Tag Archives: Instrumentation / Sensors

Sr Power Electronics Applications Engineer – Contract

MSEE. Designs converters (DC/DC, AC/DC, DC/AC – all topologies), inverters, motor drives, power supplies, PFC, sensors, instrumentation, controllers (MOSFET, IGBT, FPGA) with embedded controls interface/debug talent.

  • Performs modeling, validation, characterization, analysis, system integration.
  • Translates customer requirements into specifications/technical documentation & user guides. Supports all design reviews/customer reporting.
  • Ensures EMI compliance, strong component level expertise.

Applies to rugged environments, MIL-STDs, and industrial, aerospace, solar, IT. Uses MATLAB, Simulink, MathCAD, LT/PSpice, PSim. Contract or Direct. 130K. 06092015.01

Global Sales Engineer – Motors/Turbomachinery, Sensors

Well-traveled, global sales manager working with turbomachinery, electric motors and related test equipment, pumps, actuators, sensors/detectors, robotics, high pressure reactors and industrial equipment and software automation for variety of markets such as automotive, defense, chemical plants, refineries and oil & gas. Excels with new product launch, demonstrations, consultative style, and problem resolution. Expert negotiator. 80K. 06082015.01


Regional Sales Manager – Test/Measurement Equipment

Provides sales and product marketing expertise for test/measurement equipment such as battery regenerative test systems, bench test equipment, product sensors, environmental test chambers, and also components/PCB. Provides sales forecasting and performs customer product demonstrations, webinars and and presentations in collaboration with apps engineering. Maintains contact database. Has developed lease/rental program for additional contract revenue. 100K. 06032015.01

Principal Systems Engineer – RF Antenna Array SME

Ph.D-Physics. Subject Matter Expert  for RF systems in ground and space-based antennas, arrays, radar, satellite communications, electromagnetics, range metrology, upper atmosphere geophysics and remote sensing applications. Performs high level modeling and simulation, data analysis/interpretation, performance analysis, system/hardware design, and propagation – often involving Top Secret electronic warfare applications. Multiple publications. 130K. 06012015.2

Product Development Engineer – Motion Controls

Ph.D-ME, MSEE (Honors). An excellent product developer for automotive, electric vehicle, optical, and robotics applications. Highly skilled in motion controls, software embedded controls, battery management, thermal dynamics, fuel cell controls, sensors and laser systems. Performs simulation, modeling, validation, and strong lead for test setup and development, including robotics. Uses ANSI C, Visual Basic, MATLAB, Simulink, ANSY, LabView, ASCET. Patents and Pubs. 130K. 05292015.5

Manager, Mechanical & Design Engineering – DoD/Space/Aircraft

MBA, BSME. Leads multi-talent engineering groups in design, re-design, test, simulation and 3D modeling of actuation systems, flight & fluid controls, mechanical valves, regulators, sensors and fire suppression, applying to space vehicles, rocketry, military ground transportation, cargo systems and satellite industry.  Strong experience in cryogenic relief mechanics and overall new product development. Project and reliability focus with customer support. Works to FAA, MIL-STDs, DOT, DO-160, & EASA. Lean, Kaizen, 5S. Uses SolidWorks, Pro/E Wildfire, Inventor, Cosmos. 135K. 05182015.4

Sr Power Electronics Engineer – Automotive

MBA, MSEE/CE. Strong DC/DC power conversion design engineer working with power electronics and components for automotive, military and other industries.

  • Wears many hats including staff training, customer interface with presentations and technical documentation, integration, testing, schematic capture, specifications, simulation, modeling, analysis, and supply chain management
  • Has experience in embedded controllers, motor control, fuel pumps, instrumentation/sensors, filters and electronics packaging
  • Solves unique problems/strong program management focus

Uses Spice series, MathCAD, AutoCAD, ECAD. 85K. 05112015.11

Project Manager – Security and Control Software

BSCS/PMP. Excels working in project management office (PMO) team or solo environments, for software development/upgrades for commercial, energy controls, security industry, and custom satellite ground station applications. Involved in varied aspects: Design-to-cost estimations, cost/risk analysis, schedule and scope, training and project management of offshore teams, software testing, and customer negotiations. Technical support for contract lifecycle and frequent technical liaison. Has developed PMO websites. PM tools: Concerto, Agile, Spiral, Waterfall, SAP, Sharepoint. Contract or Direct. 05112015.6

