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The Structures Company is seeking a Senior Avionics Systems Engineer in Manassas, Virginia.

Responsibilities & Essential Functions

Support/Manage design, analysis, integration and testing of electrical systems for a hybrid-electric aircraft. This role has the potential to support the development of a number of aircraft electric systems and equipment, including avionics, power distribution (low voltage and high voltage), power electronics, electrical energy storage, and electric machines.
Understand program objectives and requirements to conduct trade studies and define architectures, requirements, and interfaces between systems.
Develop and manage requirements for the electrical systems and equipment, compatible with the program-level safety, performance, certification, and business objectives.
Support the evaluation and selection of electrical equipment suppliers. Provide subject matter expert review and oversight throughout the development process.
Prepare and present gated design reviews to demonstrate the adequacy of the design.
Provide hands-on support for electrical system integration and test activities.
Collaborate with program management, other IPTs, and functional groups to accomplish team goals.
Other Duties as assigned.
Qualifications & Required Skills

Experience in the development of aerospace electrical systems, hybrid-electric propulsion and/or avionics systems.
Proficient with general-purpose test and build equipment/tools (oscilloscope, multimeter, soldering iron).
A strong work ethic and ability to independently meet and lead the areas described in the responsibilities and essential functions.
Excellent organization and communication skills.
Ability to adapt well to change.
Minimum Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, aerospace, or a related field; and
10+ year of experience in relevant discipline areas or an equivalent combination of education,
skills and experience.

Additional Desired Skills:

Master’s or PhD degree in relevant engineering discipline strongly desired.
Expertise in the area of high-power hybrid-electric and/or fully electric propulsion systems and power electronics.
Demonstrated knowledge of the Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs), certification procedures (especially Part 23), and relevant industry standards.
Experience with implementing and troubleshooting digital communications architectures (i.e. RS422, CAN, Ethernet, and ARINC429).
Experience with grounding schemes for large and complex electrical systems.
Travel: <25%
Job Number: 9499
Job Location: Manassas, VA
Rate: 85/HR
Per Diem: YES
Overtime: POSSIBLE
Duration: 18 MONTHS+
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 06/17/2024
Last Updated: 07/12/2024
Attention: Kimberly Wade
Address: P O BOX 2278
City, State: SEAL BEACH, CA 90740
Phone: 714/823-3000

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