Mid/Sr. Electrical Engineer - Power Systems/ NAVAIR

Lexington Park, MD
Aug 17, 2019
Aug 20, 2019
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Overview We are seeking a Mid/Sr. Electrical Engineer to provide aviation power systems support for our NAVAIR customer in Lexington Park/Patuxent River, MD. In this position you will have the opportunity to be part of the Navy's world class Electrical Power Team, developing critical capabilities to support the fleet. This position is in the customer's Legacy Electrical Power Systems Branch, of the Power and Energy Division, of the Propulsion and Power Engineering Department, Research and Engineering Group of the Naval Air Systems Command. The scope of the work performed has direct impact on Aircraft Electrical Power System performance, operation and support cost, operational suitability, safety, reliability, and readiness. The affected Electrical Power System Programs are valued in the multimillion-dollar range annually. Responsibilities What you will do Define electrical power system and interface requirements for weapon systems. Be responsible for the portions of the weapon system and electrical power system detail specifications pertaining to assigned system areas and their interface. Evaluate design proposals received in response to formal competition, as well as unsolicited, for weapon systems, and weapons' electrical power systems including the interface thereof, and submit formal evaluations and recommendations to the customer. Manage and participate in the engineering effort involved in the research, design, development, test, and evaluation and production engineering of electrical power systems, as assigned, as well as the correction of service problems with Fleet systems. Manage engineering and test programs for assigned Fleet electrical power systems and equipment to ensure the highest level of readiness. Responsibility for performing the following configuration management duties: a. Evaluate ECPs (Engineering Change Proposals) for engineering, program, and financial practicality; b. make recommendations to approve or to disapprove ECPs, including responsibility for the coordination of acceptable ECPs with other elements within the Naval Aviation System Team (NAST). Prepare official correspondence and written briefings for management review. Prepare and present oral briefings on technical and management aspects of assigned systems and programs. Originate and prepare various documents such as Procurement Requests (PRs), Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP), Approval for Production (AFP), to support system development and production contracts. Qualifications You would be a great fit if you have A minimum of a BS degree in Engineering, Science, or Math and 5+ years of professional experience of progressively more responsible work; or a MS degree with 3+ years of relevant experience; or a PhD Electrical Power Systems experience, preferably related to aircraft and aircraft-related systems; however, electrical power experience in other fields such as utilities and transportation (eg locomotive, automotive, shipboard) is acceptable Knowledge of the concepts, principles and practices of engineering that enable you to serve as an expert in the design, development, test, evaluation and service application of Electrical Power Systems Experience with Electrical Power Systems exposed to the severe altitude, temperature, vibration, and shock conditions associated with airborne applications is highly preferred The ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance, which requires a US citizen It would be even better if you have Ability to execute and handle technically challenging Aircraft Electrical Power System programs Ability to perform trade-offs between cost and capability as a routine requirement Ability to develop, prepare, and present technical advice to higher program authority and to Integrated Program team members Excellent teamwork An active and current Secret clearance SECURITY CLEARANCE This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance. In order to obtain a clearance you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship. What you will get An immediately-vested 401(K) with employer matching Rapid PTO accrual schedule with floating holidays Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage Tuition assistance, financing, and refinancing Paid maternity and paternity leave Company-paid infertility treatments Cross-training and professional development opportunities The ability to influence major initiatives About Peraton Are you ready to join the next-generation of national security? Peraton is a fresh name in the industry with an established portfolio and legacy going back more than a century. We work differently than our peers - with agility, the freedom to innovate, an entrepreneurial spirit and a culture of responsibility. As part of the Peraton team, you'll be part of our movement to build a great company, solve the most daunting challenges facing mankind today, to protect and promote freedom around the world, and to secure our future, for our families, our communities, our nation, and our way of life. EEO Statement We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law. by Jobble