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Electrical Engineer III
Posted on 11/3/2022
Remote • Massachusetts, USA • Chandler, AZ, USA
Experience Level
  • B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering is required or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Minimum of 5 - 8 years of relevant experience
  • Proficient with office software, computer-based productivity tools and other software tools in one's area of expertise
  • Experienced using Altium Designer for schematic capture and PCB layout
  • Experienced in one or more areas: Radio Frequency (RF), embedded control, FPGA
  • Experienced with power electronics, including motors and Battery Technology (lead acid, Nickel metal hybride & Lithium ion)
  • Demonstrated competency in troubleshooting complex systems
  • Demonstrated familiarity of common industry protocols (LVDS, I2C, HDMI, UART, SPI, CAN, USB)
  • Knowledge of general Engineering fundamentals, mathematics, physics & material properties
  • Some travel may be required in support of flight test operations (up to 30%)
  • Must have a clean driving record
  • Advanced degree is preferred
  • Flight test or R/C (Remote Control) experience a plus, hands-on experience with tools a plus
  • Demonstrates familiarity with Small UAV subsystems and associated software
  • Demonstrates consistency in complying with company's policies and procedures
  • Resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways
  • Demonstrates sound judgement in selection of methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
  • Shares ideas and experiences with others, solicits feedback and asks relevant questions
  • Able to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, where small teams share a broad variety of duties
  • Displays strong initiative and drive to accomplish goals and meet company objectives
  • Takes ownership and responsibility for current and past work products
  • Is committed to learning from mistakes and driven to improve and enhance performance of oneself, others, and the company
  • Has effective problem-solving, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team Player - Focuses on teamwork, collaboration and puts the success of the team above one's own interests
  • Performs simulation and detailed design for digital and analog circuits
  • Drives system integration, assembly procedures, and test procedures
  • Documents designs with engineering drawings and written descriptions
  • Trouble-shoots complex systems from a hardware and software perspective
  • Designs, builds, and tests prototypes expediently and efficiently
  • Works with avionics, embedded systems, and RF links. Writes software to support the integration of sensors and embedded processors
  • Designs and implements circuit boards. This includes architecture, component selection, schematic capture, board layout, board bring-up, and documentation
  • Performs electronic engineering support activities on R&D projects. Performs design & analysis tasks and writes fabrication & test procedures
  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors
  • Follows standard practices and procedures when analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained
  • Other duties as assigned

501-1,000 employees

Unmanned aircraft systems supplier
Company Overview
AeroVironment’s mission is to secure lives and advance sustainability through transformative innovation. The company is committed to the development of unmanned aircraft solutions and systems to provide their customers with a fresh vantage point, positioning them to see the world with new eyes and extending their reach beyond the line of sight.
  • Health, Dental, & Vision
  • Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) Account
  • Alternative Work Schedule
  • Educational and Tuition Assistance Programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick Leave Donation
  • Time Off
  • Travel Assistance
  • Company Sponsored Events
Company Core Values
  • Trust & Teamwork
  • Customer Commitment
  • Ownership & Results
  • Innovate & Simplify