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Embedded Electrical Engineer ( R-00043606 )


Applications Engineer



Tewksbury, Massachusetts, United States


Job Description:

Leidos’ Security Detection & Automation operation is seeking an experienced Embedded Electrical Engineer in Tewksbury, MA to join our multidisciplinary, highly energized and expert engineering team. Join us for an exciting opportunity to get in on the ground floor of an innovative new project, work with cutting edge technology on developing state-of-the-art products, and make global impact in airport security detection.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with the multidisciplinary design teams throughout the development and new product introduction cycle from concept, design, and development to prototype, test verification, and documentation to production.
  • Responsible for architecture and development of the hardware, low level controls (C, C++, Linux, Bare Metal) and signal processing for RF/HW circuits. Typical modules may include MMIC’s, Microcontrollers, Processors Modules, DSP’s and FPGA’s.
  • Assist and participated in design of digital and mixed signal board development.
  • Maintain and augment existing designs.
  • Responsible for maintaining appropriate documentation in accordance with the Quality Management System of the company.
  • Participate in Design Engineering project status meetings, prepare written reports, analysis, and design review material in accordance with established development processes and procedures.


  • Minimum BSEE/BSCE and 9 years of successful design work.

Required Experience

  • Experienced developing controls for PCB components and subsystems. Experience interfacing with MMIC’s and RF Devices with FPGA’s, CPLD’s and other digital devices.
  • Working knowledge creating controls during prototyping by using combination of evaluation and custom boards.
  • Experienced in Embedded development, C, C++ on bare metal as well as Linux drivers development for the custom hardware
  • Knowledge of Scripting languages like Perl and Python is required.
  • Experience with communication protocols I2C, SPI, Ethernet, USB, PCIe.
  • Knowledge and experience in signal processing development for DSP TI or similar is highly desirable.
  • Hands-on experience using measurement equipment such as, signal generators, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers is a plus.
  • Application of good writing skills in the preparation of appropriate specifications, engineering analyses reports, and technical documents using MS Word/ Excel/ PowerPoint/Project/Visio, etc.
  • Ability to Communicate and work effectively with internal design teams and external contract manufacturers.
  • Ability to work independently in an engineering results oriented development environment.
  • Good engineering analysis, problem solving, judgment, analytical capability, and follow-up.
  • Ability to define and manage tradeoffs between cost, performance and other design parameters.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team other departments.

Desirable Experience

  • Motivated self-starter
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver quality & timely results
  • Ability to multitask, communicate and work independently and within a team environment
  • Familiarity with VHDL/Verilog design targeting Xilinx platforms. High-speed digital design using multiple clock domains
  • Familiarity working with Standard Commercial Documentation and Standards
  • Some knowledge and experience using Schematic capture, circuit analysis, circuit simulation tools

About Us:

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient. Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.

Driven by our talented workforce, the Security Detection & Automation Operation is the cornerstone of Leidos’ comprehensive suite of fully integrated security detection and automation solutions for aviation, ports and borders, and critical infrastructure customers around the world, with more than 24,000 products deployed across 120 countries. Leidos is positioned to address emerging and evolving threats through rapid development of innovative solutions for our global customers. Leidos’ SDA Operation, in conjunction with the TSA, also performs on-call, onsite installation servicing of X- Ray Detection Equipment using leading edge technology to ensure the safety of our clients, customer and passengers. The Security Detection and Automation Operation is comprised of four divisions to align with our customers’ missions and needs:

  • Checkpoint
  • Hold Baggage
  • Ports & Borders
  • General Automation


External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:None

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Electrical Engineering

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