SYSTEMS ENGINEER (RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT)
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: Conduct research and development of new products for next-generation wireless industrial automation. Duties include researching and designing new wireless products and optimizing existing products involving hardware and software design, microprocessor/embedded systems design, signal processing, control systems, circuit design, instrumentation, optical engineering, and measurement and automation; developing short- and long-term engineering goals, strategy, and roadmap; using programming languages C++, C, and MATLAB; resolving customer issues by coordinating solutions across different functional groups including engineering, manufacturing, and production; building relationships with field teams to identify and troubleshoot data communication issues; provide pre- and post-deployment technical support involving wireless modems interfaced with major manufacturers’ Programmable Logic Controllers; creating electrical engineering designs, product documentation, and application illustrations; communicating with sales and production staff about product and system designs, performance, and specifications; and leading and mentoring junior engineers and technicians throughout the development cycle.
PREVAILING WORKING CONDITIONS: 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday 7:30am to 4:30pm.
LOCATION OF EMPLOYMENT: Issaquah, WA.
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS: (1) Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, to include coursework in control systems engineering, optical engineering, and measurement and automation. (2) Six months of work experience in an electrical engineering research and development position involving microprocessor/embedded systems design, signal processing, circuit design, and instrumentation. In lieu of this experience, employer will accept college coursework involving each of these topics, to include at least one laboratory course; combined, this coursework must total at least 9 credits. (3) Experience must include 6 months of experience using programming languages C++, C, and MATLAB. This experience may have been gained concurrently or in a separate position. In lieu of this experience, employer will accept college coursework requiring the use of these programming languages; combined, this coursework must total at least 9 credits. (4) National travel approximately 5-10% of work time to attend product trade shows, demos, and training.