EMI/EMC Analysis, Design, Test and Requirements Engineer - Space with Security Clearance

Houston, Texas
Jun 12, 2024
Jul 10, 2024
Engineering, Design
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Job Desciption: Are you passionate about human space exploration, understanding the origins of the universe, and working with a passionate and diverse team to make a difference? If you are, we need you! We need your talent, teamwork, and energy to help us achieve great things that inspire people all over the globe. We need you to bring creative ideas and diverse backgrounds to help us envision, shape, and deliver systems that will enable the exploration of space while benefiting people here on Earth. We are excited about what we do, and we need you on our team as we take on exciting challenges for NASA's pursuits in deep space exploration. We have an exciting opportunity for a EMI/EMC Analysis, Design, Test and Requirements Engineer - Space Exploration Avionics Systems to join our team. If selected, you will: Report directly to the Electronics and Electrical Section Manager as part of a group of other Electronics and Electrical Engineers Work with other EMI/EMC engineers in support of the Avionics Division at NASA Johnson Space Center Support EMI/EMC testing performed in the onsite EMI/EMC test chambers on various space-flight electronic hardware systems Work with the Test Director for EMC test projects to develop test criteria and procedures Oversee complete tests, perform tests, reduce the test data, and write the final test reports Write update briefings to management on any significant tests that are performed in the EMI facility Support EMC Test Readiness Reviews, EMI lab management, EMC analyses (analytical and numerical), Preliminary Design Reviews, and Critical Design Reviews Support design engineers with consultation and review of electronic circuitry and cable designs for EMC compliance Support projects in new modeling and simulation techniques for testing hardware Support design engineers in bench top lab EMI assessments Develop correlation equations to estimate pass/fail criteria in onsite EMI chambers Work in a laboratory environment, following standard operating procedures Perform other duties as required Experience Requirements: Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering and a minimum of 2 - 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area
Sound experience with space, military or commercial EMI/EMC design, test planning, execution and mitigation
Sound knowledge of and experience in EMI/EMC compliance design and testing per MIL-STD-461 standards
Knowledge and hands-on experience with of all associated EMI/EMC laboratory test equipment including:
Spectrum Analyzers, Radiofrequency (RF) Amplifiers, Signal Generators, EMI Receivers, Antennas, Directional Couplers, and Power Meters
Understanding of and ability to specify electronic system test hardware such as oscilloscopes, multi-meters, logic analyzers, function generators, electronic load banks, power supplies, power analyzers, network components etc. Preferred Requirements: Basic understanding of RF design, circuit theory, and electromagnetic principles including: component and cable shielding, filters, magnetics, microwaves and antennas
Experience reviewing schematics, PCB layouts, and mechanical designs for applying electromagnetic design mitigation
Ability to create test plans and write test reports per customer requirements
iNARTE EMC/EMI engineer certification
Experience with filtering, bonding, grounding, and shielding methods for EMI/EMC performance and compliance
Experience with analysis tools such as SPICE, Matlab and Simulink, Mathcad, LabVIEW,and other EMI/EMC simulation and analysis tools
Experience with generating EMI/EMC Control and Verification Plan
Previous experience with NASA spaceflight project development in terms of Space Station Electromagnetic Emission and Susceptibility Requirements
Experience in MIL-STD analysis of EMI testing results of Radiated and Conducted emissions and susceptibility
Experience in EMI test setups including chamber test Antennas, test electronic equipment, and grounding setup
Experience in analysis of corona effects, plasma effects, lightning protection, and bonding and grounding techniques
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 Certification Requirements: N /A Education Requirements: Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering and a minimum of 2 - 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area
Waiverable/Substitutable: None Work Type: OnSite- Houston, Texas Clearance Requirements: Public Trust If you hold a clearance, we will maintain your clearance status, regardless of the type you hold.