Job Listing Description

Lead Electrical Power Systems Engineer

Description:

Remote support will be considered for this position.
The position includes both electrical and power systems tasks and hands-on electrical design, development, and test tasks.



The scope of the electrical design engineering position includes:




  • Spacecraft power systems including solar panels, batteries, distribution, wire harness elements, system control software, integrated vehicle health monitoring, and power management



  • Work may also include flight avionics hardware, signal conditioning, data acquisition, actuator control, flight software, including hardware interface, ground support electronics hardware




 



Duties & Responsibilities:




  • Lead a small efficient electrical and power systems team while working closely with the avionics team



  • Develop subsystem requirements from system specifications, design standards, safety analysis and mature system architecture



  • Decompose subsystems requirements to electrical hardware and software requirements



  • Develop FMECA and Verification and Validation plan for the system




    • Trace the hardware requirements to their parent requirements, to their implementation in the electronic hardware, and to their verification results



    • Generation of requirement compliance matrix, analysis and status reports 



    • Generation of the justification and description in support of the space worthiness case for the electrical hardware




  • Develop the life-cycle scope of electrical subsystems including design, debugging, test, deployment and performance analysis



  • Document designs with engineering drawings and written descriptions



  • Write fabrication and test procedures



  • Present at and participate in design reviews




 



Professional Requirements:




  • Avionics or electrical engineering experience on spacecraft projects



  • Hands-on electrical / electro-mechanical design experience



  • Must have the ability to layout power & electromechanical systems



  • Skill applying C++ and embedded software programming to avionics is a plus



  • Experience with DO-178 and DO-254 is a plus



  • Must understand the systems engineering process






    Professional Requirements:



    All applicants must be U.S. persons as defined in the U.S. export control laws (22 CFR §120.15) and regulations to include: U.S. citizen, national, lawful permanent resident or individual admitted to the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.



     
    Job Number: 2110129496
    Job Location: Mojave, CA
    Duration: 36 months
    Input Date: 09/14/2021
    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=a1i1T000003PhFVQA0&URLSource=cjhunter

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