Millennium Space Systems

Spacecraft Power Engineer

Electrical Power Systems - El Segundo, CA - Full Time

Company Overview
Millennium Space Systems delivers affordable, high-performance space systems for exacting customers. At Millennium, you will be part of a close-knit team working on exciting technological problems. We work in an open environment where ideas are shared across all disciplines, and there are ample opportunities for advancement based on excellence. Superstars are welcome.

Job Summary
As a Spacecraft Power Engineer, your systems will power Millennium satellites -- literally. You will:

  • Architect spacecraft power systems from cradle to grave
  • Proposal support
  • Preliminary design
  • Critical design
  • Assembly and Test Support
  • Spacecraft Environments
  • On-orbit operations

Be responsible for the following products at the subsystem level:

  • Solar arrays
  • Batteries
  • Power Conditioning & Distribution units
  • Harness

Interact with program management and customers:

  • Point of Contact for all electrical technical deliverables and issues
  • Present technical data at monthly and major customer reviews

Job responsibilities include:

  • Design, development, manufacturing support, test and operations of spacecraft power electronics, including solar arrays, maximum power point tracking, battery charge and discharge, power regulation, power switching and power distribution electronics.
  • Subsystem requirements capture, component development, board level schematic design, piece-part selection, derating, solar panel layout, harness design.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in any engineering field
  • At least 2 years with hands-on, direct experience involving board level and/or systems level design, test, and implementation of DC power system electronic hardware
  • Recent experience with one or more of: DC power regulation, battery charge management, solar power generation, DC power distribution
  • Excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with space vehicle power electronics hardware
  • Experience with solar power systems
  • Experience with high-reliability automotive or aerospace electronics
  • Experience with mitigation of space radiation effects on microelectronics
  • Experience in MATLAB
  • Experience with hardware design tools such as Altium, OrCad, Allegro, DxDesigner, or PADS.

Benefits and Perks
Millennium Space Systems offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan. Relocation assistance to Southern California can be provided. 

Before applying, please note:
Millennium is DDTC-registered, ITAR-compliant Company. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Applicants MUST be U.S. citizens and eligible for a security clearance. Additionally, applicants must be willing to apply for and maintain a security clearance. We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage veterans, disabled veterans and disabled individuals to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified.

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