Job Description: Sr. Electrical Engineer, Human Spaceflight
be responsible to design, manufacture and qualify hardware solutions for powering electromechanical flight hardware and for transmitting data and commands (digital and analog) between flight hardware and the vehicle- level controller, led 2 to 5 person teams, work with electrical technicians to manufacture and test human spaceflight hardware, and integrate your electrical systems engineering data products with those developed by other team members. Additionally, this candidate must be able to interface with customers and supplier to present technical and programmatic progress and as well as challenges that must be overcome.
- Knowledge and experience with electromechanical human spaceflight hardware (e.g. valves, pumps, fans, subsystems, instrumentation, and sensors) for human spacecraft, habitats, and spacesuits
- Knowledge and experience with the electrical systems engineering product lifecycle, ranging from requirements development through design, manufacture, test, and operations
- Knowledge and skills in applying electrical systems engineering principles and procedures to develop practical and tailored electrical engineering solutions
- Knowledge of, and skills in, NASA human spaceflight electrical engineering design standards
- Knowledge of, and skills in, NASA human spaceflight hardware Life Cycle, Certification, and Engineering processes
- Knowledge of, and skills in, the NASA human spaceflight Safety Review Panel (SRP) Process
- Knowledge of, and skills in, connector selection and wiring for electrical power distribution, instrumentation, and sensors
- Knowledge of, and skills in, data interface protocols and associated hardware such as Ethernet, RS232, RS422, RS485, I2C, SPI etc.
- Working knowledge of NASA and ISS standard practices and requirements including safety, fault tolerance, and other unique disciplines
- Ideally, but not required, knowledge of, and skills in, CAD software (e.g. SOLIDWORKS), and Product Data Management tools such as SOLIDWORKS PDM or Windchill
- Skill in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Project)
- Skills with test hardware such as oscilloscopes, multi-meters, logic analyzers, function generators, power supplies, power analyzers
- Ability to operate in an electronics lab and perform necessary troubleshooting tasks
- Ability to effectively communicate in both written and spoken form
- Ability to establish and maintain effective, positive work relationships; have creativity, flexibility and resourcefulness; have discriminating judgment, tact and sense of humor
- Ability and proficiency in job-required software applications
- Ability to serve as project manager on projects
- Ideally, but not required, skills in project budgeting and forecasting
- Ability to evaluate and train junior engineers in their duties
- Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent field and 8-10 years with system and/or hardware design and analysis experience
- Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent field and 6-8 years with system and/or hardware design and analysis experience
- PhD degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent field and 4-6 years with system and /or hardware design experience in the aerospace industry.
Who we are
As Paragon Space Development celebrates 27+ years of providing award-winning life support and thermal control solutions for extreme environments, we've recognized that it is our employees that keep our business thriving. By any measure, Paragon is an exciting and rewarding place to work. Our goal is to hire the best and allow you to do the work that you enjoy! We are interested in developing individuals who enjoy a challenge and like working on a variety of projects in a fast-paced environment.