Company: Jacobs
Skills: Design Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Instrument & Controls Engineer
Experience: 4 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Severn, Maryland, United States

Do you have a passion for figuring out how electronic devices work then modifying them to do something new? What about Software Defined Radios or ISR special projects-sound interesting? If so, then we have a great opportunity for you. We recently created a role for digital hardware reverse engineer to work in our Engineering Development and Special Projects (EDSP) group.

EDSP is a rapidly growing business within the Rapid Solutions sector of Jacobs. This division is a small subset (

-Analyze existing circuits to determine operational characteristics

-Generate requirements based on circuit function

-Design circuits at the schematic level.

-Select circuit components based on given requirements.

-Utilize development boards and/or breadboards to prove out circuit designs.

-Work with mechanical engineers to develop mechanical aspects of products.

-Oversee and inspect board layouts.

-Test circuit boards to prove they function as expected, debug as required.

-Assist in the development of production-level tests.

-Support transition to production.

-Perform failure analysis on problem areas.

-Document results of testing and failure analysis.

-Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems.

-Assist in creating cost estimates for related activities.



Required :

-Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering.

-4+ years experience in circuit board development.

-Good knowledge of electronic components and test equipment.


-TS/SCI security clearance.

-Ability to generate schematics.

-Ability to read and understand datasheets for integrated circuits.

-Good knowledge of electronic components and test equipment.

-Understanding of BOM and product configuration practices.

-Ability to work in a dynamic environment with cross-functional teams.

-Ability to support multiple projects simultaneously.

-Effective time management and prioritization skills.

-Excellent communication and documentation skills.

-Works well as a part of a team.

-Basic skills in Microsoft Office software products. - Good problem solving skills.

-Ability to write software and/or firmware.

-Experience in rechargeable batteries and battery chargers.

-Experience in low power design.

-Experience in micro-controller based designs.

-Experience with Allegro, OrCAD, and/or Altium Designer.

-Experience with tracking and/or communications products.

Clearance Requirement: Secret

This position may require the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance. Clearance processing will be completed by the U.S. Government. Factors considered for a U.S. Government Security Clearance include but are not limited:

-U.S. Citizenship (Required)
-Favorable C riminal History Check
-Education Verification
-Abuse/Illegal Drug Use
-Credit Check
-Subject Interview