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Senior Electrical Engineer

COMPANY:  Aerostar Technical Solutions

Arlington, VA, US, 22202

STATUS:  Exempt
REQ ID:  26982

For 60 years, Raven has developed, marketed, and produced technical solutions to great challenges. Utilizing our strength in engineering, manufacturing, and technological innovation, Raven today is a leader in precision agriculture, high performance specialty films, and situational awareness markets. Our purpose to Solve Great Challenges is bold and authentic; it keeps us grounded in markets that have meaning, provide profitable growth, and align with our values.

Raven Aerostar is a world leader in lighter-than-air, stratospheric, and situational awareness technology. Committed to rapid innovation of highly technical and groundbreaking technology, we design and manufacture niche products that enhance security and connect the world. We are working on a number of exciting projects — and looking for extraordinary talent to join our team.




Responsible for leading all day to day operations of the Radar Product line.  Oversee engineering assignments for all product support and design functions that are assigned to the team.  Lead cross-functional team consisting of electrical, software, mechanical engineers and technicians.  Electrical engineering background required.

Essential Functions

  • Lead the implementation of the radar product line
  • Coordinate with Program Management to ensure customer requirements are met
  • Perform hands-on electrical engineering tasks as a member of the team
  • Participate in design reviews and manufacturing readiness for new products
  • Participate in planning Radar engineering projects
  • Coordinate new product releases or product changes with manufacturing
  • Participate in product improvements and issue resolution
  • Ensure that configuration management processes are followed
  • Ensure accuracy and consistency of engineering documentation.
  • Participate in design process improvement efforts
  • Work with limited supervision to drive initiatives forward.
  • Promote and maintain the highest possible environment of teamwork and collaboration.
  • Encourage team member growth and development.
  • Administer team member performance reviews, goal setting, and participate in salary planning.
  • May be called upon to perform comparable duties of a similar or related nature and/or assist in other areas as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, or related technical field.
  • Minimum 5 years related experience required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with Altium or other EDA software
  • Experience with design for manufacturing methodology
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Ability to apply design theory and methodology.
  • Proficient with a computer, including Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to coach, mentor, and empower team members to succeed.
  • Problem-solving abilities. Ability to identify waste and creatively look for solutions.
  • Ability to be flexible and multitask.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members and leadership staff.
  • Must meet eligibility requirements for access to government classified information.

We are a manufacturer covered by ITAR 22 CFR 120-130 and all team members must be a United States Person.

Raven is an EO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled.