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Electrical Engineer

Greater Pittsburgh Area, PA 15222

Posted: 01/03/2019 Job Number: 3245

You will evaluate electrical systems, products, components, and applications by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of electricity and materials. You will also confirm systems and components' capabilities by designing testing methods; testing properties.


  • Work with Software and Mechanical Engineers for Sensor integration and overall specification definition

  • Generate schematic capture and PCB layout using modern CAD tools

  • Author design documentation: concept of operations, requirements, and hardware design specification

  • System Level design analysis, characterization

  • Perform engineering debug analysis including the use of oscilloscopes, multi-meters, power supplies, and signal generators

  • Perform COTS trade studies and make-versus-buy decisions

  • Coordinate and manage vendors; purchasing, RFQ’s, PCB fabrication/assembly services


  • Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering and 2+ years minimum relevant industrial experience or Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Strong Electrical Engineering fundamentals

  • Demonstrated experience in successfully dealing with challenging sensor integration trade-offs

  • Hands-on experience in prototype bring-up and debugging, functional verification and manufacturing support

  • Experience with small embedded systems

  • Experience in the following areas is key: system integration, sensor design, sensor integration, processor selection, various communication protocols (especially Ethernet, MIPI, USB, SPI, I2C and UART), analog integration, and low power design

  • Design of experimental test setups, data collection, and post-processing

  • Strong problem solving and analysis skills

  • Working knowledge of MATLAB, SPICE, LabVIEW, or similar simulation / data analysis tools

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