• Electrical Engineering Manager - Robotics

    Group/Job Location US-MA-Waltham
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  • Overview

    QinetiQ North America delivers world-class technology and revolutionary products to defense, security and commercial markets worldwide. Our offerings range from survivability and unmanned systems to power, controls, sensors, and transportation solutions. Customers rely on our products to increase readiness, improve mission effectiveness, streamline operations, increase situational awareness and enhance security.

    At QinetiQ North America, you'll find a dedicated and talented team of people who enjoy their work and take pride in their accomplishments. As a member of our team, you'll work with cutting-edge technology and some of the industry's most brilliant minds. We offer a comprehensive, flexible benefit package including tuition assistance and career development opportunities. If you're interested in working for a technology-driven company that is the leader in its industry, but one that maintains the fast-paced, creative environment of a start-up, QinetiQ North America is the right place for you.

    QinetiQ North America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any individual on the basis of race, color, religion or creed, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, or gender identity.


    U.S. Citizenship is required.



    The electrical engineering manager will work in a fast-paced environment leading engineering teams to design the next generation robotic systems for the U.S. Military.  The manager will be responsible for managing, mentoring, and coaching a team of 10-15 engineers and technicians.   Further the electrical engineering manager will be responsible for large-scale problem solving with little supervision and for assisting proposal efforts by developing novel electrical architectures and concepts.  The manager will develop and refine EE processes for PCB and cable design, along with other EE-related standard operating procedures. Candidate must have a demonstrated ability to plan staff assignments and deploy engineering staff based on project needs and individual development plans.  Candidates must be able to architect and design new systems / sub-systems for robot platforms as well as the associated control stations.  A deep background in electrical engineering, including analog / digital / mixed-signal circuit design, power electronics design, and RF systems is required.  Solid engineering problem solving skills are a must.  The manager will participate in field data collection and experimentation, analysis, and reporting.   Some (< 10%) travel to customer sites may be required.


    Required Qualifications

    • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering plus 12-15 years’ experience
    • Analog, digital, and mixed signal circuit design
    • Power electronics design experience
    • RF design experience
    • PCB and Cable design experience
    • Strong knowledge and experience in Electrical Engineering
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    • Flexible, self-started, desire to solve any problem
    • Demonstrated skill in managing teams of engineers
    • U.S. citizenship

    Desired Qualifications

    • Prior work in the field of robotics
    • Knowledge and experience with DOD, SAE, IEEE, and/or IPC standards
    • Experience with bus protocols such as CAN, SPI, RS232, and I2C
    • Motor Controller Design Experience
    • Experience with hazard, failure, risk analyses (i.e. FMEA, FTA, etc.)
    • C / C++ experience is a plus
    • Working knowledge of Visual C#
    • Experience with field testing robotic systems


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