Electronics Design Engineer - Space Exploration Power Systems

Job Locations US-TX-Houston
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(4/26/2024 4:52 PM)
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Electronics Design Engineer - Space Exploration Power Systems



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 Electronics Design Engineer - Space Exploration Power Systems for the JETS II Contract, supporting the Space Division.




JOB STATUS: Full-time

TRAVEL: none




This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised. 

  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree in Engineering and a minimum of 2- 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
  • Prior experience with Power analysis
  • Prior experience with Power, Analog, and Digital electrical schematic entry using Altium Designer.
  • Prior experience with Power Circuit Design
  • Prior experience with Analog Circuit Design
  • Prior experience with Digital Circuit Design
  • Strong Electrical Troubleshooting skills
  • Prior experience within system requirements, including requirements verification and validation
  • Prior experience with data acquisition systems (especially National Instruments) and LabVIEW code development
  • Prior experience with FPGA circuitry design and coding in associated VHDL development environments
  • Prior experience with microcontroller circuitry design and associated embedded software development environments
  • Prior experience with JSC standards and processes
  • U.S. Citizenship is required


  • Familiarity with data interface protocols and associated hardware such as Ethernet, RS232, RS422, RS485, I2C, SPI, etc.
  • Experience with test hardware such as oscilloscopes, multi-meters, logic analyzers, function generators, electronic load banks, power supplies, power analyzers 
  • Prior experience in cable design for space applications
  • Prior experience in the design and testing of analog instrumentation systems
  • Prior experience in the design and testing of stepper and brushless DC-DC control circuits
  • Prior experience in the design and testing of power supply and conditioning systems
  • Prior experience in version control software like Subversion (SVN)
  • Proficient in MS Office programs, particularly MS
  • Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, OneNote, SharePoint, and Outlook
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to work in a team environment



  • Report directly to the electronics and electrical section manager as part of group of over 45 other electronics and electrical engineers
  • Work directly with or as a team Lead and associated Electrical engineers on a given project
  • Support new designs from conception, analysis, and manufacturing, through to operational test and deployment
  • Provide power systems design support and guidance in various aspects of electronics system development.
  • Be familiar with NASA specifications for electronics component development
  • Develop component test stand architectures for various components
  • Design and generate electrical component and lab instrumentation test system designs
  • Develop and or modify LabVIEW code for various test systems
  • Develop detailed test verification procedures
  • Work with electrical and mechanical technicians to build and test designed systems
  • Develop and test various breakout boxes and digital/analog sensor emulation systems
  • Perform electrical evaluation/selection of instrumentation (pressure transducers, flow meters, pumps, fans, RTDs, Thermocouples, etc.).
  • Troubleshoot and repair existing test systems
  • Conduct analog and digital printed circuit board design for various application needs
  • Develop test software modules to perform specific tests
  • Work with eCAD designer to develop printed circuit board designs
  • Work in a laboratory environment, following standard operating procedures
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned

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!


Astrion is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


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