Electrical Engineer (CCA Designer / Fiber Optics)

Confidential Company  •  Palm Bay, FL

11 - 15 years experience  •  Aerospace / Defense

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/08/17
Palm Bay, FL
11 - 15 years experience
Aerospace / Defense
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/08/17



  • Utilize understanding of digital CCA design process including requirements generation, preliminary design, peer reviews, detailed design, test plan generation, and integration and test
  • Designing of fiber-optic communication systems
  • Utilize experience with Fibre Channel network protocols
  • Architecting and designing fiber-optic systems, particularly short wavelength (850 nm), multi-mode systems
  • Designing of 850 nm, VCSEL/PIN based, high-speed custom fiber optic transceiver modules
  • Familiar with the COTS fiber optical transmitter/receiver modules (SFP, QSFP, etc.)
  • Working with board technologies such as HDI, Meg6, and back drilling
  • Utilize Cadence software suite used to generate the circuit card designs (Schematic Capture, Constraint-Driven, Layout, Simulation, and Timing Analysis)


  • BS Degree in electrical/computer engineering
  • 10+ years of related experience (or 8+ years of related experience with a Master's degree)

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • DoD Secret security clearance
  • Experience with Avionics designs
  • Understand the requirements and architect a digital CCA solution including the use of TI DSP processors, Freescale or Intel Processors, Microcontrollers, FPGA, CPLD, and volatile/no-volatile memory (DDRx, SRAM, ROM, Flash…) components
  • Experience designing high speed memory interfaces (DDRx)
  • Experience with high speed serial protocols (PCIe/Gen3 PCIe, SRIO, Ethernet)
  • Designing of 10G Ethernet based Network Interface or 10G Ethernet Switch designs
  • Experience with design for test and design for manufacturability techniques
  • Ability to work in a team environment and negotiate solutions with Hardware / Software Engineering and Systems Engineering is desired
  • Ability to work independently and has strong technical leadership to lead a team of designers in generating the digital CCA design solutions and support the complete testing and qualification of the deliverable system

Security Clearance:

  • This position requires the candidate to possess or have the ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance. In order to obtain a clearance you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.


Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

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