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Solidus Technical Solutions, Inc. Electrical Engineer in Lexington, Massachusetts

Solidus is searching for an Electrical Engineer.

The successful candidate will join a group that is focused on the synthesis of dynamic and complex control and autonomous systems, from concept to realization, for a wide variety of prototypes. Prototype applications span various mission areas, such as space control; air, missile and maritime defense; communication and tactical systems; homeland protection; and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems.

The group has expertise in dynamic stabilization and platform control; advanced autonomy; pointing, acquisition, and tracking; guidance; navigation and estimation; robotics; mapping; intra- and inter-system planning (e.g., swarming); demanding real-time embedded software and firmware control; image processing; machine learning; human-machine interaction; space-qualified electronics; and analog and power electronics. Applied research and development projects include space optical payloads, small satellites, airborne laser radars and imaging systems, and autonomous air, ground, and maritime systems.


  • Perform digital circuit design for control and telemetry applications in all physical environments including undersea, ground, and space

  • Work specific circuit applications to include microprocessors, micro-controllers, amplifier controllers, and front-end boards with software, firmware, and cabling

  • Define the system architecture, grounding scheme, and requirements based on high-level system requirements and the overall design

  • All aspects of test for control and autonomous systems; define automated testing strategies

  • Prototype module construction oversight

  • Refine electronics architecture to find SWaP efficiencies

  • Define content of command and telemetry databases

  • Perform system trades on possible implementations

  • Perform electronics design and implementation with documentation

  • Detailed electronic circuit design and parts selection

  • Printed circuit board schematic capture & simulation (Mentor Graphics)

  • Board layout oversight; Board-level test and debugging

  • Firmware and real-time software

  • Subassembly electrical design

Required Skills:

  • Active Top Secret Clearance

  • MS + 3 years of experience or BS +5 years of experience

Hands-on real-world experience with the following is required:

  • Architecting, implementation, documentation, and testing experience for digital electronics design, firmware programing using VHDL or Verilog, and micro-controller programming

  • Specifying electronic cables with signal integrity considerations

  • Specifying circuit & system-level grounding and shielding

  • Familiarity with various types of laboratory instrumentation, including oscilloscopes, waveform function generators, logic analyzers, frequency counters, and meters

  • Experience with design and analysis tools: Mentor Graphics schematic capture

  • Hands-on experience and a strong desire to work on all aspects of electronic system prototype development including architecting, design, analysis, implementation, integration, and test in a laboratory setting of all of the above

  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to work in a team-oriented environment with minimal supervision

Preferred Skills:

  • Embedded real-time software development including C/C++, Python, or ROS.

  • Analog circuit design, implementation, and testing

  • Matlab, Simulink, PSpice, EMI/EMC, discrete power electronics

  • Motor drivers, power conversion, high current amplifiers, trans-impedance amplifiers, diode current drivers and regulators, battery conditioning and charging, and various other electromagnetic loads.

Job ID:3751

Applicants selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship may be required. Solidus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. NOTICE OF AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, DISABLED VETERANS AND OTHER PROTECTED VETERANS. It is the policy of this Company to seek and employ qualified individuals at all locations and facilities, and to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees in recruiting, hiring, placement, training, compensation, insurance, benefits, promotion, transfer, and termination. To achieve this, we are dedicated to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, and other protected veterans. The objective in adopting the Affirmative Action Programs is to place qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans and other protected veterans in all job classifications. These Affirmative Action Programs are available for inspection by any applicant or employee by contacting the Company's EEO Coordinator, in the Human Resources office, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.