Job title: Electronic Component Engineer, NASA Exploration Space Suit
Job description: In an era of dynamic change in space, Aerospace is addressing a generation of complex challenges. We operate the only federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) committed exclusively to the space enterprise. Our technical experts span every discipline of space-related science and engineering. Join our team and thrive in a career that matters to the world and you personally. Provide Electrical, Electronic, and Electromagnetic (EEE) parts support to the NASA Exploration Extravehicular Mobility Unit (xEMU) team at NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC). Key Functions Evaluate proposed EEE Parts lists with respect to the project specific hardware criticality and environments. Report on the manufacturers, materials, construction, usage (environment electrical de-rating), and overall reliability of the selected parts to the EEE Parts Control Board (PCB). Recommend replacement EEE parts. Assist in EEE parts failure investigations. Review Military and industry EEE parts specifications, standards, and studies for application to NASA programs. Assist in the development of EEE part qualification plans, project specific screening requirements, and Non-Standard Part Approval Requests (NSPAR). Support design reviews and product development teams. Provide technical support to material review boards (MRB’s) Support project teams in EEE related activities including review and generation of project related documents such as procurement specifications and source control drawings (SCDs). Assist in preparation, analysis and distribution of NASA Advisories and Government Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP) Alerts. Assist in part selection and obsolescence review. Develop part specifications and test procedures for space level parts. Provide technical assistance to contracted tests labs and part manufacturers. Provide customerproject team applications assistance. Review electrical test data to verify partlot acceptability. Qualifications Required Knowledge of component selection, screening, qualification, and derating for use in spaceflight applications Knowledge of component failure modes, component reliability and NASA components specifications and standards Knowledge of passive components, microcircuit, hybrid, semiconductor and discrete device fabrication Knowledge of the EEE parts used in high reliability militaryDoD or space hardware and the associated US military test specifications and standards Proficiency in MS Office programs, particularly MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Word OneNote and Outlook Strong background in use of EEE parts, technologies, and manufacturing processes Excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to work in a team environment. Preferred Experience with the development of EEE parts management plans, destructive physical analysis (DPA), and parts failure analysis Experience with product development, pre-production activity, and product life cycle Expertise in developing ionization radiation test plans based on mission objectives and desired reliability. Experience with accelerated reliability testing, reliability theory and component failure analysis Sourcing background in electronics industry and supply chain experience with electrical technologies and part manufacturers. Equal Opportunity Commitment The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal OpportunityAffirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you’re an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone ator by email at . You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law and the supplement, as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.
Location: Houston, MN
Job date: Wed, 18 Nov 2020 23:46:06 GMT