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R&D Engineer

Company: Kranze Technology Solutions, Inc
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionKranze Technology Solutions has recently established a Research & Development center to develop technologies in the areas of digital networking, mobile devices, embedded processors, and other ground user and avionics needs to ultimately transition to programs and products to be used by Warfighters. KTS is seeking multiple experienced multi-disciplined engineers to join the R&D team. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Research, explore, and design proof of concept systems with capabilities providing technology advancements over existing fielded systems
  • Address unique software engineering problems to provide creative, innovative solutions to problems that have not been tackled previously
  • Lead the design and development of prototype solutions and systems
  • Support field exercises demonstrating the capabilities and continue to refine solution sets to meet the customer and Warfighter needs
  • Oversee project deliverables to customers and Warfighters
  • Provide support to KTS Engineering to advance solutions or provide technical feedbackThe candidate poses a technical and integration background with a solid understanding of developing battle-space CONOPS and mission oriented solutions. The candidate has demonstrated integration experience of various systems (ideally of aircraft systems). The candidate will work with other members of the R&D team to define interfaces, communicate with suppliers, customers, and other sites, and perform overall development. The candidate will also support lab and field exercises. The candidate must be able to work with limited supervision, contribute innovative ideas to improve product capabilities, and lead smaller integration efforts.Qualifications and Skills
    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering or related field with ten or more years of experience
    • Strong analytical, problem solving skills
    • Working knowledge of electrical circuit design
    • Hardware and software troubleshooting skills
    • Proficient with the following interfaces including setup and troubleshooting: Serial (RS-232/422, USB), Ethernet networking, and MIL-STD-1553
    • Comfortable with C/C++ or scripting language programming
    • Experience with Linux operating systems
    • Familiar with Android tablets preferred
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to travel
    • Ability to obtain Security Clearance, for which the United States Government requires United States citizenshipBenefitsKranze Technology Solutions is proud to provide extremely competitive benefits to all full time employees including:
      • Comprehensive Leave plan (Paid Time Off)
      • Comprehensive Health Care package including Vision, Dental, Health Savings Account (HSA), and more
      • Generous Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) retirement plan
      • Paid Overtime
      • Flex Time and Flexible Scheduling
      • Tuition Reimbursement options
      • Casual and relaxed work environmentAbout Kranze Technology SolutionsKranze Technology Solutions, Inc. is a company in the defense industry specializing in Infrared Countermeasures (IRCM) systems, digital interoperability and networking, and program support for the US Navy, US Marine Corps, and SOCOM. KTS performs research and development and provides hardware and software product development, systems of systems integration, system test and evaluation support, modeling and simulation analysis, and other engineering services. KTS offers a casual, flexible and entrepreneurial work environment with a close-knit team of dedicated leading professionals in multiple fields. KTS provides each team member significant opportunity to solve a wide variety of complex technical challenges in small teams while working hand in hand with our defense customers.KTS is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other segmenting characteristics protected by law. eeopost.pdf ( Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision ( you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to Human Powered by JazzHR2od93TBjzB

Keywords: Kranze Technology Solutions, Inc, Des Plaines , R&D Engineer, Engineering , Des Plaines, Illinois

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