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Electrical Engineer



Other Engineering
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Los Angeles, CA
Job Type
Any (new grads ok)
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Joel Sercel

About the role

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • With guidance from senior engineers, the selected candidate will:
  • Design electromechanical systems, including the specification and procurement of motors, actuators, sensors, etc.
  • Design, adapt, and maintain laboratory data acquisition systems
  • Perform experiments and analyses on RF systems
  • Provide support on multidisciplinary engineering problems and projects

Required Qualifications/Experience:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering (or related field)
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Engineering Programming (Python, Matlab, C/C++, VBA, etc.)
  • PCB layout, circuit design, and soldering experience
  • Strong experience with microcontroller systems (Arduino, Raspberry Pi etc.)
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Hands-on experience in laboratory or testing environment
  • U.S. Citizen or Green Card holder (due to the export-controlled nature of our work)
  • Available for a minimum of 40 hours a week
  • Must be currently located in (or able to relocate to) the Los Angeles area
  • Excellent written and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications/Experience:The ideal candidate will also have experience in a minimum of 4 of the following additional categories:

  • Data Acquisition Systems
  • Microcontrollers, Motor Controls, Sensors, & Related Electronics
  • Electromechanical Systems Design
  • Power electronics and/or high voltage electronics
  • Space electronics engineering and vacuum electronics
  • Plasma Physics
  • Optics
  • CAD Design (Solidworks preferred, AutoCAD or NX acceptable)
  • Image Recognition and Computer Vision

About TransAstra Corporation

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