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Moog Space and Defense Group (SDG)  is the premier motion and flow control solutions provider for the following markets: satellites, human-rated space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, military ground vehicles, naval vessels, and security and surveillance. Emerging areas of focus include metal additive manufacturing, blockchain for supply chain, sensor integration, and propulsion test facilities.


Our Space and Actuation Systems Business Unit has an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Power Design Engineer in Albuquerque, NM In this role you will be engaged in trade studies and the development of a variety of power electronics platforms geared for the space market. You will be part of a cross-functional team for design and development Launch Vehicle/Satellite Control Electronics and Power Management products.

As the Electrical Power Design Engineer, you will work on:

  • Review and interpret customer specifications in order to design thrust vector actuation control system electronic controllers, valve drivers, power converters, supplies, EMI filters and power management systems. These systems operate from 28V up to 800 VDC and power levels to 50KW.
  • Be a key participant for the electrical design team. The role will require supporting efforts of thermal analysts, packaging engineers, firmware design engineers, circuit board layout designers, EMI/EMC design engineers, systems engineers, and test engineers/technicians.

  • Provide high performance, cost conscious electronic power designs including: analog and digital circuit design. Magnetic design of inductors and transformers and custom power devices such as hybrids, power switches, current sensors and passive devices. Will work on a variety of small 5W to large 10KW power supply design topologies, A/D and D/A circuitry, and trapezoidal and Space vector modulated brushless DC motor drives and of a variety of current sense and gate drive design methodologies. 

  • Work closely with subject matter experts and design leads to support requirements definition and implementation.

  • Support team with creation of training materials, standards, processes and tools for team.

  • Design, simulate, and analyze circuitry; perform analyses such as tolerance, component derating, power, BIT coverage, stability, EMI/EMC etc.

  • Perform initial prototype testing, integration testing, and design verification / validation. Test and troubleshoot electronics, electronic subsystems and circuit cards. 

  • Specify and support the design of test equipment and test setups.

  • Interact with customers on a professional and technical level to help drive the requirements and design to a successful Technical/Cost/Schedule solution.

  • Provide formal technical presentations to customers for program reviews and business development.

  • Support business unit bid and proposal efforts with cost estimates and technical write-ups.

  • A successful candidate should have the following experiences or traits:
  • BSEE Degree and, minimum, 6 years motor/servomechanism controller and power conversion, emi filter design experience; or MSEE with 3 years of same experience, preferred, or equivalent

  • Motivated individual who can work in both office and lab environments equally well

  • Military / Aerospace / DoD program design experience

  • Familiar with EMI/EMC Mil-STD 461 requirements and circuit implementation

  • Knowledge of Cadence/Allegro design tools

  • AC and DC Converter/Inverter designs in a Space radiation-hardened environment and designing magnetics (inductors, transformers, etc.)

  • Motor Controller Design experience (ie PWM Gate Drives)

  • Exposure to Hi-Rel EEE Component Selection/Design/Screening requirements

  • US citizenship with the ability to obtain a government security clearance


Travel Requirements - Approximately 10% or once per quarter is typical.

EOE/AA Minority/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Female/Disability/Veteran

About Moog, Inc.:

Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog’s invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems.


Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 12,000 strong.


Our company is organized into five operating groups: Aircraft, Space and Defense, Industrial, Medical Devices, and Corporate. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers’ most difficult technical challenges.


But it's more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work. 

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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