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ID #44739041
State California
City Elsegundo
Job type Permanent
Salary TBD
Source Aerospace Corporation
Showed 2022-08-10
Date 2022-08-09
Deadline 2022-10-08
Category Et cetera
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Senior Project Leader, Casual- Digital Design

California, Elsegundo, 90245 Elsegundo USA
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The Aerospace Corporation is the trusted partner to the nation's space programs, solving the hardest problems and providing unmatched technical expertise. As the operator of a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC), we are broadly engaged across all aspects of space- delivering innovative solutions that span satellite, launch, ground, and cyber systems for defense, civil and commercial customers. When you join our team, you'll be part of a special collection of problem solvers, thought leaders, and innovators. Join us and take your place in space.

At Aerospace, we are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace for all employees to share in our common passion and aspiration - to carry out a mission much bigger than ourselves.

We remain committed to maintaining a safe environment for hiring as we look forward to the future of work. Click here for information on Aerospace's COVID-19 directives and safety procedures implemented to keep our workplace safe.

The Electronics and Sensors Division (ESD) is a world-class engineering and scientific leader in electronics and remote sensing systems. The Digital and Integrated Circuit Electronics Department (DICED) resides within ESD and supports the design, modeling, simulation, verification, analysis, and test for microelectronics and digital electronic boards, boxes, subsystems, and systems for civil, commercial, and national space systems. Our expertise, combined with sophisticated in-house laboratories, rapid prototyping, and extensive modeling and simulation capabilities, enables DICED to deliver innovative solutions to national space systems and civil customers.

This is a casual part-time role with remote consideration as well as various nationwide locations available.

What You'll Be Doing

In this position you will work with our circuit design team and support our customers to optimize the design and development of digital and mixed-signal circuits and systems. Tasks will include design, analysis, modeling, simulation, and verification of high-speed digital and mixed-signal circuits.
  • Support multiple programs and work independently with both internal and external customers as a technical authority, consultant, primary investigator, or project leader
  • Provide technical expertise in the area of requirements development, electrical design, system integration, verification & validation, and risk assessments for space electronic systems
  • Leverage the use of state-of-the-art high-speed digital and microelectronic technology and design best practices
  • Develop and execute analysis and test plans to validate signal and interface integrity
  • Provide oversight, guidance, and technical advice on customer projects, which may include specialized analytical and experimental studies for payload, spacecraft, and launch vehicle control system hardware
  • Verify contractor designs, approaches, and overall system performance
  • Lead risk assessments and failure investigation processes
  • Provide written reports on electronic design project status and results, brief the customers and management on project status/results, and provide end of week reports
What You Need to be Successful

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in electrical engineering or another related discipline
  • Strong background in satellite and/or launch systems with expertise in space systems and payload design
  • Experience leading technical teams to solve complex problems and identify analytical or testing verification processes
  • Minimum of twelve years of relevant experience in designing, assembly, testing, troubleshooting, and integration of digital and mixed-signal electronic systems well as successful verification of final designs
  • Experienced with hardware assurance
  • Experience with signal integrity analysis and verification and validation methods
  • Sound communication skills with an ability to explain complex technical issues, activities, architectures and designs, and operations to staff and customers with limited engineering background
  • Ability to work both independently and in a collaborative environment on multiple projects
  • Strong ability to document projects in technical reports, presentations/briefs, and report findings to the customer and Aerospace management
  • Casual employment is normally for fewer than 20 hours a week, usually non-continuous, irregular, and infrequent.
  • Willing to travel domestically up to 10%-25%
  • Position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance that is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.
How You Can Stand Out

It would be impressive if you have one or more of these:
  • Advanced degree from an accredited university in electrical engineering or another related discipline
  • Twelve or more years of relevant working experience with space digital and microelectronic hardware design, development, test, and verification
  • Proficiency in mixed-signal analog design (active filters, precision current drives, data converter support circuitry) and simulation
  • Knowledge of radiation effects on space components and experience with radiation- hardening techniques, testing, and analysis
  • Experience with Fault and Risk Management and troubleshooting (Failure Analysis): troubleshooting and investigating component anomalies and failures, performing root-cause analysis, and providing resolution
  • Proficient in hardware design assurance
  • Demonstrated ability using SPICE or equivalent analog circuit simulation tool
  • Extensive experience with space qualification of electrical components

Ways We Reward Our Employees

During your interview process, our team will provide details of our industry-leading benefits.

Benefits vary and are applicable based on Job Type. A few highlights include:
  • Comprehensive health care and wellness plans
  • Paid holidays, sick time, and vacation
  • Standard and alternate work schedules, including telework options
  • 401(k) Plan - Employees receive a total company-paid benefit of 8%, 10%, or 12% of eligible compensation based on years of service and matching contributions; employees are immediately eligible and vested in the plan upon hire
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Variable pay program for exceptional contributions
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career
  • Education assistance programs
  • An inclusive work environment built on teamwork, flexibility, and respect

We are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other-the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone at 310.336.5432 or by email at [email protected] . You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law and the supplement , as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement .

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