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Posted by: Science Systems and Applications, Inc. on Aug 02, 2022


Lanham , MD

Job Description:

Science Systems and Applications Inc. (SSAI) is seeking a candidate to serve as an Electrical/RF Engineer at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). This full-time engineering role will support a lidar development project.

The candidate will provide technical expertise regarding Electrical/RF Engineering for the development of lidar circuitry. This is an induvial contributor level position and will not require leadership experience. The candidate will be supported with some technical oversight, with the expectation that they will progress to a state of technical independence.

The PDL Engineer's responsibilities will include:Supporting PCB/PWB layout updatesSelect optimal electronic components (to include Op-Amps)Perform calculations to determine the optimal balance of gain, bandwidth, and noise. Clearly communicate the rationale and technical decision-making processes associated with those determinations. Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering.5+ years' experience in the development of spaceflight hardware.Experience with Radio Frequency engineering and PCB/PWB layout softwareUS Person required to meet ITAR/EAR requirements, which includes but not limited to US Citizenship or US Permanent Residency (Green Card Holder). Desired Qualifications: Experience with DX designerExperience with lasers and/or LIDAR is preferredExperience with the process of ushering spaceflight hardware from prototype through flight status is preferred.Experience with oscilloscopes and signal generators is desired.Ability to update PCB board layouts, perform electronics component selection (to include Op-Amps),Experience with making critical decisions regarding the balance of gain, bandwidth, and noise.EOE, including disability/vets

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About Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI)

Science Systems and Applications, Inc. (SSAI) is a customer-centered and employee-focused science and technology company headquartered in Lanham, Maryland. We are a leading provider of scientific research and development (R&D), engineering, and information analytics services across the range of Earth and space science disciplines. We have a staff of highly qualified science, engineering, and IT professionals. Their activities range from cosmological studies to learn more about the birth of the universe to examining anthropogenic changes in Earth systems. Our personnel published hundreds of peer-reviewed papers every year. We have scientists in the field who support research operations around the world, and engineers in laboratories who are building and preparing the next generation of space-based instruments. Our IT staff specializes in high-performance computing, systems administration, and network security. We create and implement data systems and applications to manage, archive, and distribute critical data. Despite our diverse skill sets and backgrounds, one theme unites us all—a genuine passion for science and technology.

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