- Communication Skills
- Health Insurance
- Stock Options
The Battery Engineer at Roccor is responsible for the architecture, design, analysis, test, and verification of electrical battery systems for spacecraft of all sizes and applications. The battery engineer serves as the key technical point of contact to industry partners which operate on the cutting edge of battery cell technology.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Conducts industry surveys of battery cell technologies, understanding technical advantages and limitations for applications in spacecraft.
Develops battery assembly designs and models for use in predicting power supply performance through spacecraft orbital trajectories and spacecraft on-orbit life.
Generates battery component selection and battery system designs through trade studies.
Decomposes system level requirements and key performance criteria to the battery system and associated battery components.
Identifies, develops, and executes risk mitigation plans to aid in the design of battery subsystems.
Develops and facilitates the execution of verification plans and reports, including analysis and testing to demonstrate compliance to requirements.
Develops subcontractor statement of work and provides technical oversight to subcontractors through product development phases.
Prepares and participates in proposal development for technical feasibility and cost assessments.
Supports the development and maintenance of electrical power systems technology and product roadmaps.
Engineering Principles: *Knowledge of the fundamental principles electrical energy storage devices, analog and digital electronics, and electrical power systems.
Engineering Methods: Capable of generating and/or utilizing engineering models, trade studies to facilitate technical selection of battery solutions against necessary requirements.
Hardware Development: Experience with battery design, prototyping, testing, and manufacturing processes.
Space Environments: *Experience with programmatic, quality, reliability, and technical space flight hardware requirements associated with the design for demanding launch and space environments.
Verification Methods: Knowledge of electrical battery verification techniques and methods for demonstrating compliance to requirements.
Decision Making: Autonomously facilitates the decision-making process to progress actions and tasks towards meeting aggressive milestones, deliverables and cost targets.
Complex Problem Solving: Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Communication: Capable of facilitating verbal and written communication with all levels of a small business organization. Able to clearly present and facilitate complex interactions demanded by hardware development.
Spacecraft Integration: Preferred candidates have experience successfully managing a spacecraft integration project through the processes of design, qualification, assembly and test, launch integration and support, and in-orbit operations.
Systems Discipline: Capable of identifying and managing indicators of system performance and the actions need to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system. Manages design decisions with the focus of maturing the overall system balance between cost, complexity, technical compliance, and schedule.
Range Safety: Experience with US launch range safety requirements and verification associated with electrical energy storage devices.
Roccor is a highly creative, agile and fast-paced aerospace and military products company. Established in 2011, it has achieved robust growth over the past several years and has established itself as an industry leader in deployable structure and thermal management products for the small satellite and terrestrial military markets. Roccor is a 100% employee-owned company that prides itself on the values of respect, accountability, excellence and continuous improvement. Roccor provides a highly competitive compensation package including retirement contributions and health benefits among others along with participation in the Company’s Stock Option and Gainsharing Plans. Roccor is located along the beautiful front range of the Rocky Mountains in Longmont, CO in Boulder County, an area consistently recognized as one of the best places to live in America with a highly rated quality of life, exceptional educational standards, and a booming aerospace economy.
This job operates in a professional but casual office environment with an open floor plan in which teams are generally co-located for efficient and effective communication and collaboration of projects.
Relocation is not available for this position – if you are from outside the area please include a note discussing your plan to move to the Boulder/Longmont region in order to be considered. If you’re not really interested, you don’t have to include that information.
Work Authorization/Security Clearance
US Citizen or US Permanent Resident
Security Clearance a plus
Roccor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.