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Engineer - Avionics, Instruments & GNC Sr

Posted 9 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 09 June 2022

Important Skills: 

Altium/Cadence OrCAD / Allegro, Python, Linux/Windows shell scripting; assembly language, C, C++; MATLAB / Simulink / SPICE.


  • Develop avionics hardware (boards and integrated assemblies) across the entire product life-cycle; including concept and requirements definition, design, prototyping, verification (power-on, functional / acceptance/qualification testing) and release to production.

  • Develop analog and digital boards that interact with avionics systems (including sensors andelectromechanical/electrohydraulicactuators); including analysis, schematic capture, layout, design review, test/verification, and release.

  • Support avionics architecture trades studies, analyses, performance characterization and specification, device selection, and controller roadmap direction.

  • Support embedded controller risk analyses, failure modes effects and criticality analyses (FMECA), design fortest/manufacture/cost(DFx), and root-cause analysis of test discrepancies.

  • Participate in program-level technology development, mission assurance and safety initiatives, and avionics development process improvements.


  • Undergraduate degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or related field with 10+ years of direct experience in electronics hardware development

  • Direct hands-on experience developing complex commercial or aerospace electronic assemblies (designing custom cards or integrating COTS hardware).

  • Direct hands-on experience with analog, digital, and mixed-signal circuit analysis, simulation, design, test, debug, signal integrity, power, grounding, and general board layout principles.

  • Exposure to analog and digital filters, signal conditioning, and signal processing using discrete components.

  • Familiarity with the use of complex computational devices (combinational and sequential logic) to monitor sensors and control actuators; including design, development, and verification.

  • Highly organized team player with excellent technical communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


  • Graduate degree in related engineering or technical field with 12+ years of direct experience in electronics hardware development

  • Demonstrated expertise designing high-reliability, safety-critical, Class 2/3 board assemblies; including familiarity with IPC 6xx and NASA-STD-8739.n (or similar) standards.

  • Proficiency using Altium/Cadence OrCAD / Allegro (or similar tools) to design complex aerospace boards; and experience working with external board manufacturing and assembly vendors.

  • Proficiency with scripting; programming and analysis/modeling tools: Python, Linux/Windows shell scripting; assembly language, C, C++; MATLAB / Simulink / SPICE (or similar).

  • Exposure to designing safety or mission-critical aerospace flight hardware compliant with DO-254.

  • Exposure to development of high-reliability, radiation-tolerant, radiation-hardened flight hardware intended for prolonged exposure to extreme space environments.

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities.

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