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Electrical Engineer



Other Engineering
Columbus, OH, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Job Title: Electrical Engineer

Location: Columbus, OH

Company Overview: Dedrone is the world’s most trusted smart airspace security company. Hundreds of commercial, government and defense customers around the world rely on Dedrone’s comprehensive, command and control (C2) solutions to protect against the persistent and escalating threat from drones while enabling “good” drones to fly. By leveraging AI/ML, Dedrone is the only solution that provides continuous, autonomous interrogation and verification of drones that enables both multi-sensor and multi-mitigation options onto a single fused "pane-of-glass". Whether on-premise / air-gapped or in the cloud, Dedrone customers can easily detect, track, identify, analyze, and mitigate drone threats.

As an Electrical Engineer, you will play a crucial role to enhancing our electrical engineering team's capabilities in PCB design and development. You will contribute directly to our mission of deterring unauthorized drone incursions, ensuring our solutions remain innovative and effective. Your expertise will reinforce our dedication to excellence and keep our technologies at the forefront of the airspace security sector.

You will…

  • Oversee PCB Design and Development: Lead the entire PCB project lifecycle, from design inception through maintenance of the final product. This includes developing new designs and providing ongoing support for existing projects, blending creativity with thorough product care.
  • Focus on Design for Manufacturability and Advanced PCB Technologies: Emphasize the design for manufacturability (DFM) in your work, ensuring that all PCB designs are optimized for production efficiency and reliability. Incorporate advanced PCB technologies to enhance product functionality and performance. Your expertise in evaluating and applying the latest in PCB technologies will be crucial in keeping our products at the forefront of the industry.
  • Design hardware products from concept to series production: Develop solution ideas for mitigation products, take responsibility for implementation and ensuring the desired functionality.
  • Design Control Cabinets and Control Units: Employ your experience in control cabinet and control unit design for radar, cameras, and third-party components.
    Your expertise in creating integrated systems that incorporate advanced detection and mitigation technologies is crucial.
  • Qualify Electronics and Complete Products: Conduct thorough testing and quality assurance for all electronic components and final products, ensuring they meet Dedrone's standards for reliability and safety in field operations.

You have…

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Proven Experience: Demonstrated expertise in PCB design and development, showcased by a portfolio of successful projects. Skill in applying design for manufacturability (DFM) principles and using advanced PCB technologies is required.
  • Technical Skills: Experience in designing control cabinets and developing control units for integrated security systems, including radar and camera systems, and the ability to interface with third-party components.
  • Quality Assurance: A strong background in the testing and qualification of electronics, ensuring products meet industry standards for quality and safety.
  • Regulatory Knowledge: Familiarity with ITAR and other relevant regulations, with a proven history of managing sensitive projects in compliance with these standards. (US citizen)
  • Design for Manufacturing: Experience with PCB / PCBA production, assembly and test processes and knowledge of state-of-the-art DfM techniques.
  • Soft Skills: Exceptional problem-solving abilities, meticulous attention to detail, and the capacity to work independently and as part of a team.

At Dedrone, we believe that great ideas come from anywhere. We support a collaborative environment and value open participation from individuals with different ideas, experiences, and perspectives. We believe having a diverse team makes Dedrone a more interesting and innovative place to work, and we strive to make Dedrone a welcoming and inclusive place for all.