Technology Engineering Manager/CTO – Fiber Optic Sensing

MSEE/PMP. Specializes in R&D fiber optic sensing engineering and product line management for subsea oil & gas temperature  and other monitoring and telemetry applications. Provides various executive management such as re-design, project management, product roadmaps / certifications / marketing, business development, project leadership, direct customer support, and budget development. Numerous publications and patents. 190K. 05112015.2

Sr FPGA Aircraft Controls Design Engineer

BSEE. Strong design talent for FPGA, motor (stepper/servo), propulsion, sensors/instrumentation, signalling, and power supplies for aerospace and military/defense aircraft and space systems. Expertise involves both analog and digital, plus VHDL, CMOS, LVDT/RVDT, and related test equipment. Designs to hi-rel and stringent MIL-STDs. Uses C, Assembly, Basic, Xilinx, Actel, Altera, Verilog. 115K. 05112015.01

Instrumentation / Controls Electrical Engineer – Transportation

BSEE. Designs various controls, devices and systems for pump rooms, fuel systems, electrical/nuclear power and ventilation plants, and depots and stations relating to rail, bus, and subway transit systems. Works with automation controls, programming PLCs/HMIs, generating technical drawings, coordinating with contractors/project teams, and performing calculations for voltage, arc flash, cabling, heat loss and panel loading. Many activities involve post-catastrophe infrastructure rehabilitation field work. Uses Vijeo Citect, LTSpice, Trax Maker, SKM, SolidWorks, LabVIEW, C, VHDL. 5 Years. 70K. 04202015.5

Manager, R&D Engineering, RF / Power Electronics

MBA, BSEE. Strong, 10-year background in engineering management for RF, GPS, radio networks, measurement systems and RFID with embedded sensor acquisition systems (ARM, FPGA SoC/IP, C, DSP) for domestic/international military and commercial. Performs customer design reviews, responsible for testing and documentation development. Strong RF design engineering background involving locomotive sensing/tracking systems and various RF and wireless projects (doppler, ground systems, devices etc). Previous security clearance. Long list of design tools – some are: MATLAB, LabView, PADS, Altium, OrCAD, Pro-Engineer, SolidWorks, VHDL. 140K. 04172015.4

Electro/Opto-Mechanical Engineer – Contract

BSME. Performs precision design of electro-mechanical / opto-mechanical devices, visual systems, instruments and electronic systems for military, avionics, medical, automation, and commercial industries. Performs packaging and component/system level analysis: Thermal, static/dynamic, computational fluid flow, vibration, shock isolation. Generates production & fabrication drawings; concept/detail, 3D and finite element models; develops supply chain; and designs with EMI/RFI shielding. Pro/Engineer, SolidWorks, Inventor, FloWorks. Contract/Direct. 120K. 04152015.01

Staff Engineer – Aircraft Systems Design & Integration

BSCE. Leads entire R&D product line engineering programs and is master at coordinating multiple departments for avionics, military and NASA.

  • Hardware/software products and technologies: Displays, graphics imaging, gate arrays, instrumentation, navigation/vector imaging, radar systems, processors, and power electronics – using signal processing, embedded circuit design, and ASICs design skills.
  • Obsolescence redesign, generates requirements specifications, delivers training and regulatory/customer presentations, factory testing/test software generation.

Strong safety emphasis and extensive product management focus. FAA, EASA, DO-178B. Patents/Patent management. 04082015.4

Senior Electronics Hardware Engineer – Magnetics

BSEE. Seasoned RF components/magnetics design engineer working with engine controls/sensors, telephony, and power supply components. Is applications engineering minded with technical training presentations. Performs parametric and component evaluation, test, root cause determinations, PCB interconnectivity, and creative problem solving. Collaborates with suppliers. Very strong quality focus (DFSS, TOPS 8D, ESD concerns) with continuous improvement principles. 120K. 03242015.6

Principal Embedded Software/Firmware Engineer-Contract

MSCE. Senior level design and development of embedded software and firmware for:

  • Signal processing, automation, imaging systems, instrumentation controls, and data acquisition using Linux/Unix RTOS controllers/microcontrollers, processors
  • Project team management, validation, test, code review, debugging, firmware upgrades and technical documentation/manuals.

