Engineer: Electrical

Digital Hardware Engineer

SRC, Inc. is currently seeking a digital hardware engineer to design, develop and test innovative solutions to challenging problems of national significance. The successful candidate for this position will demonstrate a desire of producing high-quality, consistent results in a deadline driven environment. High initiative, a strong sense of urgency, and self-discipline are important competencies for success in this role.

SRC, Inc., a not-for-profit research and development company, combines information, science, technology, and ingenuity across our family of companies to deliver innovative, advanced defense solutions and products that are redefining possible®. Since 1957, our commitment to the customer and the best solution – not the bottom line – has remained a core value that guides our efforts. This passion for quality carries through to the technologies we invent and manufacture, the laboratories, and facilities we build, the people we hire, and the communities we support.

At SRC, we provide you the freedom and the resources to solve “impossible” problems in a collaborative work environment that integrates research, development, and manufacturing. We strive to proactively identify and eliminate barriers that prevent our employees’ full participation and are committed to ensuring an inclusive and equitable workplace for all our employees. When you join our team, you’ll be a part of something truly meaningful. You’ll join more than 1,300 engineers, scientists, and professionals — with 20 percent of those employees having served in the military — helping to keep America and its allies safe and strong.


  • Develop digital subsystems comprised of field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs), microprocessors, high-speed communication links, and high bandwidth memory interfaces
  • Interface with RF designs and unique mechanical packaging in support of novel radar and EW systems
  • Basic soldering skills and familiarity with typical lab equipment (DMM, scopes, logic analyzers, power supplies, temperature chambers, EMI chambers, …)
  • Design and test custom high-speed circuit boards
  • Perform board- and system-level integration and test of new designs
  • Provide engineering support for production programs
  • Participate in team-based environments for large systems
  • Use scripting languages such as Perl and Python to automate tasks
  • Analyze collected data in software tools such as MATLAB
  • Design firmware for FPGAs using VHDL
  • Program microcontrollers in C/C++
  • Provide strategic/big picture technical leadership

What You Bring to the Team – Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer engineering or electrical engineering with 3-5 years of experience
  • Ability to formulate practical ideas, make decisions and take responsibility for them
  • Ability to react and adjust quickly to changing conditions in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • 10 percent travel may be required

Ways to Stand Out – Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience with the implementation of digital signal processing algorithms
  • Experience in the defense industry

Equal Opportunity

Individuals seeking employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

Learn more about SRC:

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  • Location Syracuse, New York
  • Employment Type Full-Time Salaried
  • Experience Required 3+ Years
  • Education Required Bachelors Degree
  • Security Clearance Requirement Secret
  • Travel % 10