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Applied Research Associates, Inc. Staff Embedded Electrical Eng 1 in Littleton, Colorado

Successful candidates will have a chance to support research in areas ofelectromechanical systems, less-than-lethal systems, human injury,acoustics, chemical/biological defense, specialized materialsdevelopment, thermal protection systems, blast effects, ballisticpenetration/fragmentation, or test planning and statistical analysis. What you'll do as a Staff Embedded Electrical Engineer * Analyze project requirements and design hardware and software solutions * Work with electrical engineering staff to design, fabricate, andtest systems requiring embedded software * Develop embedded software for the fabricated systems * Test and troubleshoot embedded systems to ensure compliance with systemrequirements * Work from engineering drawings and written or verbal instructions * Assist in estimating labor and materials required to complete assignedtasks * Prepare oral and written reports as necessary Position Requirements * BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent andtwo (2) years of experience in a related position * Skilled in C and Python scripting languages or similar * Industry experience with embedded Linux or RTOS running onmicrocontrollers * Innovative, "can-do" mindset bringing new ideas to the table * US Citizen; able to get a security clearance Additional Skill Preferences * Good verbal communication skills. * Must provide a positive influence to technical project teams * Experience troubleshooting digital systems with logic analyzers orequivalent * Experience programming popular microcontrollers like Atmel,Microchip, or similar * Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics/layout drawings * Ability to create simple circuit schematics * Familiarity with Altium or similar for printed circuit board layout * Familiarity with MS Office environment (Outlook, Excel, MS Word) Company .and. Division Information Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) is an employee-ownedscientific research and engineering company recognized for providingtechnically superior solutions to complex and critical problems. Founded inAlbuquerque, New Mexico, in 1979, ARA currently has over 1,400employee-owners in offices throughout the United States and Canada providing abroad range of technical expertise in defense technologies, civiltechnologies, computer software and simulation, systems analysis,environmental technologies, and testing and measurement. In addition, weprovide sophisticated technical products for environmental sitecharacterization, pavement analysis, and robotics. At ARA, employee-owners are at the heart of every success. We embraceemployee ownership which spawns greater creativity, initiative, and higherperformance and customer satisfaction levels. ARA gives employees the tools,training, and opportunities to take more active roles as owners. The cultureis challenging; innovation and experimentation are the norms. All eligibleemployees have the opportunity to earn annual contributions to the EmployeeStock Ownership Plan (ESOP), and all of our employee-owners can directlyimpact our shared success. The motto, "Engineering and Science for Fun andProfit" sums up the ARA experience. For additional information and anopportunity to join this unique workplace, please apply at EqualOpportunityEmployerDescription Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals withDisabilities PayTransparencyPolicyStatement The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminateagainst employees or applicants because they have inquired about,discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee orapplicant. However, employees who have access to the compensationinformation of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential jobfunctions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants toindividuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation