Avionics Engineer

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Contract

Post Date: 09/14/2017 Job ID: 15135 Industry: AEROSPACE

We have an exciting opportunity for an Avionics Engineer in the Pittsburgh, PA area.

In this role as the Avionics Engineer, you will lead the development of flight hardware avionics (computing, signal conditioning, control electronics, filtering, data acquisition, and command and data handling).


  • Provide technical and programmatic leadership to internal avionics team members 
  • Perform trade studies for the electrical and avionics systems
  • Analyze and verify different operating modes by designing, fabricating, and testing integrated avionics systems
  • Identify and implement cost-effective, technically optimal solutions
  • Research and select components from external vendors that meet mission needs
  • Perform testing of fabricated PCBs or integrated avionics systems
  • Develop test scripts or simulations for testing integrated systems
  • Run environmental tests of engineering design units
  • Take part in qualification tests of flight design units


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering 
  • At least 8 years of experience in electronics hardware development; Project management experience
  • Systems engineering experience for controlling requirements, risks, and integration flow
  • Schematic and board design proficiency (Altium, Eagle, CAD, or similar software)
  • Rapid prototype development skills; Strong debugging skills
  • Experience programming embedded systems
  • Ability to program FPGAs, microcontrollers, computer processors, graphic processors, or similar
  • Digital, analog, and signal conditioning design skills
  • Ability to develop modeling tests for power or avionics systems
  • Experience using CAD to develop avionics systems
  • Good communication and technical writing skills
  • Basic systems engineering management skills
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