Systems engineer

Are you looking to work in a technical lead capacity designing and developing LEO satellites?


This brand new lead engineering position, is geared up for someone who has the innate ability to tackle challenges creatively, navigating complex problems related to Low earth orbit satellites.


You will utilizing your extensive experience of requirements development for Low Earth Orbit Satellites including Conops development whilst evaluating factors to devise innovative solutions.


As a Leader, you'll be networking with senior internal and external stakeholders, showcasing your exceptional judgment in approaching new assignments.


The position will span across satellite subsystems so a deep knowledge of one of the following will be vital to be the credible leader for this team.



1. Attitude Determination and Control


2. Flight software


3. Command & data handling


4. Electrical circuit design and analysis


5. Thermal design and analysis


6. Knowledge of Bus and Instrument Integration and Test




If you would like to hear more about how you can lead this business to success as the principal engineer then please get in touch.



Because of the nature of the position you will need to be eligible for SC even if you don't currently hold it.


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FPGA Firmware Engineer

Title: FPGA Firmware Engineer

Location: San Diego, CA

Job Description:


  • Responsible for the design, test, and integration of complex, high-speed FPGAs (mostly Xilinx)
  • Develop architectures compatible with embedded Linux environments.
  • Design and support top-level system simulations.
  • Fully document design details and hold a design review prior to implementation
  • Work in a fast-paced development team, collaborating closely with hardware and software engineers during test and integration
  • Translate system requirements into FPGA architectures.
  • Develop FPGA designs using HDL (VHDL, System Verilog, etc.).
  • Support systems integration and Test Engineering to produce functional designs.
  • Implement and contribute to the architecture of current and next-generation multi-megapixel camera systems, interfacing with the Camera Link and SpaceWire standards.
  • Design systems capable of handling Imager data and Image processing (Embedded Camera Development).
  • Create and document test plans to assure integrated performance meets specification.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 5 or more years of experience in the design, test, and integration of complex, high-speed FPGAs
  • Experience with lab equipment
  • Ability to read, understand, and review schematic drawings
  • Experience with technical documentation
  • Ability to multitask and handle a dynamic work environment

ITAR REQUIREMENT To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Equal Opportunity Employer Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Senior Spacecraft Systems Engineer

Senior Satellite Systems Engineer | Denver, CO (Hybrid)


We are partnered with a leading space technology business, who provide Earth intelligence and space solutions, utilizing satellites and advanced technology for mapping, analytics, and monitoring purposes.

They are looking for a Senior Satellite Systems Engineer to join their Denver site.


In this role you will doing:

  • spacecraft systems engineering at vehicle level
  • requirements development & management
  • CONOPs development
  • Supporting design reviews & mission rehearsals


For this role you will need:

  • 4+ years of experience in the space industry
  • Systems Engineering experience at a vehicle/ holistic level
  • Strong knowledge of satellite subsystems
  • U.S. citizenship and clearance eligibility


With this role you'll get:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 401k, Health, Vision, Dental & Life Insurance
  • Fantastic career and personal development opportunities
  • Hybrid working, with 2-3 days remote allowed


  • If you would like to find out more, please apply below!

Senior Electrical Engineer

Senior Electrical Engineer
San Diego, CA

Our client are an exciting Space company focused on technology advancement for high-reliability space subsystems. They Develop high-performance communications, digital and electro-optic systems.


  • Derive and document circuit board requirements from system/top-level requirements.
  • Create schematic drawings for complex Printed Circuit Board Assemblies (PCBAs).
  • Layout and/or guide the layout of printed complex Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs).
  • When/where needed, assist with manufacturing of complex PCBAs.
  • Develop printed circuit board assembly test procedures to assure that performance meets specifications.
  • Validate the design; troubleshoot and test complex circuit boards.
  • Provide system integration and test troubleshooting support
  • Be able to meet aggressive/accelerated schedule deadlines.
  • Support internal and external design and development gate reviews with related documentation.
  • Support customer meetings.
  • Participate in proposals and trade studies, including evaluating contractor and subcontractor proposals for technical feasibility.


  • Minimum Education / Experience: 2-6 Years with Bachelor’s in Science in Electrical or Electronics Engineering and/or Master
  • Hardware/schematic design, analysis/simulations, layout and test experience.
  • Capable of multi-tasking; working on multiple projects & supporting production activities
  • Strong technical background; capable of coming up-to-speed quickly on new technologies.


  • Preferred experience with space design, development and manufacturing standards
  • Preferred knowledge of space environmental conditions including EMI/EMC, temperature, humidity, altitude, shock, vibration, acoustics, and decompression.

If you are interested in this role then please apply today.

SVP Manufacturing

The race is on to ensure remote areas across the globe are more connected than ever before, and this company is about to make an entrance!

