Component Engineer

We are seeking a Component Engineer to help support space missions. You will be joining a hardworking team of engineers and scientists who are passionate about Space.

As a Component Engineer..

- Your primary responsibility will be to perform EEE parts selection and approval, specify parts screening, qualification, and acceptance test requirements, and review and approve parts test data in support of Civil (CS) and National Security Space (NSS) sponsors.

- You will work as an engineer on major CS or NSS spacecraft missions and instruments.

- You will support proposal development, parts cost review, and heritage.

You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you...

  • Possess a Bachelor's Degree in electrical engineering or related field.
  • Have at least 1-3 years of experience in EEE component engineering.
  • Have strong, demonstrated interpersonal and technical skills.
  • Have experience in the development of technical documents for design &/or manufacturing requirements.
  • Are able to obtain a Secret security clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.

Desired Qualifications:

  • NASA Programs experience.
  • Ability to tackle diverse problems with minimal supervision.

Why work at APL?

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation's most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. With a wide selection of challenging, impactful work and a robust education assistance program, APL promotes a culture of life-long learning. Our employees enjoy generous benefits and healthy work/life balance. APL's campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at

APL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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