Electrical Engineer

MatLab, Labview, C/++/#, SPICE, digital and analog circuit design & development
Full Time
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Electrical Engineer

Scientific Applications & Research Associates (SARA), Inc. is a leading edge Research & Development company with a wide spectrum of technologies in commercial and military applications. We have expertise in electromagnetic and acoustic sensors and detection systems; directed energy technologies; EMP testing and mitigation; small robotics; pulse power systems, and renewable and alternative energy generation.

SARA is currently looking for Electrical Engineers to join our team to design, build, and test unique prototype devices.


Job Requirements

Qualified candidates should have, at a minimum, a BS degree in Electrical Engineering with 4 – 7 years of experience.  More seasoned candidates with a MS degree or additional experience will be equally evaluated.  U.S. Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance, with willingness to occasionally travel to brief customers or participate in development testing is also required. Other requirements include:

•  Hands-on test and debugging experience with knowledge of standard test equipment (e.g. oscilloscope, logic analyzer, signal generator)

•  Proficient laboratory skills (e.g. soldering, trouble shooting)

•  Proficient writing skills as the job will require developing documentation

•  Self motivation and the willingness to develop new skills

•  The capability to work and think independently


Additional expertise in the following areas is also preferred: 

•  Analog circuit design and development (up to 1GHz bandwidth and beyond)

•  Digital circuit design and development

•  SPICE, Matlab, C/++/#, and/or LabView software tools


About SARA, Inc.

Scientific Applications & Research Associates, Inc. (SARA) is a world-class Defense Research and Development enterprise, with a charter to create technology innovations in support of America’s providers and defenders. We have expertise in electromagnetic and acoustic sensors and detection systems; directed energy technologies; automated test data management signal processing; small robotics; and renewable and alternative energy generation.


As innovators in our industry, we operate in small creative teams and provide opportunities for independent research in new fields and technology. Salaries at SARA are competitive and are commensurate with the experience and qualifications of the individual. Additionally, SARA’s compensation package includes a comprehensive benefits package, tuition reimbursement, flexible work hours, and employee stock ownership. SARA is headquartered in Cypress, CA (near Los Angeles), with engineering offices and labs in San Juan Capistrano, CA, Colorado Springs, CO, Waterbury, CT, and Tyler, TX.

SARA, Inc. is an EEOC/Title VII/ADA compliant federally contracted employer.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.  Also, as a federal contractor, SARA must abide by the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 and maintains a drug-free workplace regardless of local and state allowance.




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