Starting at ground zero your task will be to build a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility that can scale from building, integrating and testing a few satellites per month to hundreds.
If you are a senior engineering manager with experience of building satellite manufacturing/ production teams then now is your time to truly put your stamp on something.

With oversight of cross functional engineering and satellite builds your knowledge of end to end satellite design/ build will be pushed to the limits. Taking on next generation designs you will set the standards across rapid satellite builds, implementing quality processes across every stage of the build.
You will seek out problems two steps ahead of the competition to ensure future proof building is implemented throughout. Your foresight and innovation will scale this business whilst also considering cost and risk of each build.

This position will also allow you to implement and explore futuristic technology to help automate production, test critical subsystems and fully integrate systems with one another to enable rapid prototyping of new spacecraft technologies.
This position is not for the faint hearted, it will be a full build up of end 2 end designing, manufacturing/ production facility for satellites, space payloads and similar complex pieces of high-quality electronic machinery.

In depth knowledge and experience of leading, developing and managing large satellite production teams will be vital to guide this company through hypergrowth.

This company has proven technology with fully patented designs and multiple rounds of funding secured to drive this mission, now all they need is you to build the dream and see it through.

Get in touch now to find out more
Resumes can be sent to

It will be a 3-stage interview process, with early-stage stocks available and salaries to match the vision.

You won’t want to miss out.

Mission Manager

Join Us in Pushing the Boundaries of Space Exploration! 

Are you a seasoned Mission Manager with a passion for space exploration? Have you worked on end 2 end space projects? 

Are you eager to embark on a ground-breaking journey that extends humanity’s presence beyond Earth? We have an exhilarating opportunity that combines your expertise with this visionary mission.

Position: Mission Manager – Groundbreaking Space Exploration Endeavor

Why This Role Is Unmissable:

  1. Frontier of Innovation: You’ll spearhead pioneering efforts, contributing significantly to a mission aimed at expanding human reach in space.
  2. Pioneering Impact: Be instrumental in establishing manufacturing and habitation in Low Earth Orbit, shaping the future of humanity in space.
  3. Cutting-Edge Technology: Engage with top-tier space tech, managing projects that will push the boundaries of your skills and expertise.
  4. Collaborative Excellence: Work alongside brilliant minds, collaborating and learning from the best in the field, fostering both personal and professional growth.
  5. Customer Interaction: Forge strong relationships as the primary liaison between our company and esteemed customers, ensuring mission success and client satisfaction.
  6. Diverse Challenges: Expect a role that presents varied challenges daily, from managing multiple programs to tackling technical issues, ensuring a dynamic work experience.
  7. Professional Development: Avail abundant opportunities for growth and further education in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with room for career advancement.
  8. Contribution to Space Exploration: Every task directly fuels the advancement of space exploration, offering a sense of purpose and fulfillment in your contributions.
  9. Dynamic Environment: Embrace a startup culture that values adaptability, innovation, and creativity, promising an ever-evolving and exciting workspace.
  10. Travel Opportunities: If you thrive on travel, seize the chance to visit launch sites, test locations, and customer hubs, gaining exposure to diverse facets of the space industry.

This position will suit someone who has worked on GOV contracts or NASA projects end 2 end and likes to be customer facing. 

Apply now with your updated resume – 

Electrical Power Systems Lead

Electrical Power Systems Lead – Software Engineer Role

Potential Titles & Levels: Senior, Staff, or Principal Software Engineer

Function & Summary: This role serves as the Software subsystem lead, responsible for overseeing all aspects of embedded software related to the management and monitoring of electrical power systems across our product line. This includes batteries, solar cells, temperature monitoring, core sensors, etc. While primarily a technical lead position, it involves individual contributions and provides opportunities for leadership within cross-functional teams.


  • BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering
  • Over 5 years’ experience delivering and maintaining commercial software in a production environment
  • Experience working on embedded software relevant to power management & distribution, ideally within spacecraft, aerospace, or terrestrial applications.
  • Expertise in engineering clean and maintainable C, C++, and Python code
  • Expertise in Embedded Linux, preferably including related build systems (Buildroot, Yocto, etc.) and writing drivers
  • Proven experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver products on-time and on-budget.


  • Xilinx – Ultrascale, Vivado, etc.
  • Linux expertise, specifically with Buildroot build system.
  • Boot loaders – u-boot or barebox
  • RTOS – ideally FreeRTOS
  • Space Industry Experience, familiarity with relevant components of satellite development: ADCS, Discrete components (GPS, Radios, RW, MRM, TR, ST), optical payloads, SWIL and HWIL testbeds, Test Automation, Cryptography, Power Management & Distribution

Compensation: $140-207K + 10% target bonus + relocation if needed. Compensation (and leveling) depends on experience and engineering capability of the candidate.

