Electronics Engineer IV

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Peraton
IT, ASIC, Development, Python, Matlab, Linux, Windows, Systems, Engineering, Software, Avionics
Full Time

Job Description

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Responsibilities

Peraton Labs delivers world class cyber research and engineering to government agencies, telecom carriers, utilities, and commercial enterprises. Drawing on its Bell Labs heritage, Peraton Labs excels at creating innovative technologies and services to solve the most difficult and complex problems, shaping the state of the art in government and commercial cybersecurity. We are looking for a candidate with extensive experience in analog and digital circuit design, circuit analysis and simulation, wired and wireless transceivers and protocols, signal processing, circuit board technologies, and construction of electronic prototypes for a Full-Time position in our Information Assurance (IA) and cybersecurity professional services and research group.

Work location may be in Red Bank, NJ or Basking Ridge, NJ.

Candidate will perform independently and as part of a team to:
  • Design small scale analog and digital circuits, including 900 MHz wired/wireless communications devices and analog and digital transceivers/interfaces.
  • Develop firmware for embedded processors to process received signals and manipulate received data streams.
  • Provide support for existing products, including failure analysis, testing/debugging, upgrading circuit boards, and possible circuit redesign.
  • Support hardware analysis and toolchain instantiation for cybersecurity assessment of third party devices
  • Work with ASIC houses to develop custom ASIC and design circuit boards to integrate ASIC into system.
  • Work with mechanical designers to design and implement physical design of prototypes/systems.
  • Participate in field trials/demonstrations at customer locations.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

The candidate must possess the following experience and skills.
  • Analog circuit design, including transceiver analog front end design/analysis and power supply design.
  • Digital circuit design, including digital interfaces, logic design, and designing with embedded processors, FPGAs and memory devices.
  • Development of firmware for real-time embedded processors.
  • Experience with schematic entry and circuit board design software, circuit board layout and circuit board technologies.
  • Experience with laboratory test equipment, including oscilloscopes, multimeters, logic analyzers, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, etc.
  • Proficiency in software development and scripting, such as:
    • Python, C/C++, Matlab
    • Linux and Windows Operating Systems
    • Development Tools such as IDEs
    • Basic Cloud technologies
    • Linux and Windows application development and scripting capabilities
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical field with 10+ years relevant work experience OR a Masters degree with 7+ years of work experience.
  • U.S. Citizen
  • TS/SCI Clearance
  • Up to 10% domestic travel may be required.

The candidate should be comfortable working in a dynamic environment:
  • Working with a diverse set of new technologies
  • Supporting multiple projects and customers
  • Acquiring knowledge and learning new subject matter areas
  • Participating in research, development and prototyping of wired/wireless systems
  • Participating in security assessment of hardware and firmware

Desired Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of communication coding and modulation schemes and transceiver operation for FSK, QPSK, QAM, OFDM, parity checks, FEC, and Manchester encoding,
  • Knowledge of 802.15.4 and MIL-STD-1553.
  • Experience with Software-Defined Radios (SDR) and converting discrete transceiver designs into SDR implementations
  • Familiarity with Avionics Standards and Certification procedures, such as DO-254, DO-160 and DO-178.
  • Knowledge of electrical power systems, including power system architectures and control, protection, automation and communications used in the electrical power industry.
  • Familiarity with microcontroller debug interfaces such as JTAG, SWD, etc., including integrating, utilizing for debugging, and techniques for securing such interfaces.
  • Device and system level design, in addition to circuit board design, particularly devices based on common microcontrollers such as ARM, MSP430, etc.
  • Familiarity with techniques to secure firmware images, on-board storage, etc.
  • Familiarity with basic cybersecurity concepts and practices.
  • Reverse engineering skills.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities.
  • Experience or interest in performing cybersecurity assessments of electronic device hardware and firmware.

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Company Information

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the can't be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Dice Id : 91005870
Position Id : 2021-108925
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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