Technical Director

  • location: Lansdale, PA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $150,000 - $230,000 per year
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Technical Director

job summary:
A technologically advanced electronics company is looking for a Technical Director of Digital Architectures & Implementation to join their growing team! You will lead the efforts to architect, develop, implement & integrate digital functions in support of advanced electronic sub-systems for Radar, Electronic Warfare, and Missile applications. Client will help relocate candidates that are not local. This position can be located in any of the following places: San Diego, San Jose, Exeter (NH), Colorado Springs or Philadelphia (preferred).

 
location: Lansdale, Pennsylvania
job type: Permanent
salary: $150,000 - 230,000 per year
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Masters
 
responsibilities:
  • Define functional architecture of signal path, from RF front-end interface to digital domain (how to digitize & process signals)
  • Validation of architecture through analysis and simulation with appropriate software tools
  • Perform requirements analysis, trade-off studies, select optimum practical implementation
  • Design of mixed signal and digital functions, implementation in hardware, firmware or software
  • Sub-system modeling, integration, troubleshooting, test and analysis, performance evaluation
  • Capable of setting direction and driving a team of highly skilled engineers, with diverse RF, analog, baseband, and system experience
  • Able to conceive, develop, present and sell a technology plan for digitization of RF Tx and Rx chains
  • Ability to translate system performance and operational specifications into hardware and software requirements, design the sub-system, integrate and test
  • Drive hardware architecture selection, design, simulation, implementation and test of RF front-end to digital electronics and potentially photonic equipment, with ASICs, FPGAs, microprocessors
  • Lead delivery of RF to digital functionality with sampling, filtering, conversion, digital signal processing functions mostly implemented digitally
  • Create or use novel algorithms for RF electronics sub-system applications
  • Analyze performance with simulation support, implement, validate with actual data
  • Stay abreast of related state of the art hardware components and algorithms
 
qualifications:
  • 7-10+ years of experience in the design, test and troubleshooting of digital and mixed signal circuits
  • Minimum 5+ years of related experience working with Engineers across multiple disciplines, such as systems, RF, analog and hardware from architecture definition to implementation
  • 7-10+ years of experience in digital hardware and software, including software processes & validation tools
  • 7-10+ years of experience in signal processing algorithms, simulation tools, programming languages, and operating systems
  • 7-10+ years of leading analysis, design, integration and test activities for complex electronic subsystems
  • 5+ years of formulating a complex plan, communicating steps, progress, results, issues, to colleagues, managers, and customers
  • Masters of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), Physics, Computer Science and/or Mathematics, or related technical field (PhD preferred)
  • Active Secret security clearance required or reachable within one year.
  • Experience in high rate conversion for microwave signals for transmit and receive applications, and related algorithms is preferred
  • Architecture, integration, and test of Electronically Steerable Arrays (ESA), Radar Systems, RF and/or digital payloads, or missile communications subsystems.
  • Development of Analog/Digital interfaces and digital signal processing functionality
  • You will be required to obtain and maintain security clearance.
 
skills:
  • 7-10+ years of experience in the design, test and troubleshooting of digital and mixed signal circuits
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