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Senior Electrical Integration Engineer

Irvine, CA 92618

Posted: 07/05/2023 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Engineering Job Number: 84406

Job Description

Our client is seeking an experienced Spacecraft Electrical Integration Engineer in Irvine, CA location. As a Spacecraft Electrical Integration Engineer, the candidate will work within a multidisciplinary team to develop innovative spacecraft solutions for internal and external customers.
  • Collaborating with the spacecraft design team to develop electrical system requirements, architecture, and subsystem designs for spacecraft missions. This involves selecting appropriate components, designing electrical interfaces, and ensuring compliance with technical specifications and safety standards.
  • Work closely with other electrical, mechanical, software, and test engineers to deliver fully functional products.
  • Work in an environment supporting new and ongoing developments and customer furnished hardware.
  • Concurrently manage involvement in multiple projects at various stages.
  • Identifying and resolving technical issues related to electrical system integration. Collaborating with cross-functional teams to diagnose and rectify problems during testing and launch preparations.
  • Conduct vehicle operation / DITL Telemetry results requirement definition and review for vehicle operational verification.
  • Generating technical documentation, reports, and procedures for electrical system integration activities. Maintaining accurate records of integration activities, test results, and modifications made during the integration process.
  • Coordinating with spacecraft design engineers, system engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure successful integration of electrical systems. Providing technical expertise and guidance to team members and effectively communicating integration progress and issues.
  • Adhering to quality assurance processes and standards to ensure the reliability and safety of electrical systems. Participating in design reviews, audits, and inspections to verify compliance with project requirements.
  • Identify requirements, design, and modify detailed harness schematics to integrate a variety of electromechanical components and units.
  • Prepare harness assembly instructions and test procedures, incorporating industry standards and best practices for complex vehicle wire harnesses.
  • Evaluate harness component requirements for application and environmental application through analysis and testing.
  • Supports assembly, integration, and test activities.
  • Provides engineering design disposition on discrepancies (e.g., rejections, production support requests, revision requests).
  • Documents processes, specifications and procedures that support the design and manufacture.
  • Participates in technical review of supplier capabilities to facilitate source selection.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • BS or MS in Engineering discipline or equivalent degree.
  • 5+ years' experience developing wire interface diagrams
  • Experience with system integration & test procedure development and execution
  • Experience with vehicle assembly and support
  • Ability to interpret wire harness requirements and then create, draw, release schematics and wire list data packages.
  • Experience working with manufacturing & quality methods, fabrication, or assembly processes.
  • Ability to create, draw, release detailed wire harness assembly and installation drawings.
  • Hands on experience with wire harness manufacture and installation for space applications.  Satellite experience preferred.
  • A working knowledge of hardware assembly practices.
  • Experience with debugging and evaluation of assembly failures.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Energy and passion to invent and create new solutions, challenge the status quo and drive positive change.
  • Ability and willingness to go above and beyond one's comfort zone when it comes to learning about other technologies and applications.
  • Understand vehicle-level systems engineering including communications, functionality trade-offs, grounding, and EMC strategies.
  • Familiarity with 3D CAD and PLM software.
  • Familiarity with IPC, Industry standards requirements and acceptance.
  • Understands and deals well with rapid development cycles, ambiguity, and unexpected changes in direction.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office.
  • Employee Equity Incentive Program
  • Company-paid comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401(K) Match
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Cross-training and professional development opportunities

Salary Range $120,000-$170,000
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