Hardware Engineer - Principal - Massachusetts United States - 36660


Job #: 36660
Title: Hardware Engineer - Principal
Job Location: , Massachusetts - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $80,000.00 - $150,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Yes
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Negotiable


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My client is hiring a Principal Hardware Architect to implement their product engineering skills in a Research & Development environment. Based within the Sensors group, you will be part of a small team focused on the development of embedded digital signal processing systems.

As a technical lead on programs, you will work with the principal investigator and program manager to define and execute the program’s objectives, requirements, and development plan. You will support efforts to evaluate current and future system capabilities and provide technical development expertise on business development efforts.


Roles & Responsibilities:

Collaborating in a multi-disciplined team of scientists, mathematicians, and engineers

Collaborating with other team leads in test and integration efforts

Identifying the system development roadmap and addressing technical risks in early prototypes

Interfacing with the customer’s program management team

Leading a development team building a low power distributed underwater acoustic sensor system

Leading all aspects of the system HW development process from early prototypes through low rate initial production

Providing guidance, coaching, and mentoring to junior staff

Technical lead for subcontractor development efforts

Working in a lean development process


*** You must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Security Clearance


Ability to obtain a Security Clearance.

MS or PhD degree in electrical engineering, physics, applied mathematics, or related technical discipline.

Relevant design experience for low SWaP systems.

Relevant experience designing, integrating, and testing printed circuit boards.

Relevant experience working with mechanical engineers to develop system packaging concepts and solutions.

Relevant experience working with subcontractors on test and integration testing.

Relevant experience working with subcontractors to fabricate, build, and assemble printed circuit boards.



Active Security Clearance at the Secret or Top Secret (TS) level.

Embedded SW development skills.

Experience integrating and testing acoustic transducers.

Experience providing technical contributions to business development and proposal efforts.

Experience with audio electronics and mixed signal design for audio applications.

Experience with embedded acoustic signal processing systems.

Experience with field test planning and execution.

Experience working for a startup company or in a similar environment.

FPGA experience.

Strong communication skills and the ability to describe complex technical concepts to fellow engineers as well as researchers and non-technical stakeholders.

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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