Hardware Engineer in Aurora, CO at Volt

Date Posted: 5/2/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Aurora, CO
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt has an opportunity for a Ground Hardware Development Engineer for the JPSS program to perform Hardware/Electrical Engineering design, analysis and testing of electronics and RF subsystems for a major client in Aurora, Colorado.


  • Responsible for assisting in trouble shooting the Space to Ground Interface, including RF equipment and antennas
  • 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

Required Skills:

  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering specializing in RF and Communications fields
  • 4 years of related experience or 12 years in lieu of degree
  • Experience with RF/Baseband and signal processing design, development, and hardware testing
  • 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

Desired Skills

  • Experience with VHDL, FPGA design and coding, firmware and embedded software
  • Experience with analyzing system parameters to ensure requirements are met using analytical tools
  • Experience with MATLAB
  • 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.

Please note the following:

  • This is a W2 position.
  • Direct inquiries only.
  • No 3rd party submittals please.
  • This position is not available for Corp-to-Corp.
  • This position is not available for Associate Vendors

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

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