Electrical Systems Engineer

Luna Innovations   •  

Blacksburg, VA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 170 days ago

This job is no longer available.


  • Creative problem solving to achieve research goals of projects
  • Develop requirements for data acquisition systems based on customer input
  • Develop new designs for circuit boards to demonstrate the feasibility of new technology
  • Develop or modify and integrate prototype electronics into complex data acquisition systems
  • Modify existing products for specific environmental or integration based challenges
  • Develop new algorithms and data analysis techniques
  • Hands-on work in laboratory setting to develop systems and perform proof-of-concept experiments
  • Lead small groups of technical personnel
  • Author reports that provide a detailed technical summary of experiments, procedures, and results
  • Assist in writing funding grants    

Required Qualifications:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering or related field (or B.S. with 5+ years of experience)
  • Experience in circuit board design
  • Strong background in digital signal processing
  • Proficient in firmware and/or software development
  • Troubleshooting of electrical systems
  • Desire to work in fast-paced, R&D environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong commitment to quality and attention to detail
  • Applicant must be able to obtain a US security clearance if necessary
  • Applicant must be willing to travel an average of 10%

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with the design of electro-optical systems
  • Experience/education in instrumentation systems
  • Experience designing military systems
  • Well-rounded engineering background and experience on multi-disciplinary research teams