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Electrical / Electronics

Principal Electric Propulsion Engineer I  El Segundo, CA  Posted: 6/7/2024
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Electrical / Electronics


Job Title: Principal Electric Propulsion Engineer I
Location: El Segundo, CA
Zip Code: 90245
Start Date: Right Away
Job Type: Direct Hire - US Citizenhip required
Pay Rate: $140-180K DoE
Keywords: #ElectricPropulsionEngineer #EngineeringJobs #SpacecraftEngineer

* Design the power and electrical components of a brand-new hall effect thruster including the Power
Processing Unit, anode, and cathode.
* Analyze hall effect thruster performance and efficiency.
* Plan and conduct component and system level electrical testing.
* Deliver components and thruster in a rapid, risk-tolerant, and iterative manner.
* Work on a full Hall Effect Thruster team and communication design decisions and issues effectively.
* Responsibility includes full chain of electrical engineering tasks including PCB schematic and board layout, component selection, analysis, design for manufacturing, design for test, etc.
* Serve as technical and professional mentors in own field.

* Bachelor of Science with at least 9 years of experience OR
* Master"s degree in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or Physics with at least 7 years of experience OR
* PhD with 5 years of experience in spacecraft electrical propulsion system design
* RF Plasma Thrusters Experience
* Satellite Propulsion System Experience
* Need to have Technical Lead Experience

* Hands on experience bringing multiple propulsion systems from concept to flight or concept to test.
* Experience with multiple thrusters that guides your vision for the next generation.
* Full space mission lifecycle experience

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