Partners Personnel is seeking an Avionics & Electrical Systems Engineer to take responsibility for the operations engineering of the avionics and electrical hardware for the flight vehicles in New Mexico. The position includes both systems tasks and hands-on test and operations tasks.
This role will be located in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
What you will be doing:
- Perform system integration for avionics equipment in aircraft/spacecraft including preparation and modification of schematics, wiring harness drawings and other work authorizing documents
- Prepare ground test plans and flight test plans for avionics equipment evaluation
- Assist in the preparation/updates of FAA AST Part 400 vehicle licensing documents related to avionics systems as appropriate
- Coordinate with counterpart engineers on requirements development, hardware/software design, verification, and validation activities
- Partner with counterparts to develop solutions to address hardware and software obsolescence.
- Responsible for the technical operational performance of the flight element avionics and electrical systems.
- Coordinate and/or integrate with counterpart designers on modifications and/or design change proposals for assigned systems.
- Review and propose concepts for redesign recommendations based on operational experience, reliability, maintainability, etc. on assigned systems
- Review and approve technical publications. Propose modifications where appropriate
- Develop and remain technical authority for assigned Flight Rules, Launch Commit Criteria, and Required Equipment List (REL) items, and how they interact for assigned systems
- Define and implement process to make real-time decisions and/or issue waivers to hazard reports, flight rules, launch commit criteria, and REL items for assigned systems
- Provide control room systems engineering support in real time during the mission to monitor systems performance and recommend corrective actions on issues
- Perform post flight data analysis function, including continued development of system health monitoring and reliability data for more established systems
- Perform analysis of tear down and failure reports for failed vendor components (if available)
- Communicate reliability data/recommendations back to designers
What you will need:
- 5+ years plus of relevant avionics/electrical engineering experience on development/operational aircraft and/or spacecraft
- Must understand the systems engineering process
- Must have the ability to troubleshoot electromechanical and avionics systems including fault tree analysis
- Requires skills with business and engineering software packages: MS Office, MS Visio, and MATLAB.
- Skills with computer operating systems and basic networking theory is highly desirable
- Skill integrating software programming (embedded or otherwise) to avionics on the vehicles and/or simulators desired.
- Familiarization with C++, Java, MS Visual Basic, XML, Python or similar is desired
- Familiarization with DO-178 and DO-254 is a plus
- B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Data Systems or equivalent experience
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR ?120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.