Electrical Engineer in Los Angeles, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/3/2018

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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions in partnership with one of the nation's leading Aerospace companies is searching for Electrical Engineers in North Ridge, California.  

Job Title:  Electrical Engineer

Location: North Ridge, California


Role description & Responsibilities:

RTL / FPGA and HW Design Sr. Engineer for tactical missile system development and production programs

Key responsibilities include:
• The desired candidate will be experienced (5 to 10 years) in RTL coding using VHDL and is proficient with hardware development using state of the art both Xilinx and Altera FPGA development toolsets. Experience with high speed communication ports is a plus.
• Familiarity with design security features in Xilinx and Altera FPGA are an added plus as are any experience in anti-tamper and cybersecurity implementations.
• The candidate will also be experienced with the Mentor Graphics EDA toolset for design and simulation of circuits and be familiar with state-of-the-art programmable logic and electronic devices including high speed communication, embedded processors, and DSPs.
• Experience with the FPGA and HW design process from concept to test and delivery is also required. Hardware test and integration experience in a laboratory environment will include practical usage of a variety of test equipment including Oscilloscopes, Logic Analyzers, and DMMs. Strong knowledge of programming languages including C/C++, as well as Microsoft Office is desired.
• Develops, coordinates and conducts Analog and Digital designs and evaluations of engineering design concepts.
• Experience creating test plans and procedures for a variety of circuit card and environmental testing.
• Develops specifications and requirements, reviews Engineering Change Proposals, and generates formal whitepapers and failure reports.
• Oversees or participates in hardware and integration in a laboratory environment testing.
• Supports program Engineering Configuration Change Board (CCB), Corrective Action Board (CAB) and Failure Review Boards (FRB), as required.
• Identifies opportunities for improvement based on review of failure data and supports development and implementation of component design improvements or updates.
• Supports design reviews and test activities, as needed. Supports subcontractor assessment, selection and coordination activities with respect to Analog and Digital needs.
Experience and Skill Requirements:
Minimum 5 - 10 years of experience in RTL/FPGA and HW product design and development.
• Direct Digital conversion experience / signal processing hardware experience / Data link experience is a plus.
• Experience desired in manufacturing support, characterization, test.
• Ability to use and collect test data using Digital Storage Oscilloscopes, Digital Multimeters, Logic Analyzers, Software Based Debugging tools, In-Circuit Emulators, RF Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers, and signal generators required. Interpretation of RF Test data and radiation patterns desired
• Ability to read and interpret military requirements, specifications, and Engineering drawings/schematics.
• Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to build effective working relationships with customers, coworkers, and vendors are a must.
• Ability to communicate findings to customers and management.
• Self-starter capable of performing assigned tasks with some direction.
• Innovated thinker with a demonstrated ability of solving complex problems which require ingenuity and “out of the box” ideas. Ability to work with cross-functional team
• Ability to study and understand complex electronics/mechanical systems
• Familiarity with Mentor PCB Design suite (DxDesigner, Layout, Simulation), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Visio), and CAD tools.
• Familiarity with Printed Wire Board and Circuit Card Assembly processes (schematic capture, layout, fabrication, assembly) from concept thru design and production and sustaining through end-of-life.
• BS in Electrical Engineering, MS preferred.

Security Clearance:
Applicants selected must have ability to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information

As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of support.  We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.  Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration. Submit your resume today! To learn more about Volt, please visit: http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.com

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Pay Rate is based on experience.