Senior Electrical Engineer

Space Information Laboratories
US - California - Santa Maria
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  • Start Date: 05/01/2023
  • Job Type: Full time
  • Salary: 111,000.00 - 173,900.00
  • 30+ days ago

Job Description

Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit and desire to be part of an innovative team that designs and manufactures state-of-the-art avionics, power, and flight termination systems? Put your skills to work and help develop innovative products for space launch vehicles and small satellites with Space Information Laboratories!

Reports to: Engineering Manager

An Electrical Engineer, or Electronics Engineer, is responsible for developing electrical devices and testing them for safety and efficiency. Their duties include managing the manufacturing process for new electrical equipment, using design software to produce schematics and overseeing the installation process of their designs.

• Write reports, design, lay out, develop, and tests electronic systems, components, or printed circuit boards (Class III) for use within aerospace products, electrical equipment, components, and systems
• Develop functional specifications, architecture, detailed designs, schematics, and PCBs (class III)
• Study new technologies and research innovative solutions and product designs
• Coordinate all phases of assigned area electrical engineering projects from concept, scope development, written specifications, proposals, design, manufacturing, equipment commissioning, and project closure.
• Estimate material, labor, or manufacturing costs for budget preparation
• Compile data regarding existing and potential electrical engineering projects and studies
• Prepare specifications for purchases of electrical equipment and materials
• Write engineering documentation to meet customer design requirements, including contract data requirements list (CDRL)
• Confers with customers, engineers, and others to discuss existing or potential engineering products or projects.
• Ensures that installation and operations conform to standards and customer requirements by preparing electrical systems specifications and technical drawings using computer-assisted design or engineering software and equipment


Required Skills:
• Proficient in all phases of engineering development (requirements, design, test and production)
• Advanced mathematical skills for calculation of design equations
• Excellent communication skills to explain technical specifics to peers and customers
• Writing skills for preparing manuals, parts lists, proposals, and design documentation
• Using industry-specific tolls to analyze and test electronics
• Ability to write technical documents and procedures
• Strong organizational, communications, leadership, and interpersonal skills? together
with a results-driven approach
• Must be a motivated self-starter who maintains a friendly, courteous, and compassionate demeaner

Preferred Skills
• Experience with real-time embedded operating system and communication ports (RS-232/422/485, USB, CAN, Ethernet, etc.) connected to navigation (GPS Rx, INS, IMU, etc.) and environmental sensors
• FPGA and Microcontroller (Atom, PIC, Atmel, etc.) and embedded software
• Ability to estimate material and labor costs for budget and proposal preparation
• Experience with AS9100D Quality Management System policies and procedures
• Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio, SharePoint, etc.).


Salary Range: $111,000 (Level III) to $173,900.00 (Level V)
Medical Benefits: Company-paid health, dental, and vision insurance, which includes one hundred percent (100%) coverage for the employee and fifty percent (50%) coverage for dependents
Retirement Benefits: Company 401k retirement plan, where the company will match up to four percent (4%) of employee contributions, subject to plan terms and conditions.
Insurance Benefits: $15,000 in company-paid life insurance
Other Benefits: Two (2) weeks of annual vacation, five (5) days of sick leave, and eleven (11) annual government holidays, tuition reimbursement, professional development program

ITAR Requirements
• To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Other Requirements
• All applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screening and background check.
• Must be eligible to obtain a security clearance.
• Must use personal mobile device for multi-factor authentication (MFA) for system access. This authenticates your identity.

Contact Details

Name: Deanna Burke
Address: 2260 Meredith Lane
City: Santa Maria
State/Province: California
Zipcode: 93455
Country: United States
Ph: 8059259010

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