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The Electrical Engineer is responsible for leading the conceptualization, design, development and deployment of production test equipment for Aclara's microprocessor controlled radio products.
Development incorporates all aspects of design from concept to production launch
Interacts in a team environment working with others to achieve the best possible end product from all functional viewpoints
Synthesizes design inputs from various stakeholders and define overall system behaviors
Develop and implement strategy to validate resulting systems against customer requirements. Thus the design and development responsibilities include the development and implementation of design verification test procedures
Responsible for the overall quality of the system, its performance against requirements and on schedule delivery
Captures and directs corrective actions in response to field complaints and supply issues
Document using established guidelines
Ability to accept complete project responsibility
Motivated self-starter and independent decision making based on good judgment
Innovative and creative approach to problem solving
Bachelor or higher level degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering Technology, or equivalent technical degree
Minimum two (2) years of experience working in the capacity of Test Engineer or five (5) years Electronics, Sustaining or Component Engineer/Technician, with strong skills at both system and board level in a high volume manufacturing environment
Intermediate knowledge of RF electronics design and manufacturing to the component level
Familiar with data communication equipment, RF equipment, high volume manufacturing
Basic understanding of DFMA/DFT principles as related to both electronic and mechanical fabrication and assembly processes
Advanced communication, documentation and interpersonal skills
Ability to communicate issues to the Design Engineering Department
Basic knowledge working with Microsoft Office and other related software utilizing a Windows platform
Advanced background in schematic capture and circuit design
Advanced experience and knowledge using software programs such as C#, C++, VB.NET
Hardware or test fixture design experience
Experience in microprocessor application development
Familiarity with communication and network protocols (TCP/IP)
Knowledge of communications protocols
Ability to travel via air or land 25% of the time
Aclara understands that a quality team will help us lead the way. We provide an environment that supports professional growth and opportunity for advancement, and as such, we offer advanced training for specialties! If you would like to be considered for this outstanding opportunity, please apply online. Applicants must be lawfully authorized to work in the US. Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.