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Senior Electrical Engineer

Carlsbad, CA, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Senior

L3 Technologies PHOTONICS Division has evolved from a legacy of over 40 years providing optical products and services to Government and Commercial industry. Our mission is to provide free space optics and fiber optic communications solutions to our world. We pride ourselves in engineering solutions for complex Optical Networks, Metrology, Free Space Optics, Optical Sensors, Electro-Optic Systems, and Automated Optical Processing Systems.

We are currently seeking a self-motivated Senior Electrical Engineer to join a cross-functional team of Electrical Engineers, Optical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Software Engineers, Physicists, and Technicians. The chosen candidate will work on a wide range of government and commercial projects including passive optical components, fiber optic and free-space communication systems, imaging systems, and machine automation. The candidate should have a strong background in engineering fundamentals and hardware design.

  • Develop hardware through the full life-cycle, including concept, prototype, verification, test, integration, and qualification
  • Be self-directed as a lead electrical engineer and work as a team member in an IPT environment
  • Be self-supporting in terms of prototype building, basic soldering, record keeping, and design documentation
  • Conduct trade studies to support hardware designs
  • Document and review designs with peers, management, and customers
  • Create technical presentations in support of monthly customer presentations and design reviews

Strong knowledge of:

  • Optical communication circuitry and protocols
  • Experience with high speed, high power laser modulation for optical communication
  • Linear and switching power supply design
  • Analog and mixed-signal circuit design
  • High speed serial communications
  • Electro-optical design and modeling
  • Simulation using tools (SPICE, MATLAB, etc.)
  • Schematic capture and layout tools
  • Demonstrated expertise in the development, prototyping, testing and transfer to production of electrical systems in a rapid-prototyping environment
  • Experience conducting risk analyses, trade studies and writing technical proposals
  • Experience communicating with customers on potential business opportunities
  • Strong problem solving, organizational, and communication skills
  • BS degree +10 years of experience in Engineering or related field or,
  • MS degree +7 years of experience in Engineering or related field

U.S. citizenship required

Candidate must be able to obtain a Top Secret U.S. Government security clearance

Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.

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