Chief Microelectronics Hardware Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Are you a senior level Hardware Engineers with wide-ranging microelectronics experience to serve as a Chief Hardware Engineer within the Sensor Systems Analysis and Engineering Department (SSA&E)? if you’re ready to take your career to the next level? APPLY

Dynetics has an unmatched reputation in terms of technical competence and offers a great life-work balance, with excellent benefits. We have offices across the United States engaging in the defense, aerospace, cyber, space, and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific, and IT solutions.

You will lead and work within a team of engineers and scientists, contributing to the protection and assurance of hardware for the US Army. You’ll design, prototype, and test secure microelectronic hardware components ranging from board level to FPGA\ASICs level to integrated circuit level.

Areas of focus will include:

· Anti-tamper techniques enabling prevention, detection, response, and evidence

· Trusted platform and hardware security modules

· Secure processor architectures, trusted execution environments, hardware roots of trust, memory protection, side-channel threats and protection, and speculative or transient execution threats

· Automated visual inspection systems.

You will join a diverse team of junior to senior software developers, engineers, and scientists to create unique solutions for these complex problems. Our team solves important problems that make a difference and support our customers in the current and future defense of our nation.

Joining our team will offer you the opportunity to work with experts in their field and grow your career in an area that is appealing to you. You will quickly become an integral member of our team and be given the opportunity to take responsibility for challenging problems of your own. Because of this, we seek team members that are driven and engaged in their work while simultaneously being of high character, given that you will often be working on sensitive and unique problems which require a high degree of trust from our customers.

Basic Qualifications

If you have a bachelor’s degree or higher in a technical discipline (electrical\computer engineering or physics) with 10+ years of relevant hardware development experience? APPLY

The position requires proven leadership in the focus areas, excellent communication and organizational skills, attention to detail, and knowledge in three or more of the following:

  • Protection schemes for the development of secure processors at the integrated circuit level to include silicon/semiconductor design, fabrication, and packaging.
  • Development and usage of hardware security modules for FPGA and customer ASIC design.
  • Board level protection schemes related to board design/layout and communication security/encryption design
  • Secure software design for software level protection of external interfaces

You must be a US citizen and be a resident of Huntsville, Alabama or be willing to relocate to the Huntsville, Alabama area.


Other Qualifications

Experience and demonstrated skill in any of the following is also a plus:

  • C++ or Python
  • AI/ML Algorithm Development
  • DoD background

Preference may be shown to qualified candidates who possess a master’s degree or Ph.D. in a relevant technical discipline.

Preference may be shown to qualified candidates who currently hold an active Top Secret/SCI clearance.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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COVID Response

In order to enter Dynetics facilities in the U.S. and to attend Dynetics events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated or have an approved exemption on file for COVID-19. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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