Electrical Engineer - Embedded Systems

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


Less than 5 years

Posted 73 days ago

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The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC is seeking an Electrical/Computer Engineer to perform embedded systems design and development.

Job Summary:

Design, integrate, and test advanced embedded systems in a fast-paced, rapid-prototyping, development environment. Provide electronic system design, development, integration, testing, and leadership support to a wide range of electronic system development projects.


  1. Develop system requirements and architectures; design, review, test, and debug of analog and digital electronics. (35%)
  2. Microprocessor, DSP, FPGA, and embedded computer digital and firmware design, integration and test. (35%)
  3. Specify, identify, and integrate commercial and custom components for the rapid development of electronic systems (10%)
  4. Field test and support of advanced electronic systems. (10%)
  5. Document system development, engineering analysis and testing consistent with quality requirements. Present information to review teams. (10%)

Note: This job summary and listing of duties is for the purpose of describing the position and its essential functions at time of hire and may change over time.


Required Qualifications:

BS in Electrical, Computer Engineering or other related technical discipline with 2+ years of relevant embedded system experience. Knowledge of engineering principles regarding software, firmware, and circuit analysis. Appropriate attention-to-detail and quality practices. Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and communicate with other engineers, scientists, and technicians as a member of a multidisciplinary team. Active Secret or higher level clearance.

Desired Qualifications:

MS in Electrical or Computer Engineering with 4 to10 years of relevant experience to include; experience with Altium, Digital Signal Processing design, analysis with Matlab or equivalent, RF integration/analysis/design, Low-power, low-noise, and high-speed design techniques, and/or FPGA and firmware design. PC software development in C, C++, Java, and/or Python. Computer or sensor networking.