Polaris Alpha

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Hardware Development Engineer

Hardware Development Engineer

Req # 
2583
Position Type 
Full Time
FLSA Status 
Exempt
Category 
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Security Clearance 
Required Secret
Location 
APG Aberdeen, MD - Client Site

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Job Description

Polaris Alpha was formed in 2016 through the merger of EOIR Technologies, Intelligent Software Solutions (ISS), PROTEUS Technologies and Intelesys. The Company has approximately 1,200 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

EOIR Technologies is searching for a Hardware Engineer with a development background whose responsibilities include executing requirements analysis, performance characterization and analysis with Positioning, Navigation & Timing (PNT) Systems and Navigation Warfare sensors and systems. Developing embedded software for digital and or analog Position Navigation and Timing (PNT) processing products. Developing applications and capabilities that support the PNT objectives for degraded communications and denied PNT. Using techniques in both hardware and software to characterize the capabilities of prototype hardware and integrated software components to asses their support of targeted requirements. Development of prototype software including: sensor communication protocols, sensor fusion, integrity algorithms, and overall system software. These prototypes will serve as a hardware and software platform for future development, including: testing and implementing additional and more sophisticated integrity algorithms and implementing open architecture sensor fusion.


Required Skills

Qualified Candidates will have:
Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline, Computer Science or Computer Engineering preferred, or equivalent work experience.
2+ years of hardware design and/or test experience
2+ 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.
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Desired Skills

Useful Skills:

· 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

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