Draper Sr. Electronics Integration and Test Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts
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The Strategic Systems Guidance, Navigation, and Control (GN&C) Electronics Integration & Test group at Draper is seeking a Hardware Engineer with broad technical skills to work within multidisciplinary teams to conceptualize, develop, analyze, and/or assess robust GN&C electronics solutions for a wide variety of applications, including defense systems.
A successful candidate will be:
Highly motivated to support the delivery of technology solutions that are of strategic importance to the nation
Dedicated to developing the in-depth mission and technology domain expertise that enable realization of such solutions for complex systems
Capable of planning and executing individual tasks on a multidisciplinary team, as well as leading small teams as necessary
Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (MS preferred)
Five to Seven years of experience in electronics development and test.
Experience in the design, manufacturing, and testing of cables, electromechanical assemblies, and circuit boards
Experience with standard test and measurement hardware (power supplies, meters, etc.), integration and test of HW and SW elements and electronics-based components and subassemblies (breadboard HW, test equipment, etc.)
Familiarity with commercial test instrumentation including data acquisition modules, PCI/PXI instrumentation, real-time embedded controllers and communication devices, MATLAB, LabVIEW, diagnostics and test and documenting related activities (plans, procedures, configuration, and test results) is desired.
Proficiency in LabVIEW, Excel, MATLAB, Simulink, SPICE, or other similar tools is a plus.
Experience working in a lab environment is desirable
Self-motivated and capable of working at a high technical level with minimal supervision.
Ability to work independently as well as in a group environment
Ability to manage a small team of test engineers to support debug of production and deployed hardware issues for DoD and government applications.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.
Secret Clearance required
External Company Name: The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc