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Resident Flight Electrical Engineer

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Job ID: 438703
Location: MESA, AZ, United States
Date Posted: Jul 12, 2019
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Electrical Engr
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 50% of the time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: Yes

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Job Description

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Satellite Electrical Engineer is the Government representative responsible for the electrical design of the spacecraft and satellite system as well as their interfaces.  The primary function of the Satellite Electrical Engineer is to ensure that the spacecraft/bus and satellite perform as required and any risks, issues, non-compliances associated with the system’s electrical performance are understood, documented, and coordinated as necessary.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain a thorough and up to date understanding of the spacecraft (including components, requirements, and interfaces) and satellite electrical design, models, analyses, etc.
  • Maintain a though and up to date understanding of the spacecraft instruments (including components, requirements, and interfaces) and instrument electrical design, models, analyses, etc.
  • Provide timely and thorough documentation production and review.
  • Oversee the electrical design effort of the spacecraft and instrument vendors.
  • Requirements definition, flow-down, and verification for power, harness, electrical systems, and Electrical Ground Support Equipment (EGSE)
  • Electrical systems engineering efforts during design, assembly, integration and test
  • Conduct/Manage spacecraft-level verification and validation of Level 3 (and lower level) spacecraft and spacecraft component electrical requirements.
  • Support weekly and monthly status meeting with the spacecraft vendor.
  • Conduct routine coordination with the spacecraft vendor electrical lead. 

Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with at least 10 years of relevant experience.
  • Hands-on experience with development of satellite electrical systems.
  • Experience in coordinating stakeholder teams to define engineering interfaces and technical processes.
  • Experience with mission readiness preparation and post-launch operations • Knowledge of system engineering and integration tools.
  • Experience in system and schedule integration. 
  • Candidate must have knowledge of NASA engineering standards, processes, and best practices. 


Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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