Zel Technologies
  • 11-Jul-2018 to 09-Oct-2018 (EST)
  • Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL, USA
  • Full Time

ZelTech is a veteran and minority owned professional services and information technology solutions business dedicated to bolstering US national security. We deliver expert advice, critical technologies and cost-effective solutions to help customers gather essential knowledge, collaborate efficiently, decide quickly and act decisively. Our staff includes experienced operational specialists, analysts, engineers, scientists, and program managers. ZelTech Team members and employees have the opportunity to connect with each other in a work environment of cutting-edge technology that is characterized by a strong sense of caring, community and mutual respect. We are committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive variety of elective benefits to include, but not limited to: Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Basic Life and AD&D Insurance, Short Term and Long Term Disability, Holidays and Paid Time Off, 401(K) Retirement Plan with employer matching, Referral and Merit Bonuses, Computer Purchase Program, and Education Reimbursement.

Must have an active TS/SCI clearance to be considered for this position

Contingent     / Noncontingent  X 

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-7 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
  • The contractor shall be required to provide software programming and testing support from marine vessels while at sea, thus the contractor shall be required to operate marine equipment such as winches and davits onboard vessels at sea and provide deck hand and swimmer services for deploying and retrieving equipment in the water
  • 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 ATl-7 mission
  • 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)
  • May conduct some research  
  • Experience Reverse engineering hardware and software solutions is desired
  • System exploitation is desired


  • BA/BS + 9 - 12 years of experience OR 14+ years of experience in lieu of degree
  • MS desired

Special Requirements:

  • Active TS/SCI required
  • Ability to obtain CI POLY

(Job Code: 180009.010.JF)

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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