Lead Principal Electrical Engineer

Louisville, CO 80027

Posted: 08/21/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 14052

Job Description

Blackstone Technology Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Sr. Electrical Engineer to join our team at our client s site in Louisville, CO.

Our client is looking for a Lead Principal Electrical Engineer to lead / develop an Electronics Product Development Area to Design, Develop and Manufacture High Reliability electronics for Space applications. The person will be instrumental in developing a Team of Engineers to support Analog and Digital electronic designs for Motion Control Products used to accurately move space flight mechanisms. The candidate should have experience leading small teams of engineers through the design and development phases of Electronic devices used in Space Applications. Experience with Motion Control Products is desired.


  • Initiate problem solving for new Electronic product designs and as well as existing products
  • Lead a small team of Electrical Engineers through the development of Spaceflight Motor Controllers including:
    • Specification Development
    • Schematic development
    • PCB layout review
    • FPGA development review
    • Preliminary and Critical Design Reviews
    • Support of Manufacturing and Test Readiness Reviews
  • Work with Systems Engineering to ensure that the system level requirements are met through specification development and hardware development.
  • Understand, plan, and execute technical activities in accordance with customer policies, procedures, and work instructions and specific Customer requirements
  • Originate specifications, control documents, verification and validation plans, procedures, reports, and other documentation in support of design and development activities
  • Prepare material for, and conduct, periodic design reviews including:
    • Internal Peer Reviews
    • Preliminary Design Reviews
    • Critical Design Reviews
  • Execute engineering design and development activities consistent with Customer quality, cost and schedule requirements
  • Participate in design integration with customer requirements and industry standards
  • Support of assembly, test, and maintain circuitry or electronic components according to engineering instructions, technical manuals and knowledge of electronics
  • Responsible for the design and development of units from concept, qualification, and delivery


  • Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hours
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Review Anticipated Labor Utilization as applicable to position as stated in the Business Area Labor Utilization Matrix


  • Responsible for thoughtful adherence to all Policies, Procedures, and Compliance regulations (internal and external)
  • Responsible for timely execution of all personnel-related activities such as Time Sheet completion, Performance Evaluations, Salary Reviews, Succession Planning, etc.
  • Responsible for leadership oversight and for ensuring Department/Team training


  • Ability to travel occasionally
  • Minimum physical requirements to perform all duties and responsibilities, as defined by management


  • Requires a BS in Electrical Engineering and 10+ years of experience , 5 years in leading a team of 5 or more engineers
  • working knowledge within the space community and electronic design requirements is a plus
  • Knowledge of interface and design documentation such as Interface Control drawings, Functional block diagrams, and Schematics
  • PCB design, layout, and fabrication documentation skills
  • Knowledge of FPGA development processes
  • Strong understanding of Space Flight Requirements associated with Electronics including:
    • EEE parts Selection
    • Worst Case Analysis
    • Parts Stress Analysis
    • Digital and Analog Circuit design and Simulation

Blackstone is a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone was founded in 1998, and 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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