FLIR Systems Electrical Engineer in Elkridge, Maryland
At FLIR, we have a simple but ambitious mission: to develop market-leading thermal and sensing technologies which enhance everyday life. From saving energy, to saving lives FLIR is making a real difference in our world.Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger, detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the globe, and protect our environment.
We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.
The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for the design and development of electrical systems and/or components to customer and internal specifications, focusing on economy, safety, reliability, quality, as well as sustainability. The engineer will be involved in projects from the concept and detail design through implementation, testing, and selloff to the customer. The engineer will work in a multi-disciplinary project team, including engineers from other disciplines, as well as marketing and sales staff, manufacturing personnel, technicians, and customer service personnel and will possess the technical knowledge as well as the ability to manage projects and multitask. Additional attributes, such as team leadership skills and commercial awareness, are required for career progression. The ideal candidate will demonstrate competency in decision-making, flexibility, planning and organizing, initiative, and interpersonal skills.
Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Identify customer requirements
Design electrical systems and products
Develop design specifications and technical drawings
Specify components, wire and connector sizing, and interfaces
Generate electrical schematics and drawings
Process electrical Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs)
Create bills of materials (BOMs)
Validate schematics and circuit diagrams
Research suitable solutions while estimating costs and schedule
Create models and/or prototypes of products
Work with others on the design, product management, and production teams
Work with clients and contractors
Design test plans and conduct tests
Record, analyze, and interpret test data
Propose modifications and retesting products as required for product compliance to specifications
Qualify the final product and/or system
Adhere to Quality Management processes and policies
Service and maintain equipment as necessary
Prepare product documentation, write reports, and give presentations for design and other engineering reviews and meetings
Ability to resolve process problems and provide recommendations to improve processes
Monitor products in use to improve on future design
Work with the National Electrical Code to ensure safety and compliance
Applicants must be either a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, legal permanent resident, asylee, refugee or must be eligible to apply for and obtain the appropriate export control license from the U.S. Departments of State or Commerce
BSEE or equivalent relevant work experience
Minimum of 5 years of experience in electrical/electronic design engineering
Strong electrical experience in AC/DC (alternating current/direct current)
Experience in electro/mechanical system design
Experience with soldering, crimping, MIL (military) specification connectors and harness design
Experience with Networking systems including wireless, ethernet, and serial communications
Experience with generators, chargers, and battery systems
Proficiency with Microsoft Office to include Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Project
Experience with general office software tools; ability to utilize the Internet for research and resource gathering; ability to manage communications and calendars through email
Excellent communications skills
Experience in designing electrical components, assemblies, and subassemblies
Servo motor design and control
PLC (programmable logic controller) design experience is a plus
2D AutoCAD experience
3D SolidWorks experience (SolidWorks Routing a plus)
Experience with IPC & MIL standards
FLIR and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.
FLIR is an equal opportunity employer.
FLIR Systems, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes technologies that enhance perception and awareness. We bring innovative sensing solutions into daily life through our thermal imaging systems, visible-light imaging systems, locator systems, measurement and diagnostic systems, and advanced threat detection systems.
FLIR Systems offers a fast-paced, dynamic environment that provides for a challenging career and the ability to achieve professional growth. It is the talent of our employees that sets us apart as the technology and market leader in the infrared community.