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Senior Electrical Engineer

Science Systems & Applications
Lanham, MD
  • Posted: January 27, 2023
  • Full-Time

Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI) is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to provide LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) development engineering support and support design and testing of new spaceflight instrumentation and power electronics. This position will support development, integration and testing for the LiDAR system. This includes building and maintaining the test station, configuring the test equipment, building test fixtures, and writing the plan to automate testing. In addition, this effort includes building the ground support equipment hardware and software to integrate and perform LiDAR validation testing.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, or similar, and 10+ years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience delivering electronics box-level subsystems to spacecraft, including experience with instruments with optical components and lasers.
  • US Citizenship is required.

Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) engineering practices.
  • Familiarity with NASA GSFC policies, workmanship standards and guidelines.
  • Experience with software such as Altium and Mentor Graphics (PADS), or similar.

EOE, including disability/vets

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and use hands to touch, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee frequently is required to talk and hear and occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Science Systems & Applications


Lanham, MD
20706 USA