Senior Avionics Systems Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Boulder, CO

Less than 5 years experience  •  Aerospace / Defense

$90K - $140K
Posted on 03/17/18 by Rocky Mansfield
Confidential Company
Boulder, CO
Less than 5 years experience
Aerospace / Defense
$90K - $140K
Posted on 03/17/18 Rocky Mansfield


Our client seeks a talented and motivated Avionics Systems Engineer to join their Avionics team. The scope of the avionics engineering team includes: flight avionics hardware; signal conditioning; data acquisition; actuator control; RF communication; wire harnesses; vehicle guidance, navigation, control; fault tolerance; ground-support electronics hardware and software; and integrated vehicle health monitoring. The ideal candidate will have at least 2years of experienceworking with complex electro-mechanical systems in the aerospace or related fields. We are looking for a generalist who will contribute to several roles in a fast paced environment.


  • Develop vehicle, system, and component requirements for design, procurement, and test
  • Evaluate and select COTS avionics subsystems.
  • Work with Radia hardware engineers and subcontractors to define requirements and interfaces for custom avionics hardware
  • Create vehicle level schematics
  • Plan, execute, and report on vehicle ground and flight testing
  • Troubleshoot vehicle systems using schematics, multi-meters, oscilloscopes, bus analyzers, etc.


Educational Requirements:

Must have a B.Sc. Engineeringdegree from an accredited university



  • Experience with digital communication protocols such as RS232, RS422, RS485, Ethernet, MIL-STD-1553, CAN
  • Hands-on electrical and/or avionics experience with aerospace or related systems
  • Strong understanding of electricalengineering fundamentals
  • Experience with electromagnetic shielding and ground plane development


Professional Requirements:


  • 2 or more years of relevant integration or testing experience in aerospace or similar field
  • Experience with embedded system hardware and software
  • Strong troubleshooting, organizational, and written communication skills
  • Applicants must be U.S. persons as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR ?120.15).
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