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Digital Prospectors Senior Digital Electronics Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Senior Digital Electronics Engineer

Cambridge, MA

Job Type: Contract

Recruiter: Peter Roos (

Phone: 603-772-2700

Position: Senior Digital Electronics Engineer

Location: Cambridge, MA (Hybrid – 3 days onsite)

Length: 3+ years

Covid Requirements: N/A

Job Description:

Are you an experienced and innovative Digital Electronics Engineer with a passion for designing high-reliability electronics for challenging environments? Our client is seeking a Senior Digital Electronics Engineer to join the Harsh Environments Electronics group. The Senior Digital Electronics Engineer will collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams to design, develop, and verify high reliability digital electronics for a diverse range of applications, including processor boards, FPGA and SOC boards, memory applications (DDR), and high-speed I/O. The Senior Digital Electronics Engineer will play a pivotal role in shaping digital hardware architectures and leading electronics development activities, applying your engineering expertise and project management skills.

If this opportunity speaks to you, make this your next career move today!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to design, develop, and verify high-reliability digital electronics.

  • Lead electronics development activities, ensuring the successful execution of projects.

  • Participate in schematic capture and board layout activities.

  • Integrate and troubleshoot embedded systems within digital electronics.

  • Conduct circuit simulation using HyperLynx to ensure the performance and reliability of digital electronics.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and 7+ years of relevant experience, or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering and 5+ years of experience.

  • Strong background in working with and knowledge of trade space for radiation-hardened components.

  • Proficiency in schematic capture and board layout.

  • Hands-on experience in integrating and debugging embedded systems.

  • Ability to perform circuit simulation using HyperLynx.

  • Experience with Mentor Graphics PCB design flow is preferred.

  • Familiarity with Xilinx or Microchip FPGA and SOC design flow is preferred.

  • Knowledge of design for harsh environments as per common commercial and military standards (i.e., RTCA and DO-160, MIL-STD-810, etc.) is highly preferred.

  • Candidates must be a United States Citizen as the laboratory is a cleared facility.

  • Ability to obtain a United States Secret Clearance is required (active Secret Clearance is preferred).

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!

  • Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD, PTO, etc.) - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.

Come see why DPC has achieved:

  • 4.9/5 Star Glassdoor rating and the only staffing company (< 1000 employees) to be voted in the national Top 10 ‘Employee’s Choice - Best Places to Work’ by Glassdoor.

  • Voted ‘Best Staffing Firm to Temp For’ five times by Staffing Industry Analysts as well as a ‘Best Company to Work For’ by Forbes, Fortune and Inc. magazine.