26 days old

Electrical Engineer

El Paso, TX 79901
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Job Description:

Ready to be part of a team that tackles infrastructure challenges? Want to take your Engineering skills to the next level to work on tough projects that will make a huge impact on the community?

Mission Solutions directorate of Parsons Space & Geospatial develops cutting edge satellite ground system solutions for customers across the Civil Space, Department of Defense, and International Space Agencies. We are searching for multiple early stage Electrical Engineers to support the Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility (https://www.csbf.nasa.gov/) in Palestine, TX, which provides the services of launching large (400 ft. diameter) unmanned, high altitude (120,000 ft.) research balloons; tracking and recovering the scientific experiments suspended beneath them for NASA centers and Universities from all over the world. We need our engineers to be versatile and enthusiastic to work in a team-oriented environment; and who have exceptional communication, analytical, and organizational skills.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Position Responsibilities

  • Work within a multidisciplinary team to ensure subsystems are integrated and operational for successful sub-orbital long duration balloon flights

  • Prepare balloon subsystems for flight and perform all pre-flight testing and calibration, including operation of an environmental test chamber and other metrology and calibration lab tools

  • Monitor and control subsystems during flight to ensure optimal performance

  • Assist in the design/development and integration of satellite communication, telemetry, and data acquisition systems

  • Work with science groups to ensure a successful integration of payload electrical and telemetry systems

  • Support system obsolescence and technology refresh efforts to introduce new capabilities or modernize existing capabilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral, graphical, and written forms

  • Ability to troubleshoot complex technical systems

  • Extensive travel anticipated as launches may happen from anywhere in the world (up to 60% of the time)

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • Must be a US citizen

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or related

  • Not less than two years of related professional experience

  • Knowledge of electronic circuit design and troubleshooting

  • Must pass the physical requirement to work in a remote location due to travel responsibilities

Desired Qualifications and Skills

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance or ability to obtain DoD Secret clearance

  • Experience working with satellite communications systems, DC power systems, or data acquisition systems

  • Familiarity with schematic capture software (ORCAD/ALTIUM)

  • Knowledge of serial communications protocols

  • Experience working with embedded microcontroller system design

  • Experience with LabView/LabWindows, C/C++, Linux


Posted: 2021-07-05 Expires: 2021-08-05

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Electrical Engineer

Parsons Corporation
El Paso, TX 79901

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