Basic Information

Job Category: Engineering

Location: Reston, Virginia, United States

Date published: 22-Jun-2022

Job type: Full Time

Description and Requirements

About the role

Principal Electrical Engineer

Ibeos is looking for a highly motivated Electrical Engineer to join our team as we continue to provide advanced electronics and subsystems to cutting-edge satellite programs. The job location is Reston, Virginia (20190) United States. 

About Us:
Ibeos is a small but growing company, and we have excellent opportunities for long-term professional growth.  Our development cycles are fast, and you will have the opportunity to build your skill set and knowledge base significantly in a short period of time.  

About the Role:
A Principal Electrical Engineer is responsible for any number of design, analysis, protype, and testing tasks.  You will contribute to all aspects of the full product lifecycle: from requirements development, through preliminary design, critical design, prototype, test, and production.  A Principal Electrical Engineer is works independently on their assignments, and is often asked to provide guidance to more junior-level engineers to help them complete their tasks as well. 

Skills and Experience:
  • 10+ years of experience either designing electronics or test support equipment for electronics.  
  • Industry experience in space or other high-reliability/low SWaP applications is preferred.
  • U.S. Citizen or permanent residency required.
  • Ibeos is interested in individuals with skills and interests in some or all of the following areas:
    • 5+ years of experience developing switch-mode power supplies (SMPS) with challenging size, weight, and power (SWaP) requirements
    • 5+ years of experience with the development and debugging of analog and digital electronics
    • Experience with GaN, SiC technologies, as well as in-space technologies is preferred.
    • Schematic capture and PCB design using Cadence or Altium
    • Circuit analysis including worst-case analysis, SPICE simulation, stress, and FMECA
    • PCB fabrication, parts procurement, and assembly management
    • Benchtop testing and debugging
    • Experience with environmental testing (thermal, vacuum, EMI/EMC)
    • Experience developing test equipment and test automation
    • Experience writing, developing, and maintaining effective documentation (drawings, build procedures, datasheets, etc.)
    • Collaboration with the multi-disciplinary engineering team
    • Experience designing products for operation in space or radiation environments is preferred
    • Familiarity with radiation effects on electronics, EEE parts plans
    • Design for manufacture
    • Electrical test plan/procedure generation
    • Designing test equipment
    • Writing test programs and test scripts using Matlab, Simulink, C, and/or Python 
    • Experience designing products for operation in space or radiation environments

Why Ibeos?
Ibeos was founded in 2013 with the goal of developing high-reliability spacecraft electronics at affordable costs and on aggressive schedules. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to work with an efficient, talented team on exciting and challenging projects. We pride ourselves in a relaxed, open, and creative work environment. Our office in the DC metro area is conveniently located near the Reston Town Center Metro station that opened in late 2019, facilitating an easy commute to nearby communities that are excellent for young professionals and their families.

Company Offer:
  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package available

Please submit your resume via the ‘Apply now’ button!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer!