Spacecraft Power Electronics Engineer

Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL)
Laurel, MD
Jan 16, 2022
Jan 18, 2022
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Are you passionate about space?Do you like contributing to space flight missions?Are you looking for meaningful work in spacecraft power electronics?If so, we're looking for someone like you to join our team at APL.We are seeking a Power Electronics Engineer to help us develop power electronics hardware for space flight missions. You will be joining a dedicated team of engineers that conceive, design, assemble, test, and fly spacecraft power components and systems.As a Spacecraft Power Electronics Engineer Your primary responsibility will be to design, analyze, test and deliver space flight power electronics.You will define and develop ground support equipment products to support flight hardware verificationYou will perform technical trade studiesYou will develop and verify hardware requirementsYou will lead produce drawing packages, in concert with related disciplinesYou will provide Manufacturing support for your hardware buildsYou will test and troubleshoot the designs you developYou will measure and document hardware performanceQualificationsYou meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you Hold a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering.Have 6+ years of experience developing power hardware, preferably in spacecraft.Are skilled in the design, production and test of power electronics.Are familiarity with radiation tolerant and space-qualified parts selection.Have experience performing SPICE simulation, worst case analysis, derating analysis.Can demonstrate that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. To ensure the safety and well-being of the community, APL has established a policy requiring that all staff be vaccinated against COVID-19. All staff members must provide proof of full vaccination or have an approved medical or religious accommodation by their start date.You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you Hold a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering.Have experience leading a hardware development team.Have experience using Mentor Graphics Expedition.Why work at APL?The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation's most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. While we are dedicated to solving complex challenges and pioneering new technologies, what makes us truly outstanding is our culture. We offer a vibrant, welcoming atmosphere where you can bring your authentic self to work, continue to grow, and build strong connections with inspiring teammates.At APL, we celebrate our differences and encourage creativity and bold, new ideas. Our employees enjoy generous benefits, including a robust education assistance program, unparalleled retirement contributions, and a healthy work/life balance. APL's campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at

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