Bastion Technologies
  • JPL - California
  • Pasadena, CA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Job Description:

Evaluate, select and approve magnetics components from design, construction, quality and reliability perspectives for use in space missions.

Advise project management on highly complex electronic part selections that maximize reliability while considering schedule and cost constraints.

Develop part engineering specifications and drawings.

Interface with Mission Assurance Managers, Cognizant Engineers, and part manufacturers.

Work with manufacturers on new component development and lead resolution of technical issues to support project flight build.

Support technical surveys and audits of magnetics part suppliers.

Perform statistical data analysis and risk assessments.

Disposition test and inspection failures, including those during screening, destructive physical analysis (DPA), lot qualification, and receiving inspection.

Develop screening methods that effectively reduce risk in space and during manufacturing of magnetics components.

Understand potential failure mechanisms affecting magnetics components and participate in failure investigations and reliability assessments.

Utilize the Part Acquisition and Review System (PARS) to review project parts lists and assess part compliance to project requirements.

Serve as an essential team member within the Group, ensuring part reviews, screening, and testing, and procurement meet project schedule.

Required skills:

Requires a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Materials Science/Engineering.

Applied Mathematics or related technical discipline with typically a minimum of 9 years of related experience; a master's degree in similar disciplines with a minimum of 7 years of related experience; or a PhD in similar disciplines with a minimum of 5 years related experience.

Must be a US citizen

Must be able to pass a national agency check

Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening

Extensive understanding and experience in the selection, procurement, manufacture, use and testing/screening of high reliability magnetics components for space-flight applications.

Strong working knowledge of magnetic properties, wire and core technology, and assembly and encapsulation engineering.

Knowledge of MIL-STD-981, MIL-STD-1580, MIL-PRF-27and relevant JEDEC specifications and requirements related to magnetics components.

Ability to multi-task with an established track record of meeting schedule milestones.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Ability to work well with cross-functional teams with design engineers, line management, and project management.

Deep understanding and substantial use of common computer tools.

Other Desired Skills:

Relevant experience in magnetics technology including high voltage magnetics manufacturing or design

Knowledge of NASA parts requirements including EEE-INST-002

Contract Technical Management experience

Demonstrated leadership skills

Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

Ability to work well with cross-functional reams, design engineers, line         management, and project management

Excellent computer skills, including and use of computer-aided engineering tools.


Bastion participates in the e-Verify and EEO

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