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Senior Avionics Engineer

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking a Senior Avionics Integration and Test Engineer to join our facility in Huntsville, AL.

This position is a key part of Aerojet Rocketdyne's Avionics Engineering and will be responsible for managing day-to-day engineering activities for our Defense Business Unit programs. In this role, you will work directly with engineers and technical experts across various centers of excellence and in close collaboration with Program Managers and Chief Engineers.

This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

50% - Provide on-site Integration and Test support engineering.

30% - Coordinate with on-site Operations personnel and remote hardware engineers.

15% - Remote support of troubleshooting on flight hardware and test equipment.

5% - Travel for support of hot-fire testing, etc.


Minimum Requirements

BS degree in electrical, electronic, or computer engineering with strong hardware experience At least 10 years of experience supporting aerospace and defense development programs.
Experience in use of computer aided design and analysis tools and Microsoft Office Suite, proficient in Microsoft Project.

Key responsibilities Provide integration and test support of missile system avionics - laboratory and hot-fire testing Coordinate with enterprise-wide engineering and operations personnel Create hardware/software integration test plans and procedures Coordinate and / or perform lab and on-site test system integration activities Trouble-shoot test system hardware and software elements Troubleshoot electrical continuity problems, etc. on flight hardware and test equipment Oversight of supplier technical development

Prerequisites Good oral and written communication skills - able to coordinate and collaborate with local Operations and distant-located Engineering organizations Strong trouble-shooting and problem solving skills Strong data analysis skills General purpose test equipment proficiency (DMM, oscilloscope, power supplies, etc.) Familiarity with aerospace/defense engineering design and production disciplines Able to read and understand engineering drawings, electrical schematics, and wiring diagrams Experience with the following hardware and software technologies - DSP-based embedded control systems - Mixed analog/digital circuits design and analysis - Electromechanical actuators with PWM motor control - National Instruments cDAQ and cRIO systems - Serial data links (e.g.; RS-422, Serial Peripheral Interface, etc.) - Python Programming Language, c' , and MATLAB - FPGA design - Electrical initiation systems for solid propellant propulsion systems - Pressure Transducers - Solenoid Driver Circuits Ability to interface with Supplier Management Ability to obtain Secret Clearance

May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Must 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.

Physical Requirements and Work Place Environment . Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer. The employee must have the stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions. He/she may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds. The assignments may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending. Have vision acuity to read printed materials and computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.

The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions). While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels and may require donning personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. The candidate may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization. May require the ability to travel by air or auto.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Huntsville , Senior Avionics Engineer, Other , Huntsville, Alabama

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