Senior Hardware/ Electrical Engineer at Geeks and Nerds (GaN) in Huntsville, Alabama

Posted in Engineering 7 days ago.

Job Description:

Geeks and Nerds (GaN)

Job ID 2021-1372
# of Openings 1
Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
Category Engineering
Type Regular Full-Time


About GaN:

The mission of Geeks and Nerds (GaN) Corporation is "to deliver innovative and superior services and technology solutions for our customers, Nation and community."

We are seeking an exceptional candidate for SENIOR HARDWARE/ELECTRICAL ENGINEER for our government services division.

GaN is an employee-owned ESOP company. We believe the success of our corporation is directly tied to the well-being and success of our employee-owners.

We have been recognized as one of the Top 100 Companies in the United States by the US Chamber of Commerce , Technology Business of the Year by the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber of Commerce, and a BBB Ethics Award recipient. Our Founder, Dr. Kim, has been recognized as the Chamber of Commerce Executive of the Year, IEEE Professional of the year, and Entrepreneur of the year. In addition, our innovative culture has produced over 10 U.S. Patents. Our proven track record of success is only made possible by our extraordinarily talented and dedicated employees.

Join us and become an owner of an exciting company with an important mission!

Job Overview:

GaN is hiring a Senior Hardware/ Electrical Engineer to support our efforts in Huntsville, AL.

This opportunity will afford the selected candidate to be a part of a special program whose mission is growing based on technological advancements and existing systems sustainment requirements. The Tactical Aviation and Munitions (TAGM) team establishes and improves the software sustainment capabilities of the S3I HELLFIRE II Missile software sustainment project for the in support of the Aviation and Missile Center's (AvMC) TAGM Project Office and the Software, Simulation, Systems Engineering and Integration (S3I) Directorate on Redstone Arsenal.

The team provides missile software sustainment and perform MX of system software for Air to Ground Missile Systems (AGMS) and conducts assessments of existing systems/software. The team collaborates regularly with the TAGM Program Office (PO) and the prime developer to develop the Transition Plan for Romeo AGM Software Sustainment. It develops Enterprise Processes and Procedures and supports SW Verification and Validation; SW sustainment; and performs MX of system SW for bug fixes, enhancements, and updates.

Specific to this opportunity, this is an exciting long-term software sustainment opportunity with our S3I customer and the TAGM PO. This effort will be in support of AGMS components, including but not limited to missile and launcher sustainment activities. The contractor will provide engineering support and technical expertise in the areas of Hardware configuration and testing support for the software and firmware configuration items within the various missiles, trainers, test assets, and components of the Air to Ground Munitions Systems (AGMS).

*This position is temporarily working remote due to Covid-19*


  • Firmware (System Interfaces)
  • Running and troubleshooting Software Test Stations (STS)
  • Hardware in the Loop (HWIL) Testing
  • Understanding and integrating various tactical hardware including oscilloscope and various other air to ground components
  • Modify and or create Test Procedures
  • Review System Interface (firmware) Formal Qualification Test Procedures - requires reading/referencing the Firmware Requirements Specification (FRS)
  • Identify the required specifications for the O-scope. This would require reviewing the ICDs, IRS, and Test Procedures.


Requirements (minimum):

  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience; 4 years of experience can be used in lieu of a degree
  • Extensive experience with Hardware in the Loop (HWIL) testing
  • Experience with air to ground components (Oscilloscopes)
  • Requirement traceability from Requirements to Testing
  • Experience with computer and embedded systems

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Missile Systems or Avionics
  • FPGA programming and debug tools experience

Special Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Must have an Interim Secret Security Clearance to start with the ability to obtain a Secret Clearance

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Geeks and Nerds Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected classifications. Geeks and Nerds Corporation participates in E-Verify.PI128616855