NASA Glenn Research Center, located in Cleveland, OH is seeking to fill one Electrical Engineer (AST, Electrical Power Systems) position. This appointment will be for a period of up to six (6) years under the NEX hiring authority.
Position Title: Electrical Engineer, AST, Electrical Power Systems, AD, 0850-00
Location: NASA Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, OH
Annual Salary range: $109,153 - $166,500
Appointment duration: Up to 6 years
The NASA John Glenn Research Center is seeking a highly experienced, self-motivated industry leading electrical engineer who can serve as a senior technical electrical engineering specialist for our high power electric propulsion development for aeronautics projects focusing on small and larger aircraft applications. We are looking for an individual with experience in design, and development of high power / high voltage power systems / electronic power conversion and high speed high power megawatt machines for aerospace applications and applying this knowledge base to the application of electrified aircraft propulsion and potentially space power applications. The successful candidate must be highly experienced in system design, power electronics design and development, testing, or evaluation of advanced technologies.
The work involves performing professional engineering and scientific work concerned with:
- leading developmental projects;
- development of high power/high voltage electronic dc converters and ac drives for space and aeronautics;
- knowledgeable in high power/high speed advanced motors for aeronautics propulsion;
- development and operation of testbeds to demonstrate the high power/high voltage concepts;
- communicating technical work as an advocate or presenting to an audience in the agency and industry.
-provide expert advice in the evaluation of contractors' proposals in response to request for proposals for leading edge technologies;
-serve as expert advisor to the technical leadership for the advancement of high power / high voltage electronics and machine controls;
-serve as an independent consultant investigating and solving problems and resolving conflicts to assist project progress;
-advocating for advanced research/engineering in the area of power electronics
-plans, organizes and executes mission-related advanced power system planning for assigned missions or programs for electric propulsion applications for aircraft and deep space applications;
-conducts continuous analysis of present and future capabilities for high power electrical power;
-establishes requirements, ground rules, and assumptions for future programs and initiates changes or reorientation in objectives of programs;
-advises on and justifies the best feasible approach to be taken for each program recommended;
-designs/directs the development of unique or leading-edge technology for electrical power systems, subsystems, and/or their components to meet specific mission requirements.
-provide novel solutions to development problems and utilizes the latest technology;
-leads and directs the design, development, integration, and operation of power systems, components, and/or assemblies in areas such as propulsion and power;
-conducts complex analysis and development studies in support of major organization programs;
-serve as an information resource to engineering/research within the laboratory or on related or similar projects, such as significant improvements to existing flight systems, including propulsion and power or measurement and instrumentation systems;
-serve as an advisor to manufacturers, engineers, management, related organizations, or contractor personnel, giving authoritative advice relative to testing and evaluation.
Applicants must have at least 15 years of experience in Electrical Engineering with a focus on high power electronics, motor control and electric machines. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in electronics, and electric motor controls in the aeronautics industry.
Experience leading a high performance team
Able to manage several projects concurrently
Experience in megawatt ac/dc power distribution as it relates to aeronautics
Proficiency in high power design and development for electronics, switchgear, and motor controls in aircraft
Proficiency with high power/high voltage regulators
Experience communicating technical information
In order to qualify for this position you must meet Basic Education Requirement
You must have successfully completed an undergraduate or graduate degree with a major in either a) engineering from a college or university that has ABET accredited engineering programs or b) Physical Science, Mathematics, Life Science, Computer Science, Other fields of science.
Degrees in engineering technology are not considered to be qualifying for this position.
The degree must have been received in the year of, or any year subsequent to the original date of accreditation. To find out if a school has an ABET accreditation, go to http://www.abet.org
Occasional travel – Travel may be required for training or other work-related duties.
Conditions of Employment
Position subject to pre-employment background investigation.
You must be a United States Citizen
Veteran’s Preference does not apply to this vacancy. To claim veteran’s preference you must clearly indicate such on your resume. Individuals who do not clearly request consideration will be evaluated as non-preference candidates.
Interested?Applicants should send a current resume to Robert J. Scheidegger at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 7/3/2020. Please use the subject line: “NEX Application - Electrical Engineering (Electrical Power Systems) Position.”
About NASA Glenn Research Center
NASA Glenn Research Center is one of three research centers within the agency whose focus is on Power and Propulsion for both Aeronautics and Space.
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