• Avionics Cable Harness Design Engineer

    Job Locations US-WA-Kent
    Category
    New Shepard
    Job ID
    2476
  • Overview

    As part of a small team, you will be responsible for engineering, designing, and installing of electrical harnesses for launch vehicles, rocket engines and crew capsules. This is a hands-on position that will involve you in all aspects of engineering, design, fabrication, installation and test.

    Responsibilities

    • Design of electrical harnesses for power distribution, RF, communication and high speed data signal
    • Selection of harness components and hardware, connectors, backshells, cable and wire
    • Understanding and application of EMI/RFI and harness shielding
    • Create 3D routed harness data files utilizing Creo (Pro/Engineer) Cabling and Routed System Designer (RSD)
    • Create harness detail and installation drawings including 2D flat harness drawings from the 3D harness data sets
    • Design and integration of harness support brackets
    • Support design configuration development and trade studies
    • Develop harness routing requirements, interfaces, specifications and process controls
    • Provide technical guidance for hardware installation
    • Active involvement in the assembly and testing of cables and harnesses
    • Maintain and report on activity schedule, budget and technical status
    • Identify opportunities for improvements and operational cost and schedule savings

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • B.S. degree or higher in Mechanical or an appropriate engineering field
    • Experience with Creo / ProCabling highly desired; equivalent other software will be considered if all other required qualifications are met
    • Understanding and application of wire derating analysis
    • Familiar with existing applicable harness standards
    • IPC/WHMA-A-620A, NASA-STD-8739.4
    • Strong electrical/mechanical design and integration skills using 3-D CAD software
    • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (current Green Card holder)

    Desired

    • Prefer experience with Creo / Windchill 10 and Routed System Designer (RSD)
    • Experience with Pro/E Piping.
    • Experience with other high end CAD routing software such as Unigraphics NX Electrical and Mechanical Routing
    • Knowledge of harness fabrication and installation processes.
    • Experience with launch vehicle or spacecraft mechanical systems.

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