• Location: Quincy, Massachusetts
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2148

Title: Senior EMI/EMC Engineer
Secret Eligible, obtainable within 24 months. TS/SCI preferred
Location: Quincy, MA
Remote Work Flexibility


Company Overview:

Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of intelligence, satellite, and cyber technologies. Cornerstone’s Intelligence Sector provides solutions to the United States Government for information collection, operations, exploitation and dissemination, and research activities. Our Team specializes in software development, cloud architecture, systems and network engineering, systems integration, agile management, as well as targeting operations and intelligence analysis. Our support to our mission customers includes cyber network operations, exploitation and defense, signals intelligence, human intelligence, and critical missions and networks.

We are looking for a Subject Matter Expert (SME) with creative talent who are ready to take on the challenge of Senior EMI/EMC Engineer will support the design, development and test of various electrical component designs as well as subsystem-level designs that are required to support our various customers’ missions. Please keep reading…


  • You’ll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact
  • The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining.
  • EMI/EMC testing, provide design support
  • Analysis, and testing other tasks for a wide variety of tactical communications systems, ruggedized communications and computer equipment for military applications, and space hardware.
  • Products range from tabletop subsystems to large complex vehicular systems.
  • Direct hands-on experience in performing EMI testing, troubleshooting EMI problems, and recommending cost effective solutions with minimal design impact.
  • Familiarity with EMI/EMC MIL-STDs to include 461 (all revisions), 464, and 704.
  • Familiarity with typical EMI/EMC test equipment and control software including EMI test receivers, spectrum analyzers, and oscilloscopes.
  • Prepare EMI test plans/procedures and reports.
  • Review customer requirement specifications for EMI/EMC requirements for new product proposals.
  • Provide cost effective design guidance needed for compliance with military EMI/EMC standards.
  • Additional desirable experience:
  • Knowledge of test equipment automation software, Keysight VEE, Lab View, etc.
  • Participate in design reviews and provide detailed design guidance on filters, shielding of ventilation, gaskets, transient protection needs, cable shielding, etc.
  • Transient and shielding protection definition for electromagnetic threats including HEMP and Lightning.
  • Knowledge of Electromagnetic modeling tools such as FEKO or HFSS in support of EMI/HEMP/Lightning design.
  • Knowledge in TEMPEST requirements, design, and test is highly desirable.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience
  • Experience specifying, designing and testing EMI/EMC capabilities for electrical components and subsystems.  Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to communicate project issues and impacts
  • Highly proficient in the use and understanding of electrical engineering concepts, principles, and theories; frequent contributor to the development of new theories and methods
  • Proven, effective leadership skills to guide work groups and programs to successful completion
  • Exceptional knowledge of the electrical engineering process
  • Ability to travel as needed

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of MIL-STD-461
  • Familiarity with TILE! Software Suite
  • Familiarity with test equipment such as Oscilloscopes, Spectrum Analyzers, EMI receivers, etc.
  • Ability to develop/decompose customer-level EMI/EMC requirements
  • Familiarity with IBM Rational DOORS
  • Creative thinking with the ability to multi-task
  • Keeps abreast of technology trends
  • Effectively handle complex assignments independently or in multiple work groups
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