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Posted: 7/3/2019
Job Reference #: 1417358
Keywords: electrical

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Position Location
Denver, CO

Job Description
United Launch Alliance is hiring an Electrical Engineer RS-3 in Centennial, CO

The Electrical Engineer RS-3 researches, develops, designs, and tests electrical components, equipment, systems, and networks. Designs electrical equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial, industrial, and domestic purposes.

The Electrical Engineer RS-3 position is a detailed design position within the Ground Electrical Design organization. The candidate will have primarily responsibility for the Ground Electrical Instrumentation System (Data Acquisition System and transducer interfacing).

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Vehicle Systems - MD

External Additional Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • 4 - 8 years of directly related aerospace industry experience - particularly related to Data Acquisition Systems (DAS)
  • Experience interfacing multiple Instrument & Signal types to the DAS:  4-20 mA, 0-5VDC, 0-10VDC, etc  Bridge Completion, TRD, Thermocouple, Pressure, Flow meter, Calorimeter, Accelerometer, Strain bridge, etc
  • Thorough knowledge of electrical /electronic circuits with documented experience working with complex systems - including x86 based computer system integration and interfacing to I/O hardware
  • Solid understanding of electro-mechanical interfacing
  • Personal involvement with and responsibilities for implementing, maintaining and troubleshooting electrical systems
  • Experience and proficiency with CAD software used for creating detailed engineering drawings (AutoCAD, NX and Zuken preferred)
  • Extensive experience creating, reviewing, editing complex engineering drawings, parts lists, test procedures and schematics
  • Demonstrated ability to integrate COTS hardware into system level designs
  • Experience with stand-alone special test equipment
  • Fully knowledgeable of wire list creation, basic cable design/layout and harness design/modeling
  • Technical knowledge of grounding/bonding principals and practices
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance

External Preferred Qualifications
  • Past experience in ULA Electrical Ground Support Equipment (EGSE) design and deployment
  • Demonstrable communication skills (verbal and written, including presentations)
  • Experience working independently while being a great team member
  • Solid understanding of problem definition and issue resolution process steps
  • Prefer experience with one or more of the following:
    • Command/control circuits
    • Instrumentation (Data Acquisition Systems and transducer interfacing)
    • Communication systems (Network, Optical, IRIG, RS232/485, etc)
  • Candidates are self-motivated with demonstrated initiative, teamwork, and leadership skills during past work experience.

Functional Job Description
Safety to Self and Others: Must be able to perform all assigned tasks in a safe manner. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to repetitive motion injuries due to keyboarding or to cuts and bruises due to typical office accidents.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use computer and office equipment and to use hands to type, manipulate, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; talk; and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close –vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is typical of most office environments with telephones, personal interruptions, and background noises.

Mental Functions: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate verbally and in writing and use interpersonal skills. The employee is regularly required to prioritize, multitask, analyze, interpret, coordinate, compile, evaluate, synthesize, compute, problem solve, concentrate, and think critically. The employee is occasionally required to copy, instruct, and negotiate.

Judgment and Decision-Making: Work is regularly assigned by self, supervisor, and departmental staff. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to exercise prudent judgment, decision making, and analytical skills to determine manner and operational steps necessary to properly handle inquiries and perform daily tasks within professional standards. Decision making is guided by ULA policies and procedures.

All tasks described in the job description must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The duties and responsibilities listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of fundamental job duties and responsibilities does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR) This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined in ITAR 120.15 (e.g., U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. Also see 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) for additional information.)

ULA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law.

ULA is a participant in the federal E-Verify Program.

Posters in PDF format pertaining to this program can be accessed by clicking on the links identified below.

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