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Design state-of-the-art circuits and synthesizers for RF transceivers covering the DC to 50+ GHz range, with emphasis on small size, low power, high performance, and low cost. Participate in all aspects of product design, from concept to system, circuit, and PC board-level design, through successful volume production. Advanced coursework and/or experience in RF design required.
Digital Hardware Engineer
Design complex high-speed digital circuits utilizing the latest-generation of microprocessors, digital signal processors, EPLD’s and FPGA’s. Advanced coursework and/or experience in high-speed digital design required.
Develop signal processing algorithms and software/firmware for the next generation of software defined radio. Responsibilities include modeling of DSP algorithms in Matlab, implementation of algorithms on ARM processors using C/C++ and/or FPGAs in VHDL, and integration/testing of algorithms with higher layer software including field testing. Some embedded software development in C++ may also be required. Knowledge of 3G/4G wireless, including beamforming and MIMO, navigation and timing, radar processing, including pulse generation and pulse descriptor word processing, direction finding, and/or T/FDOA geolocation desired.
Software Radio Applications Engineer
Develop software radio applications for 3G/4G wireless, including beamforming and MIMO, military communications, navigation and timing, radar processing, including pulse generation and pulse descriptor word processing, direction finding, and/or T/FDOA geolocation. Must be comfortable working on a large-scale project team within a local development environment. Experience with Linux, C/C++, Java, Python, Test Driven Development and Agile Scrum, ARM SoC development, and/or low level driver development desirable.
Develop FPGA firmware for the next generation of software defined radio. Projects include the development of high-speed serial interfaces such as PCI Express and 10 GigE, including protocols that ride over these interfaces such as NVMe, UDP, and VITA 49. Strong laboratory debugging skills are essential for this position. Some embedded software development in C++ may also be required.
Web UI Developer
Develop with C/C++. Development experience with Java and Python desirable. Experience with Linux software development desirable, along with proven ability to create clean and reusable modules or libraries. Experience with ARM SoC development desirable. Experience with low-level driver development desirable.
Senior Mechanical Designer
Design electronics packaging and systems and peripherals to meet rugged environmental and use-scenario requirements. Must have experience in using CAD tools to design sheet metal, machined, and injection molded components as well as perform trade-off analyses for manufacturability, tolerances, and environmental, structural, and ergonomic factors. ProE/CREO experience preferred. Must understand the fabrication techniques to manufacture the aforementioned goods and limitations which each impose upon design. Must have experience in user-interface and cable assembly design and general electro-mechanical component selection. Formal training in mechanical design, drafting, or associated trade is required.
PCB Layout Designer
Layout high density, multilayer PCBs. Must understand schematic and design requirements, and be able to work closely with Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Must have understanding of PCB fabrication process. Experience designing boards with PADS and CAM350 BluePrint is preferred.
Responsible for organizing and maintaining the lab and supporting engineering and production test requirements. Experience in the test & diagnostics of both RF & digital electronic assemblies required. Certified rework skills are a plus.
Work closely with design & manufacturing groups to define, develop, document, and implement test stations and their supporting programs for our manufacturing processes. Recommend improvements and assist in the definition of internal quality control standards. Must be experienced in the development of test stations and databases for volume manufacturing. Should possess knowledge of C++, Python, or similar software tools, LabVIEW or similar test software, tooling and fixture design, surface mount and through-hole technologies.
Quality Systems Engineer
Ensure the optimization and maintenance of robust quality practices and documentation. Proven experience in implementing quality policies and procedures, as well as knowledge of QA principles, procedures, tools, and process improvement methodologies, and ISO 9001 implementation, certification, & maintenance.
Master Scheduler/Material Planner
Responsible for the planning & establishment of inventory & production schedules to provide on-time customer delivery while minimizing total supply stream costs. Develop and maintain production plans for both sub-assembly and final systems and ensures the uninterrupted flow of materials in support of customer schedule. Professional experience in Material Planning, including Material Requirements Planning (MRP). Experience with Deltek Costpoint a plus.
Technical Publications Specialist
Develop technical publications (manuals, training course, etc.) for a growing software radio product line. Experience in technical writing, electronics, wireless, and Microsoft Office required.
Field Support Engineer
Test, demonstrate, install, deploy, and/or evaluate products and systems. Must be experienced in defense applications of software radio and willing to travel extensively.
Populate and rework printed circuit boards (PCBs) and perform mechanical assembly of chassis, cables, and harnesses. Must be able to read and interpret circuit board diagrams and instructions, as well as test and troubleshoot assembled products. Formal training and/or experience in PCB and mechanical assembly required. Certification in IPC standards a plus.
Configuration Management Specialist
Play an integral role throughout all phases of the product life cycle. Maintain consistent configuration control; prepare, publish, and monitor all CM related documents and actions in accordance with both contractual and industry policies & procedures. Interface with the various engineering disciplines and other company professionals to help coordinate documentation approval efforts and communicate changes. Training and/or experience in CM required, including ISO/CMMI. Experience with Omnify PLM a plus.
Assist in a variety of duties, including verifying and counting incoming items, processing items through material inventory system, issuing material for manufacturing orders, preparing kits, inspecting material, as well as organizing and maintaining inventory areas. Attention to detail, analytical skills, and proficiency with computer programs such as Deltek Costpoint, Costpoint, Excel, etc. required.
Responsible for program execution, including requirements, staffing, schedule and budget. Work with Project Engineer and customer to coordinate and manage technical and programmatic issues, maintain customer relationship, and develop new business. Experience in Government contracting required. Knowledge of SIGINT, ELINT and/or EW is a strong plus. PMP Certification is highly desirable.
Receptionist / Admin
Responsible for greeting visitors, answering phones and performing general administrative tasks. Previous administrative experience is desirable.
Join our team:
To fuel our continued growth, Herrick Labs seeks talented professionals who desire a technically challenging, small business environment.
Openings are at all levels of experience, recent/new college graduates are encouraged to apply. Advanced degrees (MS, PhD) preferred. Positions are open in both our Germantown, Maryland, and Manchester, New Hampshire facilities.
US Citizenship required for all positions.
Bonuses for superior performance
To inquire about career opportunities, contact HR@herricktechlabs.com
HTL is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.
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