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Electrical Engineer

Imagine being a critical contributor on programs for Boeing, Airbus, Sikorsky, and other major aircraft. At Shadin, our engineers collaborate on exciting projects like this every day. We are looking for engineers that are passionate about innovating, testing, and designing new products for growing this small company into something big. Based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Shadin Avionics has a rich history of designing and manufacturing innovative aircraft electronic systems for the Aerospace and Defense industry. As a respected global leader in avionics technology, the company has recently experienced rapid growth fueled by simple innovations that have revolutionized data management systems on aircraft.

Shadin Avionics is seeking a hands-on, energetic, and experienced Electrical Engineer to provide concept definition, analysis,  design and integration of electrical systems for rugged Safety critical Aerospace Products.  Position will involve assisting in Systems design and developing Hardware requirements, design, parts selection, and schematic capture of new Circuit Card assemblies. Generating and executing Hardware verification tests and troubleshooting electrical assemblies.

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Key Responsibilities:

·         Electrical design of products including digital embedded microcontrollers, sensor and data acquisition interfaces sensor signals, and monitoring circuitry

·         Work from customer requirements to determine systems and hardware requirements and design.

·         Component selection, derating and detailed design in high reliability, sever environments

·         Satisfy built-in-test and fault monitoring requirements of inputs and outputs of control systems and other embedded applications.

·         Develop and/or perform operational, maintenance, or testing procedures for electronic products, components, equipment, or systems to ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of engineering processes.

·         Work with or even generate test software used in the prove-out of hardware design and custom test equipment required for design verification, qualification and manufacturing of custom products.

·         Prepare, review, and/or maintain maintenance schedules, design documentation, or operational reports and charts to ensure that progress and performance can be tracked

·         Troubleshoot electrical device problems to ensure that issues are resolved efficiently

·         Research, develop, design, and test electrical components, equipment, systems, and networks

·         Produce products according to specifications, using the most cost effective and efficient means.

·         Analyze and evaluate new or improved electronic components.

·         Includes circuit theory, computer design and development, and instrumentation


·         MS or BS in electrical engineering, computer engineering or related field

·         5-10 years of circuit design experience for embedded systems

·         Proven ability to provide independent evaluations and application of engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria, using judgement in making adaptations and modifications

·         Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, and PowerPoint

·         Ability to work on a team and with other departments to collectively meet the organizations and customer’s needs

·         Excellent problem-solving skills.

·         Demonstrated time management and project management skills.

·         Strong oral and written communication skills

·         Ability to create technical proposals and present ideas.

·         Excellent attention to detail required.

·         Initiative-taking with the ability to work autonomously.


Shadin offers a hybrid work structure where employees can work remotely and from the office, based on demands of specific tasks or personal work preferences. Working from the office is necessary when working on tasks that require a high degree of collaboration.

Essential functions are the primary job responsibilities which an employee must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation. The list of requirements, duties and responsibilities is not exhaustive, but is the most accurate list for the current job. Shadin reserves the right to revise the job description as well as to require that other duties be performed as needed