Principal Electrical Engineer

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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Synergy Staffing Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh, PA
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A Principal Electrical Engineer is a highly-skill engineering professional who designs and directs large-scale electrical engineering projects. This person acts as a hands-on technical manager to ensure one or several engineering projects are completed successfully in a required time frame, as well providing product documentation. This person will often serve as the Lead Engineer in the ISC Stage-Gate New Product Development Process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

This position is responsible for the detailed electrical design throughout the New Product Development life-cycle. This position may occasionally be involved in Enhancement & Sustaining projects for ISC legacy products. This position is expected to work closely with various cross-functional teams to fully assure a properly designed product from concept to production.

The duties may include, but are not limited to:

* Designing handheld devices
* Designing analog and digital hardware to receive agency approvals (UL, CSA, ATEX, IEC, MSHA, etc.)
* Mentoring electrical engineering staff
* Define and execute system level specifications and requirements
* Establishing strategic direction of electrical designs
* Developing technical design documentation
* Troubleshooting of new and legacy designs
* Enforce and continue to mature the corporate engineering processes
* Develop and present materials for design reviews and champion design for manufacturability, reliability and serviceability
* Designing legacy product upgrades
* Training in the technical use and servicing of new designs
* Participating in cross-functional product development teams

Qualifications Required:

* Minimum BSEE from an accredited engineering college or university
* Minimum 15 years experience in circuit design field
* Proven success with handheld devices
* Proven success with low level analog circuit design
* Proven success with digital hardware design with micro-controllers
* Mentoring
* Design leadership
* Able to work independently or in team environments
* Able to commit to and work under deadlines
* Worked in a formal product development team environment
* Effective written and verbal communication skills

Qualifications Strongly Preferred:

* MSEE from an accredited engineering college or university
* 20 years experience in circuit design field
* Intrinsic safety design
* RF design or integration
* Battery technologies
* Embedded programming
* Delegating responsibilities to the technical staff
* Spice circuit simulation and signal integrity
* Demonstrated understanding of Stage-Gate development process
* Demonstrated understanding of safety-critical embedded system design
* Manage third party offshore development teams when needed
* Project management