Zel Technologies
  • 03-Jan-2018 to 20-Aug-2018 (EST)
  • Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL, USA
  • Full Time

Must have an active clearance to be considered for this position

Contingent  X  / Noncontingent    

Job Summary: The Electrical Engineer will provide on-site problem solving skills in areas such as electronics and Circuit Theory to support DIA/ST/ATI-5C at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), Florida. The Electrical Engineer must possess ability to read schematics, board layouts, data sheets, and have experience using debugging tools such as: oscilloscopes, multimeters, logic analyzers, and signal generators. The Electrical Engineer will work independently as well as part of a group. Other job requirements include:

  • Working knowledge of industry standards in electronic design and fabrication
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Provide support to other company personnel
  • May provide support on special projects as needed


Essential Job Functions:

  • Specific focus on radio frequency and other forms of communication
  • Require a strong understanding of the fundamentals of digital signal processing with a focus on radio frequency and software defined radios
  • Significant knowledge and demonstrated experience in designing and applying digital filters to incoming and outgoing signals, implementing filters in hardware and software, and making rapid judgments regarding the evaluation, design and creation of sensors and communication systems. Candidate will provide technical advice to government project managers and engineers in support of rapid prototyping activities
  • Process, exploit, analyze and report results from tests, demonstrations and evaluations to aide in determining sensor/system overall effectiveness
  • Work with existing software (both COTS and GOTS) tied to sensor packages and payloads to address complex integration activities so as to resolve software and hardware interoperability and compatibility challenges
  • Ability to work in multiple programming languages including but not limited to C, C++, JAVA, Python, JavaScript, C#. Client/server programming on both ends. Graphical User Interface development.  Embedded programming in Linux and Arduino/C
  • Support and participate in field tests and operational demonstration activities
  • Position requires a thinker/innovator who when given a problem will brainstorm ideas, solicit input and when given approval to proceed will create solutions often as part of an integrated rapid prototyping team integrating computing, sensors, communications and programming to develop rapid prototype solutions
  • Ability to create customized code to perform data harvesting, processing, exploitation and formatting. Includes ability to work code solutions which utilize data from multiple sites, sensors and/or data types
  • Must be able to successfully work in high tempo environment creating efficient well documented and successful coding solutions resolving unique issues
  • Participates in trade studies to solve technical problems and identify preferred solutions
  • Participates in technical reviews to assess project progress from design through development and delivery
  • Serves as a team member on Division wide, multidisciplinary efforts that involve critical IT issues
  • Complies with CCAFS industrial hygiene requirements
  • Performs other duties as assigned to accomplish the ATl5 mission
  • Some research may be conducted
  • Applicant must during, the life cycle of a project, be able to communicate clearly with clients in order to explain the progress and results of the work to them


  • RF communications hardware and software knowledge and hands-on experience
  • Digital Filter design

  • C, C++, JAVA, Python, JavaScript, C#

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Effective communicator

  • Works well independently or as part of a group

  • Good writing skills, as there may be a requirement to write reports

  • Degree of judgment and multi-tasking associated with performing job duties

  • Contact with the customer/provide customer support (may be internal or external customer)

  • Experience Reverse engineering hardware and software solutions desired

  • System exploitation desired


  • BA/BS + 8-10 years of experience OR 10-12 years of experience in lieu of degree
  • MS desired

Special Requirements:

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance required

(Job Code: 18009.10)

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer
"This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60741.5(a).   This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities."

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