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Senior Electrical Engineer

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Senior Electrical Engineer, Spacecraft Command & Data Handling



This leadership position is for a highly-experienced electrical engineer who can lead the Command & Data Handling (CDH) subsystem team to define requirements, develop the architecture, implement the design, and verify the subsystem for a spacecraft.



What You’ll Do



  • CDH technical lead - This position is 70% technical and 30% management.
  • Work daily with the larger CDH team on technical definition, implementation, and verification.
  • Establish strong working relationships with system engineering team, integration and test team, and peers for the other spacecraft subsystems.
  • Prepare and manage subsystem architecture and interfaces.  A strong hardware backgrounds is required.
  • Generate verification and validation plans, and work with Integration and Test team to ensure the subsystem meets requirements.
  • Present architecture, implementation, and verification to customer.
  • Collaborate with the spacecraft system engineers on technology insertion into new bus architectures.
  • Extensive technical writing (Proposal development, Contractual elements, procedural definitions, specifications, interfaces, analysis support and description documents).
  • Prepare and give presentations to peers, management and customers.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company.  Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.


What You’ll Need



  • BS or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 8 or more years of related experience. 
  • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
  • Current Top Secret/SCI security clearance required.
  • Minimum of 6 years of direct experience in electronics or avionics subsystem design or test.
  • A solid understanding of all aspects of requirements definition, decomposition, and flow-down, architectural trade studies, architectural and interface definition, hardware specifications, interface control, analyses, and verification.
  • Knowledge of electronics designed for EMI/EMC/ESD compliance.
  • Proven expertise in subcontract management.
  • Extensive experience with defining, developing and delivering space qualified hardware.
  • Intellectual curiosity combined with a strong desire to learn.
  • Strong oral, written, and presentation skills.
  • Effective in multidisciplinary large team work environment with broad responsibilities and minimal oversight.


Working Conditions



  • Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or clean room, outdoors or remote research environment.
  • May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.
  • May access other facilities in various weather conditions.
  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.


US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED




Job description




Senior Electrical Engineer, Spacecraft Command & Data Handling



This leadership position is for a highly-experienced electrical engineer who can lead the Command & Data Handling (CDH) subsystem team to define requirements, develop the architecture, implement the design, and verify the subsystem for a spacecraft.



What You’ll Do



  • CDH technical lead - This position is 70% technical and 30% management.
  • Work daily with the larger CDH team on technical definition, implementation, and verification.
  • Establish strong working relationships with system engineering team, integration and test team, and peers for the other spacecraft subsystems.
  • Prepare and manage subsystem architecture and interfaces.  A strong hardware backgrounds is required.
  • Generate verification and validation plans, and work with Integration and Test team to ensure the subsystem meets requirements.
  • Present architecture, implementation, and verification to customer.
  • Collaborate with the spacecraft system engineers on technology insertion into new bus architectures.
  • Extensive technical writing (Proposal development, Contractual elements, procedural definitions, specifications, interfaces, analysis support and description documents).
  • Prepare and give presentations to peers, management and customers.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company.  Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.


What You’ll Need



  • BS or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 8 or more years of related experience. 
  • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
  • Current Top Secret/SCI security clearance required.
  • Minimum of 6 years of direct experience in electronics or avionics subsystem design or test.
  • A solid understanding of all aspects of requirements definition, decomposition, and flow-down, architectural trade studies, architectural and interface definition, hardware specifications, interface control, analyses, and verification.
  • Knowledge of electronics designed for EMI/EMC/ESD compliance.
  • Proven expertise in subcontract management.
  • Extensive experience with defining, developing and delivering space qualified hardware.
  • Intellectual curiosity combined with a strong desire to learn.
  • Strong oral, written, and presentation skills.
  • Effective in multidisciplinary large team work environment with broad responsibilities and minimal oversight.


Working Conditions



  • Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or clean room, outdoors or remote research environment.
  • May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.
  • May access other facilities in various weather conditions.
  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.


US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED




 
Job Number: 2010115066
Job Location: Boulder, CO
Duration: 100 months
Input Date: 05/28/2020
Last Updated: 07/13/2020
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Patrick Mahoney
Address: 2154 N CENTER ST STE 405D
City, State: NORTH CHARLESTON, SC 29406
800 Phone: 866/224-2745
Email: southeastjobs@pdstech.com
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000003OtGhQAK&URLSource=cjhunter

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