Electrical Systems Engineer (Part Time)

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Electrical Systems Engineer (Part Time)

Roles and responsibilities
5 month contract position
W2 position
Customer and contract specific training will be required and provided.

Job Description:
Looking for an Electrical Systems Engineer who will be responsible for the development and maintenance of the Altium electronic parts library for JPL.  Altium electronic library parts consist of footprints, 3D body models, symbols, parameters, and datasheets.

Subcontractor shall:  
1.Support management in selecting gold source commercial parts footprints to be used by all Printed Circuit Board designer
2.Create new components library data within Altium including schematic component symbols and footprints for commercial and Mil spec parts.
3.Create special footprints, including those with irregular pad shapes.
4.Create 3D body models of components.
5.Review new and existing component footprints with process engineers against JPL standard guidelines and for Design for Manufacturability.
6.Interface with engineers, designers, electrical parts librarians, and project staff.
7.Provide bi-weekly status reports of Altium library activities.

Required Skills:
•Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
•Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
•Advanced knowledge in Altium tools and Altium libraries creation.
•Advanced knowledge in Printed Circuit Design, Footprint designs, schematic component symbols.
•Working knowledge in Siemens NX or SolidWorks
•Experience in Printed Wiring Board layout design tools, especially Altium and Mentor Graphics.
•Extensive understanding and wide application of principles, theories, concepts and techniques in PCB Footprint design, ability to solve packaging engineering mechanical design problems.
•Advanced knowledge of applicable industry and/or academic practices and standards in mechanical systems including structures, configuration, electronic packaging, structural analysis and integration and test.
•Advanced knowledge in one or more related fields of the following areas: design of printed wiring boards footprint and component types and classifications.
•Extensive experience interfacing with various suppliers and components manufacturers.
•Advanced understanding and application of standard principles, theories, concepts and techniques in soldering operations and surface mount technology electronics manufacturing.
•Advanced written, verbal communication, and organizational skills.
•Must be able to work in a team environment and meet deadlines.

Desired Skills:
•Broad knowledge of applicable Laboratory policies and procedures, NASA policies and procedures, and government regulations.
•Broad knowledge in electronic board design and fabrication industry
•Experience with spacecraft flight hardware development and test.
•Experience with Printed Wiring Board design, assembly, and test.
•Desire a candidate who is assertive, self-motivated, and can work with minimal direction.
•Working knowledge of the JPL drawing release process and inspection reports.
•Experience with Altium Database Libraries using Microsoft Access

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