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EMI/EMC Analysis, Design, Test & Requirements Engineer - ADV000479 - ERC

Company: Engineering Research
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

For more than 30 years, ERC has been delivering the advantage needed to solve our customers' and the nation's toughest challenges. ERC is a trusted partner to the Defense and Space communities. We provide the advanced engineering, innovative technology, and subject-matter expertise to deliver the mission results our customers need to keep the nation safe and secure. Our unique solutions enhance readiness, optimize performance, and help ensure success in the air, on the ground and in space. An essential part of our success is our corporate culture built on respect, empowerment, and collaboration. Our culture elevates our people, ensuring they provide best-in-class service and solutions to our customers. We always strive to do the right thing. We believe that are our people are our best asset and human connection our greatest strength. Check us out on ERC.US Your role: EMI/EMC Design and Test Engineer - Space Exploration Avionics Systems What you'll do all day:

  • Report directly to the Electronics and Electrical Section Manager as part of a group of 50 other Electronics and Electrical Engineers
  • Work with other EMI/EMC engineers in support of the Avionics Division at NASA Johnson Space Center
  • Support EMI/EMC testing performed in the onsite EMI/EMC test chambers on various space-flight electronic hardware systems
  • Work with the Test Director for EMC test projects to develop test criteria and procedures
  • Oversee complete tests, perform tests, reduce the test data, and write the final test reports
  • Write update briefings to management on any significant tests that are performed in the EMI facility
  • Support EMC Test Readiness Reviews, EMI lab management, EMC analyses (analytical and numerical), Preliminary Design Reviews, and Critical Design Reviews
  • Support design engineers with consultation and review of electronic circuitry and cable designs for EMC compliance
  • Support projects in new modeling and simulation techniques for testing hardware
  • Support design engineers in bench top lab EMI assessments
  • Develop correlation equations to estimate pass/fail criteria in onsite EMI chambers
  • Work in a laboratory environment, following standard operating procedures
  • Perform other duties as required You will love this job if you:
    • Are a self-starter and require little oversight to complete given tasks
    • Enjoy a fast-paced work environment
    • Love working with diverse groups of individuals, including engineers and technicians
    • Are good at communicating with people
    • Have a positive attitude
    • Enjoy multitasking Minimum requirements for this position: This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.
      • BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and five (5) years of related engineering experience, or an MS degree from an accredited engineering school and four (4) years of related engineering experience, or a Ph.D. from an accredited engineering school and zero (0) years of related experience
      • Sound experience with space, military or commercial EMI/EMC design, test planning, execution and mitigation
      • Sound knowledge of and experience in EMI/EMC compliance design and testing per MIL-STD-461 standards
      • Knowledge and hands-on experience with of all associated EMI/EMC laboratory test equipment including: Sectrum Analyzers, Radiofrequency (RF) Amplifiers, Signal Generators, EMI Receivers, Antennas, Directional Couplers, and Power Meters
      • Understanding of and ability to specify electronic system test hardware such as oscilloscopes, multi-meters, logic analyzers, function generators, electronic load banks, power supplies, power analyzers, network components, etc.
      • Excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to work in a team environment Desired skills and experience for this position:
        • Basic understanding of RF design, circuit theory, and electromagnetic principles including: component and cable shielding, filters, magnetics, microwaves and antennas
        • Experience reviewing schematics, PCB layouts, and mechanical designs for applying electromagnetic design mitigation
        • Ability to create test plans and write test reports per customer requirements
        • iNARTE EMC/EMI engineer certification
        • Experience with filtering, bonding, grounding, and shielding methods for EMI/EMC performance and compliance
        • Experience with analysis tools such as SPICE, Matlab and Simulink, Mathcad, LabVIEW, and other EMI/EMC simulation and analysis tools
        • Experience with generating EMI/EMC Control and Verification Plan
        • Previous experience with NASA spaceflight project development in terms of Space Station Electromagnetic Emission and Susceptibility Requirements
        • Experience in MIL-STD analysis of EMI testing results of Radiated and Conducted emissions and susceptibility
        • Experience in EMI test setups including chamber test Antennas, test electronic equipment, and grounding setup
        • Experience in analysis of corona effects, plasma effects, lightning protection, and bonding and grounding techniques
        • Proficient in MS Office programs, particularly MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, OneNote and Outlook What we offer:
          • Competitive salaries.
          • Continuing education assistance.
          • Professional development allotment.
          • Multiple healthcare benefit packages.
          • 401K with employer matching.
          • Paid time off (PTO) along with federally recognized holiday schedule. MON

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