Senior Electrical Engineer

AEVEX Aerospace
Tampa, FL
Added: April 26, 2024
Job Overview

AEVEX Aerospace is looking for an experienced Senior Electrical Engineer to play a crucial role in designing, developing, and maintaining electrical systems and components. This key player will combine technical expertise, leadership, and problem-solving skills to design, implement, and maintain electrical systems in various domains.

Essential Functions

  • Design, develop, and test embedded electrical systems for aerospace applications.
  • Proficient in circuit design with knowledge of embedded microcontrollers, video image processing, battery technology, motor controllers, and power distribution.
  • Selection of components and equipment based on analysis of specifications and reliability and determines design approaches and parameters.
  • Works with avionics, embedded systems, and Radio Frequency (RF) links. Supports Flight Test operations, as needed.
  • Develop and maintain electrical control systems, including wiring diagrams and schematics.
  • Analyze and interpret technical data, such as specifications, blueprints, and schematics, to ensure compliance with applicable codes and regulations.
  • Collaborate with other engineers, technicians, and clients to identify and resolve technical issues and improve system performance.
  • Plan and oversee the installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems and equipment.
  • Troubleshoot electrical problems and provide technical support to production staff as needed.
  • Develop and implement quality control processes to ensure product reliability and performance.
  • Stay current with new technologies, trends, and best practices in electrical engineering.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Standard Essential Functions

  • Regular and reliable attendance on a full time basis
  • Responsible for exhibiting professional behavior with both internal and external business associates that reflects positively on the company and is consistent with the company's policies and practices.
  • Embodies AEVEX's cultural values and aligns daily actions with department goals and company culture.

Qualifications And Competencies

  • Knowledge of common industry protocols (LVDS, I2C, HDMI, UART, SPI, CAN, USB, MIPI)
  • Familiarity with battery-powered UAVs
  • Knowledge of electrical design software, such as AutoCAD and SolidWorks
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Familiarity with electrical codes and regulations, including NEC, UL, and CE
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Education / Certifications

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or a related field
  • Professional certification, such as Professional Engineer (PE), is preferred but not required.


  • 9-12+ years of relevant work experience

Security Clearance

  • Ability to obtain/maintain a Top Secret/SCI DoD clearance, U.S. Citizenship required.

AEVEX provides a full suite of comprehensive benefits, including a 401(k)-retirement plan,

comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance group coverage with a

portion of the premiums paid by the company, professional development funds, and an

Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) with counseling, legal help, child and elder care support,

Among Other Benefits.

About AEVEX Aerospace

AEVEX Aerospace, headquartered in Solana Beach, California, supports the U.S. national security mission and partner nation needs around the world by providing full-spectrum aviation, remote sensing, and analysis solutions. The company's capabilities include custom design and engineering; rapid prototyping; sensor integration and sustainment; aircraft modification and certification; flight test instrumentation and support; mission operations service; advanced intelligence data processing, exploitation, and dissemination solutions; and tailored hardware and software mission-system tools. AEVEX uses agile and customized approaches to rapidly define, develop, and deliver specialized solutions for airborne special mission needs for the U.S. Government, partner nations, and commercial businesses. AEVEX has major offices in California, North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia, and Florida.


AEVEX Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex (including pregnancy, breast feeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, physical disability, mental disability, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.

Applicants who are offered employment from AEVEX Aerospace, LLC ("AEVEX") will be subject to a background check by a third party. Prior to the background check being conducted, the applicant will be required to complete disclosure and authorization forms authorizing AEVEX to conduct a background check. The authorization is made in electronic form and will only be shared with individuals who have a business need to review the information to make employment decisions. During the background process, applicants will verify personal information such as the below. An applicant who provides incomplete information will be disqualified from employment at AEVEX.

  • Criminal Convictions (misdemeanor and felony).
  • Prior Employment History
  • Educational History

AEVEX reserves the right to disqualify a candidate based on the results of the background investigation.