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Electrical Design Engineer

at SAIC

Posted: 7/10/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 438076

Job Description

Job Description:
Seeking mid to senior-level Electrical Design Engineers with experience in printed circuit board or cable/harness design. The candidate will provide electrical design support for projects in various stages of the NASA development lifecycle. The candidate will support legacy products and development of new designs.
Roles and Responsibilities:
General –
  • Design electronic circuits with digital and analog functionality for spacecraft applications.
  • Select components suitable for spacecraft applications (radiation considerations, etc.)
  • Effectively and efficiently resolve manufacturing-related design issues
  • Check completed layouts and drawings for conformity to standards, completeness, specifications, and accuracy
  • Identify design errors, omissions, and other deficiencies, and recommend revisions and/or improvements in design layout to responsible engineers or designers.
  • Interface with various customers and engineers to ensure program objectives are achieved on budget and on schedule.
Printed Circuit Board Design –
  • Layout of multi-layer printed circuit board modules and their associated assemblies
  • Scheduling, designing, and documentation of high-reliability, multi-layer, and surface-mounted Printed Wiring Boards to NASA and IPC specifications
  • Parts selection, schematic capture, PWB creation support, performance analysis and simulation and design verification testing
  • Use of electronic design automation software for the creation and validation of electronic symbols, schematics, net-lists, PCB land patterns, component placement, trace routing, fabrication data, and documentation
  • Generation of formal documentation and electronic files for manufacture
Cable/Harness Design –
  • Create harness designs for flight and ground-test cables.
  • Parts selection, performance analysis and simulation and design verification testing
  • Generation of formal documentation and electronic files for manufacture


Required Education and Experience: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.

 

Preferred skills and expertise:
  • Experience with standard programs and design analysis tools such as Mentor Graphics PADS software, PSpice, AutoCAD, Hyperlynx, Matlab, Mathcad, Orcad, Allegro, Visio, CreoView, etc.
  • Experience with NASA specifications for circuit board and harness design
  • Rigid flex circuit experience is a plus
  • Must be capable of functioning in multi-disciplined design teams across multiple projects
  • Ability to work in a team or independently
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Detail oriented


Qualifications

SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC's approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see My SAIC Benefits.EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability