Electrical/Digital Engineer

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Posted by: KeyW on Dec 02, 2019


Severn, MD

Job Description:

Candidate would be responsible for designing, developing, testing, evaluating, and supporting electrical hardware solutions for existing and upcoming products. Candidate would design primarily at the schematic level with oversight of the layout. Candidate would be a part of the development team that develops specialized tracking devices and communications products for government, military, space, and commercial customers.


Design circuits at the schematic level. Select circuit components based on given requirements. Utilize development boards and/or breadboards to prove out circuit designs. Work with mechanical engineers to develop mechanical aspects of products. Oversee and inspect board layouts. Test circuit boards to prove they function as expected, debug as required. Assist in the development of production-level tests. Support transition to production. Perform failure analysis on problem areas. Document results of testing and failure analysis. Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, roduct designs, schedules, or potential problems. Assist in creating cost estimates for related activities.


Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering.
2+ years experience in circuit board development.
Ability to generate schematics.
Ability to read and understand datasheets for integrated circuits.
Good knowledge of electronic components and test equipment.
Understanding of BOM and product configuration practices.
Ability to work in a dynamic environment with cross-functional teams.
Ability to support multiple projects simultaneously.
Effective time management and prioritization skills.
Excellent communication and documentation skills.
Works well as a part of a team.
Basic skills in Microsoft Office software products.
Good problem solving skills.


Ability to write software and/or firmware.
Experience in rechargeable batteries and battery chargers.
Experience in low power design.
Experience in micro-controller based designs.
Experience with Allegro, OrCAD, and/or Altium Designer.
Experience with tracking and/or communications products.

Clearance Requirement: CLEARABLE

This position may require the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance. Clearance processing will be completed by the U.S. Government. Factors considered for a U.S. Government Security Clearance include but are not limited:
U.S. Citizenship (Required) Favorable C riminal History Check Education Verification Abuse/Illegal Drug Use Credit Check Subject Interview

KeyW EEO Statement
Employment decisions at the Company will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. The Company does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of. (1)?race, (2)?religion, (3)?creed, (4)?color, (5)?national origin, (6)?ancestry, (7)?sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), (8)?age, (9)?medical condition, (10)?marital or domestic partner status, (11)?sexual orientation, (12)?gender, (13)?gender identity, (14)?gender expression and transgender status, (15)?mental disability or physical disability, (16)?genetic information, (17)?military or veteran status, (18)?citizenship, (19)?low-income status, or (20)?any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

About the Organization
KeyW is a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of Jacobs .

About Jacobs
Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. With approximately $12 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 50,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction- and program-management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors. For more information, visit www.jacobs.com , and connect with Jacobs on LinkedIn , Twitter , Facebook and Instagram .

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About KeyW, a Jacobs Company

KEYW is an adaptable, powerfully capable company whose members have made many important, creative contributions to science, defense, space and the intelligence community. We take pride in these contributions to security and the quality of life. Even more, we are grateful to our customers for entrusting critically important tasks to us. The people of KEYW take on new challenges with confidence and commitment. We are an unbeatable team with the technical, management and financial capacity to perform the tough assignments of the future. KEYW is building a "total solutions company" that will be more agile than larger competitors and will focus on solving the “hard problems”. Our operating philosophy is to be responsive, agile, and focused on solving our customers’ difficult problems. Our core capabilities include: hardware and software development, system integration, test and evaluation, field support, computer and network operations, information security and specialized training. Our success is due in large part to our commitment to more than just do work for our customers, but instead to partner with them at every conceivable level. While such partnerships bring programmatic success, we measure ourselves by the real-world impacts and successes these partnerships have and will achieve.

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