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Sr Principal Electrical Engr - ASIC

El Segundo, California, Nashua, New Hampshire


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This position can be based out of El Segundo, CA or Nashua, NH

Job Description:

Senior Principal Engineer in ASIC subsystem design engineering is responsible for development of complex, mixed signal ASICs with previously unachievable performance to give a performance edge in system pursuits. The primary role will be technical direction of a circuit design team developing GHz speed analog to digital converters (ADCs) and digital to analog converters (DACs) including complex data processing functions. Additional roles include interface to customer and program office, leading proposals for new business, development of technology roadmaps, mentoring, and deployment / improvement of design processes.

*Required Skills:

  • Minimum 10+ plus years of System design, subsystem design, detailed circuit design and architectural trade analysis of receivers, analog to digital converters (ADCs) and digital to analog converters (DACs)
  • Experience directing development of mixed signal ASICs including specification development, performance validation traceable to requirements, and technical direction
  • Expert in High Speed Analog circuit design and optimization
  • Expert in High speed custom digital circuit design
  • Cadence & Mentor circuit design tool knowledge
  • Innovation as evidenced by patents awarded
  • Outstanding written communication skills evidenced by published presentations or articles
  • System on a chip architectural design using behavioral modeling and simulation in collaboration with integrated circuit designers
  • Working knowledge of receiver chain analysis, digital signal processing, and FFT’s
  • Expert in Matlab or Simulink analysis and simulation.
  • Experience performing root cause analysis and correcting circuit failures
  • Self-starter with initiative and sound independent judgment
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks at a time
  • Positive attitude
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

  • U.S. Citizenship and ability to access to US only data systems.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience leading multi-discipline teams
  • Hands on ability to test mixed analog and digital ASICs
  • Established relationships with government labs – DARPA, NRL, AFRL, etc
  • Experience leading proposals including development of technical solution and writing portions of both technical and cost volumes.

Required Education:

  • Minimum Degree: BS required; MS or PhD preferred
  • Majors: Engineering – EE or similar technical degree preferred

Desired Education:

  • MS/PhD
  • Majors: Engineering – EE or similar technical degree preferred
This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.

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Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) builds radars and other sensors for aircraft, spacecraft and ships. The business also provides communications and electronic warfare solutions and performs research in areas ranging from linguistics to quantum computing. SAS is headquartered in McKinney, Texas USA. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business. Follow us on Twitter.

Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type

Electrical Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
CA - El Segundo
NH - Nashua


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