Electrical Engineer - 36443 in Alexandria, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 7/18/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Commonwealth Technology Innovation, LLC (an Alion Science company) hires engineers that develop customized solutions that seamlessly blend technology and tradecraft. We value integrity, imagination, and problem solving, and recruit talent with diverse backgrounds who bring a broad spectrum of experience to our team. We expect that you will apply your skills and shape this position based on your strengths and interests to help build upon the industry-leading reputation we’ve developed over five decades.

Beyond our competitive salary and benefits structure, our employees earn a sense of accomplishment through meaningful contributions to our nation’s security priorities. With some of the most comprehensive fabrication assets in Northern Virginia including a full in-house machine shop, composite fabrication, finishing and electronics assembly capabilities, your ideas and designs will quickly become field able hardware.

This position involves embedded systems development to the board level on projects that span motion control/robotics applications, sensor integration, special communications systems, and size weight and power optimization. You will be a member of our multidiscipline, integrated development team and will see projects evolve from concept to delivery within 6-9 months on average.

If you take a hands-on approach to your work, appreciate access to the latest development tools, and have a desire to create unique mission enabling products, we want to talk to you!  Earn a very competitive salary and work on important national security projects.

Job Requirements:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering (MS preferred)
  • Design and development orientation
  • Embedded systems design, processor selection, various communication protocols (especially USB, SPI, I2C and UART), analog design, sensor design, low power design, various RF technologies and testing
  • Real time motion control / robotics
  • Digital and Analog circuit design
  • Power supply topologies
  • Schematic Capture and PCB Layout using Altium, PADS, or equivalent
  • PCB bring-up and debugging, functional verification and manufacturing support
  • Experience with Test equipment including oscilloscopes, signal generators, spectrum analyzers, and DMM
  • Experience creating complete technical documentation packages
  • Expert troubleshooting and system debugging of hardware, firmware and cabling

Preferred skills:

  • Layout circuits within tight and unusual mechanical constraints
  • Hands-on assembly and modification of electromechanical systems
  • Antennas and communication systems integration
  • Experience working directly with customers to develop requirements
  • Expert troubleshooting and system debugging of hardware, firmware and cabling
  • Design process oriented and milestone driven
  • Software/firmware experience including Labview, C, etc.
  • Active Secret Clearance with last investigation within 5 years a plus

Security Clearance: None
Telework - Not Eligible

Next Steps

Join the Alion Talent Network today and stay up-to-date on our openings as they continue to become available! As a member of our network, you will receive alerts with new job opportunities that match your interests and have the ability to share job opportunities through social media or email. Join now!

Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you.


Woman smiling