Kforce has a cleint that is seeking a Senior Hardware Design Engineer/Manager with Military Defense experience in Tempe, Arizona (AZ).

You are responsible for:
* Research and select components for use in new products
* Technical direction of a team of engineers and outside vendors
* Lead technical engineer interacting with the customers
* Lead the design and development of complex electronic systems with an emphasis in military based SSDs
* This engineer will be a requirements driven person who generates requirements for all the board designs within project and can provide evidence that the requirements have been met throughout the development process
* Management of a few engineers in the areas of schematic design will be one of the major responsibilities if this role along with being an individual contributor
* The workload split is approximately 50/50
* Communicate with component vendors and representatives to select new components
* Work with engineering team members to create and review architectures for advanced solid state drives
* Design and implement small switching power supply circuitry for use in solid state drives
* Implement requirements in Jama and track there completion in Jama
* Perform critical timing and worst case power consumption analysis for new designs
* Review schematics and suggest alternate design concepts
* Participate in team discussions and design reviews for this product
* Prepare and review design documentation and diagrams
* Review critical signal lists and impedance specifications for PCB layout engineers
* Participate in schematic and PCB layout design reviews
* Participate in the design validation and qualification of new products
* Work with customers, as needed, to resolve problems

* Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace, Physics or similar technical field
* 8-10 years engineering design experience
* 5 years of experience as a hands-on manager
* Ability to apply work experience and electronic theory to create unique new designs
* Space based design or military design experience is strongly desired
* EMI and reliability experience is a plus but not required
* VPX background is a plus but not required
* Expert debug skills.
* Expert team and leadership skills with strong interpersonal skills
* Experience with SSD’s, Memory and/or storage devices is a plus
* Aerospace experience is a plus

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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