Senior Electrical Engineer
Davenport, IA

About $97,000 - $130,000 a year

Location US-Iowa-Davenport Date Posted 05 Sep 2019
Cobham is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer for electronics design of aerospace life support and air-to-air refueling equipment. As a growing organization in both commercial and defense aerospace markets, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop embedded electronic solutions for Cobham's industry leading safety and mission critical products and test equipment. The position is located in Davenport, IA.

Key Responsibilities:
Develops and qualifies highly reliable electronic designs for military and commercial aerospace applications
Develops detailed digital electronic and embedded microcontroller circuits and schematics including the specification for components
Leads and participates in Design Reviews for compliance with engineering principles, best practices, company standards, customer requirements, and related specifications
Leads or participates as a member of an integrated product development team to optimize designs and verify electronic/electrical system performance
Conducts predictive circuit performance analysis
Interfaces with printed wire board layout designers, mechanical, thermal and stress engineers to ensure proper packaging of electronic designs
Interface with procurement and suppliers to ensure optimized component sourcing
Evaluates and approves design changes, specifications, and drawing releases.
Coordinates preparation and delivery of project deliverables, design documents, and provide estimates for proposals
Supports creation of development, qualification and manufacturing test procedures for electronic designs
Conducts root-cause-analysis and technical investigations for software/hardware designs
Provide engineering assistance to production, service, and repair personnel
Provide guidance and assistance to technicians for assembly, testing, and troubleshooting of prototype products

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering (BS EE or EET) from an ABET accredited program
Minimum of 5 years of experience in electrical engineering for high reliability applications
This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by export laws of the US. In order to be eligible you must be either a US Citizen or Permanent Resident

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience performing full life cycle product development from concept to fielding
Experience with embedded microcontroller and/or FPGA designs interfacing with peripheral sensors and electromechanical equipment
Experience performing critical circuit analysis/simulation utilizing tools such as PSpice
Design experience for typical aerospace environmental requirements such as MIL-STD-810, DO-160, MIL-STD-461 and MIL-STD-46
Experience developing to high rigor development standards such as DO-178 and/or DO-254
Experience with ORCAD Schematic Capture
Experience with DOORS or formal requirements management tools
Experience with avionics data buses such as MIL-STD-1553 and/or ARINC 429
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