Do you want to be at the forefront of the United States’ expansion into space?  If so, submit your resume ASAP!  We are currently recruiting for a Hardware Engineer Sr to join our client’s world-class workforce.  You would be part of a company that embraces challenges and provides personally and professionally rewarding career opportunities!

This position is located on Vandenberg Air Force Base/Lompoc, CA – a town surrounded by mountainous landscapes and known for its budding wine industry! This position is full time and temp to hire. The hours are 7:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. The salary range for this role is $83,200 to $134,284. If you are qualified and interested, submit your resume today!

**Background check and ability to obtain a security clearance required**

 Essential Functions

  •   Design, develop, modify, and implement new and/or existing capabilities for support hardware systems. Perform system modeling, simulation, and analysis to provide the most appropriate technical solution.
  •   Support testing to qualify hardware systems for Range operations.
  •   Plan, conduct, and assist in the execution of engineering projects.
  •   Coordinate with technical support personnel for assigned projects.
  •   Analyze, develop, recommend and implement approaches to meet requirements.
  •   Evaluates component suppliers and vendor capabilities.
  •   Provide leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel.
  •   Assist with problematic repairs of Line Replaceable Units (LRU’s).
  •   Provide engineering assistance to restore operational systems.


Required Skills

  •   Proficient in reading, understanding, creating or modifying wire diagrams, schematics and mechanical drawings using CAD or other drawing packages.
  •   Proficient in technical writing for development of technical reports, white papers and other technical support documentation.
  •   Strong troubleshooting skills.
  •   Ability to effectively communicate technical issues verbally and through written media such as graphical slides and verbal presentations to contract management and customers.
  •   Experience providing inputs to complex project proposals within defined time constraints involving multi-discipline teams
  •   Strong organizational skills with ability to effectively manage competing demands, prioritize appropriately, and oversee multiple tasks simultaneously.
  •   Able to work independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.
  •   Strong analytical and problem solving skills.


Required Experience

  •   Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical major in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math.
  •   Four (4) or more years relevant experience.
  •   Proficient working with Windows based computer systems and M/S Office tool suite.
  •   Proficient with digital interface design to include familiarization with interface modules, cable/wire types and connector systems.
  •   Fundamental knowledge of hardware systems integration and testing practices.
  •   Experience in the configuring of Ethernet switches and network protocols.
  •   Proficient in use of specialized test equipment including but not limited to VOMs, spectrum analyzers and oscilloscopes.
  •   Familiarization with computer systems including single-board (SBCs), servers, and workstations.
  •   Familiarization with the Linux and Windows Operating systems.


Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  •   The ability to lift 30 lbs.
  •   Some travel may be required (less than 10%).
  •   The flexibility to work occasional non-duty hours or on weekends to support specific project or mission requirements.
  •   Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance, which includes U.S. citizenship or U.S. naturalization.
  •   Valid U.S. Driver’s License required.


We provide equal employment opportunities in hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, benefits, and all other employment decisions. These opportunities and other conditions of employment are extended to qualified applicants and employees without regard to an individual’s ancestry, race, color, religious creed, sex, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity (including transgender) or expression, age, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, citizenship/immigration status, military or veteran status, or any other protected status under applicable laws.

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