Electrical Engineer II- Robotics

Company Name:
Charles River Analytics
#### Job Description:
Charles River Analytics is seeking an Electrical Engineer focused on Robotics. The selected candidate will lead the research, design, development, and integration of electrical components and subsystems for robotic platforms supporting unmanned underwater oceanographic research. Furthermore, the selected candidate will be a key member of a sea trial test and evaluation team supporting the assessment of developing Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) technologies in realistic operating environments.
#### Major Responsibilities/Activities:
Design custom circuits to support power systems, sensors, and other electronics
Design and oversee the implementation of prototype power control systems on robotic platforms
Document electrical system design, operating procedures, and safety procedures
Lead electrical design teams supporting third-party subsystem integration into robotic platforms
Design and execute electrical system test protocols, analyze and document results
Install and maintain electrical systems on prototype robotic platforms
#### Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent. A minimum of 5 years' experience designing custom circuits and prototyping control systems
Demonstrated experience in solving complex design and engineering problems independently with little guidance
Experience with high voltage equipment
Experience with EMI shielding and grounding
Experience with noise mitigation
Ability to read, understand, and create circuit diagrams and component spec sheets
Experience laying out custom printed circuit boards and familiarity with circuit design software and microprocessors
Effective oral and written communication skills
Effective problem solving and debugging skills
Attention to detail and effective time and schedule management skills
Proven ability to be successful in a dynamic prototyping environment in a small team with dynamic customer requirements
Willingness to assist in physical installation, fabrication, testing, and troubleshooting where needed
Ability to travel up to 50% of the time between the Corporate office in Cambridge and Wakefield, RI testing facility
U.S. Citizenship is required for this position
#### Also desired:
Work experience in the robotics/unmanned vehicle domain
Systems engineering experience highly desired
Familiarization with marine environments and experience working with electrical systems for marine applications
Embedded programming experience
Experience in Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture or related areas highly desired
Military Experience, especially US Navy or US Coast Guard also desirable
If you have been referred by a Charles River Analytics employee, include his or her name in the notes section of the online application form.
Job Title: Electrical Engineer II- Robotics
Location: Wakefield, RI or Cambridge, MA
Job Code: SPN070114-KAH

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