JOB ID: MD-0120-TUN02

Job Title: Hardware Design Engineer

Job Description

​• Utilize knowledge and experience to troubleshoot and design efficient and cost effective commodity hardware computing system solutions based on customer requirements.
• Day-to-day tasks include: reviewing customer requirements, performing equipment analysis, creating logic diagrams and BOMs, and peer reviewing system designs.
• Individuals should be able to adapt to changing customer requirements and abide by customer guidelines.
•Meet with the customer to communicate status and risks as well as work in a team environment to accomplish team goals
• Work within established processes to meet scheduled deadlines, and communicate in a timely manner when a schedule is at risk.
• Troubleshoot issues ranging from system design artifacts to customer hardware not performing as expected
• Perform trade analysis to minimize recommendations and present this information to peers and customers as-needed.


• Experience with systems requirements gathering, definition, and documentation capture for physical hardware and for customer provided software
• Ability to interpret customer intent and translate into written physical hardware requirements
• Ability to apply knowledge of system lifecycle (i.e., physical hardware, network growth, hardware reusability, and ease of deployment) to system designs
• Ability to interpret and create logic diagrams and Bill of Materials (BOMs)
• Ability to perform power analysis, hardware interface compatibility analysis
• Attention to detail and excellent communication skills and the ability to work with OEM vendors to define hardware configurations and review/evaluate quotes
• Understanding of computing architecture concepts to include but not limited to the following:
   o   x86 compatble Processor's
   o   x86 compatible Memory Architecture
   o   RAM memory types (DDR3, DDR4, R-DIMMs, LR-DIMMS)
   o   Storage (HDD, SSD, NVMe)
   o   Networking (1GE, 10GE, 40GE, 25GE, 100GE)
   o   Hardware Interface Protocols (e.g., RS232, Ethernet)
• Experience conducting equipment evaluations
• Experience as an administrator of LINUX
• Experience with scripting languages (PERL, JAVA, PYTHON, or others)
• Understanding of electrical concepts, electrical interfaces, and signal communications
• Exposure to Linux, cloud computing, SIGINT, distributed applications, networking technology.


Compensation will consist of a package including a base salary and complete benefits.

Job: Hardware Design Engineer

​Location: Maryland, North America – US

Team: System Design
Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Seldom, less than 10%

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