Electrical Engineer (Undersea Systems)

Galaxy Technology Hires LLC

Electrical Engineer (Undersea Systems)

Santa Barbara, CA
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    <p><strong>Electrical Engineer (Undersea Systems)</strong></p><p><strong>Santa Barbara, CA – Relocation Assistance Provided</strong></p><p> </p><p><strong>The Company</strong></p><p>Our client is one of the largest, successful aerospace, defense and technology innovators in the world. They operate in over 100 countries and provide strategic solutions to the US, in order to protect and defend our freedoms worldwide, with advancing space access, supporting national security, civil service, and transportation safety. Their employees are passionate about their customers and their mission, as they enjoy working with cutting edge technologies and advancements that are positively impacting our society.</p><p> </p><p><strong>The Job </strong></p><p> </p><p><strong>Active DoD Security Clearance required</strong></p><p> </p><p>Company is seeking an Electrical Engineer to develop and realize undersea acoustic system solutions for high-level customer needs.These systems involve deep ocean installations containing high channel count sensors, distributed power systems, and optical networks.The ideal candidate will have a background in maritime systems, though any candidate with systems engineering experience and a strong technical background may apply.The key elements of this position include aggregating top-level requirements from multiple sources, consolidating and developing a technical solution working with SMEs, and allocating and tracking those requirements to lower level subsystems and components.The candidate will lead an integrated product team (IPT) with customer and Government participation and will serve as the key technical interface alongside the program manager. Technical writing and proposal experience is a plus</p><p> </p><p><strong>Functions:</strong></p><ul><li>Work with small agile teams in sunny Santa Barbara, 5 minutes from the beach</li><li>Close and direct customer interaction and the ability to contribute to and shape solutions</li><li>Experience the full design cycle from proposal to design to field testing and installations all over the world</li><li>Work with program management and senior leadership to see and understand the financial performance of the program and overall business</li><li>Opportunity for mentoring and development for more senior engineering or management roles</li><li>Lead development projects involving circuits, embedded systems/software and high-level system design working independently and in a group.</li><li>As Integrated Product Team Leader, chair project meetings to manage project progress including project TPMs, SW metrics, Risk Management, project schedules and budgets.</li><li>Work closely with engineering, program management, and business development to perform requirements analysis and high level conceptual and detailed design of systems involving marine sensing, data acquisition, telemetry, and tracking, particularly Navy/DoD systems working with often vague customer requirements.</li><li>Develop technical solutions applying marine acoustic principals including the sonar equation, and electronic and mechanical processes.</li><li>Lead detailed design efforts both individually and in a group using analysis, modeling, and prototype testing.</li><li>Apply field experience to assist in development of marine system installation techniques considering installation equipment to be used and physical configuration of the system.</li><li>Perform analysis and trade studies to evaluate possible technical solutions using MATLAB, Mathcad, SolidWorks, Hydrodynamic modeling, LTSpice.</li><li>Lead, and contribute significantly to proposal efforts.<p> </p><p><strong>Additional Responsibilities:</strong></p><p>May perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Qualifications:</strong></p></li><li>B.S. or M.S. degree in an engineering field or physics-based, from accredited program. Will consider relevant work experience in lieu of education</li><li>10 years of work experience post-graduation</li><li>Experience with analysis tools listed above is required.</li><li>Design experience and a strong understanding of electronic circuits, embedded design and optical telemetry are required.</li><li>Strong writing and presentation skills are required.</li><li>Active Security Clearance required</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>Preferred Skills and Experience:</strong></p><ul><li>Previous DoD background preferred particularly former military, DoD contractor or government service. (Note: assuming no restrictions due to DoD and company guidelines on hiring of former government service personnel).</li><li>MATLAB, MathCAD, LTSpice, DOORS<p> </p><p><strong>Preferred Skills and Experience:</strong></p></li><li>Professional Engineering certification preferred</li><li>Active Security Clearance required</li></ul><p> </p><p><strong>Security Clearance: </strong></p><p>Please be aware this position requires an active security clearance.Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens.In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.</p>