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Electrical Engineer

Optics 1 is a global leader in full-service design and production of electro-optic and navigation systems. Leveraging core competencies in defense technologies, Optics 1 provides unmatched, first-class mission solutions for military and law enforcement personnel.
We have a high-paced, high-energy environment focused on acknowledging individual and team successes, as well as overall growth. Optics 1 is a community that cares about the mission of our customers. Our team believes in supporting and enriching our community through engagement; whether that means giving back to our troops, veterans and their families, investing in next generation innovators through STEM education, or higher education initiatives, giving back is an important part of who we are as a team.
We are united by a unique culture and commitment to provide the highest quality products to those who serve.
The Electrical Engineer is responsible for the electrical layout, design, documentation and test of hardware reliability and performance for thermal and other camera systems for use in U.S. Military products.
  • Design lead responsibility from product concept to production support
  • Detail schematic design including power conditioning, signal integrity analysis and high speed video data transfer
  • Component placement and electrical layout for size/space claims of high density PCBs
  • Generation of engineering documentation including schematic drawings, fabrication drawings, assembly drawings and BOMS
  • Assembly and test of prototype hardware

  • BSEE or equivalent + 1-3 years of electronic HW development experience
  • Exposure to analog and digital design with mixed signal interface and conversion circuit knowledge and the ability to specify components and/or sub-assemblies
  • Previous exposure to Digital Video Processing and High Speed Communication Systems
  • Experience with power conversion for high efficiency, high reliability, battery-powered systems
  • Experience with PWB layout, packaging, and test of low-noise, mixed-mode circuitry
  • Strong design, debug, and troubleshooting skills with solid hands-on lab experience using oscilloscopes, logic/spectrum analyzers and other test equipment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.
  • U.S. citizenship
  • Familiarity with ITAR regulations
  • Detail oriented and strong organizational skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite of programs, including MS Word, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel required

  • Familiarity with Altium PCB design software
  • Proficiency at soldering common surface mount components

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the role.
EOE/AA/M/F/Vets – US Protected Individual status required (US citizen, lawful permanent resident, asylee, refugee or temporary resident (as defined at 8 USC 1160(a).