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Electrical Engineer Unmanned Aerial Systems

Job ID: 213372
Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 16, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Electrical Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking an innovative Electrical Engineer to assist with the electrical design for Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) payloads. The Electrical Engineer Position will support the development, integration, testing, and technical documentation of UAS. The ideal candidate will have a strong ability to analyze high-level problem statements and develop conceptual solutions for consideration during team discussions; develop detailed, viable, engineering solutions from conceptual designs; generate technical documentation packages, including fabrication drawings, analysis packages, and technical briefs; interface with vendors to identify Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) components; integrate components or subsystems into system assemblies; conduct component-level lab tests and system level operational at-sea tests; generate test plans and document test results; and thrive in a dynamic, team environment. This position will be located in San Diego, CA.

Job duties may include:

  • Design, analysis and development of electrical and electronic systems
  • Design, analysis, and testing of Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs), including component selection and board level design
  • Design, analysis and development of cable and connector assemblies
  • Design, analysis, and development of power systems
  • Design and specification of RF, analog, and digital cable assembly components based on stated operational/functional needs.
  • Design, analysis, and development of control systems, including signal processing and filtering, system logic development, and integration
  • Design, analysis, and development of sensor packages
  • Design, configuration, and programming of microprocessors
  • Development of system wiring diagrams
  • Integration and assembly of electro-mechanical systems
  • Test and evaluation including development of test plans and test reports.
  • Concept of Operations (CONOPS) development
  • Interfacing with vendors to identify COTS components to meet system requirements
  • Interfacing with vendors to solicit fabrication quotes for and initiate procurement of custom components and boards.
  • Active participation in team brainstorming and technical review meetings.

Qualifications

Education and experience:

  • B.S. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering or related field and at least 5 years of electrical engineering experience.

Required skills:

  • Experience with Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design with Altium (Preferred) or similar software
  • Experience with C++, Python, ROS, or related software languages
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software products, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Required clearance:

  • At least an INTERIM SECRET clearance to start with the ability to obtain a Secret.



Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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