Electric Power Systems Engineer

Location: Manassas, VA
Job Code: 1881
# of openings: 3


Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing subsidiary, is seeking Electric Power Systems Engineers to contribute to the design and development of next generation electric and hybrid-electric power systems for manned and unmanned aerial vehicles including efficient high performance vertical take-off and landing aircraft, high-altitude UAVs and long-endurance UAVs to name a few.

As part of a highly collaborative environment you will work independently and on a multi-disciplinary team. As such, candidates must have excellent communication and organizational skills and the desire to take on new tasks and develop new skills.


Candidates must be a U.S. Person (U.S. Citizen or a Permanent Resident/Green Card Holder).


Education Requirements:        Engineering Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace or a Relevant Discipline

  • Entry Level:                        B.S. and preferably an M.S.
  • Experienced Level:             B.S. and preferably an M.S.
  • Senior Level:                      M.S. and preferably a Ph.D.

Experience Requirements (an advanced degree may qualify for years of experience):              

  • Entry Level:                        Recent Graduate to 3 Years of Relevant Industry Experience
  • Experienced Level:             3 (+) Years of Relevant Industry Experience
  • Senior Level:                      8 (+) Years of Relevant Industry Experience

Interests, Working Knowledge and Backgrounds Normally Include a Mix of:

  • Electrical engineering with a background in electro-mechanical machinery, power electronics, power distribution, and/or controls.
  • Propulsion system design, analysis, integration and testing of advanced synchronous and asynchronous components including motors, generators, power control electronics, conductors, and energy storage devices.
  • Familiarity with advanced electric propulsion system components:
    • High torque density motors
    • High performance energy storage devices
    • Power electronics
    • High voltage distribution harnesses and interconnects
  • Knowledge of system chain of
    • Power Generation
    • Electric Energy Storage
    • System Control
    • Propulsion
  • Engineering Industry Background May Include:
    • Analytical research and product development
    • Automotive or locomotive electric propulsion
    • Aerospace and aircraft propulsion

Aurora Flight Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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