Electronics Engineer

Job Locations US-AL-Trussville
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Candidate will research, design, develop, and test electronic components and systems for commercial, industrial, and military markets employing knowledge of electronic theory.  Candidate will manage effectiveness, technical adequacy, and compatibility in the resolution of electronics projects.  Candidate will analyze electronic systems requirements, capacity, cost, and customer needs to determine project feasibility.      


 Execute the development of projects for new products in the commercial, industrial, and military fire suppression systems markets.

  • Create or update electrical schematics.
  • Perform NFPA code reviews related to electronics and suggest design modifications as necessary.
  • Coordinate testing of electronic assemblies:
    • Develop test plans for electronics.
    • Work with third party (UL, FM) entities to execute product performance validation testing.
    • Create and recommend necessary design modifications.
  • Support Quality Assurance team with trouble shooting efforts and develop root cause failure mode analysis.
  • Support the engineering team with electrical tests as required (soldering, data acquisition, etc.).    
  • Electronic component level bill of material review for completion.
  • Inspect electronic manufacturing facilities for quality and process control.
  • Effectively communicate with suppliers to create successful and reliable electronic assemblies.
  • Use computer-assisted engineering design software and equipment to perform engineering tasks.
  • Research and analyze electronic components (semiconductors, diodes, transistors, etc.) to verify the selected components meet requirements.      



  • BS Electrical Engineering: Other backgrounds relevant to electronics product development experience may also be considered.
  • Electronics power management. 
  • Ability to use an oscilloscope.
  • Experience soldering.
  • Ability to program as needed (C++, MATLAB, LABVIEW).
  • Ability to read industry standards and develop relevant test plans (UL, FM, SAE, MIL, EN).
  • Ability to manage EMI/EMC testing and suggest design changes to facilitate EMI/EMC compliance.
  • Ability to construct breadboard prototypes and execute tests.
  • Project management.
  • Familiar with Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and Python is a plus.
  • Must be able to work well with team members.
  • Expected to effectively communicate design decisions or investigative findings to stakeholders. 




This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and may involve exposure to moderate noise levels.




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform essential functions of this job.




Amerex is a Federal VEVRAA contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. Amerex will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.




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