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Danbury Mission Technologies
Danbury, CT, United States
8 days ago
Danbury Mission Technologies
Danbury, Connecticut, United States
8 days ago


Come join a company where what you do makes a difference.  For over 50 years, Danbury Mission Technologies, located in Danbury, CT has forged groundbreaking technologies that have pushed the limits of physics, engineered the impossible, and provided actionable intelligence to keep our Armed Forces and nation safe.  We are dedicated to helping you grow your career by using all your talents, insights and experiences in a welcoming team environment. Bring your passion, commitment and curiosity and come grow with us as together we work to make our world a safer place. We have a fantastic opportunity for a SENIOR PRINCIPAL ANALOG ELECTRICAL ENGINEER to provide analog electrical design solutions and technical support to novel and challenging projects of varying size throughout their life cycle stages.  We are offering a $10k sign-on bonus to the selected candidate.

 Position Overview:

You will be joining an organization with a distinguished space based EO/IR heritage of scientific and national security.  You will contribute to the development of complex high reliability electrical designs in support of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions on a variety of platforms. These platforms present unique design challenges operating over the harsh environments of space including extreme EMI environments, total dose induced radiation parametric degradation effects, single event effects associated with high energy space born particles, space charging of surfaces and electro-static discharge events.

Specific Requirements:

Responsibilities include providing high reliability designs and lead electrical engineering support for critical flight mission applications as well as ground validation and test activity. We are in search of a self-directed individual who requires minimal oversight and is accountable for high reliability designs to be used in critical space and military applications where failure is not an option.    You will fully engage and immerse yourself with our products and you will be called upon to communicate with external parties such as customers and vendors, as well as participate in non-advocate reviews. Strategic vision is key to this position and the selected candidate should have the requisite background and expertise to quickly absorb information and make significant contributions to our products as well as provide ideas and concepts to advance our business and capabilities.  Advanced experience with electro-optical products is highly desirable as well as an ability to quickly engage and develop an advanced technical understanding of unique electro-optical instruments.

You should be able to demonstrate strong analog design skills as related to both the support of legacy products and development of new designs.  In addition, you should have a proven track record of advanced troubleshooting ability at the system level as well as lower levels of integration.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Review and evaluation of customer requirement documents
  • Demonstrated ability to follow a methodical and structured approach to design and validation
  • Original electrical design, electro-optical instrument design
  • Complex analog design including simulation, system/component modeling, signal integrity analysis, component & system level power/stress analysis, servo performance and stability analysis
  • Worst case circuit performance/functional analysis over mission life & environment extremes
  • Analog design of deliverable ship set hardware and internal Special Test Equipment
  • Validation testing support
  • Work with program teams to develop design concepts, define and perform trades
  • Prepare and present material for formal design reviews and customer meetings
  • Provide technical support to proposal activities


Education Requirements: 

Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related field required with a MS preferred

Experience Required:

  • Minimum of 12 years of experience as an analog electrical engineer on space programs
  • Demonstrated lead electrical design capability & experience
  • Conceptual original design experience
  • Experience writing/deriving requirements and generating verification plans
  • Experience writing technical reports and generating technical presentations
  • Experience in high reliability space, DoD airborne & ground systems, mission analysis, and government military program contracts preferred
  • Focal plane experience and familiarity with quad cells, CCDs, photodiodes, lasers, etc. desired
  • Power electronics and motor drive design/analysis experience is a plus
  • Familiarity using DOORS requirements management tool and following a rigorous requirements documentation and validation process desired
  • Applied use of standard electrical engineering analysis and documentation software (i.e., PSPICE, Hyperlynx, Matlab, Mathcad, Orcad, Allegro, Visio and CreoView) preferred
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance

Collaborating with world class experts, you will have the opportunity to develop innovative solutions in fulfillment of our customers’ requirements.  We believe in our mission, and we believe in supporting our employees.  We offer policies and programs that provide opportunities for continual learning, career growth and work/life balance along with a full suite of health and welfare benefits.

No sponsorship is available for this position. Position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a US Government Security Clearance. For your information, here is the form the government requires to begin the process of obtaining a clearance: 

Per company policy, all newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to beginning employment and must provide proof of full vaccination.  Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) prior to beginning employment.

Danbury Mission Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 64033393
  • Location:
    Danbury, Connecticut, United States
  • Position Title: Senior Principal Electrical Engineer
  • Company Name For Job: Danbury Mission Technologies
  • Industry: Airline/Aerospace/Aviation
  • Job Function: Aerospace and Electronic Systems,
    Electronics Engineer,
    Lasers and Electro-Optics
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: Over 10 Years
  • Required Travel: None

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