MDA Information Systems LLC

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Electrical Engineer - R&D

Electrical Engineer - R&D

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US-MI-Ann Arbor
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MDA Information Systems LLC is looking for an Electrical Engineer -R&D (Research & Development)  with passion and aptitude to create robust working hardware and software for deployed systems.  The position is located at our Ann Arbor, MI area location. 


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MDA Information Systems LLC is a major supplier of weather information and geospatial intelligence. Our firm serves a diverse client base including commercial and governmental organizations in agriculture, energy, defense, and civilian government. MDA Information Systems LLC offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, Flexible Spending Account and tuition assistance. MDA Information Systems LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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  • Design and development of novel, rugged fielded protoypes, systems, and products in an exciting, and typically R & D-type (Research & Development) environment. 
  • Original design and implementation of both hardware(electrical and mechanical) and software to deliver a complete system.
  • Model phenomenology and performance.  Perform integration and testing.  Analyze performance.  Support delivery and field demonstrations. 
  • Work with hardware/software team members and leadership, sharing and learning skills, eventually leading teams and creating new projects.
  • Provide excellent verbal dn written communications with customer, partners, and team.



  • Passion, skills, and tenacity for developing robust fielded prototypes, systems, and products.
  • A knack for creating systems that are highly valued by users.
  • Ability to contribute significantly to the design of electrical and mechanical hardware and software, and work with teams comprised of engineers and technicians with similar expertise, and more specialized expertise.  
  • Skilled at electrical design of digital and analog (including RF) circuits.
  • Ability to code in Matlab, Python, and C.
  • Ability to perform mechanical design.
  • Excellent communications and writing skills.
  • Familiarity with signal processing associated with radio-frequency (RF), synthetic-aperture-radar, and electro-optics is a plus but not necessary.
  • Optical expertise is a plus but not necessary.
  • Ability to code for GPU is a plus but not necessary.
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience and/or education.
  • 2-5 years of experience, as this is a junior to mid-level position.