LEAD ENGINEER - PRINCIPAL ENGINEER - AVIONICS/ELECTRICAL POWER SYSTEMS

San Antonio, Texas 78238
  • Job Code
    16-01115
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Who We Are:

Electrical Power Systems team of the Defense and Intelligence Solutions Division

Objectives of this Role:

  • Apply your experience in avionics MIL-SPEC power supply design engineering to collaborate directly with a cross-functional team to develop AC and DC power supplies for embedded avionics flight applications, large RF & pulse power systems, space and ground vehicle support.
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge and experience with switch mode power supplies and the various power supply topologies
  • Analog and digital power supply design and testing, parts selection and derating, and applying military standards

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities include requirements development and validation, schematic capture, SPICE simulations, hardware design, board layout support, and lab testing and integration oversight
  • Work in a team environment as well as independently to complete assigned tasks without direct supervision
  • Work on multiple tasks in parallel
  • Position may require additional hours to meet project schedules.

Requirements:

  • Requires a Bachelors, MS, or PhD with a 3.00 GPA in Electrical Engineering
  • PHD with 6 years of experience, Masters with 7 years of experience, Bachelor’s with 8 years of experience
  • Engineering development environment for embedded avionics designs
  • Strong background of MIL-STD-704 and MIL-STD-461 design
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong knowledge and experience with switch mode power supplies and the various power supply topologies
  • Strong experience in analog and digital power supply design and testing, parts selection and derating, as well military standards
  • A working knowledge of or desire to learn Mentor suites like DxDesigner, PADS standard plus, PADS PRO, configuration management methods, and electronic development methods
  • An understanding of signal Integrity as well as a good mechanical and environmental aptitude
  • Prior knowledge of or desire to learn IPC standards, Power (High & Low Voltage), digital, mixed signal, and RF electronics printed circuit board design
  • A valid/clear driver's license is required

Special Requirements:

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

Job Locations: San Antonio, Texas

For more information about this division, visit the Defense & Intelligence Solutions home page.

Requirements

 

Requirements:

  • Requires a Bachelors, MS, or PhD with a 3.00 GPA in Electrical Engineering
  • PHD with 6 years of experience, Masters with 7 years of experience, Bachelor’s with 8 years of experience
  • Engineering development environment for embedded avionics designs
  • Strong background of MIL-STD-704 and MIL-STD-461 design
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong knowledge and experience with switch mode power supplies and the various power supply topologies
  • Strong experience in analog and digital power supply design and testing, parts selection and derating, as well military standards
  • A working knowledge of or desire to learn Mentor suites like DxDesigner, PADS standard plus, PADS PRO, configuration management methods, and electronic development methods
  • An understanding of signal Integrity as well as a good mechanical and environmental aptitude
  • Prior knowledge of or desire to learn IPC standards, Power (High & Low Voltage), digital, mixed signal, and RF electronics printed circuit board design
  • A valid/clear driver's license is required

Special Requirements:

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

Job Locations: San Antonio, Texas

For more information about this division, visit the Defense & Intelligence Solutions home page.

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