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Senior Hardware Design Engineer

Company: Jacobs
Location: Severn
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Your Impact:
The Innovative Aerospace Division (IAD) of Jacobs is searching for a highly motivated and technically competent electrical engineer to join a close-knit radar systems development team that has developed and fielded novel and innovative high-resolution ground-based, airborne, and orbital radar systems. We have the corporate investment, infrastructure, subject matter experts, and strategic focus to enable you to be successful.
Duties :

  • Perform electrical engineering work in analysis, design, development, running simulations, prototyping hardware, evaluation, planning, testing and operations;

  • Work with the end customer and/or systems engineers to gather requirements and convert them to engineering specifications.

  • Troubleshoot and repair the system hardware and software during real-time collection operations.

    #rapidsolutions #divergent #dvscyber
    Here's What You'll Need:

    • Hands-on electronics design and debugging experience.

    • PCB design, conceptual through schematic capture, layout, and board bringing and integration.

    • Ability to support development from concept to detailed design to implementation.

    • Excellent communication skills.

    • Good organizational skills e.g. configuration management, documentation of design.

    • Bachelor's (or equivalent) 6+ years of experience, or a Master's (preferred) with 4+ years of experience.


      • Software Development in C/C++, especially for embedded systems.

      • FPGA development experience using Xilinx Vivado or similar tools.

      • Data analysis using Matlab or similar tools.

      • Strong documentation capabilities (plans, procedures, manuals, etc.).

      • Experience working with Radar Systems.

      • Experience working with hardware and software for Space Applications.

      • Bachelor's (or equivalent) 10+ years of experience, or a Master's (preferred) with 8+ years of experience.

        Physical Requirements: Most work will be done at a desk or computer.
        Work Environment: General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.
        Equipment & Machines: General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.
        Attendance: Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.
        Other Essential Functions:

        • Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

        • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

        • Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

        • Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing.

        • Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously.

        • Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements.

        • Must be willing to travel as needed.

        • Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check.

        • Must be a US citizen.

          Clearance: SECRET.
          Must be able obtain and maintain a security clearance. Clearable up to TS/SCI (Minimum SECRET). Clearance processing will be completed by the U.S. Government. Factors considered for a U.S. Government Security Clearance include but are not limited:

          • U.S. Citizenship (Required)

          • Favorable Criminal History Check

          • Education Verification

          • Abuse/Illegal Drug Use

          • Credit Check

          • Subject Interview

            Location: Severn, MD and Beavercreek, OH
            #rapidsolutions #divergent #dvscyber
            Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws ( and supplemental language ( .

Keywords: Jacobs, Severn , Senior Hardware Design Engineer, Engineering , Severn, Maryland

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