Polaris Alpha

Returning Candidate?

Hardware Test Engineer

Hardware Test Engineer

Req # 
2581
Position Type 
Full Time
FLSA Status 
Exempt
Category 
..
Security Clearance 
Required Secret
Location 
APG Aberdeen, MD - Client Site

More information about this job

Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Polaris Alpha offers excellent benefits to full-time employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Life and AD&D coverage at 3x annual salary
  • 401k plan, 4% non-elective contributions for all eligible employees and participants are 100% vested in plan from date of enrollment
  • 4+ weeks of PTO and 10 Paid Holidays observed
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Relocation may be considered

Benefits are subject to change

Job Description

Polaris Alpha, a Parsons Company, was formed in 2016 through the merger of EOIR Technologies, Intelligent Software Solutions (ISS), PROTEUS Technologies and Intelesys. The Company has approximately 1,500 employees with major offices in Colorado Springs, CO, Fredericksburg, VA, Annapolis Junction, MD, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, and Alexandria, VA as well as customer sites both domestically and internationally. We’re passionate about developing cutting-edge, creative solutions, and fostering a highly sought-out place of employment for many of the brightest minds in the industry. We are the best because we hire the best.

We are a one-of-a-kind mid-tier government contractor provides leading-edge capabilities to three emerging warfighter domains critical to the future of national security: space, cyber, and the electromagnetic spectrum. At Polaris Alpha, we have developed a culture of going above and beyond the normal expectations in the delivery of our work. Our clients and employees are the number one reason why we’re successful, and that formula won’t be changing

We are searching for a Hardware Engineer whose responsibilities include executing requirements analysis, performance characterization and analysis with Positioning, Navigation & Timing (PNT) Systems and Navigation Warfare sensors and systems. Developing embedded hardware tests for digital and or analog Position Navigation and Timing (PNT) processing products. Developing test plans, setting up test scenarios and automated testing with scripting based on product requirements/parameters. Test results will be captured and communicated to management and engineering design teams as required by product needs. In developing tests for hardware, the work will include researching / specifying components, understanding schematic design and component capabilities while interfacing and collaborating with the design/engineering teams.


Required Skills

Qualified Candidates will have:
Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline, Computer Science or Computer Engineering preferred, or equivalent work experience.
3+ years of hardware design and/or test experience
3+ years of experience in digital design development implementation & debug
Working knowledge of digital control interfaces such as Ethernet, USB, SPI, I2C or RS-232. Experience interfacing with microprocessors, memory and peripherals.
Hands on experience in design/troubleshoot/updating hardware.

Useful Skills:
Experience with Advanced Electronic Protection Techniques and Technology
Experience with Broadband/Multispectral Components and Systems
Experience with Modular/Open/Reconfigurable Architectures
Experience with Cognitive/Adaptive Capabilities
Experience with Distributed/Coordinated/Net-Enabled Systems
Experience with board level architecture, PCB design, implementation, and validation of hardware systems.
Experience developing automatic test systems
Experience using high speed transceivers, advanced memory interfaces, DSP resources, and internal memory
Experience in the Windows and Linux environments.
Strong hardware debugging skills and root-cause failure analysis.
Write and execute test plans; identify, create, test, and debug hardware solutions for product design verification.
Knowledge of analog and digital interfaces, High Speed board-level design
Software programming experience in C, C++, C# or other languages a plus.
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Strong attention to detail, highly organized, computer literate
Ability to work well in a fast-paced professional office environment

Ability to maintain a Secret security clearance
This position requires the selected candidate to hold an active Department of Defense Secret level security clearance which requires US citizenship while working in support of a government contract.
hardware.

Desired Skills

· Strong hardware debugging skills and root-cause failure analysis.
· Positioning, Navigation & Timing (PNT) Systems and Navigation Warfare sensors and systems
· Write and execute test plans; identify, create, test, and debug hardware solutions for product design verification.
· Knowledge of analog and digital interfaces, High Speed board-level design
· Software programming experience in C, C++, C# or other languages a plus.
· Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
· Strong attention to detail, highly organized, computer literate
· Ability to work well in a fast-paced professional office environment
EOE M/F/D/V
Polaris Alpha is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Connect With Us!

Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.