Electrical Engineer II

Golden, CO
Full Time
Mid Level
TDA Research, Inc., is located outside Denver, Colorado with research offices in Wheat Ridge and Golden. The company has a staff of over 100, which consists of mainly engineers and scientists who develop cutting edge chemical processes, materials, and hardware for customers in the defense, aerospace, energy, and chemical industries. We rely on a high level of technical competence and efficiency within our team and look for motivated, talented, and skilled innovators to join us in developing advanced solutions.

TDA Research, Inc. is searching for a highly qualified Electrical Engineer II passionate about developing advanced technologies and translating them into real-world applications.  The ideal candidate will have at a minimum a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or computer science. The Electrical Engineer II will work under a Principal Investigator/Senior Engineer to build on current efforts and bring new research ideas to the group. 

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Design electrical systems by developing and testing components
  • Evaluate electrical systems, products, components, and applications by designing and conducting research programs and applying knowledge of electricity and materials
  • Confirm systems and components’ capabilities by designing testing methods
  • Develop electrical products by studying customer requirements and researching and testing manufacturing and assembly methods and materials
  • Develop manufacturing processes by designing and modifying equipment for building and assembling electrical components and by soliciting observations from operators
  • Assure product quality by designing electrical testing methods and testing finished products and system capabilities
  • Prepare product reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends
  • Provide engineering information by answering questions and requests
  • Maintain product and company reputation by complying with federal and state regulations
  • Keep equipment operational by following manufacturer’s instructions and established procedures and requesting repair service
  • Maintain product database by writing computer programs and entering data
  • Complete projects by training and guiding technicians
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, and participating in professional societies (related costs paid by TDA)
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or computer science with relevant experience in hardware development
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience
  • Strong sensor development skills
  • Strong software skills
  • Strong hardware design skills
  • Embedded systems design and PCB fabrication (Altium)
  • Programming (C, C++, MATLAB, Python, etc.)
  • Experience with FPGA, sensors, electro-mechanical systems, power management, or prototyping
  • Passion for generating new technology
  • A willingness and interest in expanding into new skill sets and research fields
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Software Verification for FDA
  • Simulation skills for various engineering applications (ANSYS/COMSOL)
  • Electronic or embedded sensing development experience
  • Automation control logic for electro-mechanical systems
  • Experience or skills to apply AI technology to embedded systems
  • Experience or skills utilizing flight control logic for UAS/UAVs
Local candidates only, no sponsorship or relocation offered.

The annual salary range is $85,000-$100,000, plus the complete benefits package.

In accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, actual compensation is subject to variation due to factors as education, experience, skill-set, and/or location.

TDA Research, Inc. offers a complete benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance/STD/LTD, 401(k) plan with employer match after a year, and a bank of paid time off (PTO).


If you would like to request assistance with the application or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact [email protected].

TDA Research, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Females / Minority / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity / Religion / National Origin

To view our Equal Opportunity Statement, please visit the TDA Careers Page.
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