L3 Technologies Electrical Engineer in Simi Valley, California

Electrical Engineer


Founded in 1969, L3 Datron provides advanced, high dynamic, full motion antenna systems for Satellite Communications, Remote Sensing Ground Stations, Telemetry, Tracking and Control Stations, and mobile Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS) applications. Our customer base includes the scientific and educational communities, foreign and domestic military services, governmental agencies, and the commercial market.

Located in Simi Valley, California, our 9-acre facility hosts the staff and equipment required to supply the demands of commercial, research and military customers worldwide. Our experienced staff includes experts in Systems Design, Microwave, Mechanical, Electrical/Control and Software engineering.

L3 Datron’s successful history of customer satisfaction is a direct reflection of being able to recruit a wide range of highly talented individuals and building cohesive teams to develop the most advanced technical solutions. We understand our greatest added value to our products and customers is our talented employees. L3 Datron fosters an environment that allows employees to grow through challenging projects and promoting within. Our talent drives technology forward and establishes industry leading designs. We encourage and support our employees to have successful careers in a unique business where ethics, respect and team work are held in the highest regard.

Our organization offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), at least 8 paid holidays each year, 3 weeks of paid personal time off, a 9/80 workweek (26 Fridays off a year!), educational assistance and support for leadership, technical growth and development.

This is a hands-on position for an Electrical Engineer with an interest in electronic circuit and power distribution design for electro-mechanical applications, including servo control of fractional and multi-horsepower electro-mechanical systems. This position is defined by a broad range of design activities which include the generation of new designs and the reuse and modification of existing designs for custom applications. The technical responsibilities can include assembly and subassembly definition, interconnectivity and communication architecture, power distribution, safety considerations, and reliability. The design engineer will incorporate military design standards and commercial code requirements into designs and prepare bills of material.

  • Generates block diagrams, power budgeting, and general performance analysis.

  • Performs analog and digital circuit design and analysis, generation of schematic diagrams, parts lists, assembly drawings, wiring diagrams, and test plans and procedures.

  • Shares responsibility for system-level and sub-assembly level integration and the initial testing of new designs.

  • Generates test plans and procedures and provides technical inputs for product technical manuals.

  • Proposes technical solutions, prepares studies and reports, maintains engineering data, and participates in meetings and reviews.

  • Works within the constraints of job budgets and schedules and reports status supervisor and program managers.

  • Prepares and presents design and programmatic materials at both customer and internal design reviews.

  • Supports Business Development in the preparation of technical proposals and provides direct support to customers and L3 field technicians.


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A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field and 3 years experience in the design of electrical/electronic circuits and/or wire harness assemblies is required.

A solid background in electrical engineering and electronic systems in harsh environments is desired.

Must have a strong understanding of engineering practices and possess strong time management, written and oral communications skills. The candidate must also be able to provide support for multiple programs, proposal efforts, the program office, and customers.

Must possess strong troubleshooting and diagnostic skills. Previous experience with microwave and RF antenna and telemetry systems is a plus.

Must be proficient in the use of OrCAD, AutoCAD LT, and MS Office products.

Some domestic and foreign travel may be required. The engineer must be able to work both independently with minimum supervision and as a team member. The ability to obtain a security clearance is required.

For timely processing, please submit your application online at:http://www.l3t.com/careers/Job #094804. To learn more about our company and technologies, visit our website at:http://www.l3t.com/datron/

L3 Datron is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, veterans and disabled individuals to apply. Should you require a reasonable accommodation in applying for a position at L3 Datron, please call 805-584-1717.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.

Job Engineering-Electrical

Primary Location USA-California-Simi Valley

US Security Clearance Required: None

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day - 1st

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Organization: Division - Datron Advanced Technologies-20000038

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job Posting: Jan 11, 2018, 11:24:20 AM

Req ID: 094804