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Electrical Design Engineer

DYNETICS INC. • Huntsville, AL
a month ago

Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Electrical Design Engineer to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The candidate will be part of a dynamic and multidisciplinary team specialized in rapid prototyping and integration of complex radar and sensor systems.

The individual selected for this role will:

  • Perform system level electrical design including power requirements identification, electrical hardware design, and custom cables/interconnects design.
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with project managers, team members and customers to develop unique hardware solutions based off of high level requirements.
  • Fully document hardware designs for quick-turn prototypes and transition prototypes into low-rate production.
  • Create, document, and perform procedures for power on/check out of new prototypes using electronics test equipment such as multimeters, oscilloscopes, phasemeters, and power supplies.Assist team members and customers in troubleshooting electrical issues by reading schematics/diagrams, using test equipment, defining root causes, and providing creative solutions to quickly resolve issues.

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must have a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or a STEM discipline from an ABET accredited school with 3+ years of direct applicable experience.


HS diploma and 5 years of direct applicable experience in lieu of a BS degree will be acceptable.

The following skills/abilities are desired:

  • Strong understanding of basic electrical concepts
  • Electrical system design experience – power, data, and RF
  • Experience with electrical schematics and cable diagrams
  • Familiar with 3 phase and split phase power systems
  • Knowledge of fiber optics communication systems
  • Experience with Mentor Graphics DxDesigner, Altium, OrCAD, or similar
  • Familiar with 2D and 3D CAD software such as SolidWorks, AutoCAD and Visio
  • Organizational skills to document designs, assist with Technical Data Packages (TDP) and support production and test

Regular travel to test sites (up to 25%), is required.

Other Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates who can enjoy solving complex electrical problems by finding creative solutions and have expertise in creating electrical diagrams and schematics.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

Job Number: 01.02.03-2021-17 Closing Date: 11/01/2021