Digital Hardware Design Engineer

Job: Digital Hardware Design Engineer  
Location: Cedar Rapids, IA

EXB Solutions (a Quest Defense company) is growing, and we are looking for qualified Digital Hardware Design Engineer to support many of our upcoming roles with our clients.  Our engineers have worked on some of the coolest Aerospace, Defense, Space and Medical Device products in the world.  What we do matters.

We are a high-growth, agile company creating safety and mission-critical solutions in a synergistic environment between our people and our client partners. From F-35 and F-16 fighter jets to the latest aviation technologies, to working on medical devices, spacecraft, and satellites – our engineers have worked on some of the coolest Aerospace, Defense, Space, and Medical Device products in the world.

This role is onsite in Cedar Rapids. All Applicants must be US Citizen or be a Green Card Holder  

Have your career take flight with us! As our Digital Hardware Design Engineer team member, you will:

  • Support Avionics equipment experienced in designing and integrating high performance digital designs (processors, peripherals, DSP, I/O, etc).
  • Serve as factory support of departmental hardware product lines. 
  • Assist in determining root cause of intermittent productions failures, dealing with obsolescence issues, board re-layouts, updating designs, etc. 

Required Qualifications:  

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 5-10 years of experience in Avionics or related experience
  • Knowledge of high-density circuit board layout, design for EMI control, manufacturability, testability and thermal control
  • Knowledge of graphics engines, DSPs, Ethernet, PCI, ARINC 429, VHDL, flex cable design, DDR technology and boundary scan. 
  • Knowledge of engineering development processes, DO-160/MIL Standards, manufacturing methods, and product life cycles

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Product troubleshooting skills, production build and test (acceptance testing, environmental stress screening, etc)
  • Technical writing skills
  • Configuration control/peer review process experience
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Digital Hardware Design Engineer

Why Work With Us

We’re a family-like-company. We are collaborative. We believe in embracing change. We believe in doing consistent good work. EXB houses smart, curious and passionate about “making a difference” people.  Our company culture sets us apart from others, as well as:  

  • 401k with Employer-Match Contributions
  • Medical, Vision, Dental, and Life coverage
  • Disability Benefits
  • Gym Membership
  • Generous compensation structure
  • Ample learning opportunities
  • Significant opportunities for advancement
  • Next Generation / Cutting Edge Technology Projects
  • Collaborative Culture
  • Remote and Hybrid Opportunities Available
  • Certification Assistance Available (Approval Required)
  • Flexible, Friendly and Fun work environment
About Us

EXB Solutions (EXB) is a U.S.-based engineering service company with a Fortune 100 customer base and demonstrated record of delivering cutting edge results in systems and software engineering solutions for organizations delivering mission and safety critical applications and products. EXB’s organizational origins are over 22 years old and today comprises over 170 talented engineers. EXB serves the Aerospace, Defense and Medical Devices industries with systems engineering and embedded software development services for safety and mission critical applications. EXB’s purpose is to help customers build high-quality software. EXB’s software solutions have helped fly successful space missions, enhanced patients’ lives through innovative medical devices, and advanced commercial and military flight systems for safer travel and accomplishing mission objectives.

EXB Solutions understands our client’s business challenges. Which is why we go beyond what’s required to meet their software needs. We are a preferred and trusted supplier to technology companies. Our clients stay with us and consistently engage us on multiple engineering activities, projects and programs. What makes us different? Our engineers and our leaders!

On September 1, 2022, EXB Solutions announced it is now part of Quest Defense, which is a Quest Global company.

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