Electronics / Computer Engineer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/20/17
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/20/17



The Electronics/Computer Engineer provides engineering support for the FAA's Airport Surface Detection Equipment (ASDE) and Runway Status Lights (RWSL) systems.  These systems are used by FAA’s Air Traffic Control for monitoring and guiding airport surface traffic, including arrivals, departures and maintenance/service vehicles.



Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.


Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge / quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative / motivation, cooperation / relationships, problem analysis / discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral / written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability / dependability, flexibility and ownership / accountability of actions taken.


Provides engineering support for Surface Surveillance System hardware and software, which includes enhancements, modifications and configuration management to existing systems and related networks.


Provides required input for development and updating of hardware and software system manuals, guidelines and documentation where commercially developed documents are unavailable.


Provides engineering review of Surface Surveillance System software and hardware performance data to ensure compliancewith FAA performance criteria.


Provides engineering support for the replacement of legacy hardware and software, including support for unit, regression and integration testing.


Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to all training made available by thecompany.


Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way asto maximize personal output. 


Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers.  Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources.  Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability.



Bachelor’s or higher degree in Electronics or Computer Engineering preferred from a school of engineering at an accredited college or university, with a minimum of one curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) as a professional engineering curriculum; and required experience as listed below; or an equivalent combination of education/experience:


Electronics Engineer - Level 6 (required degree + 15 years of experience)

Electronics Engineer - Level 5 (required degree + 12 years of experience)

Electronics Engineer - Level 4 (required degree + 9 years of experience)

Electronics Engineer - Level 3 (required degree + 6 years of experience)

Electronics Engineer - Level 2 (required degree + 3 years of experience)

Electronics Engineer - Level 1 (required degree)



Must be able to pass a government sponsored background public trust investigation to include fingerprinting. 

Must possess either U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident Alien status



Knowledge and experience using advanced programming languages such as C++, JAVA and Python

Knowledge and experience using UNIX-like Operating Systems (Linux, Solaris, IRIX)

Knowledge and experience using test equipment such as logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, or other data acquisition equipment

Knowledge of software and hardware development life cycle

Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to develop and follow through on creative solutions

Effective verbal and written communication skills with ability to organize, document, present and explain information

Ability to escalate issues in a timely manner

Ability to apply logic and reasoning to goals and assumptions

Ability to coordinate efforts with others for the timely completion of projects and deliverables

Ability to work well both individually and in a team environment

Ability to be self-motivated and to deliver quality products with limited direction and guidance

Ability to multi-task


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents.  Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries and complaints.  Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style.  Ability tomake effective persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and or boards of directors. 



Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.



Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive varietyof technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

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