Integration Engineer

    iDirect Government
    Herndon, VA 20171
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Job Description

    We are seeking an innovative and creative engineer with both digital and RF hardware experience combined with a test background. iDirect Government is dedicated to providing next generation solutions for broadband IP networking via satellite networks. As the leading innovators in this new space, our diverse and talented team of Internet, satellite and telecommunications professionals continues to break new ground and create significant opportunities for network operators, for service providers and resellers, and for corporate networking professionals. This position is located at iDirect Government Technologies office in Herndon, VA. The candidate will be responsible for developing the integration platform, components and interfaces for the next generation modular hardware platform.

    Key Job Responsibilities:

    • Develop clear and concise Integration documentation and tool kits to enable vendors
    • Be front line support for vendors working through the integration process
    • As part of our hardware development process, review hardware schematics and assembly drawings to create product manufacturing and integration test plans and requirements
    • Review RF and Digital board level hardware design from concept through to production
    • As part of our software development process, review software architecture and design to create product manufacturing and integration test plans and requirements
    • Attend and participate in system-level design meetings in order to address design issues early in the product development process
    • Actively participate in lab testing and troubleshooting as needed
    • Participate in the new product introduction process and subsequent transition to production and vendor integrations
    • Provide training and support as required to manufacturing, integration and test staff
    • Other duties as assigned

    Related Experience:

    • Experience in hybrid RF/Digital Hardware Design
    • Awareness of regulatory standards
    • Awareness of signal integrity and EMI/EMC issues and practical knowledge of reducing emissions and susceptibility
    • Practical experience in the use of test equipment (DSO, Logic Analyzer, FRA, etc.)
    • Experience in the use of instrumentation within an automated test environment to test RF electronic assemblies and products. Instrumentation currently being used includes Spectrum Analyzers, DC Loads, RFSG, RFSA and Data Acquisition hardware
    • Scripting (Python, Perl, Tcl/Tk, Ruby) for the purpose of test tool automation
    • Knowledge of Linux, Python, Lua, Bash, and C/C++

    Professional Qualities:

    • Effective oral and written communication skills
    • Be able to analyze and solve technical problems
    • Have strong interpersonal skills and be self-motivated
    • Ability to multitask and effectively manage time
    • Be flexible - able to quickly adapt to changing conditions
    • Effective as a single contributor and work well within a team

    Education: BS in Electrical Engineering or closely related field from an accredited University.

    Clearance: The candidate should be able to obtain a US government security clearance

    Posting ID: 605445566Posted: 2021-03-21