Component Engineer* with Security Clearance
Company: Odyssey Systems Consulting Group
Posted on: November 11, 2018
The Advanced Lasercom Systems and Operations Group develops, builds, and operates prototype space and airborne Lasercom terminals. The technology developed and the lessons learned from these activities are transferred to operational programs through participation in standards groups and through the operation of a gold-standard test infrastructure. Major efforts include the demonstration of a low-cost, high-performance airborne Lasercom terminal, design of Lasercom interoperability standards, development of a test capability to validate interoperability among various contractor-produced terminals, an investigation into techniques to enable multiple simultaneous Lasercom links through a single aperture. This group has close interactions with government and industrial partners. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES --- Function as a component engineer assisting the design team on primary component selection, availability searches, alternate component selection, and procurement. Must have a detailed understanding of high-reliability component selection and handling as it relates to mil-aero avionics and space flight programs. --- Must have a proven track record supporting spaceflight programs as a component engineer. --- Provide all BOM (Bill of Materials) management for fabrication, including kit assembly, verification, and maintenance of component inventory. --- Function as the primary interface to fabrication and assembly vendors and provide real-time decision making when dealing with challenges that arise with these processes. --- Provide schematic capture and layout support for design engineers --- Support hardware integration by writing, testing and debugging LINUX based utilities, VHDL test benches, and real-time LINUX target functional programs supporting a variety of mission needs. --- Generate test vectors from C-based performance models to support hardware maturation efforts MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS --- Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain an active DoD secret clearance --- Ph.D. plus 5 years--- experience, an MS in computer science or computer engineering and 8 years of experience or a BS in the same and 10+ year of experience. --- This effort requires a component engineer to support the development of high-reliability FPGA-based digital and RF/Analog subassemblies. --- Requires the ability to participate and successfully execute the required job functions within an existing high-functioning design team. --- Requires an in-depth understanding of component selection, procurement, handling, reliability, and storage. --- Must have expert level proficiency with Mentor Graphics Modelsim, Questa, DxDesigner and Expedition. --- Must have a proven track record interfacing with high-rel PCB fabrication and assembly vendors. --- Must understand CAD file formats as they relate to PCB fabrication and assembly. --- Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, in-depth knowledge of Xilinx Chipscope for Virtex FPGAs and Ultrascale+ MPSoCs, --- Excellent lab debug skills are required. --- Must have the ability to work in an exclusively Linux based environment PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS --- Active Secret Clearance --- Experience with terrestrial network standards including SONET, OTN, GFP, HDLC standards and RTL implementation methods is desired. --- Additional languages including Perl, TCL, and System C is a plus. WORKING LOCATIONS & ADDITIONAL INFO --- Location: Lexington, MA --- Travel: Non-Anticipated --- Employment Status: Full-Time Employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement) --- Other: All candidates must also successfully pass a Commercial Background Investigation (CBI). This job posting sets forth the authorities and responsibilities of this position, which may be changed from time to time as shall be determined. Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, LTD. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or other factors protected by federal, state, and/or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting; hiring; placement; promotion; termination; layoff; recall; transfer; leaves of absence; compensation; and training. #LI-POST Secret
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