Electrical Engineer

  • Chantilly, VA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Fenix Group is a Systems Integrator focused on battlefield technologies.  Our mission is to reduce risk and cost to the warfighter by enabling battlefield intelligence at the edge, increasing soldier lethality and allowing smaller teams to control larger areas.  Our experience in deploying specialized austere environment communications systems to enable a "Battlefield of Things" (TM) allows us to connect drones, augmented reality enabled battlefield robots, loitering munitions, and other sensor ecosystem end points to enable US military and first responders with at-the-edge intelligence. 

Job Description

The Electrical Engineer will be responsible taking customer requirements and using analytical knowledge and creative design techniques to turn a raw concept into a high quality, reliable, and repeatable Fenix Group product. 

  1. Lead Electrical Hardware Design activities for Fenix’s suite of Battlefield of Things™ communication solutions (LTE, 5G, MANET) throughout the full development life cycle including conception, prototype, qualification/certification, and full-rate production. 

  2. Perform preliminary design activities - including solution architecture development, block diagram creation, trade studies, and design reviews. 

  3. Perform detailed analog and digital design activities - including simulations, modeling, component research/selection, schematic capture, design analysis, prototype tests, and design reviews. 

  4. Lead PCB design efforts by directing PCB Designers to ensure signal integrity, EMI/EMC, and layout rules/guidelines are considered. 

  5. Perform and/or supervise verification and validation testing activities of new and existing products including writing/approving test plans, developing test article solutions, testing, data review/analysis, and report generation.   

  6. Design for and take into consideration Design for Test, Design for Manufacturability, Environmental factors, EMI/EMC performance, and qualification testing. 

  7. Provide troubleshooting support to manufacturing in support of product launch and maintenance of line. 

  8. Provide mentorship to less experienced engineers 

  9. Lead small to medium-size groups in technical task completion 

  10. Participate in field test events or customer demonstrations 

  11. Follow, contribute to, and provide input for the development of policies and procedures 

  12. Work alongside other disciplines and organizational barriers as a team member to develop products in an efficient and collaborative manner. 

  13. Develop, execute, and document project assignments, working independently to meet committed timelines and project goals, and per established governance policies and guidelines. 

  14. Manage subcontractors that support product development 

  15. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering required. Advanced Degree preferred. 

Experience:

• A minimum of 10+ years related work experience required

• Experience designing for environmental complex environments (EMI, vibration, water, etc.)

• Advanced computer skills

• Refined oral and written communication skills

• Possesses knowledge of design, prototyping, and manufacturing

Skills:

• Proficiency in Altium Schematic Capture and PCB

• SPICE or similar circuit simulation software

• MS Project

• MATLAB

• Rapid Prototype Design

• MIL-STD 810 Testing and Validation

• Oscilloscopes, Digital Multi-meters, spectrum analyzers, and logic analyzers

Other Requirements:

• Must be a U.S. Citizen

• Work Authorization / Security Clearance: Must be able to obtain a Secret level clearance

• Travel is primarily locally during the business day, although some out of the area travel and overnight may be expected.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.