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Jacobs Electrical Design Engineer in Severn, Maryland

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Your Impact:

Do you like to think outside the box? Are you looking to work on "bleeding edge" technology? If so, then Jacobs has a great opportunity for you in the Innovative Aerospace Division (IAD). We are searching for a highly motivated and technically competent electrical engineer to join a close-knit radar systems development team that has developed and fielded novel and innovative high-resolution ground-based, airborne, and orbital radar systems.

Duties include: (1) performing electrical engineering work in analysis, design, development, running simulations, prototyping hardware, evaluation, planning, testing and operations; and (2) working with the end customer and/or systems engineers to gather requirements and convert them to engineering specifications; and (3) trouble shooting and repair the system hardware and software during real-time collection operations.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Required Qualifications:

• Hands-on electronics design and debugging experience.

• FPGA development experience using Xilinx, Vivado or similar tools

• Ability to support development from concept to detailed design to implementation.

• Excellent communication skills.

• Good organizational skills e.g. configuration management, documentation of design

• Bachelor's (or equivalent) 6+ years of experience, or a Master's (preferred) with 4+ years of experience.

Desired Skills:

• Software Development in C/C++, especially for embedded systems.

• Experience with Altium schematic capture and layout.

• Data analysis using MATLAB or similar tools.

• Strong documentation capabilities (plans, procedures, manuals, etc.)

• Experience working with Radar Systems.

• Experience working with hardware and software for Space Applications

• Bachelor's (or equivalent) 10+ years of experience, or a Master's (preferred) with 8+ years of experience.

Location: Severn, MD

Degree: Bachelors or MS Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering

Clearance: Positions require a Top Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI). Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.


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