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Sr. Electrical Engineer

Company: Optics 1
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

ABOUT OUR MISSION:Optics 1 is a global leader in full-service design and production of electro-optic and navigation systems. Leveraging core competencies in defense technologies, Optics 1 provides unmatched, first-class mission solutions for military and law enforcement personnel.We have a high-paced, high-energy environment focused on acknowledging individual and team successes, as well as overall growth. Optics 1 is a community that cares about the mission of our customers. Our team believes in supporting and enriching our community through engagement; whether that means giving back to our troops, veterans and their families, investing in next generation innovators through STEM education, or higher education initiatives, giving back is an important part of who we are as a team.We are united by a unique culture and commitment to provide the highest quality products to those who serve.POSITION PROFILE:The Senior Electrical Engineer is responsible for leading the electrical layout, design, documentation and test of hardware reliability and performance for U.S. Military products.RESPONSIBILTIES:

  • Design lead responsibility from product concept to production support
  • Detail schematic design including power conditioning, signal integrity analysis and high speed video data transfer
  • Component placement and electrical layout for size/space claims of high density PCBs
  • Generation of engineering documentation including schematic drawings, fabrication drawings, assembly drawings and BOMS
  • Assembly and test of prototype hardware
  • Interdisciplinary design studies for total system optimizationWHAT YOU'LL NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL:
    • BSEE or equivalent with 5+ years of electronic HW development experience in an avionics/aerospace, defense or medical product environment.
    • Exposure to analog and digital design with mixed signal interface and conversion circuit knowledge and the ability to specify components and/or sub-assemblies.
    • Previous exposure to Electro-Optics, Digital Video Processing and High Speed Communication Systems
    • Experience with power conversion for high efficiency, high reliability, battery-powered systems.
    • Experience with high efficiency laser driver topologies covering CW and pulsed lasers.
    • Experience with PWB layout, packaging, and test of low-noise, mixed-mode circuitry, preferably for EO.
    • Strong design debug and troubleshooting skills with solid hands-on lab experience using oscilloscopes, logic/spectrum analyzers and other test equipment.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.
    • U.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain security clearance is required.
    • Solid verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong organization and presentation skills
    • Proficiency with Altium, OrCad, Pspice, PADS, Cadence Allegro or equivalent CAD/CAE tools required.
    • Programming languages (Windows Platforms): LabVIEW, Visual Basic desired
    • Proficiency in MS Office Suite of programs, including MS Word, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel requiredIDEALLY, YOU'LL ALSO HAVE:
      • Familiarity with Altium PCB design software
      • Familiarity with Mil STD testing
      • Familiarity with image sensor calibrations (thermal and/or visible)
      • Experience designing battery powered systems
      • Experience with Digital video processing or High Speed Communication Systems
      • Experience with FPGA firmware development
      • LabVIEW design experience
      • Experience in designing products for harsh military and commercial environments preferred but not required
      • Familiarity with working in an ITAR environment
      • Proficient at soldering common surface mount componentsEEO STATEMENT & ACCESSIBILITY:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the role.EOE/AA/M/F/Vets - US Protected Individual status required (US citizen, lawful permanent resident, asylee, refugee or temporary resident (as defined at 8 USC 1160(a).

Keywords: Optics 1, Costa Mesa , Sr. Electrical Engineer, Professions , Costa Mesa, California

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