Hardware Engineer - (ATE0005W9)

  • Jacobs
  • Jacksonville, Florida, United States
  • Feb 14, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description

Jacobs is looking for a motivated and safety-conscience hardware engineer to fill a position in beautiful Key West, FL to organize and direct hardware installations across multiple sites. 
The successful candidate:
Analyzes and recommends hardware specifications for project-unique or modified commercial hardware
Assists with building simulations of proposed systems and provides hardware throughput analyses to system engineers
Designs and verifies test harnesses/simulated interfaces for all test and integration phases
Prepares Mean-Time-Between-Failure and Mean-Time-To-Repair analyses
Analyzes operational data to identify choke points, failure modes, and other data for design or maintainability improvements
Evaluates reliability of materials, properties and techniques used for production; plans, designs and develops electronic parts, components, integrated circuitry, mechanical systems, equipment and packaging, optical systems and/or DSP systems. Under general direction, designs and develops equipment, processes and systems that involve data networks, communications, and display. Analyzes equipment specifications and process requirements to conceive a practical design. Determines feasibility from technical and economic perspectives. Coordinates and consults with research engineers or scientists and customer representatives to resolve design problems. Develops and maintains technical procedures, documentation and manuals. Compiles and analyzes operational data and directs tests to establish standard for new designs or modifications to existing equipment, systems, or processes. May supervise the work of technicians and technologists who provide technical support.
Considered a recognized authority within the Company. Works on unusually complex technical problems and provides solutions which are highly innovative. Determines and pursues courses of action necessary to obtain desired results. Bachelor's (or equivalent) with 11+ years of experience or a Master's with 9+ years of experience.
• Ability to climb and rappel working at heights up to 200 feet and have the ability to carry and/or move objects up to 75 lbs.
• General understanding of RF infrastructure and HF/VHF/UHF antenna principles
• Experience with RF, fiber-optic, and network fault-isolation/test equipment
• Broad experience across antenna technologies, test equipment, cable termination/repair, and system hardware integration
• Must be willing to support flexible work hours to align with customer operational schedule
• Bachelor’s degree in a science or engineering field or equivalent experience
• Must be fully cleared and be able to attain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) access
Desired Skillset:
• Oversee and perform installation of radios, antennas, RF/Fiber cable, and system hardware at customer sites
• Perform Site Surveys, document findings, update documentation and submit to customer for review/ approval
•Fault Isolate local and remote issues with repair electronics, computers, systems equipment, networks using appropriate test equipment (spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, TDR’s, or software tools)
• Safety conscious while performing maintenance activities
• COMSEC custodian experience
• Have the ability to read and use technical schematics, drawings and manuals along with other technical materials to resolve complex problems.
• Have strong oral/written communication skills and comfortable with providing site tours or presentations
Preferred Qualities:
• Antenna, RF, and Fiber-optic cable/connector fault-isolation and repair experience
• Basic network fault-isolation experience
• COMSEC Custodian
• Field Engineering

Clearance Requirement:
This position requires a Top Secret/SCI security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph. Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government. Factors considered for a U.S. Government Security Clearance include, but are not limited to:
• U.S. Citizenship (Required)
• Favorable Criminal History Check
• Education Verification
• Abuse/Illegal Drug Use
• Credit Check
• Subject Interview

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

Primary Location

: United States-Florida-Jackonsville-20358-FL03

Job Posting

: Feb 15, 2020, 2:36:57 AM


: Hardware

Job Type

: Experienced
Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations

Home Location 
 Jackonsville 32258