• Power Electronics Engineer

    Job Locations US-WA-Kent
    Category
    New Glenn
    Job ID
    2378
  • Overview

    As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will design, develop, and verify the various components that make up the electrical power systems for launch vehicles and spacecraft. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.

    Responsibilities

    • Design circuits and systems responsible for power regulation and distribution, battery charge management, and voltage/current/power sensing
    • Develop systems requirements and perform trade studies
    • Validate requirements through design test, analysis, inspection, or demonstration
    • Create interface definition, specification, and control documents
    • Plan and conduct tests and analysis, review and interpret data
    • Oversee and support fabrication, assembly, test, and end use of hardware
    • Maintain and report on activity schedule, budget, and technical status

    Qualifications

    • B.S. degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or an appropriate engineering field
    • Desire to work hands-on, as part of a team, in both development and production phases of a product lifecycle
    • Strong understanding of electronics design and integration with mechanical systems for structural and thermal support
    • Understanding of DC/DC converters, battery chargers, electrical generators, motor controllers, solid-state power distribution, grounding, and analog circuit design
    • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (current Green Card holder)

    Desired

    • 10+ years of recent electronics or power systems development for hardware used in harsh or space environments
    • Experience with high voltage electronics or batteries
    • Experience designing to meet EMI/EMC and power quality requirements
    • Experience designing electronics and systems for high radiation environments
    • Experience with fault tolerant and high reliability systems
    • Familiar with testing and qualifying hardware per standards like MIL-STD-1540, DO-160, or SMC-S-016
    • Experience with input filter design to meet conducted and radiated emission requirements
    • Knowledgeable on isolated converter topologies (flyback,forward,half-bridge,full-bridge) in addition to non-isolated topologies
    • Experience in custom magnetics (transformers and inductors) design and construction

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