Electronics Engineer

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St Charles

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No remote/telework allowed
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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


About WDT:

Westar Display Technologies (WDT), a division of Peraton Labs, delivers world class video processing solutions to both commercial and military cockpit  Training and Simulation applications. WDT’s products can be seen at


Roles and responsibility for this position:

The engineer will be responsible for developing: 1) embedded firmware for Westar products, 2) embedded Altera FPGA code and 3) PC-based software for applications that allow customers to configure Westar products for the customer’s unique application.  In addition, the engineer will create appropriate internal design documentation and customer user’s manuals to support long-term maintenance of the code and successful customer use of the applications.


Education/Experience Required:

5 years with BS/BA; 3 years with MS/MA; 0 years with PhD


Skills and Experience You Should Possess:

  • Expertise in: C,, VHDL, Python, and other programming languages
  • Expertise in Altera FPGA’s and the Quartus design environment
  • Experience in various microcontrollers and their integrated development environments, including ARM Cortex variants
  • Experience in embedded real-time operating systems,
  • Experience with circuit card design
  • Hands-on electronics development experience, including use of power supplies, DMM, o-scope, etc

Additional Desired Skills/Knowledge

  • Familiarity with Ethernet, I2C, SPI-bus, JTAG
  • Video knowledge a plus, including HDMI, DisplayPort, V-By-One, etc
  • Clear communicator
  • Proficient at Microsoft Office, especially Word and Excel

Target Salary Range

$66,000 - $106,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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