Works to MIL-STD and DO-178B for: Avionics, Satellite, Automotive, Medical, more. Uses: C#, C, Code Collaborator, Assembly, Visual Studio, Framework, Workbench, LynuxWorks, VxWorks, ClearCase/Quest, DOORS. 150K. 03242015.3

VP, Product Development Engineering – Avionics

Ph.D-Physics. Leads with a “large” programs management style for electro-optical and power electronics engineering for avionics/commercial, aerospace, military/DoD. Systems include power supplies, converters, rectifiers, instrumentation, and optical/photonics networking.

  • Manages projects requiring oversee of electrical, mechanical, software engineering
  • Develops customer requirements and has talent capturing sole source business
  • Develops custom software programs for business development wins, for contract management, and for technical design cost reduction

Has telecommunications/VOIP background, embedded DSP/FPGA. 135K. 03232015.01

Sr Embedded S/W Engineer, Avionics/Displays – Contract

BSEE. Designs, simulates, debugs and integrates mission critical embedded software solutions, including FPGA/algorithm development, for Mil/DoD and NASA aircraft instrumentation, display processors and sensor systems (RTOS, flight controls/flight management, client/server applications, traffic/terrain warning systems and horizontal situation indicators). Has background in lab flight simulation software design. Uses C, Pascal, Fortran, ADA, Xilinx, RS-422, etc., to DO-178B. Secret Clearance. Contract or direct hire. 160K. 03202015.2

Lead Hardware/Software and Test Engineer-Contract

BSEE. Seasoned hardware and software design/redesign and test engineer working with military/commercial avionics and automotive industries (from system to component level).

  • Prototypes, console/cabinetry units, on-board computers, ground support equipment, controls, H/W-S/W interface, and digital/analog circuit design
  • Excels at systems integration, reverse engineering and troubleshooting any hardware problems in lab environment
  • Test Expert: ATE, STE, functionality, acceptance/FAT, “worst case”
  • Serves as customer liaison (training, support, feasibility studies/requirements definition)

Works to DO, MIL-STDs. Uses Orcad, Atlas, Assembly, LabView, C. Inactive SAR clearance. Contract hire only. $70/hour. 03112015.3

Mechanical Engineer – Contract

BSME. A solid mechanical engineering professional. Designs and tests a variety of equipment: RF components, sheet metal enclosures, test stands, rotational power joints, phase card holders, base plates and feed interfaces. Implements various types of instrumentation/sensors for systems diagnostics, provides unique technical solutions, and develops test procedures and criteria for defense programs. Strong thermal background for RF, SATCOM and military applications. Contract or direct hire. Uses Auto/MathCAD, ProE Series, SolidWorks, Mechanica. 80K. 03052015.2

Field Applications Engineer, Power Electronics/Semiconductor

MSEE/15 Years. A dual talented professional engineer working with microelectronics/power components and semiconductors such as power modules (for configurable power supplies, converters and regulators), branch circuit monitoring sensors for DC/DC boost converters, polymeric sensors, power management/analog and ASICs. Additional products include RF and power systems such as switchmode power supplies, high speed digital data transmission, transducer bridges. Provides various types of customer technical support, strives to extend customer support through and beyond delivery, and focuses on demand creation. Applies to military, automotive and transportation industries. Multiple publications and has patent activity.  100K. 02242015.2

