Spacecraft Power Systems Engineer

El Segundo, CA, United States


Full Time

a month ago

Job description

Company Overview
Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company delivers affordable, high-performance space systems for exacting customers. At Millennium, you will be part of a close-knit team working on exciting technological problems. We work in an open environment where ideas are shared across all disciplines, and there are ample opportunities for advancement based on excellence. Superstars are welcome.

At Millennium, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values. We're committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that's welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us. 

Job Summary

As a Spacecraft Power Engineer, your systems will power Millennium satellites -- literally. Power engineers design most of the satellite electrical system, including overall electrical architecture, battery and solar array design, power conversion, and power distribution. They are involved from early conceptual design and development, during the detailed design phase, when components and satellites are being built and tested, and during on-orbit operations of the satellite. Whether it’s performing low-level electrical circuit design, analyzing the worst-case energy balance of a satellite, or troubleshooting an anomaly of an on-orbit satellite, you will have a hand in it all.

This position’s internal job code is Elect Design and Analysis Engineer. Our team is currently hiring for the level range of 1 - 2.


  • Schematic capture and PCB layout of space rated electrical circuits
  • Perform spacecraft Electrical Power Subsystem (EPS) design and analysis at the spacecraft level, including interfaces with other subsystems
  • Develop system, subsystem, and component level requirements derived from higher level requirement sets
  • Develop spacecraft level power models to predict power loading and performance margins to support system design
  • Support battery, solar array, and electronics design
  • Brief design and analysis materials to program managers, customers, and/or sponsors
  • Support system level functional and environmental testing

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in electrical, computer, or other relevant engineering discipline
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI Security Clearance; Preference to candidates with active TS/SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with hardware design tools such as Altium, EAGLE, OrCad, Allegro, DxDesigner, or PADS
  • Experience with high-reliability automotive or aerospace electronics
  • Experience with mitigation of space radiation effects on microelectronics

Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only of what is reasonably expected to be paid for the position. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Summary Pay-Range

  • Level 1: $70,550 - $103,750
  • Level 2: $87,550 - $128,750

Benefits and Perks
Millennium Space Systems offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan.

Before applying, please note:
Millennium is DDTC-registered, ITAR-compliant Company. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Applicants MUST be U.S. citizens and eligible for a security clearance. Additionally, applicants must be willing to apply for and maintain a security clearance. We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage veterans, disabled veterans and disabled individuals to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified.

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