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Principal Engineer - Systems

Company: FHLB Des Moines
Location: Boulder
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Principal Engineer - Systems page is loaded Principal Engineer - Systems Apply locations CO - Boulder time type Full time posted on Posted Yesterday job requisition id R3774-23 Are you looking for a unique opportunity to be a part of something great? Want to join a 20,000-member team that works on the technology that powers the world around us? Looking for an atmosphere of trust, empowerment, respect, diversity, and communication? How about an opportunity to own a piece of a multi-billion dollar (with a B!) global organization? We offer all that and more at Microchip Technology, Inc.People come to work at Microchip because we help design the technology that runs the world. They stay because our culture supports their growth and stability. They are challenged and driven by an incredible array of products and solutions with unlimited career potential. Microchip's nationally-recognized Leadership Passage Programs support career growth where we proudly enroll over a thousand people annually. We take pride in our commitment to employee development, values-based decision making, and strong sense of community, driven by our Vision, Mission, and 11 Guiding Values ; we affectionately refer to it as the Aggregate System and it's won us countless awards for diversity and workplace excellence.Our company is built by dedicated team players who love to challenge the status quo; we did not achieve record revenue and over 30 years of quarterly profitability without a great team dedicated to empowering innovation. People like you.Visit our careers page to see what exciting opportunities and company perks await!Job Description: Microchip Technologies, Inc (NASDAQ: MCHP), Frequency and Timing Systems is a world leader in precise time solutions and sets the world's standard for time. The company generates, distributes and applies precise time for the communications, aerospace/defense, IT infrastructure, and metrology industries. Microchip's customers, from communications service providers and network equipment manufacturers to governments and their suppliers worldwide, are able to build more reliable networks and systems by using the company's advanced timing technologies, atomic clocks, services, and solutions. Microchip products support today's precise timing standards, including GPS-based timing, IEEE 1588 (PTP), Network Time Protocol (NTP), and Synchronous Ethernet. Frequency and Timing Systems is expanding with new contracts in the areas of digital signal processing, satellite communications, airborne timing, and navigation systems. Our Government Systems group in Boulder, CO is seeking a Principal Systems Engineer to manage and contribute to R&D programs in the field of timing and communications systems . This position is a fit for someone that enjoys technical achievement, cooperative research, never ending chances to learn, and a friendly team environment. You will participate in a wide variety of projects. The opportunity requires the candidate to be a self-motivated person who is proactive and goal oriented. Join our team and be a part of the fast-growing, cutting-edge technology. Essential Responsibilities:

  • Engineer embedded systems and algorithms for time, position, and RF communications using the systems design methodology of requirements definition, design, implementation, and validation of the system
  • Collaborate with hardware, software, FPGA, and mechanical engineers to develop solutions that meet or exceed customers' requirements
  • Coordinate with Manufacturing and Quality Engineers to introduce and release new products
  • Work with System Integration to help with installation of equipment at customer sites worldwide
  • Up to 15% Travel Requirements/Qualifications: Job Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university
    • Typically 10+ years' experience in the Systems Engineering process, including requirements definition, design, implementation, verification, and test
    • Established track record of technical leadership and detailed individual contribution
    • Experience with simulation, data processing, and analysis using Python and/or MATLAB
    • Familiarity with digital test equipment (i.e. Oscilloscope, Spectrum Analyzer, Multi-Meter)
    • Great written and verbal communication skills
    • Great interpersonal skills
    • Active TS/SCI clearance or ability to obtain one
    • US Citizenship Required Preferred Qualifications:
      • Established expertise in digital signal processing, control system design, linear system analysis, or statistical classification algorithms
      • Ability to efficiently operate in a Linux/Unix environment
      • Knowledge of microprocessors, memory devices, and logic devices
      • Familiarity with precise timing applications and components including oscillators, time measurement circuits, and GPS receivers
      • Experience successfully executing government programs with formal documentation and review deliverables, including System Requirements Review, Preliminary Design Review, Critical Design Review, and Test Readiness Review Benefits
        • Wellness & Medical Benefits effective on your First Day of Employment
        • Gold Standard in Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental & Vision Benefits
        • Quarterly Employee Cash Bonus Plan
        • Restricted Stock Grant
        • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
        • Tuition Reimbursement
        • 401K Retirement Savings Plan
        • Spending Accounts
        • Life Insurance
        • Long Term Care
        • Legal
        • Employee Assistance Plan
          Paid Time Off
          • Vacation Pay
          • Absence Time - "Sick Pay"
          • 10 Paid Holidays U.S. Export Controls Requirements: This job requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by the export laws of the United States. Candidates are required to provide proof of either US citizenship, Permanent US residency or classification as a protected individual as defined in 8 USC 1324b (a) (3).Travel Time:0% - 25%Physical Attributes:Hearing, Seeing, Talking, Works Alone, Works Around OthersPhysical Requirements:80% Sitting, 10% Walking, 10% Standing, Usual Business HoursPay Range:The expected base salary range for this position, if filled in Colorado, is $70,000 - $163,000, dependent on specific skills and work experience. We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive base pay, restricted stock units, and quarterly bonus payments. In addition to these components, our package includes health benefits that begin day one, retirement savings plans, and an industry leading ESPP program with a 2 year look back feature. Find more information about all our benefits at the link below.Benefits of working at Microchip Microchip Technology Inc is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

            For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to the EEO is the Law Poster and the EEO is the Law Poster Supplement . Please also refer to the Pay Transparency Policy Statement . About Us At Microchip, employees are our greatest strength. As one of the top performing semiconductor companies in the world, we are led by a set of guiding values and a mission to become the very best embedded control solutions company ever. We work tirelessly to create a company culture that highlights how important every employee is to our mission. Microchip Recruitment Privacy Notice

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