Electronics Engineer

Position: Electronics Engineer

Job Purpose: 4S - Silversword is seeking a mid-level to Sr. Electronics Engineer (EE) to work with our Applied Physics Division (APD) on new product development efforts. Under minimal supervision, provide electronics engineering design support to the Applied Physics Division at 4S - Silversword in office and laboratory environments with a variety of moderate to complex tasks and functional activity.

Job Duties Include: The following reflects management's definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign additional duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

  • Prepare concepts for Free Space Optical (FSO) electronic system design.
  • Prepare circuit and circuit card layout and design.
  • Specify micro-processor and/or Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) components as required for FSO operations.
  • Develop embedded coding for FPGA and micro-processor functions.
  • Digital and analog circuit design capabilities including power and control circuitry for electro-optic systems.
  • Specify all electronic components for designed circuits.
  • Test and validate circuits for functionality and performance.
  • Cooperate with the 4S team in the development of the FSO technology.
  • Mentor junior personnel as required.
  • Assist in writing reports, plans, proposals, operational documentation, and other documents as required.
  • Works well in a team environment.

Skills/Qualifications: Organizational and planning skills, excellent communication and problem solving skills, attention to detail and accuracy, solid judgment and decision-making ability, takes initiative and is adaptable.

Military Facility Access: Must be able to qualify for and obtain a base access pass.

Clearance: Must be eligible for DoD security clearance. A security clearance is not required for this position at this time. US Citizenship is required.

Education and Experience: This position requires:

  • A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in Electronics Engineering and at least four years of relevant experience as an Electronics Design Engineer. Research and Development experience is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, Solidworks PCB, ORCAD, or PADS design software.
  • Experience in or work for the U.S. military is also highly desirable.

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require typing and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distance may be required. Possible lifting up to 25 lbs.

Please note: 4S-Silversword Software and Services LLC reserves the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time. The above job description is not all encompassing. Positions functions and qualifications may vary depending on business needs.

4S-Silversword Software and Services LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, creed, religion, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status or legally protected characteristics.

Full time
Salary Range
$65,000.00 - 97,000.00
per Year
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Baltimore, MD 21276, US
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