Job Description

Electrical Engineer

Contract M-F 40 hours weekly (3) Year Assignment, ON SITE

US Citizen, with Active Secret Clearance, Prefer TS...

Designs, develops, and tests electrical devices and equipment, including communications systems, power generators, motors and navigation systems, and electrical systems for automobiles and aircraft. Oversees the manufacturing of these devices, systems, and equipment. Designs new ways to use electrical power to develop or improve products. Performs detailed calculations to develop manufacturing, construction, and installation standards and specifications. Directs manufacturing, installing, and testing of electrical equipment to ensure that products meet specifications and codes. Investigates complaints from customers or the public, evaluate problems, and recommend solutions. Works with project managers on production efforts to ensure that projects are completed satisfactorily, on time, and within budget. Designs electronic components, software, products, or systems for commercial, industrial, medical, military, or scientific applications. Analyzes customer needs and determine electrical system requirements, capacity, and cost to develop a system plan. Develops maintenance and testing procedures for electronic components and equipment. Evaluates systems and recommend design modifications or equipment repair. Inspects electronic equipment, instruments, and systems to make sure they meet safety standards and applicable regulations. Plans and develops applications and modifications for electronic properties used in parts and systems to improve technical performance.
The Control and Autonomous Systems Engineering Group is focused on the synthesis of dynamic and complex control and autonomous systems, from concept to realization, for a wide variety of prototypes. Prototype applications span various mission areas, such as space control; air, missile and maritime defense; communication and tactical systems; homeland protection; and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems. The group has expertise in dynamic stabilization and platform control; advanced autonomy; pointing, acquisition, and tracking; guidance; navigation and estimation; robotics; mapping; intra- and inter-system planning (e.g., swarming); demanding real-time embedded software and firmware control; image processing; machine learning; human-machine interaction; space-qualified electronics; and analog and power electronics. Applied research and development projects include space optical payloads, small satellites, airborne laser radars and imaging systems, and autonomous air, ground, and maritime systems. The Control and Autonomous Systems Engineering Group (76) is in need of an experienced Engineer I for development, review, and integration of electronic subsystems for a space-bound application.
Virtual/Work from Home 
Other information relevant to the job requirement? 
?Design, development, and technical support utilizing experience in electronic systems hardware development for space-bound systems
?Participate in defining, describing and implementing program deliverables/functionalities.

Required Skills:
?Experience with space-bound systems in each of the following areas is required:
?Power conversion and distribution technology
?Systems interconnect and integration design (including experience specifying system grounding requirements and signal integrity requirements)
?Experience with EMC requirements (e.g., MIL-STD-461) and developing associated design requirements at the board-level through the system-level
?Circuit analysis tools such as SPICE/PSPICE
?Familiarity with all types of laboratory instrumentation, including oscilloscopes, function generators, meters, spectrum analyzers, and frequency counters.
?Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
?The ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

Preferred Skills:
?Familiarity with embedded systems development, including C and/or assembly language programming for hard real-time single-board computer applications.
?All aspects of implementing electronic circuitry, including design and schematic entry using Mentor Graphics tools, board layout, parts selection, debugging, and documentation.
?Optoelectronic circuitry such as low-noise quadrant detector transimpedance amplifiers and laser diode pulse power drive circuitry (30 W or greater)
?Test planning and execution for components, subsystems, and systems
?An active DoD Top Secret is not required but is a plus.

MS + 5 years minimum experience, or a BS with 10 years experience in Electrical Engineering, particularly in the design, development, and production of space-bound systems.


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