Bigelow Aerospace | Electrical Engineer - ECLSS

Electrical Engineer - ECLSS

Responsibilities and Qualifications

  • Own the electrical hardware development of an ECLSS subsystem
  • Develop basic requirements for and generate high level diagrams for all electrical components of a subsystem (e.g. sensors, pumps, valves, controllers)
  • Research components in exacting detail, reading datasheets and manuals, and discussing with suppliers when necessary (i.e. thoroughly vet components to ensure they fit with requirements)
  • Specify high reliability and test interconnects (i.e. cable harness design)
  • Work with subsystem leads and assemblers to oversee the integration of electrical and electromechanical components with data acquisition hardware
  • Assist in development of requirements for a variety of circuit types as needed, including serial bus, discrete digital, analog conditioning, and power switching
  • Assist in prototyping and proving out circuit designs as part of a larger Avionics team
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, or extensive experience in electrical design and test
  • Five (5) years’ experience in similar roles (i.e. Electrical system development, component vetting and testing, other system development team experience)
  • High level of technical skill, attention to detail, and good written and oral communication skills are required
  • Proficiency with Altium Designer or other major circuit design CAD package
  • Significant laboratory experience is a plus
  • Experience in design for harsh environments such as space
  • Experience with parametric solid modeling
  • Experience in a small company environment is preferred
  • Knowledge of AS9100, ISO 9001 or equivalent quality systems
  • Knowledge of aviation or aerospace standards is a plus

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Company Overview
Bigelow Aerospace was founded in 1999. Our headquarters are located in North Las Vegas, Nevada.
Our mission is to provide affordable destinations serving many diverse uses and customers, whether those destinations are located in low Earth orbit, deep space or on a foreign body.

In 2006 and 2007, we successfully launched and deployed Genesis I and II. On April 8, 2016 we launched the BEAM, Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, on contract with NASA to the International Space Station. The BEAM is a technology demonstrator to promote the viability of expandable habitat technology.


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