Mid-level Electrical / Photonics Hardware Design Engineer

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Mid-level Electrical / Photonics Hardware Design Engineer

Job ID # 2020-10731

Direct Hire Opportunity

Location: Hanover, MD

Industry: Defense        

Clearance Requirement: Ability to Obtain TS/SCI with Poly

Minimum Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Minimum Experience: 5 years


What You’ll Do:  

  • Derive requirements, design, build, and test devices containing both electrical and optical hardware
  • Troubleshooting and design updates of existing hardware
  • Embedded software development using real-time operating systems (VxWorks, etc.)
  • FPGA design, development, and testing (using VHDL or similar)
  • Responsible and accountable for the electrical technical planning, scheduling, cost analysis, risk analysis and successful execution of small to medium programs or major electrical subsystems of a larger program containing substantial electrical content
  • Substantial contribution to electrical requirements analysis, requirements definition, requirements management, functional analysis, performance analysis (e.g. timing, power, etc.), interface analysis and definition for the design, integration and verification of electrical components, equipment and systems for major programs and projects containing substantial, complex electrical content
  • Lead the requirements and functional allocation to electrical units, modules and components
  • Plan and lead electrical engineering root cause analysis for complex electrical issues, conducts experimental tests, evaluates results to formulate and implement solutions to issues
  • Substantial contribution to the generation and maintenance of electrical work products (i.e. plans, specifications, design documentation, etc.) used for internal consumption and/or deliverable to external customers
  • Develop and present electrical requirements, concepts, designs, decisions and results to internal management, other organizations, team mates and external customers
  • Provide substantial contributions to technical subcontract management that may include SOW development, proposal evaluation, source selection, technical oversight, and subcontractor work product evaluation and acceptance
  • Lead electrical reviews of electrical components, equipment and systems
  • Evaluate vendor capability to support product development
  • Apply a strong understanding of the organizationally defined electrical processes throughout the lifecycle of the program or project
  • Participation in the improvement of the electrical organizational processes
  • Support the generation of technical engineering products by using the appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the electrical development life cycle
  • Lead the research and analysis of data, such as customer design proposal, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
  • Select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications and reliability
  • Lead small technical proposals and contributes to proposals
  • May serve as a proposal cost or technical volume manager
  • May supervise lower level employees
  • Exercise considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignments
  • Guide the successful completion of programs and projects
  • Generally, works with multiple work groups, including with senior levels of l work groups
  • Generally, works on diverse range of complex problems requiring ingenuity and creativity without appreciable direction
  • Generally, has regular contact with project leaders and Program Managers and Senior Managers including external customers
  • May function in a project leadership role
  • Erroneous decisions or recommendations may result in failure to achieve organization objectives


What You’ll Need:

  • Ability to obtain TS/SCI with Poly
  • Experience with fiber-optic devices including amplifiers, splitters, attenuators and photo-receivers/transmitters
  • Experience with interface control standards and methods (TCP/IP, UDP)
  • Expert knowledge of lab practices, assembly, and test of electrical and optical hardware
  • Preferred: knowledge of telecommunications hardware and test equipment
  • Strong use and understanding of electrical engineering concepts, principles, and theories
  • Frequently contributes to the development of new theories and methods
  • Strong understanding of electrical engineering processes
  • Aware of business objective and Engineering role in achieving
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Highly skilled in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
  • Ability to recognize and clearly report information relevant to sound electrical engineering design
  • Understands and applies basic project leadership principles including SPI/CPI, Earned Value, Cost Account Management (CAM), and Statistical Process Controls
  • Demonstrated ability to track scope growth
  • Grasps and applies new information quickly
  • Strong ability to handle more complex problems
  • Shows initiative on assignments, exercises strong independent judgment


*U.S. Citizenship is required by law, regulation, executive order, or government contract.


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s in electrical engineering or a related specialized area or field combined with 5+ years of relevant work experience; or Master’s combined with 3+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Preferred: BS in Electrical or Computer Engineering from an accredited major university and 8+ years of relevant design experience; or MS in Electrical or Computer Engineering from an accredited major university and 6+ years of relevant design experience


A Relocation Package may be available to qualified individuals.


Moseley Technical Services, Inc. is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled Employer.




For questions about benefits visit: http://www.moseleytechnical.com/job-seekers/

For more information about Moseley visit: http://www.moseleytechnical.com/about-us/


Still have questions? Reach out to

Jarrett 256-880-0446 Ext. 316 (Jarrett.Lee@moseleytechnical.com)


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