Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Layout Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Layout Engineer 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 specializing in advanced hardware products. The individual selected for this position must be a self-starter with strong technical skills and demonstrated experience working with inter-disciplinary teams to solve challenging technical problems. The individual will design PCBs that will be integrated into a diverse range of aerospace and military systems including manned/unmanned ground/air vehicles, missiles, defensive radars, and space systems.

The PCB Layout Engineer will be expected to execute in a fast-paced, small team environment to develop robust hardware solutions. The designer’s primary job functions include working with electrical and mechanical engineers to select materials, define stack-up, and specify necessary physical and electrical constraints for multi-layer PCB designs. This includes part placement and signal routing in a 3D environment, employing a rules-driven design methodology necessary to achieve a highly integrated custom solution.

With a product focus, the individual is also expected to actively partner with engineers, project managers, technicians, and the customer to develop solutions that adhere to a diverse set of requirements. The designer will analyze and understand constraints impacting the electro-mechanical design and develop effective PCB solutions. Additionally, the designer will support resolution of technical issues that are discovered during the manufacture and test of deliverable hardware.

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 a working knowledge of digital/analog/mixed signal electronics and components
  • Position requires candidates to be capable of performing in a collaborative engineering environment working closely with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Candidate must have demonstrated experience effectively communicating within a team environment
  • 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 have: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited institution with a 3.5 or higher GPA
  • A Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university
  • Experience with a PCB Layout software suite (Mentor Graphics, Altium, Cadence/Allegro, Other).
  • Experience in electronics design and test from architecture through implementation
  • Hands-on laboratory experience with instrumentation, test equipment, and debug/test methods
  • Knowledge of mechanical 2D/3D CAD application necessary for effective ECAD/MCAD data exchange

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.

Job Number:
01.01.02-2021-38
Closing Date:
08/04/2021

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