Senior Electrical Engineer

HDL Research Lab Inc | Brenham, TX 77833
Date Posted: 2/12/2024 | Last Day to Apply: 7/26/2024

Position Type: Full-Time
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The Senior Electrical Engineer will oversee the design, development, and support of complex electronic power systems for the defense/aerospace industry. Candidates must have thorough, hands-on experience with power supplies, analog electronics, and product packaging for harsh environments. 

  • Work with cross-functional teams on new product development and R&D activities.
  • Review applicable military and industry requirements, specifications, and standards as design inputs to prepare electrical circuit schematics for power converters, filters, and logic circuits.
  • Design transformers and inductors.
  • Complete printed wiring board placements and routing.
  • Select parts per requirements, working from a wide variety of electro-mechanical component experience.
  • Prepare engineering analyses like electrical stress/derating analysis, worst case parts tolerance analysis, failure mode effects and criticality analysis.
  • Modify existing products to meet internal or external customer requirements.
  • Create test apparatuses and procedures for HDL products. Analyze and review test data against HDL and customer expectations, iterate test parameters, and present test results to HDL technical staff and customers. Provide training to testers during transition from design to production phase.
  • Assist in developing production assembly instructions, processes, and fixtures.
  • Present electrical designs during customer-facing reviews.
  • Provide technical support to customers and associates.
  • Provide support and mentorship to junior technical associates. 
  • Maintain a detailed record of progress for each project.


  • US Citizenship or Permanent Resident status.
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Design or equivalent.
  • Minimum 10 years of related experience.
  • Experience designing ruggedized, highly-reliable electromechanical systems capable of surviving harsh environments (e.g. high-g, high vibration, high and low temperature). 
  • Familiarity with IPC Class 3 high-reliability standards preferred.
  • Experience with EAGLE, MATLAB, and Python preferred.
  • Excellent time management with the ability to multitask work across simultaneous projects.
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven organizational skills with mindfulness, and the ability to self-check, self-manage, prioritize initiatives, and work well in a team environment.
  • Superior writing, listening, and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • A creative mind with a desire to suggest improvements and new ideas to solve challenging technical problems. 

HDL Research Lab Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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406 W. Blue Bell Rd, Brenham, TX 77833