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Senior Principal Electrical Engineer

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Position Information

Position Title Senior Principal Electrical Engineer
Department Avionics Systems
Vacancy Number 18-ASD-11
Work Location Warner Robins (MERC)
Hours per week 40 hours/week
Scheduled Hours

The Mercer Engineering Research Center (MERC), an operating unit of Mercer University, is located in Warner Robins, GA. MERC is dedicated to providing high quality engineering, scientific, and technical support services under contract to both government and private industry customers.

MERC has an immediate opening for a Senior Principal Electrical Engineer in the Embedded Systems/Avionics Systems Division.
Duties of the position include system design, software design and software development in ADA, C/C++ and assembly language, analysis of system performance and deficiencies, and threat analysis. In addition, the position includes design, modification, development, writing and testing of software for EW systems, support equipment software and support tool software.


Required Qualifications:
-U.S. Citizenship is required.
-Successful candidates must be capable of obtaining a DoD security clearance.
-This position requires a Ph.D. degree in a technical subject (e.g., EE or an engineering degree in a related area from an ABET accredited School or College of Engineering) directly related and appropriate to the primary Division and Directorate functional area and 12 years related program experience including four years technical lead responsibility and/or program management experience; or a Masters degree in same and 12 years related experience including four years technical lead responsibility and/or program management experience; or an undergraduate degree in same and 15 related experience including four years technical lead responsibility and/or program management experience.
-Experience in the development of real time software for scientific or engineering applications to include software, hardware, and systems architectures to meet strict time and performance objectives is required.
-Ten plus years experience is required with AF Electronic Warfare systems in the areas of system level functionality and in development and maintenance of OFP software and the related EID. Knowledge of threat systems as well as standard DoD threat databases is required.

Desired Qualifications:
-Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a development team.
-Knowledge of configuration management, CASE tools, airborne avionics, and standard electronics laboratory test equipment is desired.
-Exposure to CMM or CMMI development environment is a plus.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position? No
Is a credit check needed for this position? No
Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle? Yes
Job Category MERC
Post to JobTarget? Yes
Job Type Full-Time
Pay Rate Commensurate with experience
FLSA Status Exempt
Pay Basis
Internal posting only? No
Close Date 04/08/2018
Open Until Filled No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a U.S. citizen?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
Optional Documents