Job Title:  Senior Electrical Engineer


Oak Ridge, TN, US, 37831

Business Unit:  Advanced Measurement Technologies
Posting Date:  Feb 6, 2024
Job Description: 

The Senior Electrical Engineer will be responsible for the design development and support of instrumentation and measurement products. This position entails all types of board-level circuit design with an emphasis on analog and mixed signal circuit design including low noise amplifiers, power supplies, analog-to-digital converters, and basic digital interfaces.

The position will also entail support in product sustenance and production support activities as well as participation in new product design, development, and product validation. Job duties also include monitoring, identifying, and resolving lifecycle issues and assisting to identify alternate components.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize, design, implement and validate electronic products using mixed signal, analog and digital design.
  • Must be hands-on, organized and detail oriented, able to bring electrical designs from concept, to schematic, to layout and to working prototypes.
  • Support New Product Engineering to identify appropriate component Manufacturers and Suppliers to ensure availability and longevity for New Product Life Cycle.
  • Provide on-going Sustaining/Value Engineering support to identify, test and qualify alternate sources for component availability, cost reduction and reliability improvement.
  • Oversee New product development from concept through manufacturing and release to the market.
  • Provide technical assistance to Manufacturing and Customer Service in resolving problems encountered in product production on customer applications.
  • Team with Marketing in specifying product performance.
  • Make recommendations to use advanced technologies to address market opportunities.
  • Support Supply Chain to identify appropriate sources and substitute components suitable for ongoing production requirements for long-lead, out-of-stock or obsolete components and perform component level tests and experiments to ensure form, fit, and function compatibility.
  • Support outside Contract Manufacturing houses for technical component issues and testing support.
  • Manage compliance testing and documentation.





Experience with the following a plus:


  • Mixed signal and/or analog circuit design experience including amplifier circuits, active and passive filters, transistor circuits, linear and switching power supplies, impedance matching and transformation, and A/D converters.
  • Digital circuit (logic) design: Microprocessors, Field Programmable Gate Arrays.
  • Familiarity with Schematics tools like PADS Designer.
  • Familiarity with electronic design simulation and worst-case circuit analysis tools like SPICE.
  • Technical knowledge of electronic components.
  • Good electronics troubleshooting skill.
  • Ability to read and understand electronic component datasheets, schematic drawings, and PCB layouts.
  • Knowledge of component specifications, quality definitions and reliability calculations
  • Familiarity with RoHS, REACH, and other compliances.




  •  BS in Electrical Engineering a must, MS in Electrical Engineer is preferred.
  • 10+ years of relevant electronics design experience.


  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
  • Autonomous in taking initiative and completing projects.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced professional environment.
  • Excellent organizational, data collection and presentation skills
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented and passion for continuous improvements
  • Willingness to take on greater technical leadership responsibilities encouraged.


Salary Minimum:  Market
Salary Maximum:  Market
Incentive:  No

Disclaimer: Where a specific pay range is noted, it is a good faith estimate at the time of this posting.  The actual salary offered will be based on experience, skills, qualifications, market / business considerations, and geographic location.

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