PCB Design Engineer / Electrical Engineer III

  • Location: Pasadena, California
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #69646

A PCB Design Engineer/Electrical Engineer III position just opened up in Pasadena, CA at the JPL/NASA facility. In this role you will be responsible for PCB Design, Configuration and Programming. You must have 7+ years of relevant experience, a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering must be a US Citizen.


Location: Pasadena, CA 91109
Position: Electrical Engineer III

Pay Rate: $65.00+/hr. (DOE)
Duration: 20 months or longer

Work schedule: 5/40 or 9/80


We do offer PTO, holidays, 401k, medical, dental, and vision


Job Description:

Electronics Engineer to aid in the design of custom hardware. The candidate must be capable of implementing electronics circuit designs with digital and mixed signal circuits including schematic capture and PCB layout. The candidate will coordinate the analysis of electronics designs for parts stress and worst case analysis, and hardware build through the JPL electronics assembly section.


Project Information:

VERITAS will be the first NASA spacecraft to explore Earth’s sister planet Venus since the 1990s. The spacecraft will discover the secrets of a lost habitable world on Venus, gathering data to reveal how the paths of Venus and Earth diverged (https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/missions/veritas/overview).

JPL is developing the VERITAS radar digital subsystem. The radar is based on flight-proven hardware, combined with custom hardware designed for the Veritas mission. The radar processor uses Xilinx Virtex-5QV radiation-tolerant FPGAs on Compact PCI form-factor hardware.


Required Skills:

  • +6 years of Similar Experience
  • BS Electrical Engineering or Similar
  • Printed Circuit Board design with Altium Designer, Siemens HyperLynx, and SPICE simulation (eg., LTSpice) experience, for analog circuit simulation.
  • Test equipment configuration and programming.



At a minimum, a 7-year background check, education verification, employment verification, and drug screen will be conducted upon hire. Your suitability for employment is contingent upon successfully passing these required pre-employment screenings.


About our client:

Our client is a research and development lab federally funded by NASA and managed by Caltech. Manages many of NASA’s robotic missions exploring Earth, the solar system, and our universe.

This particular client is requiring that all new hires show proof of vaccination. However, accommodations may be made for those with disabilities or religious reasons who cannot obtain a vaccine.


About APR:

Since 1980 APR Consulting, Inc. has provided professional recruiting and contingent workforce solutions to a diverse mix of clients, industries, and skill sets nationwide.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity! If you feel your experience is the match for this position please apply today and join our team. We look forward to working with you!




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