Electrical/Hardware Engineer

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 months ago(12/14/2023 4:43 PM)
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Electrical/Hardware Engineer

Be the Difference


Astrion offers comprehensive services that boost preparedness, optimize performance, and ensure success across various domains, from Cyber to Digital, Mission and Systems, servicing our nation's Civilian, Defense and Space communities. We support customers with Centers of Excellence in Washington DC, Huntsville, AL and Burlington, MA with an additional 36 locations across the U.S.


Astrion has an exciting opportunity for a Electrical/Hardware Engineer for the RWESS, supporting the Redstone Test Center Army Division. The Redstone Test Center, Advanced Instrumentation and Products division (ECA) develops and supports testing systems for various DoD munitions, performing both non-destructive testing at the component and full-up level and supporting live fire missions.




LOCATION: Huntsville, AL


TRAVEL:  Minimal




  • Must possess a Bachelor's Degree in the designated technical area of specialization from an accredited university and 9 years of combined engineering and technical experience, including 6 years of project experience; or:
  • Master's Degree in the designated technical area of specialization from an accredited* university and 7 years of combined engineering and technical experience, including 4 years of project experience.
  • PhD in Engineering in the appropriate area of specialization or related discipline from an accredited* college/university and 5 years of applicable experience, including 2 years of project experience, performing engineering, analysis, and related functions in research, development, test, and evaluation in support of military equipment and systems.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance (U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants)
  • Must have 5 years of experience with the development of multilayer printed circuit boards.
  • Must have experience with Altium designer or experience with similar software that will translate into a quick understanding of Altium.
  • Must have experience generating drawings and communicating requirements to vendors for the ordering of custom PCBs.
  • Strong skills in electronic design and troubleshooting, to include analog, digital circuits, and FPGA's.
  • Ability to use test equipment such as digital multi-meters, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc. to determine specifications for and/or troubleshoot equipment and circuits.
  • Must understand mechanical concepts such as packaging and user interfacing.
  • Hands-on experience with the integration of COTS and custom equipment and circuits is desired.




  • Understanding of C++ coding is preferred.
  • Understanding of FPGA programming language such as Verilog or VHDL is preferred.
  • Experience with soldering, using multi-meters, oscilloscopes, and spectrum and network analyzers is preferred.




  • Work with a team comprised of other engineers, project managers, SMEs, and technicians to determine system requirements and plan development.
  • Use Altium Designer to develop new circuits, or modify existing circuits, to meet system requirements.
  • Develop new PCBs or modify existing PCBs, obtain quotes from board houses for PCB fabrication, and provide BoMs and support to technicians populating PCBs for system development and fielding.
  • Work with programmers to implement software interfacing for custom and commercial electronics.
  • Provide troubleshooting assistance to the technician team for testing systems.


What We Offer


  • Competitive salaries
  • Continuing education assistance
  • Professional development allotment
  • Multiple healthcare benefits packages
  • 401K with employer matching
  • Paid time off (PTO) along with a federally recognized holiday schedule


Who We Are


At Astrion, we innovate, elevate, and shape the world of tomorrow. At our core is our purpose to “Be the Difference”. This means we encourage our employees to take action and be the driving force for positive change. We foster an environment where innovative solutions flourish and our company continuously evolves.


We have a culture of care, empathy, and making a tangible difference within our organization and communities. We embrace continuous learning, growth, and innovation, and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. We promote collaboration and empowering our teams is at the core of our success.


Join Astrion and Be the Difference in your career and the world!


Astrion is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


"Army Division"






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