Electromagnetic Effects Engineering and Test

Are you experienced with electrical systems design, testing, and analysis with knowledge of Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) testing?

Are you a clear thinker with good interpersonal skills, and effective communications skills?

If so, we're looking for someone like you to join our team at APL.

We are seeking an EMC engineer to help us insure Electromagnetic Compatibility among components, instruments and subsystems for NASA and DoD's next generation spacecraft. You'll be joining a hard-working team of engineers who thrive on making critical contributions to our Nation's critical challenges. Our culture embraces our core values of unquestionable integrity, trusted service to our nation, world-class expertise, game-changing impact, highly collaborative, and even fun environment!

As an EMC Engineer

• Your primary responsibility will be to perform EMC design, analysis and testing for NASA/DoD spacecraft, instruments, and box level designs.

• You will support EMC/EMI analysis of complex spacecraft, instrument, and box level designs.

• You will review vulnerabilities of system designs and design mitigation strategies.

• You will prepare EMC/EMI specifications, test plans, and test procedures.

• You will support detailed design reviews, review subsystem or component drawings and test procedures.

• You will design and conduct EMC testing at the spacecraft, instrument, component, and box levels.

• You will support hardware design for avionics and RF hardware for EMC compliance from concept development through review and verification of EMC compliance.

You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you have:

• A BS in Electrical Engineering or Physics.

• 5 years direct experience in electrical systems design, testing, and analysis.

• Knowledge of MIL-STD-461 and other applicable specifications and standards.

• Experience with Matlab, Python, or other programming languages.

• Experience with lab test equipment including receivers, spectrum analyzers, generators, amplifiers and antennas.

• Are willing and able to accommodate: flexible hours for spacecraft level testing activities for short periods of time, infrequent travel to customer or sponsor locations as well as spacecraft integration and test sites. Able to perform occasional lifting of heavy test equipment (less than 50 lbs.).

• Are able to obtain Top Secret level 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.

You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you have:

• Master's degree in similar disciplines with previous EMC/EMI design leadership experience.

• Strong mathematical background and analytical simulation experience.

• Experience with design and/or test of complex electronics cards combining RF, digital electronics and point of load regulators.

• Ability to work independently without technical oversight.

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 www.jhuapl.edu/careers.

Benefits: APL offers a comprehensive benefits package including a liberal vacation plan, a matching retirement program, significant educational assistance, a scholarship tuition program for staff with dependents, and competitive salaries commensurate with skills and experience. For more information about our organization, please visit our web site at www.jhuapl.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments Acts of 1972, as well as other applicable laws, and values diversity in its workforce.

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