Electrical Engineer - Electronics Design

Develop laser system electronics that generally consist of a mixture of analog, power supply, digital logic, sensors, sampling circuits, and filters.   Develop test solutions that generally consist of a mixture of measurement equipment, custom electronics adapters, and hardware/software controls.  The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic, attention to detail, problem solving skills, and the ability to work well with others.

Location: Tucson, AZ

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Duties

    • Working with a team to develop the electrical system architecture and requirements.
    • Circuit design, part selection, schematic entry, and PCB layout.
    • Analysis of the design against performance, safety, reliability, and manufacturability requirements.
    • Engineering verification testing in a lab environment and troubleshooting issues.
    • Generating engineering documents, including: drawings, reports, user manuals, and work instructions etc.
    • Defining and managing vendor and sub-contracted activities.

Skills/Qualifications

MSEE degree OR a BSEE degree and 2+ years of electrical design experience. Good written and oral communication skills. Familiar with the principles of analog circuit design (filtering, resonance, grounding, shielding, switching dynamics, impedance control etc.). Experience testing and troubleshooting in a lab environment using common electrical test equipment (multi-meter, oscilloscope, signal generator, power supply, spectrum analyzer etc.). Able to maintain revision control on work products (software, drawings, bills of materials etc.). Able to track and report tasks against a project schedule. Able to investigate and establish the root cause of failure and prescribe corrective action. Able to follow a structured design & development process.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

Experience performing product qualification and verification testing. Experience with high-current amplifier, driver or power supply development.  Familiar with the PCB fabrication and assembly process (design file generation, quoting, PCB fabrication, board assembly etc.). Experience designing circuits using Altium Designer CAD tool. Experience simulating circuits using OrCAD PSpice tool. Experience developing electronics for high reliability products.

[NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.]