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The applicant will lead projects involving the design and development of power and analog circuitry. In addition, the ideal candidate will conceive, design, analyze, simulate, test and debug complex board-level analog electronics for a variety of applications including miniature power conversion and management circuitry, radiation hardened designs, novel battery management circuitry, small motor controllers, switched-mode power conversion and precision feedback systems.
The ideal candidate must have vast experience in at least one or more of the following areas:
-Power electronics design
-Ultra-miniature power supplies
-Radiation hardened electronics design
-Battery management systems
-Motor controller design
-Board-level analog signal integrity analysis
-System-level power distribution design
-System/board level grounding/shielding and EMI mitigation design
-Circuit design using discrete semiconductors and magnetic components
-Analysis and synthesis of closed-loop control systems
-Familiarity with Matlab, simulink, spice and its variants
-Practical experience with board layout process.
Advanced degree in Electrical Engineering and 7+ years direct and demonstrated experience in the design and development of analog and power conversion/distribution circuitry and systems, preferably in the military electronics/avionics industry. Exceptional candidates with a BSEE and 10+ years related experience will also be considered.
Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance.