Mixed-Signal Embedded Systems Engineer

Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/20/2017 3:22 PM)
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Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,700 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com.


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Equal Employment Opportunity

Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.   We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.   


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We are looking for a highly qualified EE/CS engineer with a strong background in embedded systems including mixed-signal hardware design, firmware, data acquisition, signal processing, and low power design. This position will include support for the entire system life cycle from conceptualization and requirements analysis through final verification and validation. The successful candidate will contribute to, and lead small teams in project domain areas which could include imaging, GPS, cellular, cyber security, guidance & control, and sensor/actuator systems.



  • MS or BS in EE/CS or equivalent and 7+ years experience.
  • Hands-on electrical test and troubleshooting experience.
  • Experience designing systems with challenging size, weight, power, and performance requirements.
  • Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance.


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