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Electrical Engineer - LONG TERM TEMPORARY POSITION

Position Summary

TEMPORARY - 4 MONTH  ASSIGNMENT WITH POSSIBILITY OF EXTENSION.

Reporting to the Hardware Engineering Manager, the Electrical Engineer is responsible for transforming product specifications and high-level architecture into the tangible design, development, and technical documentation of new A/V equipment, LCD monitors, and cabin management systems.  As a part of the Electrical Engineering team, you will be tasked with developing circuit card assemblies and/or FPGA firmware for in-flight entertainment and cabin management systems.

Tools Used: 

  • ECAD development and simulation tools, including Altium Designer and PSPICE, FPGA simulation and synthesis including Intel, Quartus or, Xilinx Vivado, and Mentor Graphics ModelSim.

Communication Standards: 

  • Wired communications, including SPI/I2C, CAN, CAN-FD, USB, ARINC-429, etc.
  • Wireless communications, including Bluetooth, NFC, and 802.11 WiFi.
  • Video and audio standards, including LVDS, 3G HD-SDI, HDMI/DVI, DisplayPort, etc. and analog or S/PDIF audio.

Avionics Industry Standards:

  • RTCA/DO-160G, MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-704, MIL-STD-810, MIL-L-85762A/MIL-STD-3009, MIL-HDBK-217, and MIL-STD-1472.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Architects new products, enhances, and maintains existing products through their lifecycle.
  • Demonstrates proactivity and ingenuity towards overcoming design roadblocks.
  • Uses ECAD tools, scripting, and advanced methodologies to develop electrical drawing packages including documentation, layout, bill of materials, and 3D modeling.
  • Facilitates in-flight entertainment and cabin management systems through to initial production. At times, overseeing the effort of 3rd party manufacturing centers.
  • Develops circuit card assemblies and/or FPGA firmware for in-flight entertainment and cabin management systems.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements

Education/Experience

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or other relevant disciplines.  
  • Plus a minimum of 2-6 years’ relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience in circuit card design
  • Experience developing in the avionics industry preferred.
  • Proven ability to design within cost and schedule goals using new product development processes (stage-gate).
  • Development success through the full product lifecycle: from concept to manufacturing and sustainment.
  • Understanding of video, including LVDS, 3G HD-SDI, HDMI/DVI, DisplayPort, etc. and analog or S/PDIF audio.
  • Experience with displays, optical designs, LCD stack-ups, and lighting is a bonus.
  • Preference towards scripting or programming to create engineering aid tools is a bonus.
  • Experience with analog design, including power supplies, is a bonus.
  • Experience developing within an avionics environment is a bonus.  The following standards apply: RTCA/DO-160G, MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-704, MIL-STD-810, MIL-L-85762A/MIL-STD-3009, MIL-HDBK-217, MIL-STD-1472.
  • Successful completion of FCC and UL certification is a plus.

Computer Skills

  • Proficient Microsoft Office Suite products; Altium Designer Suite. Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, Perl, C/C++, and/or VB is a plus.

 

 

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