Electrical Engineer

Arlington, Virginia 22202
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Jobs Rated
    72nd

Areté Associates, an employee-owned company, is a growing research and development firm recognized for contributing to national security objectives by supplying innovative solutions to challenging technical problems faced by the United States. We have an immediate opening for an Electrical Engineer reporting to the Senior Electrical Engineer. This is an exempt non-supervisory full-time position. The position will reside in Arlington, Virginia.


SUMMARY:
Design new sensors using analog circuits starting from requirements and physical principles, build, debug and test, integrate into a larger system and conduct successful field test; developing sensor systems for harsh (primarily subsurface ocean) environments where most of our sensors work at low frequencies (

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design analog and digital circuits for new sensing methodologies using low-power and low-noise design techniques

  • Work independently or in a multi-disciplinary team, develop potential concepts to solve a problem, beginning by analyzing system requirements to derive engineering specifications

  • Design system components at the PCB level and provide design to manufacturer; debug the board and system, test and calibrate components, write, debug and modify firmware and software

  • Integrate the sensor or system into a larger system, often offsite and with other organizations

  • Act as the system expert on field tests, taking the complete system to a realistic environment, and analyze results of field tests to improve system performance and robustness

  • Work with technicians or contractors to build and rework components

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    REQUIRED and PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in electrical/electronic engineering or a similar relevant discipline

  • Experience independently designing analog electronics, including power supplies, operational amplifiers, etc. for complex systems, including schematic design, layout, build and test

  • Experience designing with and programming 8-, 16- and 32-bit microcontrollers

  • Solid experience using electronic CAD software, including schematic capture and layout

  • Experience with Altium Designer, MSP430, C2000, HC08 microprocessors

  • Excited to work in a lab or field environment, soldering and modifying your own designs using typical electronics lab equipment

  • Ability to work independently or as part of a multidisciplinary team, with different engineers to build and test equipment

  • Must be able to obtain TOP SECRET security clearance, while a current security clearance is strongly preferred

  • Travel typically 10-20%, with extended field tests every 1-2 years

  • FPGA, digital design, high speed/RF experience a plus

  • Software programming skills in Labview, Python, C/C++, MATLAB is a plus

Interested or know someone who might be? Submit your resume online at: http://www.arete.com. Areté offers an excellent compensation and full benefits package. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

 

 Areté Associates is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Arete Associates Human Resources Representative.

 

Areté will consider for employment-qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

 

 

Requirements

REQUIRED and PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in electrical/electronic engineering or a similar relevant discipline
  • Experience independently designing analog electronics, including power supplies, operational amplifiers, etc. for complex systems, including schematic design, layout, build and test
  • Experience designing with and programming 8-, 16- and 32-bit microcontrollers
  • Solid experience using electronic CAD software, including schematic capture and layout
  • Experience with Altium Designer, MSP430, C2000, HC08 microprocessors
  • Excited to work in a lab or field environment, soldering and modifying your own designs using typical electronics lab equipment
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a multidisciplinary team, with different engineers to build and test equipment
  • Must be able to obtain TOP SECRET security clearance, while a current security clearance is strongly preferred
  • Travel typically 10-20%, with extended field tests every 1-2 years
  • FPGA, digital design, high speed/RF experience a plus
  • Software programming skills in Labview, Python, C/C++, MATLAB is a plus

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