We are looking for inspired, motivated engineers seeking hands-on engineering opportunities, promoting innovative solutions and growth, while working in fully operational production facilities with experienced design, test, and manufacturing engineers, providing guidance and mentoring, as needed. Individual careers can span the array of our Business Areas. Career opportunities identified by Business Area:
Simulation/Trainer Design Engineer (Electrical): Design and manufacture of high-fidelity simulators and trainers for the most complex fixed wing and rotor wing air vehicles, both manned and unmanned, and ground vehicles. Including: F-35, F-18, V-22, H-60, H-47, VH-3, VH-60, H-53, H-65, C-130, F-5, T-44, M346, AH-1, S-70, MQ-4, MQ-8, MQ-25, and Abrams M1A2.
Simulation/System Laboratory Engineer (Electrical): Design, development, and sustainment of high fidelity test facilities for complex air vehicle integrated systems, including E-2D Systems Test and Evaluation lab, P-8A Systems Integration Lab, Unmanned Air System Integration Lab, F-35 Joint Simulation Environment Lab, the Executive Helicopter Systems Integration Lab, MQ-25 System Test and Integration Lab, and the Multi-User Laboratory Environment.
Mission Systems Design Engineer (Electrical): Design and fabrication of prototype and low-level production of systems and components including the T-45 Mission Computer Alternative, E-2D Mission Computer Adjunct Processor, Digital Heads-Up Display, Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs), and Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs).
Instrumentation Design Engineer (Electrical): Design, development, integration, and support of complex, flight-worthy, fighter-ruggedized, on-board instrumentation for precise time stamping of test events and post-mission reconstruction of event sequences across multiple aircraft platforms by recording MIL-STD-1553 bus, ARINC bus, and GPS position data during flight test events.
Aircraft/Shipboard Mod/Prototype/Parts Design Engineer (Electrical): Design, manufacture, and installation of aircraft, shipboard, and ground station components, piece parts, and assemblies including aircraft prototype systems, aircraft modifications, aircraft part kits installations, and Unmanned Aircraft Systems ground control stations.
J.F. Taylor, Inc. is seeking engineers to contribute to all phases of the design cycle including requirements generation, design, production, troubleshooting/testing, and delivery/installation. Engineers work in a team setting with Project Managers, Engineers, Testers and Technicians. Tasking will consist of the following:
Electrical engineering design, integration, and test of electrical interfaces for power distribution systems, I/O systems, real-time audio and visual systems, digital data networks, and for the integration aircraft avionics such as Mission Computers, Flight Management Computers, Vehicle Management Computers, Multi-Function Displays, Control Display Units, Cyclics, Collectives, Pedals, Flight Control Surface Actuators, FLIRs, Navigation Systems, Weapons Systems, Terrain Avoidance and Ground Proximity Warning Systems into simulators, trainers, and labs.
System level design, architectural and requirement development
Generate, read, and comprehend electronic schematic diagrams
PCB design development using different tool sets such as OrCAD
FPGA design with Xilinx and Altera
Development and utilizing GERBER files
Interfacing with RS232, RS422, CAN, Ethernet, PCIe, RS485, High Speed design, 1553 and ARINC 429
Cable design for both laboratory and military applications
Perform design trade-offs
Support requirements and documentation development, and assist with test planning and execution.
Read and understand different software code types as C, C++, C#, and JAVA
Utilize engineering tools, primarily AutoCAD and WindChill
Adhere to military/DoD aircraft avionic systems, interfaces and power requirements
Adhere to military and industrial standards such as Mil-STD-704, HOST, Open VPX
Work individually and as part of a team
Degree: B.S. Electrical Engineering or related field
Years of Experience: 0-5 years of experience is preferred, but all will be considered.
The candidate must have the ability to generate, read, and comprehend electronic schematic diagrams.
It is preferred the candidate has electrical engineering design, integration, and test experience with electrical systems.
Experience with engineering tools, primarily AutoCAD/Windchill is strongly desired.
Experience with military/DoD aircraft avionic systems, interfaces and power requirements is a plus.
Experience with CAD, circuit simulation, and circuit card assembly (CCA) design is a plus.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
J.F. Taylor, Inc. was founded as an engineering firm in 1983 by John F. Taylor, a retired Naval Aviation Officer and engineer. With over 500 employees and $150 million in annual revenues, we have continually leveraged our engineering foundation in systems engineering, software development, and the design and production of high fidelity training devices. Our capabilities include the design, manufacture and fabrication of single prototypes and the high-volume production of aircraft and maritime kits and components.
LEVEL OF CLEARANCE REQUIRED
Ability to obtain a Secret Level Clearance
AMOUNT OF TRAVEL
Opportunities for travel are available, not required for all positions
J.F. Taylor is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
J.F. Taylor, Inc. is a 500 person engineering firm established in 1983. We have continually leveraged our engineering foundation to provide systems engineering, software development, and the design and production of high fidelity training devices, prototypes and the high-volume production of aircraft and maritime kits and components.