Lead Electrical Power Systems Engineer

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Lead Electrical Power Systems Engineer

Mojave, California Direct Job ID: 2110129496



Remote support will be considered for this position.
The position includes both electrical and power systems tasks and hands-on electrical design, development, and test tasks.

The scope of the electrical design engineering position includes:

  • Spacecraft power systems including solar panels, batteries, distribution, wire harness elements, system control software, integrated vehicle health monitoring, and power management

  • Work may also include flight avionics hardware, signal conditioning, data acquisition, actuator control, flight software, including hardware interface, ground support electronics hardware


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead a small efficient electrical and power systems team while working closely with the avionics team

  • Develop subsystem requirements from system specifications, design standards, safety analysis and mature system architecture

  • Decompose subsystems requirements to electrical hardware and software requirements

  • Develop FMECA and Verification and Validation plan for the system

    • Trace the hardware requirements to their parent requirements, to their implementation in the electronic hardware, and to their verification results

    • Generation of requirement compliance matrix, analysis and status reports 

    • Generation of the justification and description in support of the space worthiness case for the electrical hardware

  • Develop the life-cycle scope of electrical subsystems including design, debugging, test, deployment and performance analysis

  • Document designs with engineering drawings and written descriptions

  • Write fabrication and test procedures

  • Present at and participate in design reviews


Professional Requirements:

  • Avionics or electrical engineering experience on spacecraft projects

  • Hands-on electrical / electro-mechanical design experience

  • Must have the ability to layout power & electromechanical systems

  • Skill applying C++ and embedded software programming to avionics is a plus

  • Experience with DO-178 and DO-254 is a plus

  • Must understand the systems engineering process

    Professional Requirements:

    All applicants must be U.S. persons as defined in the U.S. export control laws (22 CFR §120.15) and regulations to include: U.S. citizen, national, lawful permanent resident or individual admitted to the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

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    PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

    Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

    • Health insurance
    • Paid holidays
    • Weekly payroll
    • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
    • Completion Bonuses
    • Training
    • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

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