Electromagnetic Laboratory Lead

Job Locations US-FL-Kennedy Space Center, FL
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4/30/2024 5:34 PM)
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Electromagnetics Laboratory Lead



Be the Difference


Astrion offers comprehensive services that boost preparedness, optimize performance, and ensure success across various domains, from Cyber to Digital, Mission and Systems, servicing our nation's Civilian, Defense and Space communities. We support customers with Centers of Excellence in Washington DC, Huntsville, AL and Burlington, MA with an additional 36 locations across the U.S.


Astrion has an exciting opportunity for an Electromagnetic Laboratory Section Lead for the LASSO II contract, supporting the Space Division, at Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island, FL. This position may require occasional overtime including weekend work depending on tasks. Shift work may be required.




The ideal candidate is an experienced technical or engineering manager responsible for overseeing the electromagnetics laboratory at the Kennedy Space Center, would have experience in electromagnetic interference testing, effective operations and testing leadership, and operations and maintenance experience with complex electronic test equipment.  Knowledge and skills in electromagnetic interference test methods, test automation, and demonstrated strength in leadership and management of test tasks and test teams. This is a fulltime position and work will be performed onsite at the Kennedy Space Center.


LOCATION: Kennedy Space Center, Florida

JOB STATUS: Fulltime




  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, physics, mathematics, or other technical discipline.
  • Ten or more years of technical and leadership experience (Engineer V)
  • Twelve or more years of technical and leadership experience (Engineer VI)
  • Current U.S. Citizenship is required.



  • Excellent communication, presentation and customer interface skills required
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively in a team environment.
  • Must be able to coordinate and prioritize work between multiple projects or tasks without missing deadlines or sacrificing accuracy.
  • Knowledge of test and measurement laboratories and electromagnetic compatibility/electromagnetic interference (EMC/EMI) testing practices
  • Knowledge of RF measurements and the electromagnetic spectrum
  • Ability to assess and calculate measurement uncertainty for various standard and newly developed test processes
  • Experience and knowledge in administering Safety, Quality, Property requirements and an understanding of financial management and Government/Contractor relations.
  • Knowledge of KSC practices and procedures
  • Must be self-motivated, demonstrate initiative, and be able to work independently or with minimal supervision after initial training.
  • Competent in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook) and SharePoint.



  • Manage and direct all Electromagnetics Laboratory activities
  • Coordinate technical activities with laboratory engineers and laboratory technicians
  • Act as the technical interface to Government and non-Government customers
  • Perform technical analysis of policies and customer requirements
  • Provide technical support for the development of test plans and analysis, schedules, estimates, budgets, and reports.
  • Provide technical support for the development and tracking of contract technical and performance metrics
  • Provide technical support for the development, implementation, and maintenance of risk management plans
  • Ensure the safety of personnel and equipment
  • Identify and grow high potential employees


What We Offer

  • Competitive salaries
  • Continuing education assistance
  • Professional development allotment
  • Multiple healthcare benefits packages
  • 401K with employer matching
  • Flexible time off (FTO) along with a federally recognized holiday schedule


Who We Are


At Astrion, we innovate, elevate, and shape the world of tomorrow. At our core is our purpose to “Be the Difference”. This means we encourage our employees to take action and be the driving force for positive change. We foster an environment where innovative solutions flourish and our company continuously evolves.


We have a culture of care, empathy, and making a tangible difference within our organization and communities. We embrace continuous learning, growth, and innovation, and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. We promote collaboration and empowering our teams is at the core of our success.


Join Astrion and Be the Difference in your career and the world!


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