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Senior Electrical Engineer

Company: CDSI
Location: Simi Valley
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

CDSI is searching for a bright and enthusiastic Senior Electrical Engineer to design, develop and maintain electrical control systems and/or components to required specifications, focusing on economy, safety, reliability, quality and sustainability. In this role, one selects components and equipment based on analysis of specifications and reliability and determines design approaches and parameters. The Senior Electrical Engineer conducts general engineering and design of electronic systems on unmanned aircraft vehicles, shipborne applications as well as on ground-based systems.

Job Duties:

Architect and deliver components related to high performance antenna systems

Evaluates electrical systems, products, components, and applications by designing and conducting research programs; applying knowledge of electricity and materials

Confirms system's and components' capabilities by designing testing methods; testing properties.

Develops electrical products by studying customer requirements; researching and testing manufacturing and assembly methods and materials.

Assures product quality by designing electrical testing methods; testing finished products and system capabilities.

Prepares product reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.

Provides engineering information by answering questions and requests.

Design knowledge in radio/RF component design

Design and execute a test methodology for characterizing system performance with external partners and test houses

Take the product through development, compliance testing, operator testing

On-Site installation, calibration, troubleshooting at the system level

Produce system and component level requirements for third party vendors

Understand, implement and relay (to co-workers) customer system requirements

Documentation (producing some documents describing programs, procedures, ...)

Analyzes, reports, and presents customer satisfaction information data (preparing reports, plotting charts, holding meetings, etc.)

Performs Contract Reviews and attends major Design Reviews

Releases product for shipment

Requests and verifies the implementation and effectiveness of corrective and preventive actions


Bachelors in Electrical Engineering, an Advanced degree desirable

10+ years of experience in RF and communication system design in consumer/aerospace electronics

Knowledge and understanding of power distribution and system wiring

Experience with RF measurement equipment such as spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, and antenna chambers

Experience with antenna and mechanical positioner integration, including

(controllers, servo amplifiers, feedback)

Technical and practical understanding of RF components, specifications and testing

Familiarity with Electrical design and evaluation tools

Familiarity with Atlassian set of collaboration and administrative tools.

Good verbal communication skills are essential. A good sense of humor is helpful.

Ideally, the candidate will also have:

Experience with CAD software (i.e. Solid Edge, to layout designs)

Understanding of RF system architecture, design & test of hardware components

Experience with antenna integration issues

Experience with pedestal integration issues

Able to move parts (ability to lift up to 50 pounds required)

Complying with safety procedures, rules, and regulations

CDSI is an AS9100D certified workplace.

Candidate must have US Citizenship or US Permanent Resident status

Senior Electrical Engineer, RF

Compensation and Benefits:

As a full-time employee, you will enjoy a competitive salary, a robust benefit package including:



Vision plans

Life Insurance

AD&D insurance

5 paid sick days per year

Paid vacation (PTO)

We offer a 401k program with matching contributions from the company.

In addition, we offer endless opportunities to learn, grow, and develop your strengths through top-tier training programs, certification sponsorship and tuition reimbursement.

Most importantly, we offer a fun, energetic environment that truly has a familial atmosphere and a crucial emphasis on maintaining a strong work-life balance through our paid-time-off policies, paid holidays, parental leave, family leave, and bereavement leave.

Shared company profit at the end of the year

NOTE : In order to conform to Government technology export regulations (ITAR), applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents (Green Card holders). CDSI uses e-Verify and provide Social Security Administration and/or Department of Homeland Security employee's I-9 Form to confirm work authorization.

CDSI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Senior Electrical Engineer

Job Type: Full-time

Location: On site - Simi Valley, CA


Keywords: CDSI, Simi Valley , Senior Electrical Engineer, Professions , Simi Valley, California

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