Blue Origin Power Electronics Engineer - Electrical Power Systems - New Glenn in Kent, Washington

As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will design, develop, and verify the various components that make up the electrical power systems for launch vehicles and spacecraft. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.

  • B.S. degree or higher in Electrical Engineering or an appropriate engineering field

  • Desire to work hands-on, as part of a team, in both development and production phases of a product lifecycle

  • Strong understanding of electronics design and integration with mechanical systems for structural and thermal support

  • Schematic capture and board layout experience

  • Use of LTSpice for modeling circuits and systems

  • Understanding of DC/DC converters, battery chargers, electrical generators, motor controllers, solid-state power distribution, grounding, and analog circuit design

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

  • 10+ years of recent electronics or power systems development for hardware used in harsh or space environments

  • Experience with high voltage electronics, batteries, fuel cells, and electrical generators

  • Experience designing to meet EMI/EMC and power quality requirements

  • Experience designing electronics and systems for high radiation environments

  • Experience with fault tolerant and high reliability systems

  • Familiar with testing and qualifying hardware per standards like MIL-STD-1540, DO-160, or SMC-S-016

  • Experience with input filter design to meet conducted and radiated emission requirements

  • Knowledgeable on isolated converter topologies (flyback,forward,half-bridge,full-bridge) in addition to non-isolated topologies

  • Experience in custom magnetics (transformers and inductors) design and construction

  • Experience with Altium Designer

External Company Name: Blue Origin

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Street: 21218 76th Ave S