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American Electronics, Inc. (Amelex) is a woman-owned small business with a proven track record for exemplary customer service.  Our company seeks to recruit and retain a qualified and diverse group of professionals who are dedicated to providing high-quality products and outcomes.  Amelex has experienced exponential growth for more than 25 years, and continues to be an employer of choice among defense contractors in the region.

Amelex is committed to the principles of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity in employment. Amelex will recruit, hire, train, and promote for all job classifications without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Department: Program Management Contract
Location: Patuxent River, MD

Responsibilities: Applies advanced engineering principles to investigate, analyze, plan, design, test or evaluate digital equipment, hardware, RF system concepts, or software development tasking. Applies software engineering experience in, but not limited to, circuit board layout and design, real-time operating systems, software design and implementation, and system design architecture to perform engineering design and feasibility evaluation, component and system design engineering, or installation testing and evaluation of ID, ECMS, ATC equipment, systems and subsystems, and advanced technologies development. Reviews and prepares engineering and technical analysis, reports, change proposals, and other engineering documentation. Uses IEEE ISO/IEC 26702:2007, Systems engineering - Application and management of the systems engineering process; 12207:2008 - IEEE Systems and software engineering - Software life cycle processes and the SEI CMMI for Development, Version 1.3 model for guidance in providing systems and software engineering products and services.

The positions are located at a US Navy facility in Southern Maryland in support of Identification, Friend or Foe (IFF) technology and involve direct customer interaction and cross-organization teamwork. The successful candidate must either possess, or can obtain, at minimum, a Secret security clearance.

Education: BS or BA degree from an accredited university in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or another engineering discipline from an ABET accredited school.

Experience: A total of six (6) years performing the foregoing functions.

Specific Skills/Requirements:

  • Capable of preparing technical documentation (design & requirements artifacts, test cases, etc.), white papers, trade-studies, and briefing material as assigned
  • Capable of providing guidance and oversight as required for technicians, vendors, and subcontractors as requested
  • Experienced in hardware integration and testing
  • Experience in mixed signal printed circuit card design, schematic capture, creation and management of schematics, PCB parts library, board layout, BOM and Gerber generation
  • Experience with OrCAD (preferred) or Altium for board design
  • Experienced in Power Delivery Network and Signal Integrity analysis
  • Experienced developing electronics hardware architecture - high level block diagram - down to board level design
  • Experience with firmware design, test and debug - VHDL (preferred) or Verilog (FPGA req only)
  • Competent with both analog and digital electronics including ADC, DAC, DC-DC converters, op-amp and filter designs
  • Competency in FPGA and SOC HW / SW interfaces and definitions
  • Experienced with requirement definition documents
  • Experienced working with SW engineers on SW / HW integration
  • Knowledge of Xilinx tools preferred - Vivado, Test Bench, Synthesis
  • Knowledge of ModelSim
  • Experience with high speed digital interfaces such as PCIe2.0/3.0, USB 3.0, DDR3/DDR4, Gigabit Ethernet, and SerDes
  • Desired: RF skills including Software Defined Radio (SDR) theory and design; Familiarity with RF Data Link technology including various modulation and wave-form techniques; Spread-spectrum / frequency hopping; UHF (L-band) pulse RF technology

Other: Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.




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