Dynetics Hardware Products Design Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama

Hardware Products Design Engineer

Huntsville, AL|Full Time

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Position Description

Dynetics, an employee-owned company, is seeking a talentedHardware Product Design Engineerto join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems.

The Product Engineering Department is a design-focused group of engineers specializing in advanced hardware products. The individual selected for this position will be a design engineer with varied technical interests and demonstrated engineering skills. The individual must be a self-starter with experience working with inter-disciplinary teams to solve challenging technical problems. The engineer will work closely with hardware integrated into a diverse range of aerospace and military systems including manned/unmanned ground/air vehicles, missiles, defensive radars, and space systems.

The selected candidate will be expected to execute in a fast-paced, small team environment through all phases of the product life cycle from conceptual development and detailed design through manufacturing, qualification testing, and post-delivery support. The engineer will be responsible for architecting, implementing, and testing printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs) including power supply, mixed-signal, FPGA, and microcontroller designs.

With a product focus, the individual is also expected to actively partner with other engineers, project managers, technicians and the customer to develop solutions that adhere to a diverse set of requirements. Additionally, the engineer will support resolution of technical issues that are discovered during the manufacture and test of deliverable hardware. This will include troubleshooting board-level issues, assessing failures for root cause, and identifying corrective actions.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering from an ABET-accredited institution

  • At least 5-10 years of relevant experience

  • Advanced knowledge of digital/analog/mixed signal electronics, components, and interface/communication standards

  • Proven experience in hardware design and test from architecture through implementation

  • Experience in the design, test, troubleshooting, and manufacture of complex multi-layer electronic circuit card assemblies

  • Experience with digital design and troubleshooting in the area of embedded processors, microcontrollers, or VHDL-based FPGAs; or with detailed switched-mode power supply (SMPS) design

  • Hands-on laboratory experience with instrumentation, test equipment, and debug/test methods

Other Qualifications

Preferred candidates will also meet some of the following:

  • Experience with multiple high-speed serial communication standards and memory interfaces (e.g. GigE, 10 GigE, Aurora, DDR2, DDR3, DDR4, JESD204B, PCIe, SATA)

  • Experience with rigid-flex, microvia, blind via, and buried via printed circuit board design

  • Experience managing design teams including technical leadership, budgeting, and scheduling

  • Hands-on experience with Mentor Graphics electrical engineering development tools

  • The ideal candidate will thrive in a learning environment that encourages leadership and technical growth.

  • Additional skills such as signal integrity analysis, power distribution network design, basic VHDL proficiency, experience with technical trade studies, and evaluation of technology improvements are a plus.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen

Possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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Dynetics is an Equal-Opportunity Employer. All employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.