Electrical Engineer
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Littleton, Massachusetts
Education: B.S. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering

Position Summary

KEA Technologies, Inc. is currently seeking an Electrical Engineer. If you are a qualified applicant that is highly motivated, enthusiastic about innovative R&D and product design and are looking to become an integral member of a multi-disciplinary team including engineering professionals and subject-matter experts, KEA can provide an exciting opportunity for you. In this role, you will be responsible for product/project design, development, and hands-on support; writing specifications and requirements documents, and identifying resources required to ensure successful designs. You will bring your proficiency in analog design, mixed-signal electronics and electronics systems development, systems integration, and laboratory and operational testing. You will have ownership and responsibility for overseeing aspects of prototype fabrication and low-rate production build providing technical support and monitoring schedule status. You will assume responsibility for results-based deliverables in direct support of the company’s exciting initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Apply fundamental engineering concepts to solve complex, novel, and unfamiliar problems
  • Design sensor interfaces and signal conditioning solutions to meet customer requirements
  • Take initiative and innovate to generate technical value and achieve business goals
  • Influence positive outcomes through clear and concise communication of complex information to peers, managers, and customers
  • Conduct PCB design activities such as schematic & layout capture software (Altium preferred), fabrication, assembly, and lead associated design reviews with multi-disciplinary engineering teams
  • Execution of electrical and EMC testing based upon various standard specifications (SAE, ISO, CE, UL, etc.), analyze data and prepare test reports
  • Continuously improve the design process by ensuring best practices and tools are evaluated and used
  • Develop creative solutions to problems through collaboration with engineers from other disciplines
  • Identify and mitigate technical design risks
  • Overcome obstacles and tenaciously drive to meet deadlines
  • Communication and documentation of design elements for internal and external customers

Qualifications and Requirements

  • 3+ years of industry experience
  • Experience with sensor interface systems, optical interfaces and equipment, communications equipment and systems, controls equipment, power conditioning and electrical distribution systems is desired
  • Proficiency in PCB and layout design (Altium preferred) including layer stack up, signal integrity analysis, power distribution, and designing for EMC robustness
  • Familiarity with traditional manufacturing methods and processes for electronic and electromechanical assemblies.
  • Experience with automotive EMC design, test methods, and troubleshooting per CISPR25, ISO, and SAE standards
  • Experience with the design, analysis, and simulation of analog and digital circuits
  • Knowledge on the hardware design and engineering process, including board bring-up – prototyping, fabrication, assembly, and soldering
  • Proficiency with C/C++, MATLAB, Python, LabVIEW for automation and data processing is preferred
  • Experience with embedded software – writing software code, defining system architecture and troubleshooting is a plus
  • Familiarity with hardware protocols including CAN, USB, UART, I2C, and SPI
  • Possess excellent troubleshooting skills to efficiently identify and resolve design and production issues during all phases of product development.
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced, team environment with demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks.
  • Strong organization, planning and time management skills to achieve results.
  • Strong interpersonal & collaboration skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization including suppliers and/or external customers.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Familiar with document controls, revision control and change process.
  • Must be committed to upholding the highest standards of quality of work and personal safety in the lab.
  • Candidate must be comfortable in conceptual as well as hands on design and integration
  • Familiarity with the auto industry is preferred but not required.
  • Travel Required: Occasional (<5% both domestic and international) to work with suppliers, customers, manufacturing sites, and other design sites.
  • Candidate must be authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship

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KEA Technologies is looking for eager and qualified candidates to join our growing team.