SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE ENGINEER - SPACE AVIONICS in SAN ANTONIO, Texas
Provide support to engineering design teams in selecting, evaluating and documenting compliance to specification of electrical, electronic, electromechanical and electro-optical parts. Make recommendations regarding appropriate components, researching and suggesting alternatives, and documenting decisions, with some direction from senior engineering. Work with electrical design engineers to help them select appriopriate parts given project requirements, schedule and cost limitations. Requires conducting presentations to customers and the ability to clearly communicate with design team member. Develop an understanding of component lead times, design fluidity and how that impacts project deliverables in order to manage procurements related to EEE parts. Applications will include military and space products. Requires a BS degree in Electrical Engineering with 0 2 years experience. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA. Must have strong communication skills, both verbally and written; must be able to pay high attention to detail for long periods of time; knowledge of electronic components and basic electronics design is preferred; must work well with others and be a self-starter; must be willing to work to an established process; background in statistical process control a plus; background in electronics component manufacturing a plus. Must be willing to travel. A valid/clear driver's license is required. Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.