Ultralife Corporation Electrical Engineer in Newark, New York


The Electrical Engineer is responsible for creation, development, and validation of the electronics for power systems, battery packs and chargers within the New Product Development Group. Candidate will participate in design activities including requirements capture, schematic capture, board layout, and firmware development. Ideal candidate with have core expertise in DC power systems, analog design, and switching power supply design, with strong interpersonal and communication skills. Experience in AC inversion technologies and low power microcontroller / firmware development preferred.

Primary Functions:
1. Support electronic design for batteries, chargers, power systems as part of a cross functional development team.
2. Create/coordinate system diagrams, schematic capture, simulation, board layout, firmware requirements, and electronic requirements and specifications.
3. Develop custom software and firmware for microcontrollers.
4. Work with internal and external customers to define requirements, identify risks, and develop specifications.
5. Guide remote engineering resources with design reviews and tasking.
6. Perform engineering calculations, measurements and analysis.
7. Develop and execute test requirements for product characterization and verification.
8. Must be able to effectively multitask.
9. Must be able and willing to travel both domestic and internationally (<15%).

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Familiarity with communication protocols such as CanBus, SMBus, I2C, HDQ, DQ, RS232/485, and Ethernet.
2. Working knowledge of commercial and military performance standards such as UL, UN, CE, IEC, Mil-Std-810, and Mil-Std-461.
3. Effective oral and written communication skills, including customer interaction.

• Required: Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering or related field
• Preferred: Master’s of Science in Electrical Engineering.

1. 5+ years related experience in design engineering practice.
2. Experience with ECAD tools for schematic capture and board layout, preferably Altium.
3. Experience with Low Power Microcontrollers, including Atmel, Texas Instruments.
4. Experience with Software/Firmware development and test.
5. Experience with EMI/EMC design principles.