Embedded Electrical Engineer

at Leidos
Location Tewksbury
Date Posted June 11, 2021
Category Engineering
Job Type Full Time



Job Description:

Leidos' Security Detection & Automation operation is seeking an experienced Embedded Electrical Engineer in Tewksbury, MA to join our multidisciplinary, highly energized and expert engineering team. Join us for an exciting opportunity to get in on the ground floor of an innovative new project, work with cutting edge technology on developing state-of-the-art products, and make global impact in airport security detection!

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with the multidisciplinary design teams throughout the development and new product introduction cycle from concept, design, and development to prototype, test verification, and documentation to production.
  • Responsible for architecture and development of the hardware, low level controls (C, C++, Linux, Bare Metal) and signal processing for RF/HW circuits. Typical modules may include MMIC's, Microcontrollers, Processors Modules, DSP's and FPGA's.
  • Assist and participate in design of digital and mixed signal board development.
  • Maintain and augment existing designs.
  • Responsible for maintaining appropriate documentation in accordance with the Quality Management System of the company.
  • Participate in Design Engineering project status meetings, prepare written reports, analysis, and design review material in accordance with established development processes and procedures.

Required Qualifications:

  • BSEE/BSCE and 8+ years of successful design work; OR MSEE/MSCE and 6+ years successful design work
  • Experience developing controls for PCB components and subsystems. Experience interfacing with MMIC's and RF Devices with FPGA's, CPLD's and other digital devices.
  • Experienced in Embedded development, C, C++ on bare metal as well as Linux drivers development for the custom hardware
  • Knowledge of Scripting languages like Perl and Python is required.
  • Working knowledge creating controls during prototyping by using combination of evaluation and custom boards.
  • Experience with communication protocols I2C, SPI, Ethernet, USB, PCIe.
  • Hands-on experience using measurement equipment such as, signal generators, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers is a plus.
  • Application of good writing skills in the preparation of appropriate specifications, engineering analyses reports, and technical documents using MS Word/ Excel/ PowerPoint/Project/Visio, etc.
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with internal design teams and external contract manufacturers.
  • Ability to work independently in an engineering results oriented development environment.
  • Good engineering analysis, problem solving, judgment, analytical capability, and follow-up.
  • Ability to define and manage tradeoffs between cost, performance and other design parameters.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team other departments.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience in signal processing development for DSP TI or similar is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with VHDL/Verilog design targeting Xilinx platforms. High-speed digital design using multiple clock domains
  • Familiarity working with Standard Commercial Documentation and Standards
  • Some knowledge and experience using Schematic capture, circuit analysis, circuit simulation tools

About Us:

Our Tewksbury office is a dynamic and collaborative environment, only a short commute away from Boston and Nashua. While the incumbent must be local (or willing to relocate) in order to report onsite on a regular basis, we do offer flexible work arrangements. We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, exciting referral programs, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.

Driven by our talented workforce, the Security Detection and Automation Operation is the cornerstone of Leidos' comprehensive suite of fully integrated security detection and automation solutions for aviation, ports and borders, and critical infrastructure customers around the world, with more than 24,000 products deployed across 120 countries. Leidos is positioned to address emerging and evolving threats through rapid development of innovative solutions for our global customers.


External Referral Bonus: Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework: No

Clearance Level Required: None

Travel: Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Shift: Day

Requisition Category: Professional

Job Family: Electrical Engineering

Pay Range:

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