Description: PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Sr Systems Engineer 2 for an open position in Cedar Rapids, IA. Sr Systems Engineer - Communications Advanced Data Links Description
This position focuses on circuit board designs for digital hardware in communication products.
We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Electrical Engineer to join the digital hardware design group within Government Systems Communications Hardware Engineering.
Electrical Engineers perform activities that span all phases of the hardware development lifecycle, including requirements capture, design, integration, verification, factory transition, and customer interface.
This engineer will develop digital hardware circuit boards used in high performance communication products, such as sophisticated software-defined radios and data links.
Electrical Engineers at Rockwell Collins perform activities that span all phases of the hardware development lifecycle, including requirements capture, design, integration, verification, factory transition, and customer interface.
Primary assignments will include use and application of electrical engineering principles and techniques to design, develop, document, verify, support, and troubleshoot digital hardware of moderate to high complexity, such as multiple hardware components or mixed electrical technologies, for airborne and ground communication products.
This position encompasses new design and product sustaining support roles.
The selected candidate will work closely with Systems, Software, Mechanical, Environmental Effects, Manufacturing/Operations and Design-to-Cost staff to assure defined requirements are consistently met in all phases of a product's lifecycle.
Candidates must have the following skills:
Must possess or be eligible for obtaining a U.S. DOD Secret Clearance. U.S. Citizenship is required. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements.
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering discipline
Circuit board design experience including experience with schematic capture tools
Domain knowledge of digital electronics and experience with digital electronics design principles and techniques (e.g. Microprocessor/microcontroller, DSP, FPGA, ASIC, ADC, DAC) including experience working with lab equipment (Oscilloscopes, Analyzers, etc.).
Experience in aspects of the digital hardware life cycle, including requirements capture, design and development, debug and test, and requirements validation
Ability to effectively communicate in a professional manner and produce detailed, clear and concise technical documentation.
Experience with Signal integrity and timing analysis tools such as Hyperlynx and/or Timing Designer
Knowledge of FPGA, ARM, and DDR memory is highly desired.
Knowledge in the area of high speed design practices including signal integrity is also desired.
Working knowledge of digital circuit design parameters (e.g., throughput, rise time, clock frequencies, propagation delay). Includes knowledge of computer hardware components (e.g., processors, memory, interfaces), and characteristics (e.g., throughput, processing architecture, timing, capacity).