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Space Systems Electrical Engineer, Senior

Cape Canaveral, FL
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $120,000 to $165,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Title: Sr Electrical Engineer - Space Systems

Location: Cape Canaveral, Florida

Classification: Exempt

Department: Engineering

Reports To: Engineering Manager

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

The vision at Sidus is to make space accessible to everyone by increasing the viability of low-cost access to space. At Sidus, our whole is greater than the sum of our parts. The Sidus team is made up of highly talented individuals, each contributing their own experience, knowledge, skills, and ideas. It is our team that sets us apart from our competition and makes our mission of Bringing Space Down to Earth™. At Sidus we treat each day like it’s Day One. We operate with a sense of urgency; we are customer obsessed, always learning and constantly evolving. Join our team and be a part of something great!

Job Summary

The Senior Electrical Engineer is responsible for leading the design and selection of satellite subsystems by defining requirements, developing the architecture, implementing the design, and verifying the subsystems once built.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Prepare and manage subsystem architecture and interfaces for the development of a new satellite bus system.

Generate requirements, specifications, ICDs, analyses, and test plans. Review documentation, attend reviews, resolve issues, and report results to the customer.

Document design, analysis, and test results in technical reports and presentations

Generate and maintain engineering and manufacturing documentation such as drawings, bills of materials, etc.

Contribute to specific mission, ground, or space vehicle systems engineering activities. This may include requirements flow down, tracking, verification, and the writing of complex specifications, interface control documents, and engineering reports from advanced studies, special engineering investigations, and similar activities.

Support integration, testing, and operational readiness of spacecraft and payloads.

Coordinate engineering design packages with systems engineers, mechanical engineers, manufacturing, quality, and program management.

Develop and maintain system power budget.

Develop electrical system validation and verification plan

Develop test plans for electrical components and assemblies.

Generate verification and validation plans, and work with Integration and Test team to ensure the subsystem meets requirements.

Oversee spacecraft testing and review test results

Prepare and give presentations to peers, management and customers.

Other duties as assigned**

Required Skills

High quality written and oral presentation skills

Ability to work independently or as part of a team.

Good interpersonal skills as well as the proven ability to communicate with other engineers, groups, and management are essential.

High level critical thinking and reasoning skills.

Good organizational skills with a detail-oriented mindset.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related field;. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Ten (10) years related experience including direct experience in satellite or spacecraft electrical power system (EPS) design and at least seven (7 ) years AutoCAD Electrical (or equivalent) experience with schematic and layout design.

Experience with integration and placement of common spacecraft subsystems: power systems (Solar Arrays, Batteries), avionics assemblies, harnessing, ADCS elements, and electro-mechanical subsystems.,

Knowledge of satellite/spacecraft system reliability, contamination control, EMI, space environments (radiation, surface charging, corrosion, etc.), and human factors is also desired.

Experience developing system and subsystem level acceptance and qualification testing of space flight hardware.

Familiar with LEO space environments and mitigations.

Extensive experience with defining, developing and delivering space qualified hardware.

A solid understanding of all aspects of requirements definition, decomposition, and flow-down, architectural trade studies, architectural and interface definition, hardware specifications, interface control, analyses, and verification.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

All candidates selected will be subject to a background investigation and drug screen

To conform to U.S. Government International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Drug-Free Workplace

Sidus Space is a Drug-Free Workplace where post-offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria are met as outlined in our policies.

**This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for the position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

SIDUS SPACE is an Equal Opportunity Employer fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Cape Canaveral, FL
32920 USA



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