Program/Project Manager – Microwave/Antenna Devices and Subsystems

MSME/>20 Years. An accomplished program/project manager, with an engineering management background, exclusively working with passive microwave devices, robotic antenna measurement systems and other similar subsystems. Works through life of project from definition of scope, resource planning, design management, risk mitigation, cost/profit & loss to project closure. Maintains customer communications, progress reporting, technical & budget support to proposal team & supply chain, and provides design conflict resolution. Has experience with on-site international systems deployment and construction supervision. Is skilled at translating customer requirements into design package reality. Implements advanced design, modeling and simulation tools for product cost reductions. Uses AutoCad Inventor, ANSYS, Encompix ERP and applies Lean, Kaizen. 140-155K. 02232015.5

Aerospace Operations / Facilities / Program Management

MBA, BSCS/20 Years. Has wealth of experience with aerospace/avionics, satellite/RF, space program and military defense to provide operations, technical facilities and program management for ground support and test equipment wins – some classified and some overseas. Organizes project teams, develops software test procedures, operational on-orbit sequencing documentation, and has board level installation / troubleshooting experience. Manages large budgets, capital expenditures, provides high $ customer asset support equipment inventory management, facilities infrastructure planning/upgrades and allocation large strategic business unit. Provides costing/risk and other extensive contributions to high volume proposal process. Six Sigma, TQM, continuous improvement. Active top security clearance. Contact us for more details! 02182015.01

Aerospace Lead Project Engineer, Flight Control Systems

MBA, BSEE/>15 Years. Provides network-based communications and flight control systems design and integration expertise for primarily unmanned, though also manned aerial vehicles for aerospace, military/defense and commercial applications. Hardware and software systems also involve radar altimeters/RF and variable sensors / instrumentation. Skillsets include electromechanical specification development, is lead on software and design documentation, military review lead with interoperability working groups, boosts system capabilities and enhancements, directs simulation lab development, conducts high level training and is formal internal/external technical liaison. Often spearheads government and technology initiatives. Has a background in autopilot and actuator systems development and integration. Previous Secret security clearance. Doors, Dimensions. Multiple formal awards and patent activity. 100-110K. 02172015.2

Custom Magnetics Engineering Manager – Consultant

BSEE-Honors/>15 Years. Has wealth of experience with magnetic devices and components/PCB level for imaging applications, involving current sensors and high frequency current/high isolation testing transformers. Is an operational leader, having served many roles in this industry such as: Engineering management, R&D/product development, design and troubleshoot, domestic and international sales/marketing with presentations and literature development, quality assurance for components and outgoing product and ISO cert maintenance. Background also includes downhole oil/natural gas well surveying and electronic component obsolescence program developer. An excellent contract or consultant candidate. 80-100K. 02112015.2

Aircraft Systems Project Engineer / Test Director

MBA, BSEE/>20 Years. A dual talented project engineer, with extensive test responsibilities, for aircraft systems. Leads large teams for software, hardware and electrical design and integration for the following systems and applications: Unmanned autonomous vehicles, experimental aircraft, flight module structures, propulsion, auto-pilot, auto-gyros, housings and more. Provides test direction related to both ground / flight tests and integrated systems during flight. Oversees testing of flight controls computer software (Linux/ADA/C), develops simulations, instrumentation and test plans, and performs qualification testing. Conducts design reviews with military/defense, aerospace and commercial industries. Has management experience over bid processes/marketing and contract negotiations. Resolves COTS integration issues. Uses SolidWorks, Six Sigma and lean principles. 100-110K. 02022015.2

Sr. Substations / Instrumentation and Controls Engineer

BSEE/20 Years. Provides instrumentation and controls, fuel handling and other systems design engineering for nuclear power plants. Also designs, installs, and tests electrical power systems, 40MVA substations and 600V E-Houses for utility, solar farms and petrochemical industry with expertise in complex studies (short circuit, load flow, arc flash, mitigation), concept development, design layouts, and photovoltaic analysis. Experience includes DCN projects including generating specifications, drawings, test procedures development, equipment selection, site inspection and commissioning. Applies regulatory standards knowledge. Uses AutoCAD, CRC-COV, ETAP, SKM, Easypower. Extensive publications. 90-100K. 01292015.4

