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Mercury Systems Hardware Sustaining Engineer in Andover, Massachusetts

In this role as a sustaining hardware electrical engineer, you have the opportunity to solve complex embedded board and system problems, support customers and operations, and innovate with high-end technology. You are a part of a dedicated hardware electrical engineering team that collaborates within hardware and across the organization. The sustaining hardware electrical engineer focuses on continued engineering with post-release design support and new product introduction. Additionally, the sustaining engineer supports current and future product development, especially in the form of design improvements. There is an opportunity to collaborate with engineering teams that include hardware, software, and mechanical engineers. The sustaining engineering may support customer and operations escalations directly. Specific activities include solving complex issues arising in production and in the field. Additional responsibilities include evaluation and qualification of alternate components due to availability. New design efforts include bug fixes, cost optimization, yield improvements, and new features. New design activities require circuit design, schematic capture, and PCB layout support, plus hands-on digital, analog, and power circuit testing. In addition, the sustaining hardware electrical engineer is involved in design-to-value activities and works closely with design engineering team members and technicians. Debug and diagnosis technology from Intel, Freescale, Microchip, Xilinx, Altera, Broadcom, TI and beyond. Interfaces include high-speed Ethernet, PCIe, and DDR SDRAM Memory. Other support circuitry to include DC/DC power, Clocking, JTAG, SPI, I2C, UART/RS232, SATA, USB, and other IOs. As a Hardware Sustaining Engineer you are responsible for: * Sustainment of released products * Execute debug and root cause analysis * Interface with customer support, FAEs, and external customers * Interface with manufacturing for debug and yield improvements * Specify, qualify, and design alternate components into existing products * End-of-Life (EOL) planning of major components in existing products * Develop hardware improvements to resolve issues encountered in released products * Engage in process improvements to resolve issues in design and manufacturing * Support operations with transition of new design to production * Documentation of design and test * Work responsibly in a team environment and independently * Perform failure root cause analysis and documentation * Create engineer change orders (ECOs) and update documentation To succeed in this role as a Hardware Sustaining Engineer, you should have the following skills and experience: * Proficient with electronics test and measurement tools (oscilloscopes, multi-meters, power-sources) * Experience in the embedded computer field * Exceptional organizational, analytical, and creative problem-solving capabilities * Experience with component and system level troubleshooting for digital, analog, and power circuits * Must be self-motivated in order to achieve assigned objectives with minimal supervision * Experience with environmental chamber and stress testing * Experience with scripting and diagnostics * Experience as team/project lead * Experience with presenting to management and to external customers * Skilled at computer-based electronic circuit design, schematic capture (Mentor, Cadence) * Skilled at PCB layout analysis and review (Cadence Allegro) * Excellent communication skills, both written and oral Purpose: This position is for a seasoned professional in the sustaining hardware electrical engineering sub-family, who can work independently with some supervision and engineering debug efforts. Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent professional experience Work Experience: 3+ Years of electrical engineering experience in a design, manufacturing or sustaining roles Physical Demands/Working Conditions: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Travel Requirements: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Why should you join Mercury Systems? Mercury Systems is a technology company that makes the world a safer, more secure place. We push processing power to the tactical edge, making the latest commercial technologies profoundly more accessible for today's most challenging aerospace and defense missions. From silicon to system scale, Mercury enables customers to accelerate innovation and turn data into decision superiority. Headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts, Mercury employs more than 2,300 people in 24 locations worldwide. To learn more, visit Our Culture We are committed to making Mercury a great place to work, no matter where our employees are located. We offer a casual and enjoyable atmosphere that allows employees to learn and grow. We help and care for one another and work as one to achieve results for us and for our customers. We value communication and transparency, and strive to foster two-way dialogue at all levels of the organization. We are committed to lifelong learning, offering comprehensive skills training and tuition reimbursement. Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or you are an experienced professional, it's important to us that you feel recognized and rewarded for your contributions. To find out more about Why Mercury?, or visit the Mercury Community or find answers to general questions at Mercury FAQs Mercury Systems is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status. As an equal opportunity employer, Mercury Systems is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. 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