Job Description - Senior Staff Level Power (Electrical) Engineer in Dewitt
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Senior Staff Level Power (Electrical) Engineer

Ref: US_EN_6_916327_1472875

Posted on 08 November 2022

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Regardless of whether you are building a surface movement radar, marketing a fighter jet or engineering cyber security solutions, everyone  makes a positive contribution. In a complex, unpredictable world, we all work to keep people and society safe.

Client  serves the U.S. government, industry, and commercial customers with world-leading products, services and solutions including defense and civil security.

As as a Senior Staff Level Power (Electrical) Engineer you will make an immediate impact by delivering the following:

  • The application of engineering principles and techniques to develop the architecture and detailed design of complex power systems/subsystems for ground, shipboard and airborne radars.

  • Selecting and proposing methods and techniques for the development of power generation, conversion, conditioning, monitoring and distribution for complex radar systems.

  • Developing system requirements, architecture and interfaces for complex radar systems.

  • Performing detailed design functions including component selection, load calculations, power budgets, subcontract product specifications and design layout for electrical systems.

  • Coordinating with and managing electrical system suppliers in the development, integration, and testing of power system components.

  • Leading small technical teams to achieve program objectives.

  • Providing effective communication between functional management, functional teams, customers, contractors and suppliers.

  • Assisting in the planning of tasks and collection/reporting of execution metrics.

  • Applying work experience to identify and contribute to process improvements.

  • Skills and Experience:

    To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or other related degree program.

  • Experience developing power system/subsystem requirements, architecture and design.

  • Minimum of 10 years experience in all areas of power system design and development including but not limited to: ac/dc & dc/dc power converter design, system power distribution design (including 3-phase and grounding), developing and maintaining power budgets, power conditioning, system monitoring modeling, implementation, testing and debugging.

  • Experience with power system design for high power (10kW or more), pulsed radar systems.

  • Megawatt experience strongly preferred.

  • Experience with developing subcontract specifications for power system components such as high power converters, conditioning units, filters etc.

  • Demonstrated ability to act independently.

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills are a must.

  • Ability to effectively interface with functional teams, customers, contractors and suppliers.

  • Ability to evaluate vendor capabilities to provide required products or services.

  • Experience estimating size, cost and schedule of a hardware development effort.

  • Must hold or be able to obtain U.S. DoD SECRET security clearance.

  • Desired:

  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or other related degree program.

  • Experience with military standards: MIL-STD-704, MIL-STD-1399-300, MIL-STD-461

  • Knowledge of analog circuits, design and analysis.

  • Experience with lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, multimeters, power quality meters, etc.

  • Knowledge of PCB design.

  • PSPICE and/or LTSPICE tool Experience.

  • Ability to design for test, manufacturing and reliability.

  • Experience mentoring and developing junior engineers.

  • Citizenship Requirements:

    Must be a U.S. citizen. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

    Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

    As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to meet the following criteria: (i) pass a drug screen and (ii) be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus (unless granted an accommodation permitted by law and then in compliance with Saab’s requirements related to the accommodation, if any).


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