Entry Level Hardware Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: RTL:20-055
    • Job Location: Colorado Springs, CO
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 10/19/2020
    • Years of Experience: College
    • Radford Job Code: 05022 Hardware Development Engineer
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Job Description

Kratos is a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment that is team oriented and relationship driven to foster innovation and creativity. Our motto, "From Strength to Success," reflects our commitment to continually leveraging our technical and intellectual strengths for the ultimate success of our customers. Kratos Space is a leader in satellite communication systems focused on new technology adoption for ground systems.

The qualified candidate will work in a small team responsible for design and support of ground system products.  Kratos’ hardware is used to sustain and upgrade multiple systems with respect to SATCOM and Space Domain Awareness (SDA).  The candidate will develop hardware engineering experience as they work closely with system engineers, developers, test, and on-site user support personnel to support system updates, analyze and resolve system issues, and ensure project objectives are met.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Validate physical and logical interfaces on all new or replacement hardware

Integrate and assemble COTS and custom hardware into systems that meet customer requirementsTest and characterize new hardware

Design mixed signal Printed Circuit Assemblies (PCAs)

Coordinate and support hardware installations

Prepare hardware-related documentation updates

Support hardware-related system architecture studies

Provide engineering analysis for hardware-related system change proposals

Experience and Skills

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science or related field.
  • Candidate should be self motivated, capable of working independently or as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of communication protocols desired (Waveforms or Network).
  • Able to articulate technical concepts in both written and oral forms.

U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.

Kratos offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Kratos is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer that recognizes the importance of diversity. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment and strongly encourage minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Please, no phone calls, agencies or recruiters.