Kearfott Corporation, a global avionics motion control and navigation supplier, is a leader in the design and manufacture of precision motion control products and inertial control components. Our inertial guidance and navigation systems control military and commercial aircraft, military land vehicles, missiles, marine applications, satellites, and space instruments.
We are looking for talented individuals who want to be part of a world class work force. Join Kearfott and become part of a company that is recognized for technical expertise and respected world-wide as a 'full service' provider. For more information visit our website at
Candidate will be a key member of a technical team responsible for the development, design, and testing of high-reliability electronics for inertial navigation systems.
This is a mid-level technical position, responsible for electrical circuit design emphasizing component selection and application analysis. Includes circuit architecture, performing trade studies, presenting materials for peer review, and for seeing development activities through integration, qualification and into production. Must be familiar with circuit design and analysis using industry-standard analysis tools.
Position responsibilities include producing documented circuit design that meet and trace to system requirements.
Digital and analog circuit design for performance, signal integrity, EMI
Component analysis emphasizing component worst-case, stress and reliability analysis
Organize, develop and conduct research studies, investigations, or analyses directed toward the solution of moderately complex technical problems.
Gather, correlate and analyze technical information necessary to the accomplishment of assigned tasks.
Prepare reports, charts, graphs and other documents.
Ability to evaluate system requirements, perform trade studies, architect assemblies and establish design verification test specifications.
Analog and digital design skills including high-speed bus and peripherals (UART, SPI)
Knowledge of layout techniques for signal integrity and EMI
Test and Lab Instrumentation (oscilloscopes, logic analyzers)
Oral, written and electronic communication skills
Education & Experience
B.S. in Electrical Engineering
5+ years in electronics design and development
Engineering Tools: Spice modeling, Mathcad/Matlab a plus
Bonus: Altium schematic/layout tools
Bonus: Experience with defense/aerospace hardware/environments, MILSTDs
Bonus: DOORS requirements management software experience
Bonus: Team/group/project leadership experience
Must be authorized to work in the U.S. and be able to work on U.S. government policies
Subject to applicable law, all prospective hires will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or intend to be vaccinated for COVID-19 by date of hire, or qualify for a medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement. Hired candidates who are not vaccinated by date of hire and who have not been approved for a legally required medical or religious accommodation will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment, subject to applicable law.
Kearfott is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to considering all applicants for employment without bias to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status
This position is located at our Pine Brook, NJ facility. Relocation assistance is not available.
Pine Brook, New Jersey, United States
Kearfott takes affirmative action as to all of the above to provide Equal Employment Opportunity to protected veterans, women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities. Kearfott’s EEO/AA Policy is supported by all levels of Company management
The Kearfott name is synonymous with high performance, quality and reliability. The most demanding platforms rely on Kearfott for guidance and navigation, automatic fire control, precision line-of-sight targeting, electro mechanical actuation and control, precision motion sensing, and integrated motion control systems. Kearfott solutions have been in reliable service for decades aboard commercial and military aircraft, autonomous underwater vehicles, maritime vessels, land vehicles, and spacecraft around the globe.