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ENGINEER - RESEARCH ENGINEER - SPACE AVIONICS SUBSYSTEMS at SWRI

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: San Antonio, Texas





Job Description:
Job Summary:
Join our Space Science and Engineering Division! You will be responsible for design, analysis, documentation, verification, and the testing of digital electronics hardware for space applications including command and control, data storage, signal processing, and communications. Lead the full lifecycle design for related flight digital electronics in high reliability systems for space applications. Define requirements, write specifications, perform analysis and implement designs from concept to hardware. Lead and work with team of engineers, interface with customers, and compile and present PowerPoint slides to justify design. You will also be responsible for the design, test, and delivery of printed circuit boards, FPGA, and potentially, embedded processor designs. Complete worst-case timing analysis and other analysis necessary to justify related digital electronics. Travel is required in order to provide field support at customer facilities. Lead full PCB life cycle including providing direction to PCB designers/manufacturers and working within an integrated project team with other disciplines such as packaging, parts, reliability, production and quality assurance.

Education/Experience:
Requires a BS or MS degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering 0-3 years of experience in FGPA development, circuit design (digital or analog), and/or power electronics. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Must possess solid design skills associated with electronics hardware, FPGA and Embedded Processor or Power Electronics and Analog Design, with experience in verification and validation of designs. Proficiency in Verilog, VHDL, FPGA design tools, simulation tools, clock routing and management, synchronous design and worst-case timing analysis preferred. Must have strong electronics testing and debugging skills. Requires strong communication skills, as well as, presentation skills. Microsemi and/or Xillinx design experience preferred. Familiarity with standard interface protocols such as Serial Rapid IO, Ethernet, SpaceWire, RS-422, and cPCI is a plus. A valid/clear driver's license is required.

Special Considerations:
Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.