Ravenswood Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of SRI International, delivers combat readiness field training to U.S. military personnel and other security forces around the country and around the world. Ravenswood Solutions is looking for a motivated, talented and versatile Hardware Engineer to be a member of Ravenswood’s Product Development Engineering team based in Fremont, CA.  The candidate will be required to work with engineers, subject matter experts, contractors, and field engineers. Candidate should be self-motivated and work well independently and in a team environment.

Area of focus for the broader engineering team include wireless communications and data collection/analysis/presentation, precision differential Global Positioning Systems (dGPS), angular measurement, sensor fusion, mobile ad-hoc networking, distributed simulation, advanced data visualization, tracking in GPS-denied environments, augmented reality, enhanced engagement simulation, and data analytics.  

Specific responsibilities (include but are not limited to the following):

•    Drive electrical design, concepts, testing, and integration for hardware systems featuring embedded processors
•    Analog and/or digital design including circuit design, modeling, chassis harness design, and cable design
•    Write and execute test plans and debug complex systems
•    Generate engineering reports and briefing inputs as required
•    Provide hardware input to the software team
•    Involvement in the full lifecycle of your design: concept, design, production and field use

Some travel is required (typically one week every six weeks, anticipate less than 60 days per year). Trips to include technical support and testing of developed products in the operating environment.

Required Qualifications:

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
•    Minimum 7 years of related experience
•    Experience in the development and design (schematic and layout) of electronic circuits, multi- assembly system/unit design, processor designs
•    Experience with design for power efficiency in battery operated systems
•    Expertise in Altium, OrCAD or other PCB design, analysis and simulation tools
•    Familiarity with embedded microcontrollers and other embedded processors
•    Deep knowledge of communication interfaces (I2C, I2S, SPI, MIPI, CAN, RS232, USB, HDMI, Ethernet) and device driver development
•    Fluent with lab equipment (oscilloscopes, DMMs, power supplies, signal generators, logic analyzers, spectrum analyzers, etc.)
•    Experience in managing schedule and resources to meet assigned milestones
•    Experience in PCBA rapid prototyping
•    Proven ability to design for manufacturing
•    Excellent documentation and technical writing skills
•    Familiarity with military training systems, events, formats, and protocol a plus

Professional Skills and Characteristics:

•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
•    Strong debugging skills
•    Ability to interact effectively with people of varying technical abilities and disciplines
•    Demonstrates flexible team-oriented attitude; adapts to changing requirements
•    Ability to work closely in small teams to create well integrated products in short design cycles with good documentation and reproducible methods
•    Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications   

Other Requirements:

•    Employment is contingent on successful completion of a background check
•    A drug screen will be required as part of the hiring process
•    Ability to travel required (typically one week every six weeks, anticipate less than 60 days per year).  Trips to include technical support of field exercises, testing of developed products in operating environment, and new client development/planning on location
•    Due to government requirements for this role and the nature of the work, candidates must be U.S. Citizens with the ability to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.

About Ravenswood Solutions

Ravenswood Solutions, a subsidiary of SRI International, provides government agencies and commercial clients with technology and services for collective training, test and evaluation, and policy analysis exercises. Our field-proven packages include high fidelity instrumentation, realistic training effects, and turnkey support services that are customized for each client.

Ravenswood Solutions leverages more than 20 years of experience in providing technology insertion, training support, and sustainment services. This heritage of world-class technology and dedication to customers has led the company to be the leading provider of mobile instrumented training and performance assessment for military ground troops and other security forces.

Ravenswood Solutions is an equal opportunity employer, which appreciates and welcomes a diverse workforce. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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