Senior Electrical Engineer (Printed Circuit Design)

Our engineering team supporting Combat Integration and Identification Systems has an immediate opening for a Senior Electrical Design Engineer. The position is located at a US Navy facility in Southern Maryland in support of Identification, Friend or Foe (IFF) technology and involves direct customer interaction and cross-organization teamwork. The successful candidate must be willing to work on-site in St. Mary’s County, Maryland and either possess, or be able to obtain a Secret security clearance Specific responsibilities for this position include:

  • Assist in the capture and management of Hardware requirements
  • Design digital printed circuit assemblies incorporating complex devices (FPGA, SoC) and high-speed digital interfaces (PCIe 2.0/3.0, USB 3.0, etc.)
  • Oversee vendor production of prototype printed circuit assemblies,
  • Create FPGA hosted firmware
  • Work with engineering management, Integrated Project Teams (IPT), Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and others to resolve integration issues and concerns.
  • Prepare technical documentation (design & requirements artifacts, test cases, etc.), white papers, trade-studies, and briefing material as assigned
  • Provide guidance and oversight as required for technicians, vendors, and subcontractors as requested
  • Perform hardware integration testing
  • Perform estimations of engineering effort / bids for hardware design
  • Prepare and evaluate product and system level cost, schedule and performance risks. Participate in the government led risk management process.
  • Assist in new business pursuits including proposal efforts


BS degree (MS preferred) in Electrical Engineering (EE) or Computer Engineering (CE) from an ABET accredited engineering program


The successful candidate will possess many of the following skills and professional experiences:

  • Minimum five years of recent experience in mixed signal printed circuit card design, schematic capture, creation and management of schematics, PCB parts library, board layout, BOM and Gerber generation.
  • Experience with OrCAD (preferred) or Altium for PCB design
  • Power Delivery Network and Signal Integrity experience
  • Experience developing electronics hardware architecture - high level block diagram - down to board level design
  • Highly desired: Experience with firmware design, test and debug - VHDL preferred
  • Competent with both analog and digital electronics including ADC, DAC, DC-DC converters, op-amp and filter designs
  • Competency in FPGA and SOC HW / SW interfaces and definitions
  • Experienced with requirement definition documents
  • Experienced working with SW engineers on SW / HW integration
  • Highly desired: Knowledge of Xilinx tools - Vivado, Test Bench, Synthesis
  • Knowledge of ModelSim
  • Experience with high speed digital interfaces such as PCIe2.0/3.0, USB 3.0, DDR3/DDR4, Gigabit Ethernet, and SerDes
  • Highly desired: RF skills include Software Defined Radio (SDR) theory and design; Familiarity with RF Data Link technology including various modulation and wave-form techniques; Spread-spectrum / frequency hopping; UHF (L-band) pulse RF design techniques
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply on line at EEO/Vet/Disability Candidate selected will be subject to a Government background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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