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Electrical Engineer IV (Principal EE)

  • ID: 474649
  • Posted: 11/19/2020
  • Location: Dallas, TX
  • Category: Pro - Engineering
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement


Acara solutions is looking for Electrical Engineer IV for our Client located in Dallas, TX
  • Engineering leadership
  • Requirements definition and decomposition
  • Circuit card design including requirements definition, components selection, schematic capture, printed circuit board (PCB) layout, circuit card assembly (CCA) verification testing and troubleshooting/debug, and documentation
  • Create design review materials and execute detailed design review presentations with technical peers, management, and customers
  • Design, integration, and test of complex analog and digital circuits including digital signal processing
  • Verification of system level requirements
  • Complete assigned tasks on time
  • Gather and analyze data for data-driven decision making / conduct trade-studies
  • Provide budget, cost and schedule input for design assignments.
  • Create/review basis of estimates (BOEs).
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and have the ability to build a good network
  • Perform a wide variety of tasks to gain familiarity with the engineering staff, methods, programs and practices
  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization
  • Specialized duties including, but not limited to:
  • Components - BOM/Library Mgmt, Drawing Checker (QC), Vendor/Supply Chain Sourcing/Product Engr/Quality Liaison (OTD, KPIs, EOL/Obsol escence Mgmt), Interfaces (ICDs - HW, FW/SW) support, Sustainment (RMA) support,
  • Opens and maintains a GIDEP account to monitor for any relative component issues.
  • Monitors and stays in contact with OEMs and distributors to monitor market trends.
  • Maintains health analysis of all released/active BOMs for Dallas, includes routine execution of Silicon Expert check
  • Responsible for alerting appropriate engineer/program of component issues.
  • Participates in EE design reviews for component health analysis well checks
  • Assists in the search for alternate components when component availability is an issue.
  • Assists with procurement of long lead or hard to find components separate from circuit card assembly procurement.
  • Works with PMO/planner to assist with procuring parts by part number rather than description
  • so appropriate quality clauses and other contract requirements can be properly flowed.
  • Works with PMO/planner on any incoming inspection or test of components and inventory of components.
  • Acts as a conduit between purchasing and engineering for long lead and other component
procurement issues.
  • Manages activity with future approved brokerage houses and assists with separate verification/validation facility and process flow.
  • Compliance (DFx) - EMI & Reliability Testing, and Independent Reviewer for Peer Reviews, in order to help proactively Reduce prod dev cycle (DFM/DFT/DFR/DFS) For verification/validation activities, creates and/or assists with the development of qualification procedures.
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor"s Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 8 years" experience in Electrical Engineer IV
  • Minimum of 5 years" experience being lead design engineer and driving new technologies and tools.
  • Minimum of 5 years" experience with the definition and decomposition of requirements.
Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Experience designing circuit card assemblies
  • Experience with schematic capture tools (Cadence, Mentor, Altium, other)
  • Strong documentation and communication skills
  • Experience with integration and test (validation and verification) of circuit card assemblies in new products
  • Familiar with oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, digital multimeters, and similar lab test and debug equipment
  • Proven capability executing complex designs in a timely manner
  • Experience with electrical design tools including Cadence Allegro or similar PCB design tools
  • Project Management experience
  • Database experience (PowerBI, Access)
  • Manufacturing/Industrial experience.
  • Masters Degree 
  • Basic Microsoft application skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Explorer
  • Must be diligent, hardworking, and quick to learn
  • Good interpersonal, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Good communicator with data analysis, documentation, and presentation skills
  • Mature, professional, positive, and possess a 'can-do' attitude
  • Detail-oriented
  • Self-driven with ability to prioritize tasks and to work both in a team and independently
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and guide others
Additional Information:
  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.
  • Lifting - Ability to lift 25 lbs less than 5% per week or up to 20% per year,
  • Walking, Bending, Stooping, Kneeling)
  • Ability to lift/carry up to 25 lbs
  • Walking, including up/down stairs to Labs and between buildings across Campus
  • WORK CONDITIONS (E.g. Travel - Up to 25% per year)
  • Office
  • Lab
  • WFH - remote/virtually, as required
  • Occasional Travel beyond local suppliers (10-25%)

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron?s strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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