Electrical Engineer

SUMMARY: Performs electrical design engineering work of under general supervision requiring a high degree of technical competence.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Design and development of analog and digital circuitry for Satellite Antenna Tracking Systems, Tactical Navigation Systems and Fiber Optic Gyro Systems.

Perform circuit design, debugging, testing and integration for 8/16/32 bit embedded microprocessor and DSP based systems, including power subsystems, analog to digital conversion and motion control applications.

Establish and define the theoretical basis and principles that should apply and estimated time, expense and manpower for completion of all tasks.

Analyze, evaluate and plan methods of approach and organize the means to achieve solutions for complex technical problems.

Perform Schematic capture, simulation and PCB layout.

Perform low level circuit design, testing, debugging and validation.

Document all circuit and system designs, specifications and test plans.

Generate all required documentation from inception through release.

Provide information and technical support from Engineering to other departments.




Bachelor degree with minimum 5 years of experience. Advanced degree preferred

Experience in designing complex digital communications, analog and digital signal processing and RF circuit design for embedded products.

Experience designing products with embedded microcontrollers and microprocessors.

Experience using Altium Schematic Capture and PCB layout tools.

Experience reading and understanding software written in C.

Proficient in the use of multimeters, oscilloscopes, and logic analyzers

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Solid understanding of processes required to design cost effective system solutions

Working knowledge of motion control systems is helpful


Candidates must be U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, KVH can not sponsor.


Benefits - Full 
Relocation Assistance Available - Possible for ideal candidate 
Interview Travel Reimbursed - Yes


Candidate Details
5+ to 7 years experience
Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
Willingness to Travel - Occasionally

Skills and Certifications [note: bold skills and certification are required]
Is candidate a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (TN visa not accepted)? 
recent experience, within the past year, with PCBs 
currently a 'hands on' electrical engineer

Ideal Candidate Must have recent PCB experience.