Bennett Aerospace

Electrical Engineer

Job Locations US-MD-Aberdeen
Posted Date 5 months ago(12/29/2021 8:17 AM)
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Bennett Aerospace, Inc. is a Federal Contracting company and in accordance with Executive Order 14042, all employees of Bennett Aerospace, Inc. will adhere to all vaccination requirements put forth in the signed Executive Order 14042. Path Out of the Pandemic: COVID-19 Action  Plan and signed Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, which details federal contractor vaccination requirements and compliance with CDC guidelines.


About Us


Bennett Aerospace, Inc. is located in the Raleigh, North Carolina.  Established in 2008, we are a woman owned, veteran owned, small business that provides scientific, engineering, and technical advisory services to our customers. Primarily focused on Federal Government clients in general, and the Department of Defense in particular, Bennett Aerospace provides expert guidance and advice on the full spectrum of R&D and its applications in engineering, science, medicine, and IT, as well as providing strategic programmatic support in order to meet customer goals and objectives.  Bennett Aerospace is a rapidly growing business focused on hiring and retaining the best people.



Job Description:


Bennett AerospaceInc. has an opening for a highly motivated Electrical Engineer for Precision Guided Projectiles in support of the Army Research Laboratory (ARL), Weapons and Materials Research Directorate (WMRD) at the Aberdeen Proving Ground, Aberdeen, MarylandThe successful Electrical Engineer candidate will provide expertise in specialized concept, design, analysis, prototype fabrication, and evaluation of electronic assemblies for weapons applications. Support requirements including designing and implementing gun-launched smart munitions technologies. The environment of interest includes interacting with mathematicians, aerospace engineers, control systems engineers, and physicists, to implement new high-performance algorithms. Support tasks are complex and require the application of advanced physics, engineering, and mathematical principals.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Utilize modern printed circuit board (PCB) design tools and analysis software such as Altium Designer.
  • Recommend specifications, select components, circuit design, capture schematics, layout printed circuits boards, and assemble high density power, analog, and Radio Frequency (RF) electronics designed for gun-launched flight hardware.
  • Design and assemble ground support equipment, test fixtures for validation, production calibration fixtures, for circuit boards and sub-assemblies.
  • Develop creative and optimized packaging, effective interfaces, to meet size weight and power requirements on electronics. 
  • Creatively brainstorm with others during initial concept stage when design requirements are only loosely defined.
  • Design RF circuits for use in telemetry and radio links to include characterization of RF components such as filters, amplifiers, transmission lines, and antennas.
  • Guide technicians in the assembly and population of PCBs for gun-launched weapons concepts.
  • Prepare and present presentations and written documents summarizing efforts in Government format for Form 1 approval (process of instruction provided by COR as GFI). Upon TO COR request, Contractor personnel shall present the information to the ARL staff, universities, private corporations, research institutes, national laboratories, or other Government research centers.


Education and Experience:


  • Minimum of Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering with three (3) years of experience required, or a PhD in Electrical Engineering preferred
  • Experience with Altium Designer or Equivalent Printed Circuit Board Design Software 
  • Experience in hardware and software development for both embedded processors and high-speed Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA)
  • Experience designing mixed signal electronics to include Power, Digital, Analog, and Radio Frequency
  • Knowledge of the Printed Circuit Board manufacturing and population methods 


Security Requirements:

Security Clearance Level Required: Secret


  • Applicants selected will be subject to a Government background investigation and must meet eligibility and suitability requirements. 
  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a US Government security clearance. 
  • Successful Pass of Bennett Aerospace Background Investigation, Drug Screening and Credit Check.




  • Competitive market-based salary, commensurate with experience and education.
  • Comprehensive benefits package available.




We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/ Veteran/ Disabled


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