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Electrical Engineer IV (ACCC) 

About the Organization Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRO) serves the world's aerospace, defense, and other mission critical industries with proven, innovative technology solutions. Astronics works side-by-side with customers, integrating its array of power, connectivity, lighting, structures, interiors, and test technologies to solve complex challenges. For 50 years, Astronics has delivered creative, customer-focused solutions with exceptional responsiveness. Today, global airframe manufacturers, airlines, military branches, completion centers, and Fortune 500 companies rely on the collaborative spirit and innovation of Astronics.

We offer our breadth of technology solutions and services through 11 subsidiary business units and numerous award-winning product brands. Serving our customers is our first priority, and every day we honor this mission with quality, partnership, and energetic global vision.

Astronics Subsidiary Astronics Custom Control Concepts, Inc.  
Location Kent, WA  

Astronics Custom Control Concepts (Astronics CCC) designs, engineers, manufactures and certifies reliable digital in-flight entertainment and cabin management systems (IFE/CMS) for the corporate, private and VIP aircraft industry. Our custom digital applications have been installed and commissioned on a wide range of VIP/VVIP narrowbody and widebody platforms in addition to numerous private and utility jet, turboprop, and helicopter models.

Astronics CCC is a world leader in designing and integrating custom digital IFE/CMS systems. Our product line covers every facet of in-flight entertainment and cabin management control including: entertainment, lighting, call, temperature, audio/video on demand, tablet integration, real-time 3-D moving map, and much more. We also offer customized graphical user interfaces accessible on our touchscreens, allowing seamless and intuitive control of the IFE/CMS system.

SUMMARY: The Electrical Engineer IV will develop and review electrical designs for new products and existing product upgrades from system architecture to manufacturing implementation, and will assist with providing direction to other staff as needed.

Position Requirements


  • Perform engineering development by applying a moderate to high degree of creativity, engineering skill and judgment in applying engineering principals to electrical problems.
  • Develop detailed electronic equipment design solutions, including system architecture, product architecture, schematic and circuit card design which are consistent with applicable specifications and sound engineering practices.
  • Support all level of complexity products including supporting multiple programs involving multiple CCAs concurrently.
  • Develop detailed designs which accurately translate requirements into product features.
  • Support the transfer of design files into the manufacturing process by writing and managing Engineering Change Orders (ECOs).
  • Coordinate with other functional groups (systems, software, mechanical, production) to steer designs for easy integration into other processes and the aircraft.
  • Design multilayer Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) that include the following functions:
    • High-speed communication supporting up to10Gbps
    • Video transmission and conversion
    • Microcontroller/Microprocessor circuits
    • Power management
    • Serial/Peripheral interfaces
    • Built-In-Test (BIT)
  • Accomplish power budgeting, analysis, and characterization as it relates to current draw and thermal characteristics.
  • Accomplish hardware/software bring-up/debug, and maintain issue tracking.
  • Product verification testing including final analysis and development of tests, reports, and programming scripts.
  • Proficient in the use and selection of test equipment - oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, meters, supplies, etc.
  • Provide direction to others directly and by documentation for CCA assembly, rework, and changes using Pick and Place machine, soldering irons, heat guns, hot plates, etc.
  • Develop and review the creation and evolution of the electrical engineering design process as a sub-set of the engineering Product Design Process (PDP).
  • Support regulatory compliance testing (primarily DO-160).
  • Become a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the manufacturing team on a given segment of electrical engineering designs.
  • Provide solutions to problems of moderate to complex scope.
  • Participates in design reviews of own and other’s designs. Technical design review support as a SME for all products.
  • Mentor/provide direction to other engineers as needed.
  • Support environmental tests to acquire engineering data and for certification efforts.
  • Evaluates design options for thermal and overall reliability.
  • Demonstrates personal leadership in day-to-day and project level decisions and attitudes.


  • BS in Electrical and/or Computer Engineering 15+ years’ experience
  • ECAD experience for schematic capture and layout, preferably Altium Designer
  • Software experience in languages or environments such as C/C++, Python, Linux, Bash, Arduino and Raspberry Pi


  • Communication Proficient
  • Collaboration Skills
  • Customer/Client Focus
  • Organizational Skills
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility
  • Time Management


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment*:

The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts or is exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

*The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

An offer of employment is contingent on successfully passing a drug test and background check, and applicants who do not successfully pass both the drug test and background check will not be considered for employment.


Astronics CCC is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.


The safety, health and well-being of our employees remains our top priority. Astronics is practicing employee safety precautions while onsite.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Travel Requirements N/A or minimal  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.  

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