Job Listing Description

Development Test Engineer

Development Test Engineer - Electric Propulsion

Location: Canoga Park, CA
Rate: $40.00 - $48.00/HR
6 month contract position
Travel: Yes - Will require significant travel to El Segundo, CA and Ann Arbor, MI

** MUST be able to obtain a Secret Clearance. An Active Secret is preferred, but NOT required**

** Candidates must be U.S. Citizens **
** Permanent residents are NOT eligible for this role **
** Dual citizens are NOT eligible for this role. Also, candidates with a current non-U.S. passport in addition to a U.S. passport are NOT acceptable **

Experience/familiarity with the following preferred:
-Electric Propulsion
-Vacuum chamber systems and low pressure environments
-High voltage circuits and electronics
-Thruster testing or hollow cathode operation
-Plasma physics and plasma diagnostic tools (Faraday probes, Retarding Potential Analyzers, ExB probes, etc.)
-Plasma interaction with materials
-Thruster performance characteristics (Thrust, Isp, efficiency, etc.)
-Understanding of magnetic fields and conductive/radiative heat transfer

-Test experience
- Writing test plans
-Performing test setup
-Test analysis
-Basic understanding of facility requirements and test article installation
-Microsoft Office

Key Words:
- Electric Propulsion, Hall Thruster, Ion Thruster, HCT, GIT, EP, Hollow Cathode, Voltage, Plasma Physics, Thruster Testing, Discharge, Plume, Magnetic Field, Rocket Engine, Systems Engineer, Test Engineer

- B.S. in Mechanical, Aerospace, Physics, or related field.
Job Number: 7264
Job Location: Canoga Park, CA
Rate: $40.00 - $48.00/HR
Per Diem: Split Possible
Overtime: Possible
Duration: 6 mos
Input Date: 03/31/2017
Attention: Patrick O'Neil
Address: 6133 BRISTOL PKWY STE 232
City, State: CULVER CITY, CA 90230
Phone: 310/410-1931
Fax Phone: 310/410-1751

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