Electrical Systems Engineer

Requisition ID: 39724

All Locations: El Segundo, CA (California)

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation. A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning government to commercial, you'll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration - to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves. When you join our team, you'll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?

Responsibilities

The mission of the Electrical Systems Assurance Department is to ensure the successful definition, design, procurement, manufacture and integration of survivable electrical, electronic and opto-electronic systems for National Security Space Programs, civil and commercial space programs, and launch vehicles.

This role can be filled as an Aerospace Member of Technical Staff or Senior Member of Technical Staff

Key Functions

  • Provides technical support to DOD, NRO, civil, and commercial programs in areas of systems engineering and integration of electronic and opto-electronic components, subsystems, and systems for the space and launch environments
  • Performs evaluation of contractor spacecraft and launch vehicle electrical systems and equipment designs, including requirement allocation and flow down, electrical system trade studies, application of electrical systems engineering principles and design processes, and technical coordination among engineering disciplines
  • Provides technical evaluation support to system program offices for conceptual design assessment, proposal evaluation, design evaluation and verification, and launch operations
  • Applies diverse expertise across the corporation to define integrated solutions to customer problems
  • Engages in frequent in-depth interactions with customer and contractor personnel
  • Participates in interagency teams in addressing and resolving systems engineering issues related to space electronics
  • Develops clear and concise written reports and presentations to management, peers, program offices, and customers
  • May be required to travel within and outside of the Los Angeles area to customer and contractor sites as needed
  • Perform assessments of electrical and electronic requirements definition and system designs to identify potential problems and issues and to evaluate risks to successful implementation for NSS and other space programs
  • Ensure that electrical and electronic systems meet all mission performance and reliability requirements
  • Provide space vehicle test and integration process/products assessment to ensure proper verification and validation of requirements
  • Perform independent Mission Assurance assessments of electronic systems for NSS and other space and launch programs to identify potential problems and issues and to evaluate risks to successful implementation


Qualifications

Required
  • Degree from an accredited university in electrical engineering, physics, or a related field with a working knowledge of electrical and electronic circuit fundamentals
  • At least 2 years of experience applying engineering skills and best practices to the resolution of complex problems in electrical and electronic systems
  • Proven ability to provide independent evaluations and application of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria, using judgment in making adaptations and modifications
  • Proven ability to lead and/or contribute to the efforts of multi-disciplinary teams
  • Strong interpersonal, collaborative and customer interface skills
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret level clearance issued by the US Government - US Citizenship is required to obtain a clearance


Preferred
  • At least 2 yrs experience working with space programs in resolving problems related to electrical systems is preferred
  • Additional coursework or an advanced degree in electrical engineering, physics, or another related field


Required for consideration as a Senior Member of Technical Staff
  • High aptitude for leadership and ability to mentor more junior engineers while leading and/or contributing to the efforts of multi-disciplinary teams
  • At least 5 years of experience applying engineering skills and best practices to the resolution of complex problems in electrical and electronic systems
  • Broad experience in space systems engineering, procurement, integration and test
  • Degree from an accredited university in electrical engineering, physics, or a related field with a working knowledge of electrical and electronic circuit fundamentals
  • Proven ability to provide independent evaluations and application of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria, using judgment in making adaptations and modifications
  • Knowledge of the aerospace industry and its contractors and subcontractors
  • Strong interpersonal, collaborative and customer interface skills
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret level clearance issued by the US Government - US Citizenship is required to obtain a clearance
  • Knowledge of the aerospace industry and its contractors and subcontractors


Preferred for Sr. Member of Technical Staff
  • At least 3 yrs experience working with space programs in resolving problems related to electrical systems is preferred
  • Additional coursework or an advanced degree in electrical engineering, physics, or another related field


Transcript Requirement

Transcripts are required for this position.

Additional Requisition Details

System Job Title : MEMBER-TECH STF

Clearance Requirement: Secret

Access: None

Polygraph: None

Relocation Available: Yes

Employment Type: Regular

Work Schedule: Full Time

Company Statement

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.

From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement , as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement .

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