Lead Electrical Systems Engineer

Mojave, CA 93501

Posted: 09/18/2020 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Engineering Job Number: 82664

Job Description

The position includes both electrical and power systems tasks and hands-on electrical design, development, and test tasks.
The scope of the electrical design engineering position includes:
  • Spacecraft power systems including solar panels, batteries, distribution, wire harness elements, system control software, integrated vehicle health monitoring, and power management
  • Work may also include flight avionics hardware, signal conditioning, data acquisition, actuator control, flight software, including hardware interface, ground support electronics hardware
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Lead a small efficient electrical and power systems team while working closely with the avionics team
  • Develop subsystem requirements from system specifications, design standards, safety analysis and mature system architecture
  • Decompose subsystems requirements to electrical hardware and software requirements
  • Develop FMECA and Verification and Validation plan for the system
  • Trace the hardware requirements to their parent requirements, to their implementation in the electronic hardware, and to their verification results
  • Generation of requirement compliance matrix, analysis and status reports
  • Generation of the justification and description in support of the space worthiness case for the electrical hardware
  • Develop the life-cycle scope of electrical subsystems including design, debugging, test, deployment and performance analysis
  • Document designs with engineering drawings and written descriptions
  • Write fabrication and test procedures
  • Present at and participate in design reviews

Job Requirements

Professional Requirements:
  • Avionics or electrical engineering experience on spacecraft projects
  • Hands-on electrical / electro-mechanical design experience
  • Must have the ability to layout power & electromechanical systems
  • Skill applying C++ and embedded software programming to avionics is a plus
  • Experience with DO-178 and DO-254 is a plus
  • Must understand the systems engineering process
  • Must be a “U.S. person” as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR §120.15)
For more information contact Sara @ (714) 901-2405 or [email protected]
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