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Electrical Engineer

Cobham is seeking an Electrical Engineer who researches, designs, develops and tests electrical/electronic systems, products, components, and applications for space, military and commercial aerospace and related applications.
This is a senior-level position requiring demonstration of complete understanding and broad application of technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques within the electrical/electronic engineering and related disciplines. This position is located in Orchard Park, NY.
Key Responsibilities:
Conceptualize, design, test and document electrical/electronic hardware systems and their requirements.
Technical leadership for new product design, related software, production test equipment.
Technical support and redesign of existing products.
Creates selection criteria; selects electrical/electronic and related components.
Interface with procurement and suppliers to develop custom components.
Responsible for requirements management.
Key contributor to technical evaluations.
Key contributor to technical product proposals.
Writes product and functions specifications; manuals.
Provide engineering assistance and troubleshooting to production, service and repair personnel.
Coordinates and conducts testing. Writes acceptance test procedures and qualification test plans.
Guides assembly of prototypes.
Contributed to integrated product development teams to optimize designs and verify electrical/electronic system performance.
Contribute to preparation of Project Initiation Forms, Work Breakdown Structures, Engineering Change Requests, Non-Conformance Reports. May have Material Review Board authority.
Contributes to Life Cycle Management activities.
May coordinate work, and/or assist in orienting and training, of engineering technicians, junior engineers or designers.
Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited program.
5 years of related electrical/electronic design experience.
Proficiency in use of common electrical test equipment (DVMs, analyzers, waveform generators, power supplies).
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Must be able to function in a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary engineering environment.
This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by export laws of the US. In order to be eligible you must be either a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.
Preferred Qualifications:
Electro-mechanically inclined, preferred.
Professionally experienced in four, or more, of the following areas:
Analog design
Digital electronics design
Embedded microprocessor/DSP design and peripheral interfacing
Structured microprocessor software/firmware design
Standard Operating Framework for Engineering
DFSS
Design for EMC/EMI/ESD for military applications
Professionally experienced in three, or more, of the following
Schematic capture
PCB layout
SPICE simulation
C/C
Ability to use of a personal computer (analysis software, word processing, spreadsheet and database applications); and demonstrated proficiency in Excel.
Application of six sigma design and lean manufacturing techniques, strongly preferred
Strong interpersonal skills (communication, motivation, team working).
Strong verbal and written communication skills; must be able to function in a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary engineering environment.
Excellent time management skills, with the demonstrated management of multiple tasks and priorities.
Delivery focused mind-set.
Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.
Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.
Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.
To see all of our latest opportunities and for consideration please visit www.cobham.com/careers
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