PCB Design Technician - 30143 in Chantilly, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 7/30/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Chantilly, VA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description



This position supports an intelligence community customer storage site with a staff of between 20 - 30 made up of both government employees and contractors.  The site receives equipment from contractors, conducts test and inspection activities on new equipment, on equipment being prepared for issue and on equipment returned after use.  Other technical staff build equipment components that support unique equipment configuration requirements.

  • Create printed circuit board (PCB) design solutions for customer requirements.  Work closely with a multidisciplinary team to ensure electrical and physical parameters are within specification
  • In conjunction with hardware design engineering and other PCB/electronics staff, generates, uses design guidelines and design rules for implementation of printed circuit board design structures
  • Performs design rule checks (DRC) on the printed circuit board designs
  • Generates, verifies and validates Gerber data of PCB design
  • Prepare manufacturing package of the printed circuit board designs for use in fabrication and assembly of the PCB as required by established procedures
  • Create, verify and validate symbols representing the physical characteristics of electrical and mechanical components to be assembled on the PCB
  • Perform validation of printed circuit board solder samples and prototypes
  • Prepare bills of materials and specifications
  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of Printed Circuit Board related libraries
  • Perform schematic symbol creation and schematic entry as directed by Engineering Management
  • Make modifications to product lines as directed by Engineering Management
  • Confer with engineering staff to resolve design details or problems
  • Maintain technical relationships with PCB fabrication staff, and resolves technical issues during PCB fabrication
  • Manage component libraries
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Associates degree plus 3+ years of experience in electronic CAD design


  • 6+ years of experience in electronic CAD design
  • Experience with design for Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)
  • Proficiency with respect to IPC standards for printed circuit board design, and related design rule check operations
  • Self-motivated, able to work independently with minimal supervision, able to meet tight schedules with attention to detail.
  • Strong problem solving skills and the ability to make sound technical proposals and decisions.
  • Proficiency with Altium
  • TS Clearance with current or recent access to SCI and CI polygraph is required.



Security Clearance

  TS/SCI with Poly

Diversity Statement

  Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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