Job Listing Description

Lead Electrical Systems Engineer

Description:
The scope of the position includes:
  • Working across programs, with a focus on XL-1 Moon Mission One
  • Coordinating with leadership team on staffing allocation and resources
  • Being a technical contributor to challenging engineering problems & having key input into the XL-1 design, build, and test
  • Providing engineering expertise and leadership
  • Providing mentorship and guidance to the technical team


Candidates filling this position will have strong skills with computer hardware and software. Beneficial to have strong skills in advanced mathematics and computer programming. Responsible for leading the team and assisting with the work to:

  • Develop hardware architecture
  • Select flight computers, solar panels, and power system hardware
  • Select/develop peripheral boards including support for 802.11ac, RS-422, Ethernet, CCSDS
  • Work with software team on board support packages
  • Ensure appropriate reliability and fault tolerance


  • Trajectory analysis
  • Guidance algorithms
  • Control laws
  • Kalman filters
  • Sensor fusion
  • Flight simulators
  • Optimization
  • Geodesy
  • Orbital mechanics
  • C, C++, Python, MATLAB
  • Navigation sensors (GPS, star trackers, LIDAR, IMU, etc.)
  • Systems engineering
  • Hands on test and integration


Professional Requirements:

  • Experience with spacecraft or launch vehicles and working on ambitious projects
  • Must be a “U.S. person” as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR §120.15)


 
Job Number: 2010119167
Job Location: Mojave, CA
Duration: 36 months
Input Date: 10/02/2020
Last Updated: 10/23/2020
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Chad Dunavant
Address: 370 N WESTLAKE BLVD STE 120
City, State: WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA 91362
Phone: 805/418-9862
800 Phone: 866/458-4322
Fax Phone: 805/418-9866
Email: cecjwestlake@pdstech.com
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000003P7pHQAS&URLSource=cjhunter

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