Standard benefits apply

Payload Spacecraft Systems Engineer

Payload Spacecraft Systems Engineer | Denver, CO

We are partnered with a leading space technology business, who provide Earth intelligence and space solutions, utilizing satellites and advanced technology for mapping, analytics, and monitoring purposes.  They are looking for a Payload Spacecraft Systems Engineer to join their Denver site.

In this role you will:

  • Develop & refine CONOPs according to mission demands
  • Troubleshoot spacecraft anomalies & define anomaly resolution procedures
  • Develop spacecraft models & perform spacecraft analysis,
  • Support launch and mission rehearsals

For this role you will need:

  • 3+ years of experience in the space industry
  • Payload subsystem design & analysis experience
  • Strong knowledge of spacecraft subsystems
  • U.S. citizenship

With this role you’ll get:

  • Highly Competitive Salary
  • 401k, Health, Vision, Dental & Life Insurance
  • Fantastic career and personal development opportunities
  • Hybrid working, with 2-3 days remote allowed

If you would like to find out more, please apply below!

GNC Engineer

We are currently looking for a Spacecraft Guidance, Navigation & Controls engineering leader with broad and deep expertise in agile, high-accuracy imaging. Particular expertise is required in the cradle-to-grave development, integration, test, and operation of transformative capabilities enabled by Control Moment Gyros (CMGs).


  • Must be a U.S. citizen who is willing and able to obtain U.S. Government Secret security clearance as required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering discipline or related field plus 20 years or more professional experience. (Master's degree may be considered for 2 years of professional experience; a PhD may be considered for 2 years of professional experience).
  • Experience as a major contributor on a program with Control Moment Gyro integration.
  • 10+ years’ experience as a people manager, directly or indirectly.
  • Flight Software Development Experience (methodologies, best practices).
  • Matlab & Simulink Experience.
  • Understanding of systems/software engineering development lifecycle process for large scale, complex space systems. Conversant in most, if not all, disciplines.
  • Broad leadership and deep engineering, manufacturing, software, and testing background experience.
  • Familiarity with aerospace industry best practices, with the demonstrated ability to select and apply commercial or government standards as needed or directed.
  • Familiarity with Jira and GitLab.
  • Experience working in a matrixed environment.


This position is 3 days on-site, 2 days remote and paying up to a salary of $305,000.

Communications (PNT) Systems Engineer

Senior PNT/Communications Systems Engineer
Munich – Hybrid (3x)

At EVONA we are looking for a Senior PNT/Communications Systems Engineer to join our client,
a space-to-cloud analytics company that owns and operates the largest multi-purpose constellation of satellites. Its proprietary data and algorithms provide the most advanced maritime, aviation, and weather tracking in the world. In addition to its constellation, its data infrastructure includes a global ground station network and 24/7 operations that provide real-time global coverage of every point on Earth.

Responsibilities of your role

  • Help define system architectures for communication and RF sensing systems, trade-off technical concepts, assess feasibility, select solutions, and help drive execution
  • Simulate and model communication systems and RF sensing systems
  • Evaluate mission requirements and drive top-level RF system architecture, including for payload and communication subsystems
  • Analyze and characterize system performance parameters
  • Produce high-quality engineering documentation, typically written reports or design documents suitable for internal and external design reviews.
  • Interact with multidisciplinary, international teams

Basic Qualifications/Experience

  • 5+ years of experience required, with a degree in RF engineering, communication systems engineering, DSP engineering, or similar disciplines.
  • Solid background and understanding of digital communication systems, RF receivers, RF hardware and signal-processing software
  • Knowledge and understanding of PNT systems
  • Demonstrated experience with link budget design and analysis
  • Demonstrated experience with communication system architecture
  • Demonstrated ability to make trade-offs between cost, complexity, and capabilities for complex systems
  • Demonstrated experience working with a cross-functional team of engineers
  • Experience writing high-quality technical reports and proposals
  • Strong programming capabilities (Python, Matlab, C, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of industry regulatory requirements and spectrum licensing
  • Demonstrated experience with satellite communication systems, including environmental and component reliability requirements
  • Demonstrated experience with digital beamforming
  • Experience with implementation of communication systems, e.g. software-defined radio, Embedded and DSP programming, FPGA Design/ Programming
  • Experience with RF test equipment and processes, e.g. using spectrum analyzers, VNAs, noise sources, signal generators etc. Ideally including working with shielded environments and anechoic chambers
  • Demonstrate good analytical and mathematical skills
  • Able to write production-level Python code
  • RF Hardware design experience in frontend design, antenna design, etc.