Senior Electrical Engineer

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Work type: MERC
Location: Warner Robins, GA (MERC)
Categories: MERC (Mercer Engineering Research Center)

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Senior Electrical Engineer



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Warner Robins, GA

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Responsible for leading, designing and performing detailed efforts in the assigned discipline, including but not limited to providing leadership and participating with a technical team in the conduct of the following tasks:

- Analysis of existing technology applications, processes and products, taking into consideration costs, life cycle considerations, reliability, maintainability, productivity, and long-term support.

- Performing intensive technology research and evaluation of a broad array of alternative solutions to improve existing implementations.

- Defining and implementing advanced technological implementations and evaluations to provide risk reduction and determine production feasibility of improved and alternate technological implementations.

- Designing, implementing and achieving operational status of advanced technological and engineering approaches to satisfy customer needs.

Responsible for organizing, conducting and achieving detailed cross-functional engineering communication, design, evaluation, and implementations providing novel and unique functionality and capability through multi-disciplined engineering applications through:

- Organizing technical teams of multi-disciplined persons to construct a range of technological implementations and solutions for a problem area.

- Participation in multi-discipline design teams and process action team efforts.

- Preparing and presenting design alternatives to a multi-discipline review peer group.

- Preparing and implementing designs that apply multi-discipline solutions achieving breakthrough performance and unique technological applications.

Responsible for technical interface with present and perspective customers through the following activities:

- Diagnosing existing and perspective customer needs and opportunities through informal and formal interaction to understand present operations and limitations and customer priorities and needs.

- Leading teams in preparing and presenting detailed technical presentations, using information gathered both directly and indirectly, to provide customer insight into technological capabilities that could significantly improve operations.

- Ensuring strong technical communication and understanding through use of terms, design illustrations and operating paradigms that are common to the customer experience.

- Gathers, tracks, maintains and provides detailed technical information, cost, labor and material, schedule information and technical risk assessment on programs to senior managers at all stages of implementation.

Complies with all Executive Director approved MERC-wide policies and procedures.

Adheres to approved MERC MSP quality management policies and principles, and promotes an attitude of commitment to continuous quality improvement.

Ensures familiarity with all MERC core capabilities and with current and potential customer base.

During all business-related activities, particularly during customer contacts, remains alert for any problem or opportunity that might lead to additional business for any MERC core business area.

Whenever possible, uses any available opportunity to promote MERC capabilities and interest to customers and potential customers.

Submits suggestions for new business opportunities or report identified customer problems or opportunities to the Director of Acquisition Strategy through a Chief Engineer.

Required Qualifications

- US Citizenship is required.

- Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance.

- A Ph.D. in electrical engineering field from an ABET accredited institution and 3 years of directly related experience; or a Master’s degree in same and 8 years of directly related experience; or an undergraduate degree in same and 9 years of directly related experience.

- Three years of technical lead responsibility. 

- Additional requirements may be added by the responsible director.

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience with EW and RADAR Signal Processing Techniques.

- Experience with Electronic Warfare and Radar Performance Analysis Tools such as MATLAB.

- Familiarity with Radar or EW Systems or EW system operation.

- Model Based System Design.

- Test Automation Tools and Practices.

- Experience with Configuration and Data Management (CDM) of Hardware and Software.

Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle?


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Commensurate with experience

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