Senior Specialist, Electrical Engineering

Rochester, NY

Category: IT Job Number: 6602

Our client is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Our client supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. 

Job Description:
  • Responsible for designing, developing, modifying and evaluating electronic parts, components or circuitry for RF/Analog hardware systems under the guidance of Lead engineers.  Assists in determining design approaches and parameters. 
  • Assists in analyzing electrical requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
  • Assists in selection of components and equipment based on analysis of specifications and reliability.
  • Performs engineering RF/Analog design tasks, detailed experimental testing, operational test and fault isolation on radio systems and equipment. Evaluates results to assist in development or problem resolution.
  • Performs electrical and/or mechanical troubleshooting to determine cause of problems in radio equipment.
  • Uses test and diagnostic equipment to evaluate radio equipment performance.
  • Documents designs and test results.  Provides detailed test reports.
  • Updates and maintains Engineering documentation.
  • Provides support for tactical radios (handheld, manpack, airborne), power amplifiers and accessories in a manufacturing environment.
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and resolve complex technical issues with radio products issues experienced by customers.

Qualifications:
  • 4+ years’ experience with MS (Masters) or 6+ years’ experience with BS in (Electrical Engineering, or a related field) with RF/Analog design focus

Preferred Additional Skills:
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Well organized, Detail oriented,
  • Adaptable, able to work in team environment of varying disciplines
  • Knowledge of radios or communication systems
  • Familiar with use of test equipment (Spectrum Analyzer, Oscilloscope)
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Applications
  • LabVIEW/Test programming a plus
  • Experience in circuit simulation (eg.  Keysight ADS, Ansys HFSS, Keysight EMPro, Keysight Genesys)

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one.  Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens.  In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information

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