Electrical Engineer II

  • Impossible Sensing
  • St. Louis, MO
  • Aug 12, 2021
Full time Electrical Engineer

Job Description


Work as the lead electrical engineer on a wide variety of electronic systems and subsystems spanning both analog and digital circuitry as well as firmware/HDL designs.


• Serve as the lead electrical engineer on an instrument/instrument subsystem throughout its development life cycles

• Design systems for operation in extreme environments, such as wide temperature swings and variable pressure environments

• Manage the design of instruments from schematic to layout, fabrication, test, and deployment

• Provide input and preliminary designs for federal grant proposals, including NASA

• Work closely with other departments (e.g. optical, software, mechanical, systems, science) in an iterative manner and aid in their work efforts, when necessary and/or applicable, from project conception to delivery

• The position will require involvement in a range of tasks over project lifecycles including requirements definition, relevant simulations and calculations, instrument assembly, and documenting and executing verification tests

• The position will require interaction and collaboration with external customers and contractors to scope, carry out, and support tasks. Travel may be required.


• US Person (Citizen or Permanent Resident)

• B.Sci or higher in related field

• 5+ years’ experience in an industry setting

• Experience designing and analyzing both analog and digital systems

• Experience with schematic capture and PCB layout tools (KiCAD, Altium, etc.)

• Experience working with electrical test equipment and debugging custom PCB’s

• Experience with a scientific programming language (Python, MATLAB, etc.)

• Experience with C/C++ and an understanding of basic firmware design principles

• Experience working with microcontrollers/FPGAs

• Ability to work in dynamic environments with novel concepts and a wide range of personnel

• Outstanding verbal and written skills and experience generating data-driven reports

• Experience working with Microsoft Office suite