electrical engineer

Use your electrical engineering skills to design and build electro-optical systems to push boundaries for NASA and DoD. Fibertek is looking for an Electrical Engineer to join our Herndon, VA location to contribute to the development of laser products within our R&D team. By taking on both short and long-term projects, you will use your versatility to bring uncharted laser research to the aerospace industry.

You will work within a collaborative environment while empowered to make decisions in your area of expertise. You will have a manageable workload, and have the benefit of both your team and senior leadership support. In developing, verifying, and upgrading the electronics in Fibertek’s electro-optical systems, you will handle a wide range of engineering tasks, including circuit board development, firmware (FPGA & CPU) development, cable/harness design, and documentation. This will also include board and system-level integration and testing and troubleshooting. You will work on multiple concurrent projects, with a mix of small, short, quick-turn projects and more extensive, long-term projects.

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To succeed in this Electrical Engineer role, you’ll need the following expertise and experience:

  • BSEE with 4-8 years of applicable work experience.
  • Experience with circuit board design, integration, and troubleshooting.
  • Comfortable working hands-on and will participate in field tests and experiments.
  • Experience using electrical lab equipment as part of embedded system development.


  • MSEE
  • Experience developing hi-rel military and/or space-flight electronics
  • Experience with FPGA/CPLD design, simulation, and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with embedded CPU/Microcontroller firmware development, integration, and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with LIDAR systems

Please apply today for this full-time Herndon-based Electrical Engineer role and join the leader in the development of state-of-the-art laser and electro-optic solutions.

Why Fibertek, INC?

At FIBERTEK, Inc. we pride ourselves in our innovation and customer success focused culture enabled by a creative and relaxed work environment with minimal bureaucracy. Fibertek fosters a progressive learning environment that values inspiration, promotes professional challenge and encourages personal growth. We offer a competitive and incentivized compensation package with excellent benefits.

How to Apply

Send your resume to our Human Resource department, at jobs@fibertek.com.

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Fibertek, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Applicants are considered regardless of race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law.

 If you need assistance or an accommodation for any part of the application process, please contact us by phone at 571-299-4487 or via email at hr@fibertek.com.

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