Sr. Electrical Engineer

Boulder, CO 80301

Posted: 01/14/2019 Employment Type: CTH or Perm Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 11878

Blackstone Staffing Services, an award winning technology consulting and staffing firm, is seeking a Sr. Electrical Engineer to join our client’ s team and work as a DIRECT HIRE to our client in Boulder, Westminster or Broomfield, Colorado.

Our client is on the leading-edge of developing and manufacturing ground breaking aerospace systems. They have a team of over 3, 000 scientists, engineers, support staff and technicians with diverse backgrounds and perspectives that help to contribute to achieve a common mission of keeping our nation safe and helping spawn a market-driven demand for imagery to take on new challenges from space and Earth science.

They produce various innovative aerospace technologies and products including instruments/sensors, RF and microwave technologies, data analytics solutions and spacecraft.

What you’ ll do:

Define the electronics architecture for spacecraft subsystem and assembly level hardware. This includes: technology assessments, instrument and/or spacecraft requirements flow-down to electronic subsystems, electronic requirements analysis and allocation, electrical subsystem conceptual development/trade studies, design leadership, supporting hardware development efforts for current and future program needs and providing system integration and test support.

Provide technical leadership and support to instrument remote sensing and/or spacecraft bus programs especially in the areas of EMI/EMC requirements, design, issues and testing (unit level and system level).

Participate and/or lead activities in all phases of a program life-cycle from concept development to on orbit commissioning.

Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.

Perform other duties as necessary.

What you’ ll need:

BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 8 or more years related experience.

Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’ s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.

Active Secret or Top Secret clearance required.

Experience in developing EMC/EMI requirements for electronics systems for classified programs.

Strong system level development experience (8 or more years) defining requirements, verification and validation methodologies, buying off requirements to deliver hardware to the next level of integration, etc.

Strong system level analytical skills including FMECA, WCA, reliability and risk mitigation.

Technical team leadership experience.

Knowledgeable in FPGA-based electronics architecture experience.

Experience with redundant fault tolerant avionics, self-diagnostic and architecture/design.

In depth awareness of redundant avionic architectures including trade-offs and characteristics of these architectures.

Familiarity of launch vehicle interface avionics.

Detailed hardware design experience.

Knowledgeable of space environmental factors (radiation, Total Ionizing Dose, etc).

Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, strong presentation skills and the ability to lead group discussions.

Familiarity with MIL-STD-461/462/1541 and SMC-S-016 requirements and testing is desired.


Relocation for this position is Available

Blackstone Staffing Services is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’ s global staff augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Staffing Services has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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