Aerojet Rocketdyne

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Senior / Specialist Electrical Engineer in Redmond, Washington


Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-class developer and manufacturer of advanced propulsion and energetics systems for customers including the U.S. Department of Defense, NASA, and other agencies and companies, both in the United States and abroad. Our markets include space, where we provide a full range of propulsion and power systems for launch vehicles, satellites, and other space vehicles; strategic missiles; missile defense; and tactical systems and armaments. Our propulsion systems have been at the heart of virtually every major U.S. space and missile program since the dawn of the space age.

We are looking for Electrical Engineers (Senior or Specialist level) to join our team and grow with us at our Redmond, Washington facility. Due to the nature of the work, routine on-site work is expected, but there is flexibility to perform some work remote.

You will play an important role in the Electronics organization to develop state of the art electronics for spacecraft power and electric propulsion systems, and other harsh environment applications for land, sea, air, and space. We develop power systems ranging from 10’s of Watts to 100’s of kWs. Our power converters have a mixture low voltage analog, high voltage analog, mixed signal, and digital circuitry.

Great communication skills, creativity, passion, and technical depth and breadth will enable you to work effectively with cross functional (electrical, mechanical, software, system, test, and program management) product development teams. You will work on all phases of product development from proposal/concept/feasibility to design, test, production, and follow on support.

What we can offer you:

  • Maybe eligible for robust relocation benefits .

  • Trusted - Aerojet Rocketdyne is proud to be recognized asAmerica’s #1 Most Trusted Aerospace & Defense Company (

  • Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation’s aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture:Careers | Aerojet Rocketdyne ( .

  • Enjoy Work/Life Balance -Begin accruing3 weeks of vacation annually plus 48 hour annual sick allowance. 9/80 schedule at most locations, providing for longer weekends. Annual year end company closure, plus company paid holidays.

  • Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness.

  • Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match.

  • Professional Development - Tuition assistance program, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program.

  • Employee Resource Groups – Local and Enterprise employee-led volunteer groups to create community, awareness, impact, and to support a culture where everyone belongs.

  • Beautiful Campus – Large campus with forested trail, basketball court, fitness center, covered bicycle parking, and outdoor gazebos.

This posting may represent one or more specific immediate or near-term openings. Those who express an interest may be considered for current and future positions.

Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

  • 40% - Perform detailed circuit design and development including analysis, simulation, and PCB layout oversight to convert your ideas into physical hardware.

  • 40% - Perform initial power up of new circuit board designs and perform detailed verification, integration, and troubleshooting to ensure designs are functioning as intended.

  • 20% - Contribute to electronics proposals, feasibility studies, trade studies, and proof of concept development to support current programs and ensure future program successes.


Requires Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical, Electronics or related engineering/scientific discipline and at least five (5) years of related experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).

  • Master's degree is a plus.

  • Must be a self-starter willing to learn and take on new challenges.

  • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Familiarity with electronics simulation software such as but not limited to LTspice or PSpice preferred.

  • Analog design, mixed signal design, power supply design, or digital design experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of power supply topologies and power supply design is preferred.

Requires U.S. Citizenship or status as a U.S. Person. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements: Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

Pay range for this position:

83,000 - 123,000 per year

Note about pay range:

Pay range for this job level is a general guideline only for California and/or Washington State and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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We consider the consistent demonstration of positive, cooperative, self-motivated, courteous and professional behavior to be an essential function of every position. While different positions have different primary areas of responsibility and technical expertise, everyone needs to work as a team, and we expect all employees to contribute as necessary to get the job done.

Unless otherwise stated in the requirements section of an individual job listing, our positions require U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status as a U.S. Person as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3).

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

Individuals with a disability requiring accommodation during the application and/or theinterview process should e-mail the Human Resources Department atAccommodation Request. (

Location US-WA-Redmond

Job ID 21119

Zip 98052

Category Engineering - Electrical/Electronics Engineering

On-Site, Hybrid or Remote? Hybrid