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Sr. Electrical Engineer, Fibertek, Herndon VA

Herndon, VA

Senior Electrical Engineer

Herndon, VA

Use your electrical engineering skills to pave the way for tomorrow’s advancement in lidar, laser, and space exploration. Fibertek is looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our Herndon, VA location to contribute to the development of laser products within our R&D team. By taking on both short and long-term projects, you will use your versatility to bring uncharted laser research to the aerospace industry.

Job Duties

You’ll collaborate with some of the smartest minds in Electrical, Mechanical and Optical engineering. You will have a manageable workload and have the benefit of both your team and senior leadership support. In developing, verifying, and upgrading the electronics in Fibertek's electro-optical systems, you will perform and manage a wide range of engineering tasks, including circuit board development, firmware (FPGA & CPU) development, cable/harness design, documentation. This will also include board and system-level integration and testing and troubleshooting. You will work on multiple concurrent projects, with a mix of small, short, quick-turn projects and more extensive, long-term projects.

Required Skills and Experience

To succeed in this Senior Electrical Engineer role, you'll need the below expertise and experience
  • BSEE with 8+  years of applicable work experience      
  • Experience with circuit board design, integration, and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with FPGA/CPLD design, simulation, and troubleshooting.
  • Experience using electrical lab equipment as part of circuit development, integration, and troubleshooting.
  • Strong communication and documentation skills

Bonus Areas

  • MSEE or PhD
  • Experience with hi-rel military and/or space-flight hardware development
  • Experience with FPGA/CPLD design, simulation, and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with LIDAR systems
Please apply today for this full-time Herndon-based Senior Electrical Engineer role and join the leader in the development of state-of-the-art laser and electro-optic solutions.

Why Fibertek, Inc?

FIBERTEK, Inc. is a recognized leader in advanced lasers, lidars and laser communication systems providing our DoD, NASA and aerospace customers discriminating capabilities.   We pride ourselves in our innovation and customer success focused culture enabled by a creative and relaxed work environment with minimal bureaucracy. Fibertek fosters a progressive learning environment that values inspiration, promotes professional challenge and encourages personal growth. We offer a competitive and incentivized compensation package with excellent benefits.

Fibertek, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Applicants are considered regardless of race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law. If you need assistance or an accommodation for any part of the application process, please contact us by phone at 571-299-4487 or via email at hr@fibertek.com.

Job Summary

Fibertek, Inc.
Hours per Week
Employment Term
Employment Type
Full Time
Salary and Benefits
Paid time off such as PTO, Health insurance, Life insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Retirement benefits or accounts, Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts, such as FSAs, Long term disability insurance, Short term disability insurance, Tuition assistance, Wellness programs, Employee recognition programs, Relocation assistance, Commuting/travel assistance, Telecommuting options, Workplace perks such as recreation activities, food and coffee, and flexible work schedules!
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
8 to 20+ years
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