Principal Electrical Engineer

Newington, New Hampshire

Posted in Telecommunications

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Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity with plenty of growth potential? Do you enjoy working in an exciting, fast-paced, collaborative environment? Are you interested in working with the world's most innovative companies to create a more connected world?

Connecting Continents. Impacting Communities.

The backbone of the Internet is a series of high-tech subsea fiber optic cables deployed throughout the globe - SubCom has deployed over 50% of them. Our employees ensure data communications networks are engineered, manufactured, deployed, and maintained to the highest standards, enabling faster and more reliable connectivity to communities worldwide. Every member of the SubCom team plays a role in an end-to-end process that is critical to enterprises, governments, big cities, and rural towns.

We encourage, expect, and value creativity, thoughtful risk taking, openness to change, and diverse perspectives. Whether you're a seasoned applicant seeking a new and exciting challenge, or you're new to the workforce and looking for a flexible, rewarding, and fast-paced position with an innovative and stable organization (since 1953), SubCom has opportunities to advance your career.

Position Overview

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Electrical Engineer with a strong background in light-wave telecommunications and high voltage systems. The ideal candidate will have at least 10 years of technical experience with a track record of increasing levels of responsibility.


  • Design, develop, and test electrical equipment and systems, including light-wave telecommunications systems and high voltage equipment.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to junior engineers.
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary engineering teams, and work with vendors and contractors.
  • Perform detailed calculations to establish manufacturing, construction, and installation standards and specifications.
  • Write performance requirements for product development or engineering projects.
  • Be an overall technical leader for product design and prototyping activities from concept through transfer to customers by providing technical support and recommendations during technical reviews.
  • Manage all PCBA development within the team and work directly with PCBA process owner to coordinate activities.
  • Manage relationships of outside High Voltage testing laboratories.
  • Provides technical leadership of cross-functional project and problem-solving teams, integration of optical, electronic, mechanical, and firmware, while providing system design expertise.
  • Provide technical leadership with requirements development and design reviews.
  • Cooperate with field installation teams to ensure proper installation and operation of deployed light-wave systems.
  • Lead design reviews with customer

  • Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering/Physics or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in electrical engineering, with a focus on light-wave telecommunications and high voltage systems.
  • Proven track record of leadership and increasing levels of responsibility.
  • Proficiency with electrical circuitry design software. Circuit simulation and modelling using LTSpice or equivalent.
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and communication skills.
  • Strong background in high voltage (up to 21kV) design (design rules for pwb layout and wiring) and test (HV switching, surge, voltage transient, partial discharge).
  • Able to develop hardware requirements, as well as manufacturing test plans.
  • Experience in Electronic testing, lab test set automation, qualification, safety and reliability standards.
  • Strong background in DC-DC converter design.
  • Electrostatic FEA analysis with Ansys or equivalent.
  • Candidate should be self-starter and flexible as workload is varied.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

    Candidates for positions with SubCom must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Employment eligibility verification will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

    Our selection procedure is based on local, state and federal law.

    Please be sure to attach a resume to your application. We are not able to consider applications without a resume.


    SubCom offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to: competitive salaries, medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance coverages, FSA, HSA, generous vacation, paid sick leave, paid parental leave, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance, and a 401(k) plan with generous company match. Additionally, some positions may be eligible for shift differential.


    SubCom is committed to providing a work environment that prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristics protected by applicable law or regulation.


    Quality - Accountability - Teamwork - Innovation

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