Electrical Engineer, Lead

WR Systems
Norfolk, Virginia 23513
  • Job Code
    N2021-07-001
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift
  • Jobs Rated
    63rd

 

WR is in need of an Electrical Engineer, Lead that performs technical support tasks in electronics and/or engineering operations. Individual will be working on system design, upgrade and certification for the Inertial Navigation System – Replacement (INS-R) Project.  

 

Position responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Conducts, researches, develops, designs, and tests electrical components, equipment, and systems.
  • Independently designs electronic circuits, components and integrated systems, utilizing ferroelectric, nonlinear, dielectric, phosphorescent, photo-conductive, and thermoelectric properties of materials.
  • Independently designs test control apparatus and equipment.
  • Determines procedures for testing products
  • Directs engineering personnel in fabrication of test control apparatus and equipment.
  • Directs field operations and maintenance of electronic installations.
  • Evaluates operational systems and recommends design modifications to eliminate causes of malfunctions or changes in system requirements.
  • May provide technical direction to less experienced personnel.
  • Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks. 
  • Works under minimal technical supervision of experienced senior personnel for daily and weekly tasks.
  • Participates in the research and analysis of customer design proposals, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application.
  • Consults with other engineering staff to evaluate interface between hardware and software, and operational and performance requirements of overall system.
  • Writes and maintains documentation to describe program development, testing, changes, and corrections.
  • Writes documentation or reviews documentation written by others that describes installation and operating procedures.
  • Supports leading and mentoring of junior personnel.

Requirements

Candidates must possess the following knowledge, skills, and experience:   

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Computer Engineering or similar field.
  • Six (6)+ years of experience in professional engineering design, to include:
  • Solves practical problems and deals with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Interprets a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Works with mathematical concepts to include, but not limited to:
    • Probability and statistical inference
    • Plane and/or solid Geometry
    • Plane and/or solid Trigonometry
  • Applies concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Writes routine reports, operating instructions and correspondence.
  • Reads and interprets documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Speaks effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Participates in the research and analysis of customer design proposals, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application.
  • Consults with other engineering staff to evaluate interface between hardware and software, and operational and performance requirements of overall system. 
  • Printed Circuit Boards (PCB)
  • Interface protocols (I/O)
  • Digital Design using state-of-the-art microprocessors
  • Analog, power and/or RF design
  • Inertial Navigation Studies is a plus 

 

Active Secret Security Clearance required. 

 

WR is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and is committed to diversity in our workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, traits associated with race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including lactation, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, veterans’ status, or any additional factors that are protected by law. Please see https://wrsystems.com/our-responsibility/ for more information.

 

Job Location

Little Creek, Virginia, United States

 

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

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