system design experience 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.

Candidate must have 5-10 years’ experience in electronic system design from architecture development through detailed design and implementation.

Candidate must be a highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently and manage priorities across multiple projects simultaneously

Candidate must have experience with interpreting requirements to develop suitable product and solution concepts.

Candidate must be comfortable working at a system level, but diving into the technical details when needed

Candidates must have demonstrated expertise in multiple domains including digital/analog/mixed signal design, embedded systems, power electronics, systems engineering, or optical system design

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 in a highly dynamic environment

Candidate must have effective written and verbal communication and presentation skills

Candidate 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 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:

  • Working in a fast-paced R&D environment
  • Developing products for NASA/space applications
  • Design of electronics for space radiation environments
  • Design of electronics for advanced sensors or scientific instrumentation
  • Design of systems that include opto-electronics (lasers, photodetectors, etc.)
  • Leading teams including scheduling and budgeting

Security Requirements

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

Job Number:
01.05.02-2021-6
Closing Date:
04/16/2021

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