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Sr. Electrical Engineer - Space Power Electronics

  • ID: 486058
  • Posted: 6/9/2021
  • Location: Bothell, WA
  • Category: Pro - Engineering
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement


Acara Solutions is one of the Nation's largest aerospace, space and defense staffing organizations. One of our national clients located in Bothell, WA has a direct salaried opening for a Sr. Electrical Engineer (Engineer IV). Salary up to $185K.

Remote work is ok, but the employee needs to come onsite when needed. 

Candidates must have hands-on experience designing circuits themselves.

This senior Electrical Engineer  is a top contributor who needs little to no supervision and uses originality, ingenuity and established procedures to oversee and perform engineering duties in researching, planning, designing, and developing products for use in the Aerospace or Electronics marketplace. The Electrical Engineer IV works as a technical leader within a collaborative Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment while responsible for multiple independent tasks. 

  • - Provide technical leadership for cross-functional project teams
  • - Generate and review product development documentation including proposals, technical reports, procedures, correspondence, etc. necessary to satisfy customer and program requirements.
  • - Work effectively with all functional groups to achieve product performance and cost targets. Build quality and manufacturability into the design.  Define/understand/comply with company and regulatory guidelines to assure a safe operating environment.
  • - Plan, estimate, prioritize, and manage work activities to support meeting project schedules and budgets. 
  • - Produce thorough and accurate design and development work of suitable complexity that meets all customer specifications and company requirements for schedule, cost, producibility, quality, and reliability
  • - Analyze design requirements and objectives, define optimum design criteria and approach , and design system or component elements
  • - Initiate or direct functional, acceptance, qualification, or development testing on new or modified designs
  • - Understand, decompose, and define product and process requirements to support product development, sustaining and R&D.
  • - Utilize proficient problem-solving processes, documentation, tools and analyses to quickly and effectively identify root cause and corrective actions to technical challenges and/or issue in support of product development and product sustaining assignments
  • - Support continuous process improvement activities including Kaizen, 5S practices to ensure an organized and efficient working environment, and personal development.
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
Min 10 years of experience that includes the majority of the following: 
  • - Analog Circuit Design, Micro-Electronics Design, Magnetics Design
  • - Switching power conversion topologies and Control circuitry for PWM power topologies
  • - DC to DC power conversion experience 
  • Power conversion product design for harsh radiation environments (e.g., spacecraft)
  • - SPICE circuit simulation tools (PSPICE, SIMPLIS, etc.)
  • - Worst Case Circuit Analysis (WCCA), Electrical Stress / Derating and Design Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (DFMEA)
  • - Familiarity with hybrid (chip & wire) layout processes, methods, and deliverables
  • - Space qualified, Mil-Spec, FAA and/or other highly regulated product design experience
  • - Document Control / Product Data Management tools
This is an ITAR facility - U.S. Persons Required

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
Technical leadership experience
Project management experience

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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