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KBR Electronics Box Engineer in Laurel, Maryland


Electronics Box Engineer

KBR employees are playing critical roles in the development of the next generation of space flight hardware. We are looking for motivated and highly capable Electrical Engineers with spaceflight experience to work with our partners at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Fulton, MD to support the Dragonfly ( mission.

We are looking to grow our staff by adding a Electronics Box Engineer to occupy a full-time position at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab (APL). APL will consider selection of a Deputy Lead for the right candidate lacking the final bit of relevant experience.

Must be U.S. Citizen

Position Duties:

  • Develop requirements for electronics box, printed circuit boards, and FPGAs in the rotor drive electronics box.

  • Develop and coordinate internal and external electrical interfaces.

  • Coordinate work package updates (cost, schedule) with program financial staff.

  • Work with component and radiation engineers to identify appropriate flight parts for the mission.

  • Work with planners to track parts status through the procurement/receiving/kitting process.

  • Lead test system development; establish test requirements, and ground support equipment needs.

  • Coordinate/participate in derating and worst-case analyses.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills:

  • BS in Electrical or Aerospace Engineering or similar

  • 5 + years of related experience

  • Spacecraft power electronics flight unit development experience is required

  • Experience with unit level (and below) requirements flow/development

  • Previous experience with electronics packaging engineers

  • Familiar with spacecraft electronics environmental requirements, EMI/EMC, and radiation hardening

Preferred Experience:

  • 7 + years of related experience preferred

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and solutions across the asset and program life cycle within the government services and technology sectors. KBR employs approximately 28,000 people worldwide with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries. ​

KBR is proud to work with customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, and long- term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.

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