Sr. Principal Electrical Electronic Eng. - 25930 in Syracuse, NY at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 4/17/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Syracuse, NY
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/17/2018
  • Job ID:
    25930

Job Description



Responsibilities/Qualification

As an expert in the electrical/electronics engineering discipline, possesses and applies an advanced knowledge of the field to the completion of projects of major complexity. Must have achieved recognized standing in a professional field through original contribution. Conducts highly complex engineering projects providing research, development, design, analysis, production, implementation, and consultation.

Works across organizations in support of program development and technical execution on technically complex high impact programs. Sets technical direction and conducts execution oversight for high visibility technically complex programs. Applies expert knowledge of scientific practices and principles in formulating or approving technical applications in broad areas of assignment. Maintains a liaison role on technical matters with staff and customers and acts independently on technical matters in field of expertise.

Recognized within Alion and the technical community as an authority in more technical specialties; has published numerous professional and scientific papers or patents. Advises senior management on challenging technical issues, assures the use of senior technical resources across the organization on multi-disciplinary problems, and provides technical guidance and leadership to senior management, program, and technical staff. Establishes peer groups of senior technical staff to periodically review technical plans, results, and work products from the organization. Has significant latitude for independent action and decision.

Oversees and performs highly complex and advanced engineering work concerned with the design, evaluation, planning, testing and operation in support of system development, engineering analysis and research for multiple programs. Originates and applies new and unique engineering methods and procedures;

Determines the company position on technical issues collectively with senior engineering staff members; Serves as the senior technical authority in the application of advanced theories, concepts, principles, and processes in areas of expertise. Advises the technical staff in developing appropriate approaches to complex or technically difficult tasks.  In sensitive and critical matters, reviews and discusses the work of the technical staff to assure the technical accuracy of documentation describing a problem, the analysis, the conclusion, and the resulting recommendation. May have supervisory responsibilities;

Prepares and presents briefings to sponsors on unique technical contributions planned, in progress, or projected in Alion's support to the contract.  Conducts briefings with staff to communicate state-of-the-art developments in areas relevant to the contract

Performs business development activities; interfaces directly with senior level customer management; Works with senior management, engineers, and customer on all technical and scientific matters relating to company obligations.

Is a recognized authority across multiple areas of expertise, as evidenced by an appropriate bibliography of reports, scientific papers, designs, and/or patents; Represents the company in outside discussions and technical forums;

Complies with all corporate policies and procedures, including quality assurance and security procedures in the performance of duties. Establishes and monitors standards for internal quality programs. Provides recommendations for improvements to existing quality systems or applicable company procedures and guidelines.

Responsibilities include:
• Designing firmware for FPGAs in VHDL
• Programming microcontrollers in C/C++
• Use of Xilinx’s Vivado toolset for FPGA design
• Development and implementation of signal processing algorithms
• Design, implementation, and test of Printed Circuit Boards (PCB)s

Qualifications
• Knowledge of Xilinx development tools, including the Vivado design suite, IP Integrator, and HLS
• Experience in radar, EW, software defined radio, and electro-optical system design preferred
• Ability to work on multi-disciplinary engineering teams
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline and minimum 15 years of experience. Master's preferred.
• 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.



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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