Engine Systems Electrical Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-301210
    • Job Location: Jupiter, FL
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 10/27/2020
    • Years of Experience: 10+
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Job Description

ABOUT KRATOS TURBINE TECHNOLOGIES

Kratos Turbine Technologies (KTT) is focused on the development and production of small, affordable, high-performance jet engines for cruise missiles and unmanned aerial systems (UAS). We provide turbomachinery and propulsion related solutions across a broad range of industry applications. Kratos also provides engineering services, testing services, and material solutions for military and commercial engines, space propulsion, and industrial power-producing applications. Kratos leverages cross-industry capabilities to deliver innovative, cost-saving solutions for its customers.

 

 SUMMARY 

The Engine Systems Electrical Engineer is responsible for the design, fabrication, integration, and verification of engine electrical and electronic systems. In this role you would represent the Mechatronics team during engine-level trades, interfacing with other teams including mechanical design and structures teams to determine system requirements and engine systems hardware & software integration. The engine systems EE will also be involved in the manufacturing, assembly and test of the engine system avionics through flight test operations.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • High-level, functional design and development of engine avionics systems for KTT gas turbine engines  
  • Create and maintain detail design drawings of electronic and electrical interconnect systems
  • Perform daily management and design work for development and integration 
  • Develop system and component requirements and interface documents
  • Create & maintain engine-level performance metrics including power and energy balance, link budgets, control system and instrumentation channel allocations, etc. 
  • Work with cross-disciplinary teams to determine solutions for electromechanical component packaging, thermal and environmental management, electrical interfaces, system integration and test 
  • Support system-level hardware-in-the-loop development and test 
  • Support engine/vehicle integration operations and testing 
  • Verification and validation process for engine avionics, electrical, and electro-mechanical systems

Experience and Skills

QUALIFICATIONS  

Required  

 

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 3-5 years of relevant avionics and/or gas turbine electrical systems design experience with responsibility for tracking, production, testing, and implementing multifaceted electronics systems. 
  • Previous experience managing external supplier/contractor relationships. 
  • Ability to support hands on system level lab integration and test. 

 

Desired

  • 10+ years of experience in Avionics development and integration 
  • 3-5+ years of experience with environmental testing – thermal cycle, t-vac, vibration, shock, etc. 
  • Experience with avionics system design
  • Experience with gas turbine engine control system avionics design, integration, test, and troubleshooting
  • Experience with aircraft gas turbine engine power control & distribution; energy storage, electro-mechanical machinery – electric actuators, electric motor control;
  • Experience with electrical systems design, modeling, and simulation using OrCAD Capture, PSpice and MATLAB/Simulink
  • Experience performing trade-studies and sensitivity studies to determine preferred electrical design requirements and functionality 
  • Experience developing and maintaining detailed multi-tier schedules and program-level budgets 
  • Experience with high-level design and operational understanding of electronic components (power supplies, data acquisition systems, networks, RF systems) 
  • Experience in industry standard root cause corrective analysis techniques, such as fault tree and fishbone analysis

We offer Florida Blue Options and HMO plans for medical and dental, vision plan, supplemental life insurance, short and long term disibility with Cigna, company 401k with matching and an employee stock purchase plan. 15 PTO days per year and 10 paid holidays. Beautiful sunny Jupiter Florida location.