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Power System Design and Test Engineer

Power System Design and Test Engineer

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Geocent's Aerospace & Defense Engineering Sector offers exciting and challenging opportunities in the Space and Missile Defense Industry. Geocent employees across the country subscribe to the company's culture of focusing on results when serving our large, diverse group of clients nationwide. 


Provide technical review and insight on program specifications and requirements development from system level requirements down to design level requirements. 


This includes, but not limited to:

  • Participate in design reviews, validation of requirement plans/methods, presentations on findings/suggestions, development of new requirements, and hazard analysis.
  • Provide knowledge of electronic design and development and support the project lead.
  • Interface with project customers to support requirement, design concept, interface, architecture, specification, and statement of work development.
  • Support and present at Program/Project level meetings, develop make/buy decision analysis and market research, and develop system level documentation.


Degree in Engineering or related field from an ABET-accredited university is required. Typically, educational requirements are the equivalent of a BS with at least 2 years of experience. 


Experience in: 

  • Analog, digital, and power design work
  • Development of design requirements, design concept, interface, and architecture, specification, and statement of work development
  • Digital, analog, controller and power electronic design including high frequency transformers and inductors

Expertise in building, designing, testing, operating space-qualified electronics, and high voltage power design is a plus.


Must possess effective communication skills, both oral and writing.


Thorough knowledge of all Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) is required. 


Essential Functions

Work Environment


Office environment. Requires ability to provide clear, concise, accurate and timely communication, both verbally and in writing (100%). Requires ability to interact professionally with co-workers, management, and client (100%). Requires travel in the domestic USA (<15%).


Physical Requirements


Requires sitting for extended periods of time in meetings with peers, management, and with our client at NASA facilities to discuss technical issues (10%). Also, requires sitting for extended periods of time at a desk to write reports and perform engineering tasks (80%). Requires ability to use stairs or elevators for access between floors and multiple buildings at NASA and Jacobs facilities (10%).


Equipment and Machines


Requires ability to operate a personal computer, a telephone, fax machine, copier, calculator, and other general office equipment (100%).



Normal workday is from 7:30 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Minimal overtime may be required (10%) to meet schedule milestones and to support technical demands of the job. Regular attendance is a necessity and adequate arrangements for delegating duties during absences are required.


Other Essential Functions


The ability to work independently with minimal supervision, and to make rational decisions, and to exercise good judgment is essential (100%). Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.


U.S. Citizen only for Federal Clearance Requirement


Geocent is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin 


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