Spacecraft Electronics Lead Engineer

Job Summary: Position is for a senior electrical engineer to provide leadership in flight hardware and GSE development (box lead). Lead team of 15 engineers, designers and technicians to produce flight power electronics boxes and related ground support equipment, from requirements development through delivery.


1 Development team lead

2 Requirements Development

3 Laboratory test and troubleshooting

4 Technical trade studies

Note: This job summary and listing of duties is for the purpose of describing the position and its essential functions at time of hire and may change over time.


Required Qualifications

• Bachelors 's Degree in Electrical Engineering or closely related field.

• 15 years experience in spacecraft hardware development

• Demonstrated leadership history

• Experience with flight electronics design and test

• Strong written and verbal communication skills.

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

Equal Employment Opportunity: Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) 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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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