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Senior or Staff Electrical Engineer

Kirkland, WA 98034

Posted: 08/31/2023 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Industry: Core Technologies - Contract Job Number: 27730

Job Description

Position Title: Senior or Staff Electrical Engineer
Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting long-term contract opportunity for an Senior or Staff Electrical Engineer with our client located in Kirkland, WA.     
Job Description: The Sr./Staff Electrical Engineer will help our client grow as a world-recognized leader in aircraft electrical power generation systems for small to mid-sized business jets, UAV’s and rotorcraft.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Ability to design analog and digital circuits for power electronics products
  • Ability to use circuit simulation tools to inform a design approach
  • Research and select circuit components based on performance, cost, and availability
  • Skill to perform initial hardware functional testing
  • Ability to create design process documents to support RTCA DO-254 compliance
  • Ability to develop reliable products for an aircraft environment (temperature, EMI, ...)
  • Work with technician staff to support hardware performance testing
  • Ability to present technical presentations to internal and external groups

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical / Electronics Engineering from an accredited institution is required
  • Five (5) or more years of related experience in the job duties and responsibilities to be considered as a Senior Electrical Engineer
  • Eight (8) or more years of related experience in the job duties and responsibilities to be considered as a Staff Electrical Engineer.
  • Must Have Regulated experience.  Highly preferred to have regulated experience in Aerospace or Defense.  
  • Must Have previous experience with designing both Analog and Digital circuits for power electronics products. Not accepting candidates with processors work or Digital experience only at this time.
  • Must Have previous Circuit Board Design experience. - proof of actual development work, not production EE work only.
  • Must Have previous experience selecting parts for circuit boards with outside vendors - research and select circuit components based on performance, cost, and availability
  • Must Have EMI experience - unless from other regulated industry - case by case
  • Must Have experience with power electronics and must be comfortable working with voltage up to 1000 volts
  • Must Have experience w/ power converters
  • Must Have previous experience with circuit simulation tools (any) to inform a design approach, such as LTspice, PSIM Ansys, MatLab
  • Must Have previous experience performing initial hardware functional testing
Job Details:
  • Job Type:  Contract -to-hire
  • Location:  Kirkland, WA
  • Pay Range: $50.00 - 88.00/hr.
  •  An offer of employment is contingent on successfully passing a drug test and background check, and applicants who do not successfully pass both the drug test and background check will not be considered for employment.  
  •  ITAR obligations are associated with this role, U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a) (1), (3) is required.  

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, insurance plan options (HDHP plan or POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Meet Your Recruiter

Laura Duarte

I have worked in Technical staffing for over 17 years in the Pacific NW primarily, and Nationally. My specialty is finding candidates for contract, contract to hire and direct hire jobs in Technical & Engineering fields for some of the greatest Hardware & Software product development companies around. I listen to what you are looking for and will ensure your resume looks great.  I am honest and communicative throughout the hiring process. I am passionate about putting our Veterans back to work, and helping underrepresented people get into STEM careers.


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