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Electrical Design Engineer Sr.

Kent, WA 98032

Posted: 05/23/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Blue Origin - Contract Job Number: 28919

Job Description

Position Title:  Electrical Design Engineer Sr. (A Shift)
Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract Electrical Design Engineer opportunity with our client in Renton, WA.


Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop an embedded controller design that interacts with avionics systems (including sensors and electromechanical/electrohydraulic actuators).
  • Own this design, and the rugged electronic hardware assemblies across the entire product life cycle, from concept and requirements definition, design, analysis, prototyping, schematic capture, layout, design review, test/verification (power-on, functional / acceptance / qualification testing) and through release to production.
  • Support avionics controller architecture trade studies, analyses, performance characterization and specification, device selection, and controller roadmap direction.
  • Support controller risk analyses, failure modes effects and criticality analyses (FMECA), design for test/manufacture/cost (DFx), and root-cause analysis of test discrepancies.
  • Participate in program level technology development, mission assurance and safety initiatives, and avionics development process improvements.
  • Effectively communicate development status, risks, and challenges to management.

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical or Computer Engineering, or related disciplines
  • A breadth of understanding in electronics hardware development such as developing complex circuit cards, consumer electronics, wireless devices, or other advanced electronic commercial or aerospace products
  • Experience with analog, digital or mixed-signal circuit design, including analysis, simulation, test, troubleshooting, and part selection
  • Knowledge of signal integrity, power, grounding, and general board layout principles
  • Familiar with many of the following parts and their usage: microcontrollers, processors, FPGAs, ADCs, DACs, OpAmps, power supplies (linear, LDO, DC/DC), volatile memory (DDR), non-volatile memory (NAND, NOR, etc.), and MOSFETs
  • Knowledge of common communication methods, such as RS232, RS422, I2C, SPI, LVDS, Ethernet, CAN, or PCIe
  • Knowledge of radiation effects on electronics and how to apply this to designs targeting space applications
  • Desire to work hands-on, both independently and as part of a team, throughout the development and production phases of the electronic assembly product lifecycle
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and supply to a culture of collaboration

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master of Science in Electrical or Computer Engineering, or related disciplines
  • Successful Candidates typically have 10+ years of experience (8+ years with Masters) in design, development, test, and operation of vehicle Avionics systems
  • Experience with launch vehicle Avionics systems hardware development, integration, and test
  • Basic or better knowledge of motor controller design and operation
  • Demonstrated experience designing high reliability safety-critical, Class 2/3 board assemblies; familiarity with IPC-A-600/610, DO-254 and similar standards
  • Scripting, Programming and Analysis: TCL, Python, Linux shell and Windows batch scripting; C / C++; MATLAB / Simulink, HSPICE and HFSS (or similar modeling/analysis tools)

Job Details:
  • Contract Position
  • Locations: Renton, WA
  • Pay Ranges: $97-$120/hr
  • ITAR obligations are associated with this role, U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a) (1), (3) is required.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, insurance plan options (HDHP plan or POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO), and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to product development companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jeff Morgante

I have an ability to connect with engineers easily, with an engineering background myself, I can relate and communicate using the same language. I have been working in Technical staffing at Protingent since 2011. I have two dogs, Kaleb & Kayce and two cats, Mika and Shiloh. I am originally from upstate New York, but love living in the Pacific Northwest! I have a passion for cars, old and new.

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