Senior Electrical Engineer in San Diego, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 4/23/2021

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Job Description

Volt is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer in San Diego, CA


Designs, develops, modifies and evaluates electronic parts, components or integrated circuitry for electronic equipment, and/or other hardware systems.  Determines design approaches and parameters.  Selects components and equipment based on analysis of specifications and reliability.  May also review vendor capability to support product development. May use computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform assignments. Applies principles and techniques of electrical engineering to accomplish goals. Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.  Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected determine methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. May supervise the activities of others.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provides analysis related to the design, development, and implementation of electronic parts, components, or integrated circuitry for hardware systems
  • Develops test strategies, devices, and systems
  • Plan and implement research methodology and procedures to apply principles of electrical theory to engineering projects
  • Analyzes equipment to establish operating data, conducts experimental tests and evaluates results
  • Performs stress and performance tests on a variety of computer hardware including circuit boards, processors and wiring
  • Operate computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks
  • Prepares and studies technical drawings, specifications of electrical systems, to ensure conformity to standards and customer requirements
  • Generates architecture for functional components and assists with product architecture
  • Delivers hardware designs through prototype, beta, and production release in compliance with product development process and quality practices
  • Supports existing products by troubleshooting and failure analysis
  • Generates architecture for functional components and assist with product architecture
  • Participates in technical design reviews of existing designs and peer reviews
  • Compile data and write reports regarding existing and potential engineering studies and projects
  • Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, and charts
  • Provides information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and service issues
  • Awareness and understanding of advanced technology and its applicability to company products
  • Develops statement of work, prepares related schedules for broad set of engineering activities within discipline or related discipline
  • Develop budgets, estimating labor, material, and construction costs
  • Briefs others on deliverables, status and progress
  • Daily availability to include evenings and weekends when necessary to reach goals and deadlines.

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience                                                   

Bachelor's degree (B.S.) from four-year college or university in a related field and 10-15 years of directly related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Language Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of solid geometry and trigonometry
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

Computer Skills

  • Knowledge of applicable database and ERP software; MS Office including PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, Excel, MS Project, and Word applications

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer