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Senior Electrical Engineer

San Jose, CA 95119

Posted: 10/01/2018 Employment Type: Contract Category: Electrical Job Number: 78356

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • You will be tasked in supporting and maturing the Army' s next generation vehicles.
  • As a Sr. Electrical Engineer your responsibilities include maturing the vehicle design and integrating various electrical/electronic components and vehicle architectures related to power generation, power distribution, cabling, and communication equipment.
  • Applies knowledge of multiple engineering principles and disciplines, including customer understanding as well as in-depth knowledge of assigned product or technology area in guiding and reviewing project direction and outcomes.
  • Maintains state-of-the-art familiarity with industry practices, trends, and applications to enhance the organization’ s technical capabilities.
  • Conceptualizes, creates, and analyzes designs to ensure technical outcomes are consistent with customer and company requirements.
  • Maintains a safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety objectives and policies.

Required Skills and Experience:
  • The integrated product team (IPT) environment of this project requires excellent teamwork skills, technical writing skills, and oral communication skills.
  • The candidate must be willing to work in a lab environment with high voltage and high current components.
  • The candidate must have the ability to access and move about a large military vehicle during integration and test activities.
  • Experience using lab test equipment, such as oscilloscopes, power analyzers, CAN bus diagnostics tools, data acquisition such as LabVIEW for test and verification, is desired.
  • Experience with electrical schematic captures and simulation tools like SPICE is required.
  • Familiarity with DC and AC military specification or commercial power standards and testing requirements is also desirable.
  • Candidate must have working knowledge of military vehicles including electrical cabling, power generation, distribution, energy storage element, fire control, and turret drives.
  • Develop concepts to describe designs at the component, module and sub-system levels with the ability to generate suitable specifications, interface control documents, drawings, and schematics.
  • Working knowledge of communication serial data busses such as CAN bus and Ethernet is highly desired.
  • Minimum Five (5) years experience with BS or 3 years experience with MS degree.

Required Education:
  • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering.
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