Power Supply Regional Sales and Marketing Manager

BSET, AASAET/>20 Years. A technical sales professional, business developer and tenacious/organized team player for standard and custom AC/DC, DC/DC products for military, medical and commercial industries. Also has a background with electric vehicle manufacturers, solar inverters and instrumentation. Has direct sales experience, develops customer relationships and effectively manages manufacturer reps. Has history of revenue growth (i.e., from $8M/year to $40M/year) and brings strong marketing expertise in the development of company literature and conducting presentations. 80K. 01292015.2

Process Engineer / Facility Manager – ICs, Wafers

MSEE/20 Years. Provides semiconductor IC manufacturing fabrication and MMIC  / SiC / GaAs wafer fabrication facility management. Install new systems such as LPCVD, develops various technologies such as nanowire processes for innovative battery applications, troubleshoots and repairs lab equipment / instruments such as CVD and RTP systems. Develops CVD thin films, gold plating processes, and GaAs wafer wet chemical etch process to improve uniformity for RF power products, and uses SPC for quality control. Has expertise in initial lab setups (startups) and refurbishments with focus on enhanced performance and resulting reduced costs. 70-80K. 01292015.1

Senior Electrical Hardware Design Engineer

BS-Physics, Chem, EE/>20 Years. Multi-faceted, senior level engineer working most recently with high-rel products such as mixed-signal, NFC, power conversion systems (to 30KW), solar cell array power point tracking, power line communications/PLM, switchmode power supply converters, inverters, regulators, circuit breakers and signal processing. Designs controllers for actuators; electro-optical and RF communications systems for avionics; spacecraft power systems, sensors, instrumentation and subsystems; and medical implants. Also has undersea sonar background. Strong, applicable regulatory compliance (MIL-STD-882, EMI, EMC, ESC) with risk analysis focus. Has strong patent processing expertise. Consultant or direct hire. Uses OrCAD, Capture, PSpice. 140-170K. 01232015.3

Analog / Digital / Mixed Signal Design Engineer

BSEE, CE/<10 Years. Performs oil/gas hi temp downhole electronics design involving rotary steerable drilling tools, rotating / geostationary measurement devices (magnetic and gravitational), and low latency data acquisition systems, multi-rate DSP with embedded C and control systems. Data acquisition and design expertise also applies to hi rel military, defense/missile weaponry, space program and aerospace/avionics industries for wireless instrumentation systems, fuel cell controls, power electronics (power supplies), RF SoC, specialized lithium Smart Battery technology, schematic capture, supervising PCB layout, hardware debugging, and field installations. Current DoD Secret Clearance. Performs simulation with Matlab, Simulink and works with PADS, Altium, Microchip PIC / dsPIC and more. 80-90K. 01222015.3

Power Electronics Engineering / Operations Manager

BSEE-Honors/15 Years. Dual product line engineering and operations manager for semiconductor test equipment, high current power supplies, switches, drive/motion components, analog, digital, microprocessors, instrumentation, sensors, thermal and automation/process engineering solutions, and various software. Manages engineering groups and operations, including overseas; builds teams, creates various system architectures (PLM), implements TQM and process improvements, leads product introductions, and facilitates costs/budgets/profit and loss benefits. Has a mechanical design background. A direct or consultant candidate. 130K. 01202015.4

Analog / Power IC Marketing Director and General Manager

BSEE/>20 Years. A top executive level GM/CEO with proven track record of successes in corporate leadership for power management ICs and analog. Drives sustained growth with strengths in ownership of profit and loss strategies and planning. Oversees sales and operations for both well-established and start-up corporations. Has strong marketing and applications engineering lead background.

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Senior Hardware / Software Development Engineer – Instrumentation / PCB / RF

BSEE/>20 Years. A well-rounded, experienced hardware and software engineering lead for design/test, involving: Radiation detectors, RF, amplifiers, controls, electronics cards, instrumentation, sensors, magnetics, thermals, audio products, mixed signal, converters, opticals, PCB/semiconductors, analog, DSP, embedded firmware, repeaters, fiber-optics, and test fixtures/equipment. Performs specialized and innovative design projects, temperature mapping, PCB layouts, overseas layout supervision. Has developed new prototype labs for business expansion purposes. Industries: Consumer electronics, aerospace, avionics; and applications vary from fuel gauging to voltage regulating. Meets EMC directives. Also has quality and telecommunications background. Uses Protel, Viewlogic, ORCAD, VHDL code, SwitcherCAD and more. 70-80K. 01152015.6


