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Estimated Pay $53 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Lexington Park, Maryland

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Job Description

Job Summary:

The Senior Electrical Engineer will apply advanced engineering techniques, principles, and precedents to analyze designs and develop, implement, test, and evaluate software related to engineering or functional requirements of military weapons systems and associated support systems.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Performs tasks with little or no guidance
  • Reviews, analyzes, develops, prepares, or applies engineering, technical, or maintenance specifications, policies, standards, or procedures
  • Reviews and prepares engineering and technical analyses, reports, change proposals, and other technical documentation
  • Applies engineering expertise to perform functions such as system integration, configuration management, quality assurance testing, and acquisition and resource management
  • Plans and performs tests and evaluations of systems equipment or components
  • Analyzes test data results
  • Develops electrical design drawings, calculations, and specifications to accompany design models
  • Review designs to ensure compliance with project objectives and standards
  • Design, implement, maintain, or improve electrical instruments, equipment, components, and products
  • Evaluates and reviews the work of Junior Engineers
  • Serves as Electrical Engineering Subject Matter Expert (SME)
  • Reviews and approves preliminary and final electrical design analysis, drawings, and specifications for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with engineering principles
  • Ensures that final design and specifications satisfy project requirements

Other Job Functions:

  • Development of innovative power distribution systems
  • Uses engineering expertise to aid in proposal development
  • Development of new test methods and procedures
  • Hands-on troubleshooting of electrical systems
  • Analyzes information and evaluates results to choose the best solutions to solve engineering issues
  • Keeps up-to-date on industry standards and best practices, and effectively applies them


  • Master’s degree in an engineering (aerospace, computer, electrical, etc.) or related technical discipline
  • Ten years of experience in the job functions listed above, with at least three of those years of experience being directly related to DoD systems
  • Thorough knowledge of standard test equipment (AC/DC power supplies, loaders, DAQs) and methods of instrumentation
  • AutoCAD experience preferred
  • Electrical circuit design/troubleshooting experience preferred
  • Printed circuit board design experience preferred
  • Experience with reverse engineering techniques preferred
  • Microsoft Project experience preferred

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee routinely is required to sit, walk, see, hear, and feel. Occasionally will need to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Moderate environment temperature and noise level, Must be able to interpret data, information, and documents. Can learn and apply new information and/or skills.


Compass Systems, Inc. is a profitable, growing company offering excellent salaries and benefits. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program including 401(k), medical, vision, Rx, dental, short and long-term disability, life insurance and recruitment incentives.

Compass Systems Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veteran status. Use of any external recruitment or job placement agency is based upon its compliance with our commitment to equal opportunity and affirmative action.

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