Company: Jacobs
Skills: Design Engineer
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Hanover, Maryland, United States

KeyW is a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of Jacobs.

About Jacobs

Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. With approximately $12 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 50,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction- and program-management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors. For more information, visit, and connect with Jacobs on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

The Package/Printed Circuit Board Design Engineer is responsible to develop solutions for a wide-range of signal processing applications, information security, and research development. Developed solutions predominately fall under Microelectronics Package Engineering (PE), Printed Circuit Board (PCB) design, and Reverse Engineering (RE). Package/Printed Circuit Board Design Engineer are responsible from the conceptual idea to the final product.


(U) Involved in the architectural definition by collaborating in cross-functional teams, which capture the customer's requirements and specifications.

(U) Select, design, and specify digital/analog/RF circuit components, assemblies, and parameters to create solutions that meet given performance requirements by making engineering trade-offs, analyzing requirements, and investigating technical solutions.

(U) Prepare working plans, detailed drawings, and completed mechanical or electrical drawings of assemblies from notes, verbal instructions, and rough or detailed sketches for engineering or manufacturing purposes.

(U) Create and modify engineering plans, drawings, and schematics.

(U) Validate functional, operational, and user requirements.

(U) Identify new and existing technologies to solve design, development, and operational problems.

Fifteen (15) years of experience as a Package or PCB Design Engineer in signal processing, digital and analog circuits, interface circuits, memory systems, and the principles, methods, and techniques used within the electronic/computer field. Five (5) years' experience in both Package and PCB Design Engineering. Bachelor's degree in electrical, electronic, or computer engineering; systems engineering; physics; mathematics; or computer science. In lieu of a degree, an additional four (4) years of experience may be substituted for a total of 19 years of experience. Experience with IPC, JEDEC, and Mil-Standards as related to PCB design and electrical component qualifications.

This position requires a Top Secret/SCI security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph. Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.

Factors considered for a U.S. Government Security Clearance include, but are not limited to:

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

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements:
Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Work Environment:
General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

Equipment & Machines:
General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.

Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions:
Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.
Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.