Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Senior Engineer to support our EEE (electrical, electronics and electromechanical) parts and radiation team. This position can be located at one of our following locations:
Canoga Park, California
In this role, you will play a key role in the component engineering group supporting new and existing spacecraft propulsion programs. Proficiency in radiation effects, survivability engineering design, and test methods used to assure electronic components are compatible with operation in space radiation environments expected. Typical duties:
Provide Radiation Analysis expertise. Assess customer radiation requirements and develop derived radiation requirements for EEE parts.
Create models to assess radiation risk of EEE parts. Generate and submit radiation risk assessment reports.
Support radiation risk mitigation efforts.
Evaluate new devices for radiation performance.
Develop radiation test plans at the EEE part level and support test execution.
Support design teams in the selection, evaluation, and documentation of EEE parts.
Lead investigations of failed components.
Mentor junior team members.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or related field and 5 years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).
US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. Citizenship required). Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
Additional Requirements and Preferred Qualifications:
Advanced knowledge of semiconductor physics, radiation effects on semiconductor devices, circuit design, and electronics testing.
Knowledge of radiation effects (TID, ELDRS, SEE).
Experience with radiation effects simulation software.
Advanced knowledge of applicable industry practices and standards in EEE parts and radiation effects.
Experience with formal problem solving and failure analysis tools and techniques.
Experience working an equivalent engineering environment is desired.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 14308
About Aerojet Rocketdyne
At Aerojet Rocketdyne, our people further the exploration of space, and keep America safe. It doesn’t get much better than that. A world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, our projects present tangible opportunities for you to make a significant impact and be recognized for your outstanding work.Founded in 1942, we have a long history of accomplishments, but here are just a few:•Our monopropellant hydrazine thrusters helped guide NASA’s Mars Science Lab to a successful landing on August 5, 2012. The much anticipated landing delivered the rover Curiosity to the Martian surface.•Aerojet Rocketdyne provided solid rocket boosters and other propulsion for the Juno spacecraft. Juno will arrive at Jupiter in 2016.•Every Delta IV mission to date has used Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion to help launch a variety of satellites for military and commercial customers.In addition to medical/dental/vision insurance, our benefits include a 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, vacation, sick leave, year-end shut down and more. Aerojet Rocketdyne has openings ...in various locations throughout the US.Aerojet Rocketdyne is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Women, Veterans & Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.