Associate Principal Electrical Engineer - 31209 in Syracuse, NY at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 2/11/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Looking for an experienced electrical/electronics engineer to perform detailed analysis, design, development, testing and debugging of highly complex embedded systems at the heart of various Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems.  Applicants should have a high degree of flexibility and creativity to develop successful solutions that utilize the latest embedded system techniques including microcontrollers, FPGAs, SOCs, and MPSoCs.  Applicants will be involved in all stages of R&D projects as well as development projects. Applicants should have experience in both schematic capture and firmware development of embedded FPGA based designs.  

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading multidisciplinary engineering team including electrical, computer, and software engineers
  • Architecture definition, design, development, and test of high speed circuit designs including FPGAs, microprocessors, data converters, and high speed interfaces (DDR3/4, SGMII, Aurora, PCIe Gen 3, USB 3.1)
  • Use of Xilinx’s Vivado toolset for FPGA design
  • Implementation of signal processing algorithms in MATLAB Simulink
  • Board and system level integration and test including drafting of test plans and procedures and rework instructions
  • Business development through customer meetings and proposal generation


  • Experience in defining requirements, performing schematic capture, executing or managing PCB layout, and executing design verification testing
  • Experience with FPGA development/design tools, Xilinx preferred
  • Modeling and simulation experience using MATLAB and Simulink
  • Experience in radar, EW, and software defined radio system design preferred
  • Ability to work on multi-disciplinary engineering teams
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline and 10 to 12 years of experience
  • Security Clearance Requirements: Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information


Security Clearance: None


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