Electrical Engineer

Position Summary:

This Electrical Engineer will play a crucial role in electronic systems development for high-performance aerial systems, ground stations, and test fixtures. This position requires working closely with senior staff to support the design and development electrical solutions, from initial concept through production. While focusing on learning and applying engineering principles, this role contributes to PCB design, testing, and the refinement of products to ensure they meet the rigorous demands of end clients.

This position offers the opportunity to grow in technical knowledge and practical problem-solving skills under the mentorship of experienced engineers. The Electrical Engineer will assist in identifying and addressing electronic and operational issues, gaining hands-on experience in a real-world setting.

The position is 100% onsite in Sanford, FL, and our client is looking to onboard as a Direct Hire as soon as possible.


- Contribute to all phases of PCB design from concept to layout to test
- Conduct electronics failure analysis and implementing mitigation strategies
- Utilize ECAD and simulation tools (Altium, LTSpice) for design and development tasks and conducting electronics packaging with 3D modeling/CAD
- Work with technicians and engineers to provide electronic assembly and test assistance

REPORTS TO: Manager, Electrical Engineering

Required Skills

Key Accountabilities
1) Development and Support
- Assist in developing high-power and control electronics for aerial systems from initial concept through production
- Support aspects of PCB design, including schematic capture, layout, and testing
- Learn and apply advanced PCB layout techniques
- Use ECAD and simulation tools (Altium, LTSpice) for design and development tasks under supervision

2) Analysis and Assistance
- Help conduct electronics failure analysis and support the implementation of mitigation strategies
- Assist with RF Systems/MIL-STD-461 and associated RF noise mitigation efforts
- Contribute to developing and improving electronics documentation related to electronics, from design to manufacturing to testing

3) Teamwork and Learning
- Work with technicians to support electronic assembly and test procedures
- Contribute ideas for new features or products under guidance
- Collaborate with senior engineers and contract manufacturers to learn about the manufacturing and delivery processes of electronic subassemblies
- Engage in learning opportunities to understand unmanned systems for product enhancement and troubleshooting

- Must be US Citizen due to gov't requirement
- Bachelor's degree or Higher in Electrical Engineering (or comparable)
- Experience with drones/UAS, RC, or robotics systems a bonus
- Self-starter with evidence of effective problem-solving, analytical, and communication skills
- Adaptability in a high-tempo and rapidly shifting environment
- Experience with RF Systems and MIL-STD-461 a big plus

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Anticipated Start Date

Friday, March 1, 2024

Job Type

Direct Hire

Anticipated Duration


Date Posted

Tuesday, February 13, 2024

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