Hardware Engineer in Riverdale, MD at Volt

Date Posted: 6/19/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Riverdale, MD
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

VOLT is seeking a Ground Hardware Development Engineer for the JPSS Program.

Perform Hardware/Electrical Engineering design, analysis and testing of electronics and RF subsystems.

Represent Hardware Engineering in development and evaluation of system architectures, designs, and interfaces that meet system specifications.

Prepare and present hardware specifications and design analysis in program reviews.

Participate in Trade Studies and Vendor/Product selection.

Participate in engineering discipline process development and deployment on programs.

Insure organizational processes are followed and create program specific work instructions when necessary.

Support may also include working with other organizations, coordinating common and efficient cross-factory environments (both hardware and software), tools, process, and methods.

Responsible for managing schedule, day to day operations and prioritization for a team of engineers
Responsible for daily scrums
Responsible for assisting in trouble shooting the Space to Ground Interface, including RF equipment, antennas and processing equipment
Responsible for working with team members to resolve operational issues in an urgent manner
Responsible to create design documentation, perform reviews with team members and vendors, and follow program and corporate process
Responsible to work with the team to create System Operating Procedures


Linux experience
Familiarity with Agile processes
BS degree in Electrical Engineering specializing in RF and Communications fields
Experience with preparing statements that convey the fundamental characteristics of the design objective, creating and presenting reports
Experience with writing and reviewing manuals, procedures, plans, specifications, engineering drawings and notebooks
General knowledge of communication protocols, digital signal processing, RF signal types and levels
General knowledge of common information system (computer) hardware interfaces
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, and Power Point
Must be familiar with Satellite Ground Station facilities and operations
Periodic travel required to support upgrades at Ground Stations in CONUS and OCONUS

Ability to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC) to access government systems.


Experience with RF/Baseband and signal processing design, development, and hardware testing
Experience with analyzing system parameters to ensure requirements are met using analytical tools
Experience with 6 Sigma processing
Experience with performing trade studies, recommending solutions and identifying potential vendors
Experience with developing bill of material required to produce product and initiate the purchasing process and monitor progress
Experience with collecting and reporting time and material estimates based on requirements.

Requires a BS/BA degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and 6+ years of related work experience with emphasis in Electrical, Mechanical, Physics, Math

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