Senior Power Electronics Engineer

Ph.D.-EE/<5 Years. A highly educated power electronics engineer with a massive variety of products involved. A few are: Converters, inverters, power supplies, switch mode, topologies, instrumentation, MOSFET, power management ICs, DSP, ballasts, LED lighting, motor drives, energy storage, fuel cells, and renewable energy systems. Provides design, simulation, modeling, verification, debug, plus generates technical documentation, manages regulatory issues for team, works closely with suppliers and others, and FMEA. Has strong test skillset to develop plans and procedures, provide reliability and qualification testing plus variety of environmental tests. Very prolific technical author. Uses Matlab, Simulink, PSpice, DSPACE, Simplorer and much more. 80-90K. 01142015.1

VP, Operations – Electronic Systems / Communications / Power Electronics

BSIE-Honors/>20 Years. Executive level operations and manufacturing professional for domestic and international concerns in aerospace, avionics, defense/military and commercial industries. Applies cost controls, provides supply chain / configuration / resource management, inventory / production control, strategic business goals, high level customer problem resolution, multi million $ profit / loss / margin / budgets and customer returns program responsibilities. Has grown expansion division startups, overseen multiple locations, and implemented vast cost reduction programs. A significant additional role in quality management. Multiple professional certifications. APICS, Kanban, TQM, Lean, ISO. 200K. 01132015.14

Senior Design Engineer – Motors

BSEE/>20 Years. Concentrated experience in design of various types of motors / motor drives / controls, generators, rectifiers, inverters, converters, topologies, controls, magnetics, sensors, transducers, MOSFET, PCB and other test fixtures / equipment. Performs re-designs. Applications vary from avionics, pump systems, HVAC to elevator systems, CNC / manufacturing systems. Has SMT / CNC expertise. Uses AutoCAD, Procom Plus, Labview and more. 130K. 01132015.12

Project Manager – Mechanical Engineering

MSME/15 Years. Mechanical design engineering professional involving medical devices / trauma products, electromechanical  and consumer products enclosures, industrial system structures, thermals, automotive subsystems and lighting, and appliances. Performs lead design, re-engineering / reverse engineering, drawing packages plus 2D and standardization, qualification, verification, validation, 3D modeling, packaging, tolerance and highly complex analysis, reviews, customer interaction, FMEA, ECAD-EMN exchange, value engineering, BOM creation, and has substantial component engineering expertise – all to stringent regulatory code. Has focus for reliability and quality issues, supplier acceptance/interaction, and leads product development teams for innovation. Expert project monitoring and delivery. Fluent: Pro-Engineer series, Catia, Unigraphics, SolidWorks, SAP, Minitab, Agile and much more. CNC, ISO. 80-90K. 01122015.7

Senior PCB Design Engineer

15 Years. Specializes in multilayer PCB design, layout and reverse engineering for battery management, energy systems, electric vehicle control subsystems, avionics subsystems, and a variety of control instrumentation. Works closely with mixed signal, analog, digital and prototypes, plus has applied components engineering skillset. Has strong mechanical engineering skillsets: Generates parts lists/BOM, creates drawings, gerber files, diagrams, designs packaging, tests, troubleshoots and analyzes complex circuitry. SMT experience. Uses OrCAD, AutoCAD, PADs, Altium and more. ISO. 90K. 01092015.8

Antenna Systems Software Operations Engineer

MSEE/<5 Years. Operates and maintains antenna array communications processor for ranging and telemetry / supporting interplanetary spacecraft and other missions. Participates in software upgrades, design / readiness reviews, acceptance testing, procedures development for data delivery anomalies, and helps design and deploy software and tools as needed. Substantial team coordination and involvement. Also has unmanned vehicle background with GPS/navigation, sensors and instrumentation. Is project oriented. Uses Matlab, LabView. 70-80K. 01082015.1