ASSOCIATE ELECTRICAL POWER ENGINEER

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Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Peraton is seeking an Associate Electrical Engineer, Powerto support our NASA Sounding Rocket Operations Contract (NSROC) contract at the Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, VA.

NASAs Sounding Rocket Operations Contract is a sub-orbital space flight program located at NASAs Wallops Flight Facility (WFF), a part of NASAs Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). NSROC provides suborbital launch vehicles, payload development and field operations support to NASAs Science Mission Directorate. The program enables the collection of Earth, Heliophysics and Astrophysics science.

Description:

As an Associate Electrical Engineer, Power you will be responsible for the design, testing, and field operations support related to sounding rocket power distribution systems. Associate EEs research, develop, design, and test electrical components, equipment, and systems, applying principles and techniques of electrical engineering.

Responsibilities:

  • Production and presentation of technical material in support of internal and external customer meetings.
  • Develop special purpose circuits to monitor vehicle or payload events, to establish compatible voltage or impedance levels, or to perform in-flight functions.
  • Utilize ground support equipment to test power system components.
  • Technical Knowledge of Battery Systems, including, but not limited to NiCad and Li-ion.
  • Understanding of Battery Charging systems and methods.
  • Manage the activities required to meet the objectives of assigned design and development projects.
  • Design, test, and support use of ordnance (class 1.3 and 1.4) activation systems.

Training will be required in:

  • Electrostatic Discharge (ESD)
  • Quality Management System
  • Ordnance Handling

Travel:

  • Approximately 2 months/year travel is required.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelors Degree (BS) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Physics, or other STEM field is required.
  • Knowledge of test instrumentation including, but not limited to, Power Supplies, DMMs, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, and network analyzers, etc.
    Ability to understand and follow detailed procedures.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering Preferred.
  • Internship experience in the analysis, design, and development of electrical systems.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in operation of electrical test equipment, as well as components such as
  • microcontrollers, PLDs, and DSPs.
  • Experience with Ground Data Systems is a plus.
  • Experience with Networked Data Acquisition Systems.
  • Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) familiarity.
  • Experience working with Class 1.3 and 1.4 Ordnance.
  • Experience electrically troubleshooting Power and Capacitive Discharge systems

Tagged as: oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, dmms, power supplies

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