Electrical Engineer

Job Locations US-MD-Aberdeen Proving Ground
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Strategic Innovation Group


With a distinguished heritage tracing back to Bell Labs, Bellcore, and Telcordia, our experts pave the way. Peraton Labs delivers innovative solutions and revolutionary new capabilities to solve the most difficult and complex challenges for government agencies, utilities, and commercial customers. Our research and engineering protects mission-critical systems and a broad range of initiatives in computer network defense, electronic warfare, secure-by-design techniques, and cyber operations and experimentation platforms. Your expertise and areas of interest may be applied on one or more programs, providing you new opportunities to learn and grow.


The candidate will possess the ability to work independently in a small multi-disciplinary team utilizing their experience to analyze unknown PCB circuitry and analog and digital signals.  Creating test devices and modules to power, generate, and receive signals for prototyping and field deployable systems is necessary.  Creation of test reports will be required to define analyzed circuitry and test devices and modules.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide expertise in analyzing analog and digital circuitry with both known and unknown properties
  • Learn to operate all laboratory test equipment to ensure accurate results
  • Ability to research power and signals hardware to determine use cases or purpose of design


BS 5-7 Years, MS 3-5, PhD 0-2


Required Skills

  • Background in electrical circuit testing and analysis including prototyping sub-systems
  • Ability to use circuit design software for creating circuit trace drawing showing important parameters
  • Experience creating electrical sub-systems and prototypes for field deployable systems using fully customized designs, or adapter modules to connect to existing equipment
  • Familiarity with lab hardware such as oscilloscopes, power supplies (AC and DC), and spectrum analyzers
  • Familiar with C#, Python, or MATLAB for automating data collection and analysis
  • Proficient in writing technical documentation in MS word and PowerPoint
  • Ability to be onsite five days a week
  • Secret clearance w/ ability to apply/hold Top Secret clearance
  • U.S. Citizenship

Desired Skills

  • Background in electrical engineering plus mechanical, computer, or optical engineering
  • Experience with in-depth analysis of electrical systems for reverse engineering
  • Top Secret Clearance

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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