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Senior Electrical Engineer

Posted on 13 May 2022 by

Sidus Space 
Defense, Aerospace, & Aviation 
Cape Canaveral, FL  

Sr Electrical Engineer
Location: 400 West central Blvd. Cape Canaveral, Florida 32920
Classification: Exempt
Department: Engineering
Reports To: Chief Technology Officer
Supervisory Responsibilities: No

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 electrical subsystems by defining requirements, developing the architecture, implementing the design, and verifying the subsystems once built. The Senior Electrical Engineer will be a subject matter expert in space power generation, space power storage, and space power management and distribution.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities
Review and manage subsystem architecture and interfaces for the development of a new satellite bus system.
Review requirements, specifications, ICDs, analyses, and test plans.
Document design, analysis, and test results in technical reports and presentations.
Contribute to specific mission, ground, or space vehicle systems engineering activities.
Support integration, testing, and operational readiness of spacecraft and payloads.
Develop and maintain system power budget.
Develop electrical system validation and verification plan
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, spacecraft, aircraft or weapon system electrical power system (EPS) design and proficient w/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.

Physical Requirements
Prolonged periods standing or walking on hard surfaces
Ability to travel

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