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Astronics Senior Electrical Engineer - Power Supply Design (#186) in Kirkland, Washington

Senior Electrical Engineer - Power Supply Design (#186)

Astronics Subsidiary Astronics AES

Location Redmond, WA


Astronics Advanced Electronic Systems (AES) is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer with a passion of R&D to drive technologys future into the next generation of power supply and power conversion products. The position is on our highly skilled team of professional problem solvers within our Cabin Power Group in Kirkland, WA.


Perform the engineering development and associated support of contracted programs, Bid and Proposals and Internal Research and Development activities. Assist in new business development and follow-on activities. This is a senior job level requiring leadership, strong technical skills, mentoring skills and good presentation skills. Having wide-ranging experience, uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues. Independently applies a high degree of creative ability, engineering skill and judgment in applying engineering principles.


  • Propose and perform R&D and drive power supply and power conversion technology innovation into New Product Development

  • Responsible for the technical aspects of design and development of in seat power supplies and USB OUs for commercial aircraft.

  • Stay abreast of power conversion industry and technology trends, and adapt this knowledge to relevant innovation.

  • Conduct trade studies to determine optimum approach, develop new and improve existing technologies, recommend standard topologies for specific applications

  • Resolve technical problems with a high degree of analytical expertise and originality and drive problems to resolution.

  • Prepare and present analyses and technical rationales for your designs at internal and external reviews.

  • Experience in meeting DO-160, Boeing, and Airbus requirements and development and support of test procedures/reports.

  • Experience using OrCAD, SPICE, and SABER software.

  • May provide EE team leadership on a product development or research project.

Position Requirements



  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Demonstrates proficiency in the essential functions of the role, typically obtained with 10 years of direct experience in power supply design like Astronics AES products.


  • Must be a US Person (under ITAR rules) to be eligible.

  • An offer of employment is contingent on successfully passing a drug test and background check.

Astronics AES offers a competitive benefits package including:

Stay Healthy – Health, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, FSA, HSA, as well as voluntary life/AD&D, voluntary critical illness, accident prevention and hospital indemnity

Save for the Future – 401K & Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Find Balance – Employee Assistance Program, Hybrid work arrangements

Time for You – Generous Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays

For individuals assigned and/or hired to work in Washington State, Astronics AES is required by law to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This compensation range is specific to Washington State and takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs.

At Astronics AES, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $122,003 - $183,004.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

About the Organization Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRO) serves the world's aerospace, defense, and other mission critical industries with proven, innovative technology solutions. Astronics works side-by-side with customers, integrating its array of power, connectivity, lighting, structures, interiors, and test technologies to solve complex challenges. For 50 years, Astronics has delivered creative, customer-focused solutions with exceptional responsiveness. Today, global airframe manufacturers, airlines, military branches, completion centers, and Fortune 500 companies rely on the collaborative spirit and innovation of Astronics.

We offer our breadth of technology solutions and services through 11 subsidiary business units and numerous award-winning product brands. Serving our customers is our first priority, and every day we honor this mission with quality, partnership, and energetic global vision.

EOE Statement Astronics is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

This position is currently accepting applications.