Field Engineer IV - Instrumentation Sustainment



  Full Time   Employee

Las Vegas
United States

JOB SUMMARY - ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES: Perform as a lead on more complex field engineering assignments. Perform a variety of engineering assignments involving technology applications involved in the installation, operation, testing and maintenance of complex electronic/mechanical equipment and systems. Independently performs a range of field engineering tasks involving electronics systems technology applications. Participating in specification development and system design of microprocessor-based instrumentation systems. Troubleshooting designs and resolving highly technical problems using engineering best practices. Testing integrated systems using electronic test equipment (multi-meters, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc). Developing software for real-time acquisition and control systems using the C and C++ programming languages. Performing field installations and providing engineering support necessary to bring systems to operational status. Authoring user manuals and providing training to personnel responsible for operating the fielded product. Providing customer support for fielded systems. Coordinate and work closely with other engineering, logistical, financial and program management disciplines to define systems specifications and requirements. Direct interface and liaison with customers at all levels from quotation to final design and test activities, design reviews and technical working group meetings to comply with requirements and specifications. Perform other related duties and assignments as directed.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES: Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality, and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures, and policies pertaining to their job.

WORKING CONDITIONS: This position involves work typical of an office environment with no unusual hazards. There is occasional lifting (up to 20 pounds), constant sitting and use of a computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while writing, reviewing, and editing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, and constant mental alertness. Routine travel to remote Company work locations may be required.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic Engineering Technology or closely related discipline from an accredited academic institution. Familiarity with embedded system development. Familiarity with Local Area Network (LAN) design and implementation. Familiarity with Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Design. Experience using electronic test equipment (oscilloscopes, protocol analyzers, logic analyzers, etc). Experience with design and development of microprocessor-based instrumentation systems. Experience with implementing and testing Ethernet (TCP and UDP) LANs. Experience with troubleshooting and analysis of serial communication networks (RS-232 and RS-422). Experience with embedded software development using C and C++ programming languages. Experience with installing and using QNX or a similar Real-Time Operating System (RTOS). Ability to organize, prioritize, plan and complete work assignments on time and with minimal supervision. Holds an active TS/SSBI security clearance.

REQUIREMENTS - EDUCATION, TECHNICAL AND WORK EXPERIENCE: Associates Degree in Engineering or other technical discipline or formal academic/vocational/military training and a minimum of 12 years experience in the specialty field. The incumbent must possess broad knowledge of concepts, principles, and practices of engineering that enables the employee to perform as a senior technical contributor on complex projects or programs. The position requires knowledge and skill sufficient to apply developments in engineering to solve problems in the specialty area. Excellent communications and analytical skills; working knowledge of computer systems and integrated software application programs. The position may require the ability to investigate, troubleshoot, and design solutions to problems in operational hardware and software. Must qualify for and maintain a security clearance and possess a valid state issued driver's license.

DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of persons so classified.

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Anthony Tillmann

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