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Electronics Engineer III

Government and Military

Engineer, Electronics


Stennis, Mississippi, United States

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Electronics Engineer III

Amentum is a leading provider of support for essential missions of the U.S. Government, its allied partners and international organizations. Amentum’s portfolio includes capabilities in critical facility infrastructure, aviation, logistics, training, meteorological data collection platforms, range operations and national security solutions, to support complex missions for customers around the world.

Amentum, in support of the National Weather Service's National Data Buoy Center (NDBC) located at Stennis Space Center (SSC) Mississippi, is currently seeking an Electronics Engineer III. NDBC provides quality observations in the marine environment to support the understanding of and predictions to changes in weather, climate, oceans, and coasts. NDBC designs, engineers, fabricates/integrates, tests, deploys, maintains/repairs 4 worldwide buoy systems: 106 Weather Buoy Stations, 43 Coastal Observation (C-MAN) stations, 55 Tropical Atmosphere-Ocean Array (TAO) systems, and 39 Deep-Ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunami (DART) stations. Program scope also includes data analysis/storage/dissemination (via website/other means) of related weather and environmental data from these systems (25%) and other sources (75%) of in-situ weather data, Logistics, Information Technology/Data Administration, and Programming.

The Electronics Engineer III designs, develops, and tests marine electronics equipment, components, or systems. Applies mathematical and engineering principles and methods to electronic system designs. Being an Electronics Engineer III contributes to research efforts to develop a solution or a new product. Requires a bachelor’s degree of Electrical Engineering. Additionally, Electronics Engineer III typically reports to supervisor or manager. The Electronics Engineer III contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be an Electronics Engineer III typically requires 4 to 6 years of related experience.


  • Refines product definitions, based on knowledge of manufacturing capability, to assure that released designs can be produced.

  • Analyzes processes, products, and inspection records to anticipate, identify, and correct problems and to establish quality levels and trends.

  • Compiles cost estimates and delivery quotations, monitors performance, and prepares reports, statistics, and recommendations for management review

  • Participates in establishing operating procedures on new products and components.

  • Designs and/or develops/processes new products, special instruments, and unique equipment to meet specific requirements of customer orders.

  • Performs other related engineering work as required.

  • Expresses ideas clearly and listens effectively to the ideas of others.

  • Keeps proper engineering files and records.

  • Conforms to company core values.

  • Under minimal direction, completes engineering assignments of moderate complexity.

  • Comprehensive understanding of Electrical discipline and basic understanding of other disciplines.

  • Develops an understanding of the role of each functional area within the company.

  • Prepares specifications, data sheets, quotation requests, and technical bid summaries for electrical equipment.

  • Performs electrical equipment and cable sizing calculations.

  • Continually upgrades technical knowledge and capabilities and pursues additional coursework and training.

Preferred Requirements:

  • MS Electrical Engineering


  • 6 yrs. experience in design, prototype fabrication, test and debug, and production of microprocessor-based data acquisition instrumentation systems.

  • Familiarity with analog and digital circuitry, hardware/software interface analysis, ground and satellite-linked data communications.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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