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Job #: R-00007219
Location: Ridgecrest, CA
Category: Signal Processing Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos has an opening for a Digital Electronics Engineer to work in our Ridgecrest, CA office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your engineering skills to support the Navy's Aircrew Electronic Warfare Tactical Training Ranges (AEWTTR) mission. In this mission we provide engineering support for the Navy's aircrew Electronic Warfare (EW) training capability. Our organization designs, manufactures, integrates, and provides depot level support for a wide variety of EW threat simulation systems that are part of the training infrastructure that ensures our Navy aircrews are the most effective in the world.

Primary Responsibilities:

This position entails working with our digital electronics lead supporting our engineering group. The digital electronics team is responsible for designing, prototyping, and integrating digital electronics subsystems into EW training simulators. Daily duties include generating hardware specifications and Bills of Material (BOM), the use of schematic capture and Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design tools, FPGA logic design, and electronics prototyping. An in-depth understanding of circuit design including DACs, ADCs, Microprocessors, FPGAs, Memories, Op-Amps, Linear and Switching Voltage Regulators, and related EMI/EMC issues is expected of the successful candidate. The application of debug and troubleshooting techniques using digital oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, signal sources, power supplies, and other measurement devices, is typical of this position.

Basic Qualifications:
  • BS Degree in a related discipline and a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience, or a Master's Degree and a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience (additional experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree).
  • Demonstrated in-depth experience in circuit design including DACs, ADCs, Microprocessors, FPGAs, Memories, Op-Amps, Linear and Switching Voltage Regulators, and related EMI/EMC issues is expected of the successful candidate.
  • Experience in application of debug and troubleshooting techniques using digital oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, signal sources, power supplies, and other measurement devices, is required.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET Clearance.


Preferred Qualifications (not required):
  • Familiarity with Cadence OrCAD and Allegro PCB Designer preferred.
  • Experience with radars or other high power RF emission systems is desired.
  • Familiarity with Xilinx FPGA logic design a plus.


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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