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Electrical Engineer - Avionics Design

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Electrical Engineer - Avionics Design
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Bloomington,  MN 55431
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Electrical Engineer – Avionics Design – Contract

Our client is a Defense Contractor seeking Electrical Engineering Expertise on their team to research, design and develop information processing hardware to operate in a harsh military environment. Avionics hardware consists of various electrical system components mechanisms, materials, circuitry, equipment and processes.  In this role you will be responsible for the circuit level design based on the system hardware requirements, selecting electronic components, implementing the schematic design, directing the layout and routing of printed wiring boards, performing design analysis/simulation, and supporting system integration.  Additional responsibilities include evaluating the system performance, implementing test plans and writing design documentation. Contract position. 6+ months duration


  • Design of circuit card assemblies based on the system hardware requirements
  • Participating in the selection of electronic components
  • Implementation of the schematic design
  • Supporting the layout and routing of printed wiring boards
  • Performing design analysis/simulation
  • Supporting system integration. 
  • Evaluating system performance
  • Implementing test plans
  • Writing design documentation.
  • Transforming customer objectives and system requirements into compliant designs
  • Working with interdisciplinary teams consisting of mechanical, thermal, reliability, safety, manufacturing engineers and others to provide quality designs in compressed time-frames


  • BSEE and 5+ years
  • Recent experience with current release Mentor Graphics DxDesigner (currently using 2.1) schematic capture and printed wiring board design tools
  • Complex multi-core microprocessor designs
  • Nice to have experience with various memory types including DDR2, DDR3, SDRAM, SRAM
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • Fibre Channel
  • 1553
  • PCIe
  • VME64
  • VITA 46

Department of Defense security clearance is not required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed, U.S. citizenship is required.

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