Boeing Huntsville , AL 35801
Posted 2 months ago
Job ID 00000332920 Date posted 10/06/2022 Location Huntsville, Alabama Company
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The Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) organization is seeking a Senior Electrical Design & Analysis Engineer, Special Test Equipment (STE) (Level 4) to join the Design Engineering Team in Huntsville, AL to support the Patriot Advanced Capability (PAC-3) missile-defense program.
The Design Engineering team is responsible for designing RADAR seeker upgrades and next generation concepts, as well as supporting production and special test equipment design. Boeing has a multi-year contract to develop, test, and manufacture the PAC-3 RADAR seeker. This program encompasses concurrent design, test and manufacturing as new upgrades to this complex electro-mechanical assembly are incorporated into production. This long-term program is rapidly growing in Huntsville, Alabama due to design updates, production growth, and Boeing facilities consolidations.
As the Senior Electrical Design & Analysis Engineer, Special Test Equipment (STE) for the PAC-3 program, you will be responsible for testing and integrating digital and RF hardware focused on RADAR and Missile technologies. You will be required to interpret product requirements and developing a test system based on these requirements. Additionally, you will have hands on hardware integration and test experience and are capable of performing fault isolation and repair, being hands on in the lab environment with hardware such as commercial test equipment, custom electronics (simple to very complex), printed circuit boards (PCBs), Units, Test Sets, subsystems, and systems
Position Responsibilities Include:
Designs special test equipment consoles, test adapters, and/or test cables for testing RADAR systems including analog, digital, RF and high-power applications
Develops test stations capable of testing circuit card assemblies, subsystems and system assemblies
Develops circuit board designs (schematics, printed wiring board layout/analysis, etc.)
Develops test equipment drawings and documents; maintains electronic and electrical system requirements according to customer desires and contract requirements
Develops of statements-of-work and technical performance specifications
Integrates test hardware (electrical/mechanical) and software
Programs test equipment with the National Instruments (NI) development suite (Lab Windows/CVI, LabVIEW and TestStand)
Develops of test plans/procedures/reports and supports the execution test events
Leads Root Cause/Corrective Action (RCCA) investigations and resolutions
Executes various methods of testing and analysis to support design and production and to ensure system designs meet operational and functional requirements
Provides project management and leadership for test station design projects
Works with suppliers to ensure timely delivery of products
Leads formal trade studies and literature research to support future product designs
Ability to work well both independently and within a team environment
This position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed location options.
This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship as a condition of employment. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry
Nine (9) or more years of experience in electrical engineering (or PhD +4 years or Masters +7 years related work experience) with specific experience
Five (5) or more years of experience with the architecting, design, integration and test experience with special test equipment
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or related science or technology field degree
Experience in one or more of these focused areas: analog/digital circuits, gimbal design/control, power supply and distribution, firmware/Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA), LabView, control systems, RF theory, Electro Magnetic Compatibility.
Good communication, analytical, and organizational skills.
Experience of Printed Wiring Board (PWB) design processes
Experience of a broad range of hardware types including RF assemblies, antennas, power supplies (alternating current/direct current (AC/DC)), FPGAs, digital signal processors, and embedded architectures
Experience of antennas, wave guides, gimbals, filters, complex electronics, RF signal processing, RF amplifiers, RF transceivers, Intermediate Frequency Processing, and/or serial rapid Input/Output (I/O) interfaces (SRIO)
Experience of digital and RF test equipment including signal generators, network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, and oscilloscopes
Proven technical leadership in a complex system engineering development environment
Technical experience working with high-speed digital and RF systems
Experience in Operations and Manufacturing environments including procedure development, test, training, transition planning, installation, and deployment
Knowledge of environmental test methods and practices
Demonstrated ability to perform test equipment troubleshooting and failure diagnosis
Proficient in MATLAB, C++, Python, LabVIEW, Eclipse, Lab Windows/CVI, or related programming languages
Problem solving, organization, coordination, and planning skills
Manage project scope (requirements and change requests) ensuring it meets agreed to commitments
Generate and maintain project schedules with understood dependencies, deliveries, and critical path
Prepare well-crafted presentations reporting project status to leadership teams Develop Engineering estimates and proposals for potential projects and gaining organizational buy-in
Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+4 years' related work experience, Master+7 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.
This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility. Basic relocation is available for internal candidates
Drug Free Workplace:
Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.
This position is for 1st shift.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Contingent Upon Program Award
No, this position is not contingent upon program award
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