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Engineer II - Electrical Spacecraft Engineer

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Westminster
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description US CITIZENSHIP REQUIREDDesign electrical subsystems of the future. Located in beautiful Westminster and Boulder, Colorado, we design electrical subsystems for challenging space, air, and ground applications. We are looking for a technical leader with expertise in electrical subsystem technologies who can design electrical solutions for a wide variety of remote sensing and controls related applications. As Albert Einstein said, "Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."The Engineering, Science and Analysis (ESA) Strategic Capabilities Unit comprises the technical talent and organizational leadership that enables the successful delivery of high-impact discriminating technologies for our customers' missions. Our collaborative, cross-functional teams are committed to innovation, integrity, continual learning and strong execution.What You'll Do:

  • Assess spacecraft electrical system technology and architecture definition.
  • Perform electrical system conceptual development, trade studies and electrical subsystem level requirements flow-down (analysis and allocation).
  • Provide technical oversight of subsystem designs to ensure the spacecraft electrical system is compliant and verifiable at the spacecraft bus level.
  • Subsystems include power management, command & data handling, attitude determination and control, RF Telecom and electrical harnessing.
  • Evaluate new internal electrical technology development and upgrades for the bus electrical system architecture and implement design solutions for maximum SWaP value.
  • Interface with Systems Engineering, Integration and Test, and other engineering disciplines in leading the development of electrical concepts, trade studies, architectures, concepts for operations and plans for verification/validation.
  • Provide guidance in defining and implementing the test and verification methodologies.
  • Lead resolution of hardware anomalies at the system level and determine root cause and corrective action.
  • Evaluate size, weight, and power trades.
  • Identify and mitigate technical risks early in the design phase.
  • Present to customer and to team members in written and verbal communication.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units,
  • Strategic Capabilities Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site three or more days each normally scheduled week in the primary work location. Travel and local commute between company campuses and other possible non-company locations may be required.Working Conditions:
    • Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or cleanroom, 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.#IJSRequired Education, Experience, & Skills
      • BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 5 or more years 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.
      • Knowledge of electronics used for power distribution, power switching, command and data handling and RF Communications systems.
      • Knowledge of grounding architectures for low noise systems.
      • Knowledge of harnessing to meet voltage drop, power and signal integrity requirements.
      • Knowledge of EMI/EMC/ESD design and test requirements for aerospace hardware.
      • Experience with spacecraft level grounding, EMI/EMC/ESD and electrical interface control definitions.
      • Experience with design trades, design concepts, system specifications, system analyses and failure reporting.
      • Detailed design experience with "space flight qualified" electronics.
      • Analytical experience including FMECA, WCA, Reliability, RCCA, voltage drop and derating.
      • Exceptional written communication skills, strong presentation skills and the ability to lead group discussions with customers and team members.
      • Technical design team leadership experience.
      • Experience in high-speed digital system architectures, closed-loop control systems, integration and test.
      • Experience with embedded processor-based electronics architecture.
      • Understanding of redundant hardware/software architectures and fault tolerance design.Pay InformationFull-Time Salary Range: $111000 - $137500Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.About BAE Systems Space & Mission Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Space & Mission Systems is a leading provider of national defense and civil space applications, advanced remote sensing, scientific and tactical systems for the U.S. Intelligence, Department of Defense and scientific communities. We continually pioneer ways to innovate spacecraft, mission payloads, optical systems, and other defense and civil capabilities. Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, we continually discover ways to enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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