Electrical Engineer in Lexington, MA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/5/2018

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    Lexington, MA
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Job Description

Job #:  811387

Apex Systems, nation’s 2nd largest Tech staffing firm, has an opportunity for an Electrical Engineer in Lexington, MA

This is a 1 year+ long W2 contract with PTO and Holiday pay, benefits options and a flexible pay rate dependent upon candidate’s experience level. 

For applicants who are interested in this Electrical Engineer opportunity; please send a Word resume to Lauren Bedell, Professional Recruiter, at


Our client is actively involved in the development of advanced technologies for airborne radar applications. A major component of this effort is the development of advanced hardware prototypes and testbeds. To support these hardware development efforts, Our client is in need of an electrical engineer with a broad background in software and mixed digital / RF systems integration.

Position Scope/Job Functions

The candidate will support a wide variety of radar and EW prototyping programs. Primarily the role will be to support system integration efforts. The typical radar testbed system is comprised of wide variety of sub-systems such as antennas, RF converters, A/D and D/A converters, FPGA’s, networking hardware, real-time control hardware, high speed data recorders, and control processors. The ideal candidate would have at least sufficient knowledge in all of these to be able to performance measurements and trouble-shoot problems. In addition, that candidate must have a software background to be able to write scripts, and GUI’s to control, initialize and debug the system.

Job Requirements

  • BS in Electrical Engineering plus 1 year experience
  • Familiarity with RF / Digital systems such as radars / EW receivers
  • Python
  • RF Test equipment familiarity (spectrum analyzers, network analyzers)
  • General Hardware debug skills (PCB level)

Preferred Skills:

  • FPGA Design (Xilinx a plus)
  • Familiarly with software defined radios
  • Familiarity with embedded microcontrollers

Other Requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Clearance
  • Must be able to pass a government background check

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.