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Electronics Engineer II

Government and Military

Engineer, Electronics


Stennis, Mississippi, United States

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Electronics Engineer II

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 II. 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 II contributes to the design, development, and testing of electrical equipment, components, or systems. Applies mathematical and engineering principles and methods to electrical system designs. An Electronics Engineer II works directly with more senior engineers to develop new designs and solutions. Requires a bachelor’s degree of Electrical Engineering. Additionally, Electrical Engineer II typically reports to supervisor or manager. The Electrical Engineer II gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work.


  • Allen Bradley PLC Programming, Troubleshooting.

  • Use computer-assisted equipment.

  • Research, develop, design, and test electrical components, equipment, systems, and networks.

  • Communicate non-compliance incidents.

  • Prepare or update reports and documentation.

  • Design electrical equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial, industrial, and domestic purposes.

  • Perform specification review.

  • Collaborate with engineering teams.

  • Execute project engineering management tasks.

  • Participate in firmware creation for programmable logic devices such as DSPs, FPGAs, and CPLDs.

  • Participate in hardware and firmware design reviews.

  • Support other groups during integration of hardware, firmware, and software.

  • Test and troubleshoot PCBAs and system level electrical systems.

  • “Integrity” has earned us a reputation for doing the right thing in all situations.

  • “Client focus” has earned the trust and loyalty of our valued clients.


  • BS Electrical Engineering.


  • 2 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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