Electronics Design Engineer

  • location: Houston, TX
  • type: Temp to Perm
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Electronics Design Engineer

job summary:
Our client is seeking a Electronics Design Engineer - Radiation Survivability Engineer for xEVA Space Projects to join their team as they take on new challenges for NASA's pursuits in deep space exploration.

location: Houston, Texas
job type: Contract
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Report directly to the Electronics and Electrical Section Manager as part of group of over 40 other Electronics and Electrical Engineers.
  • Work directly with or as a Team Lead and associated Electrical Engineers on a given project.
  • Support new designs from conception, analysis, and manufacturing, through to operational test and deployment.
  • Provide design support and guidance in various aspects of Electronics System Development. - Be familiar with NASA specifications for Electronics Component development.
  • Develop component test stand architectures for various components.
  • Design and generate electrical component and lab instrumentation test system designs.
  • Develop and or modify LabVIEW code for various test systems.
  • Develop detailed test verification procedures.
  • Work with electrical and mechanical technicians to build and test designed systems.
  • Develop and test various breakout boxes and digital/analog sensor emulation systems.
  • Perform electrical evaluation/selection of instrumentation (pressure transducers, flow meters, pumps, fans, RTDs, Thermocouples, etc.)
  • Troubleshoot and repair existing test systems.
  • Conduct analog and digital printed circuit board design for various application needs. - Develop test software modules to perform specific tests.
  • Work with eCAD designer to develop printed circuit board designs.
  • Work in a laboratory environment, following standard operating procedures.
  • A range of candidates will be considered according to years of experience and level of education in Engineering - Minimum BS degree in Engineering
  • B ackground in electrical engineering / physics.
  • Familiarity with fundamental semiconductor physics and understanding of electronic circuits.
  • Working knowledge of semiconductor electronic, electro-mechanical, and electro-optical piece-parts functionality.
  • Ability to reduce and present test data.
  • Inquiring and analytic mind able to handle ambiguities inherent to stochastic and deterministic effects analysis.
  • The position requires occasional travel and non-standard work schedule for radiation testing.
skills: Preferences

  • Radiation survivability test and analysis experience is strongly desired.
  • Circuit simulation / transient analyses.
  • Understanding of the space ionizing radiation environment.
  • Understanding of electronic semiconductor device physics and space ionizing radiation effects on electronic components (SEE, TID, DDD).
  • Familiarity with heavy ion and proton test facilities.
  • Familiarity with space radiation analysis software such as CREME96, SPENVIS, IRENE.
  • Familiarity with EEE and Electro-optical Parts NASA processes.
  • Prior experience with electrical schematic entry and printed circuit board layout tools such as Altium Designer.
  • Familiarity with electronics testing and instrumentation including oscilloscopes, multi-meters, logic analyzers, function generators, electronic load banks, power supplies, power analyzers and data acquisition.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with circuit design engineers and radiation physicists, write test plans and test and analysis reports.
  • Proficient in MS Office programs, particularly MS OneNote, Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook. - Excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to work in a team environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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