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Electrical Engineer

Company: Flowtec Engineering GmbH
Location: Boston
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Electrical Engineer
Role and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Electrical Engineering Lead and based in Boston, MA, the Electrical Engineer is responsible for developing, designing, testing and deploying electrical products and capabilities. Work with other engineers (mechanical and software among other functions) and project managers to perform research, design and deliver state-of-the-art open ocean video and monitoring systems and technology. This position also supports business development by participating in bid and proposal preparation.
The majority of the current work is focused on subsea instrumentation, including real time monitoring and imaging.
The span of work for the electrical engineering group is broad, The work includes the design and analysis of power systems, digital electronics and sensors, internet-based communication networks, and the integration of commercial equipment into solutions which also include PLC-based subsystems. Given the cutting-edge nature of the open ocean aquaculture market, while the work is focused on commercialization solutions, it also has an R&D aspect to it.
Some specifics of the position:

  • Perform top-level system design decisions. Establish hardware requirements and ensure coherent flow-down of specifications and design concepts to lower-level assemblies.
  • Perform day-to-day electrical engineering activities including analysis, design, integration and test. Identify issues early in the design process and initiate corrective action to maintain engineering success.
  • Travel to R&D aquaculture farm sites to deploy and validate equipment in the field
  • Collaborates with multi-disciplinary teams consisting of Mechanical, Software, Electrical, Ocean, and Naval Engineers
  • Adhere to electrical engineering processes and design guidelines
  • Support the business development process by participating bid and proposal preparation
  • Additionally Performs firmware coding and tests/debugs firmware programs according to given specifications.
  • Integration and verification of the designs
  • Supporting the transition to manufacturing and product release Required Skills and Experience
    • A proven track record of success in electrical engineering efforts, performing analysis and design, and integration and test of board-level and product level solutions.
    • PCB layout following design guidelines is a plus
    • Experience embedded and microcontroller firmware development (Atmel, STMicro, Microchip, Arduino)
    • Experience with engineering development life-cycle, supporting products in production, and part design
    • Experience with lower power design for battery operated devices.
    • Experience with software languages and platforms such as Python, C++, R, JAVA, or MATLAB is a plus
    • PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) experience is a plus.
    • Experience with highspeed digital designs, SATA, PCIe, Gigabit Ethernet
    • Experience with Ethernet switching, networking, IoT device development
    • Knowledge of best practices for agency compliance, (EMI/EMC/ESD)
    • Experience with Altium Designer a plus
    • Familiarity with common communications protocols (SPI, I2C, CAN, USB, RS-232) Education
      B.S. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering
      Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
      • 5+ years of relevant experience
      • Design for Manufacturability and Design for Test
      • Good writing, communication, organization and interpersonal skills
      • Some travel will be required to both domestica and international destinations.
      • Comfortable with the in the marine environment.
      • Experience with field testing in remote locations and sea time is a plus.
      • Ability to scuba dive or prior dive certification and experience, while not required, is a plus.

Keywords: Flowtec Engineering GmbH, Boston , Electrical Engineer, Professions , Boston, Massachusetts

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