Principal Electrical Engineer

Job Locations US-NJ-Hackettstown
Full Time



Astrodyne TDI is looking for a Principal Electrical Engineer who is hands-on and enjoys working with a multidisciplinary team on the development of innovative products. The Principle Electrical Engineer will conceive design and develops power conversion, power control and system communication products based on customer and company input.  The Sr. Electronics Design Engineer is responsible for the end product meeting specified performance, cost and schedule targets.  The Sr. Electronics Design Engineer will communicate directly with customers, assuring design alignment with intended application and other goals. Additionally, Sr. Electronics Design Engineer may have to train Jr. Electrical Engineers and may have personnel management responsibilities.



  • Preparation of electronic schematic diagrams and part lists
  • Preparation of electronic schematic diagrams and part lists
  • Input of product’s mechanical design
  • Preparation of component stress documentation charts and computed mean time between failure (MTBF) analyses
  • Debug testing and design verification testing of prototypes
  • Oversight of product reliability assurance testing
  • Responsible for creation and maintenance of engineering documentation (BOM, drawings, ECN etc.) Product cost documentation and assurance of compliance with budgeted costs
  • Closely work and share information with teammates and project managers as well as other cross function department
  • Support New Product Introduction team and production on project transfer and testing
  • Assist with product marketing materials development
  • Support sales force when inputs are required on the bidding process.
  • Interact directly with Marketing in new standard product development.
  • Participate in the training/mentoring of most Jr. members of the engineering team.
  • Expected to take leadership in the project or projects he/she is working on.
  • Makes decisions on projects.


A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline is required.  Minimum five years of solid experience in development in development activities with electronic power conversion products preferably with Established history of successful switch-mode power supply designs.

Must have:

  • High frequency magnetic component design experience.
  • Proficiency in the use of Design aid tools like PSpice and Mathcad
  • Experience debugging EMC issues
  • Extensive knowledge of components utilized in switch-mode power supply design
  • Agency compliance (UL, CSA, VDE, CE) experience
  • Ability to design advanced switch-mode power supply products with minimal supervision and guidance.
  • Experience in designing switch-mode power supplies for testability and manufacturability.
  • Experience in designing microcontrollers to report and control power electronics.
  • Leadership skills to drive projects to happen on time
  • Good communication and writing skills 


Due to Military affiliations, we are unable to sponsor candidates who require a Visa. Candidates MUST be a US Citizen or a Permanent Resident/Green Card Holder.

Astrodyne TDI provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants.  Our culture is one that provides opportunities for employee involvement, growth, and development.  Astrodyne TDI offers competitive salary, paid time off, robust healthcare benefits, and 401(k).



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