Chemring Sensors and Electronic Systems, Inc. Sensor Engineer III in Sterling, Virginia

JOB SUMMARYThe Sensor Engineer III is primarily responsible for research, design, development, testing and support of the electronic hardware used within ground penetrating radar systems. Responsibilities include support of new and legacy system architectures as well as individual sub-assemblies. Collaborate with firmware, software, algorithm and systems engineers in development and improvement of sensor solutions. RESPONSIBILITIES Design analog, digital, and mixed signal circuitsTest and maintain RF, analog, digital, and mixed signal circuitsTroubleshoot and repair circuits and systemsSchematic capture and layout of PCBsDevelop verification plans and proceduresParticipate in field tests of systemsResearch new technology and development toolsAll employees are expected to be in compliance with government and corporate laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITYN/A EDUCATIONBachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field required EXPERIENCEFive to ten years of relevant engineering experience in Aerospace or Defense development environment designing, prototyping and troubleshooting to include the following areas:Data acquisition systemsSensor interfaces (accelerometers, temperature, etc.)High speed digital electronicsFPGAsMicroprocessor interfacesCommunications interfaces (Ethernet, RS232/422/485, USB)Experience utilizing CAD software such as Mentor Graphics PADS to develop and document designsExperience designing for and testing to MIL-STD 461 and MIL-STD 810 or equivalentExperience developing and documenting requirements and functional design descriptionsExperience performing tests/verification in a customer environment ADDITIONAL SKILLS and QUALIFICATIONSMust have ability to obtain and/or maintain a DoD Secret level clearanceStrong spoken and written communication skillsKnowledge of Ground Penetrating Radar systemsKnowledge of ultra-wideband RF systemsSignal processing programming with MATLABRF ASIC design experience a plus PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSLifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise moving objects, weighing up to 10 pounds occasionally and/or a negligible amount of weight frequently. Involves sitting most of the time but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Use of computer. Up to 15% travel required. DISCLAIMER The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERThe company shall afford equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or membership in any other class protected by an applicable federal, state, local, or foreign anti-discrimination law. The company shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. These regulations also prohibit discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because the employee or applicant inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant. CSES maintains a policy to take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are recruited, employed, promoted, demoted, transferred, laid off, terminated, trained, and compensated without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected vetera