Electronics Component Engineer - EEE Parts for xEVA Space Projects

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Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(7/3/2024 2:53 PM)
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Electronics Component Engineer - EEE Parts for xEVA Space Projects



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 Component Engineer - EEE Parts for xEVA Space Projects 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.

  • Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering and a minimum of 2 - 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area
  • Supporting design reviews and product development teams
  • Understanding of component selection, screening, qualification, and derating for use in space flight applications
  • Providing technical support to material review boards (MRB’s)
  • Supporting project teams in EEE related activities including review and generation of project related documents such as procurement specifications and source control drawings (SCDs)
  • Assist in preparation, analysis and distribution of NASA Advisories and Government Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP) Alerts.
  • Assist in part selection and obsolescence review
  • Development of part specifications and test procedures for space level parts
  • Provide technical assistance to contracted tests labs and part manufacturers
  • Provide customer/project team applications assistance
  • Review electrical test data to verify part / lot acceptability
  • U.S. Citizenship is required


  • Knowledge of component failure modes, component reliability and NASA component specifications and standards
  • Understanding of passive components, microcircuit, hybrid, semiconductor, and discrete device fabrication
  • Prior experience with accelerated reliability testing, reliability theory and component failure analysis
  • Knowledge of the EEE parts used in high reliability military/DoD or space hardware and the associated US military test specifications and standards
  • Experience with the development of EEE parts management plans, destructive physical analysis (DPA), and parts failure analysis desired
  • Strong background in Electronic Engineering including knowledge of EEE parts, technologies, and manufacturing processes
  • Experience with product development, pre-production activity, and product life cycle
  • Expertise in developing the ionization radiation test plan based on mission objectives and desired reliability
  • Conduct ionization radiation test based on the test plan and publish test result report
  • Sourcing background in electronics industry and supply chain experience with electrical technologies and part manufacturers
  • Proficient in MS Office programs, particularly MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, OneNote, 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 50 other Electronics and Electrical Engineers
  • Provide Electrical, Electronic and Electromagnetic (EEE) parts support to the NASA xEVA Space Projects
  • Evaluate proposed EEE Parts lists with respect to the project’s specific hardware criticality and environments
  • Report on the manufacturers, materials, construction, usage (environment & electrical de-rating), and overall reliability of the selected parts to the EEE parts control board (PCB)
  • Recommend replacement EEE parts
  • Assist in EEE parts failure investigations
  • Review Military and industry EEE parts specifications, standards, and studies for application to NASA programs
  • Assist in the development of EEE part qualification plans, project specific screening requirements, and Non-Standard Part Approval Requests (NSPAR)
  • Work in a laboratory environment as required, 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!


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