Power Systems Engineer

Job opening ID
2602

Posting title
Power Systems Engineer

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
Estimated duration of 6 months with the potential for extension or conversion.
W2 with full benefits
Customer and contract specific training will be required and provided.

Job Description:
As a JPL Power Systems Engineer, you will define requirements, perform trade studies, and interface with other members of the spacecraft team. We are looking for a highly motivated, creative, and experienced engineer with a focus on coordinating, balancing and integrating technical and program-related issues in an end-to-end manner to ensure that the total system satisfies the project’s requirements. You will be involved in every phase of the mission life cycle including concept development, implementation, delivery, and operations.

Specific responsibilities may include performing trade studies, sizing major power system elements, managing requirements, verification and validation, and analyzing mission specific power system performance. As a member of the Power Systems Engineering team, you will design power systems for space and terrestrial applications. You will also:
- use DOORs requirement management tool to document and link requirements at each level
- support the flight system team to develop electrical interface and grounding requirements, electrical functions lists, and circuit data sheets
- work independently on key projects and assignments with only limited direction, typically receiving few or no instructions.
- responsible for approving others’ work, and ensuring compliance with requirements, on key projects and assignments.
- accountable as a team leader for team results on such projects and assignments, including performance standards, budget and schedule.
- exercise discretion and independent judgment in evaluating potential approaches and solutions to critical problems and determining appropriate resolutions.

In this position, you will also be expected to:
- perform complex and wide-ranging job functions and activities across multiple disciplines
- work with limited supervision on projects and assignments for the systems team
- support the team leader on projects and assignments, including performance standards, budget and schedule
- serve as a team member on teams inside or outside organization, project, activity or function

Required Skills:
• Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder
• Offer contingent on ability to successfully pass a background check and drug screen
• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, or related technical discipline, with typically a minimum of 3 years of related experience; a Master’s degree in similar disciplines with typically a minimum of 1 year of related experience; or a PhD in similar disciplines.
• Directly related work experience in power systems engineering for aerospace industry products.
• Extensive knowledge in Analog Electronics, Power Systems Design, and Systems Engineering
• Extensive understanding and wide application of advanced principles, theories, concepts and techniques in Systems Engineering
• Proven experience with DOORs

Desired Skills :
• Extensive knowledge in Controls, Reliability Engineering, or Integration and Test.



Number of positions
1

Location
Pasadena

State
California