Electrical Engineer III - Digital Circuit Design (U.S. Citizen)

  • Full-time

Company Description

"Launch" your new career with SYSTIMA a Division of Karman Space & Defense!

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Pay: DOE

Job Description


  • Leads digital circuit designs designed to interface discrete analog control-based systems with serial-based digital command and control systems in accordance with customer requirements and industry standards
  • Documents and tracks requirements for performance, compliance with customer requirements, test procedures, test reports, and any other contractual specifications
  • Leads test activities throughout the product development and qualification lifecycle
  • Leads top-level circuit analysis to ensure safe and reliable operation
  • Verifies development work performed by peers and junior engineers
  • Supports management of software code and infrastructure  
  • Effectively interacts with customers by supporting presentations and technical reviews 
  • Effectively interacts with suppliers by managing subcontracts

Mentor and resource for more junior engineers



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering or similar
  • Typically possesses 5+ years of aerospace, defense, and/or avionics experience
  •  Detailed knowledge of military specifications and industry standards
  • Proven experience in leading digital circuit design and development of robust hardware
  •  Experience with testing/troubleshooting/failure analysis techniques
  • Proficient experience with PCB layout, and board level analysis tools Proficient experience with electrical test equipment including oscilloscope, DMM, power supply, DAQ, logic analyzer, network analyzer, etc.
  • Familiarity with C/C++/C#, Python, Matlab 
  •  Experience utilizing communication/bus protocols (RS-422, RS-485, MIL-STD-1553, ethernet, etc.) 
  • Experience developing serial communication hardware / software
  •  Experience designing, building, and testing digital control systems using microcontrollers and/or FPGAs 
  •  Must be a U.S. Citizen

Additional Information


  • Medical 
  • Dental 
  • Vision 
  • Life 
  • 401k 
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Paid Holidays 
  • Employee Referral Program 

If an exciting career in the Space & Defense Industry is for you, we'd LOVE to talk to you! 

KARMAN SPACE & DEFENSE: Karman is the market leading suppliers of metallic and composite flight hardware and sub-assemblies for the space, missile, and hypersonic markets. Karman offers an unprecedented capability set to customers, creating a supply chain solution in a historically fragmented supply base. The Karman team draws on in-house expertise in engineering & design, precision machining, large part forming, welding, heat age, finishing, assembly, ablative & insulative composites, and other capabilities to serve as a strategic partner to customers. Karman is headquartered in greater Los Angeles and currently has 5 locations in Southern California and 1 location in Mukilteo, Washington.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Systima is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Systima are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.  Systima does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by law. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.