Sierra Nevada Corporation Engineering Technician Senior in Louisville, Colorado

The Engineering Technician at Sierra Nevada Corporation, Space Systems willwork day to day on Space Flight Hardware throughout the plant. Programs mayinclude electromechanical components for commercial and Department of Defensesatellite systems, Planetary Exploration Systems such as the Mars 2020Rover, International Space Station and the full system integration, testand launch operations of the SNC Dream Chaser Cargo System. Because of thisfluid yet disciplined work environment, Engineering Technicians must have ahigh degree of both technical competency, written and verbal communicationskills, and be comfortable working in groups or independently in order todevelop prototypes and collaborate with engineers, troubleshoot, documentand put explicit plans into action on Space Flight assemblies, groundsupport equipment and test configurations. Engineering Technicians then mustbe able to analyze test results and data and provide sound recommendations tothe engineering staff.Our ideal candidates are excellent communicators, problem solvers, andpossess sound interpersonal and decision making skills. Computer proficiencyis mandatory with experience in Microsoft Office suite.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:Understands, plans and executes testing and troubleshooting activities inaccordance with SNC policies, procedures, work instructions and specificcustomer requirementsCompletes parts lists, checks drawings, generates and processesengineering/document change requests, notices, and/or orders and othergeneral engineer tasking with direction from EngineersResponsible for low level design activities including cable design, ICDgeneration, and non-complex circuit layout/brass boardingUtilizes standard laboratory test equipment including: oscilloscopes,logic analyzers, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, voltmeters andother measurement equipment to perform engineering support functionsTroubleshoots equipment using standard documentation packages includingassembly drawings and schematicsWorks with various levels of the system (from the board and componentlevel, to the LRU, to the system level) to identify and resolveperformance problemsADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hoursOther duties as assignedCOMPLIANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:Responsible for thoughtful adherence to all SNC Policies, Procedures, andCompliance regulations (internal and external)ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Minimum physical requirements to perform all duties and responsibilities, asdefined by managementSNC job descriptions are meant as summarizations only. They do not necessarilyreflect all duties and responsibilities of a position.EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:Associates in Electrical Engineering Technology or BS/BE a plus preferablyfrom ABET accredited institution.5+ years of previous experienceKnowledge of interface and design documentation such as Functional blockdiagrams PCB design, layout, and fabrication documentation skills.Certified to or very knowledgeable in NASA-STD- 8739.3 Soldered ElectricalConnections (may be substituted with IPC-J-STD-001E Requirements forSoldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies).Expected to be able to perform system integration, checkout, andcommissioning of power systems with little oversight.Expected to lead technician development team, advise engineering,designers and program management.Experience dealing with clients and some business development skills a plus.Electrical Engineering from ABET accredited institution may substitute fordirect experience.IMPORTANT NOTICE:To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant must be a U.S.citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual asdefined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the requiredauthorizations from the U.S. Department of State.Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Vet