Electrical Hardware Engineer

Job Category: Engineering
Location: California, United States
Employment Type: Permanent
Location Terms: On-site
Salary: USD150000
Electrical Hardware Engineer
Santa Clara, California

My client builds and operates a diverse range of small satellite systems supporting space-based turnkey missions for several business applications, including earth observation, communications, in-orbit demonstrations, risk reduction opportunities, in addition to various science and exploration applications.

Position Summary:

In this role you will be responsible for developing, testing, and maintaining avionics hardware.

  • Perform component selection, design analysis, schematic capture, circuit board design, prototyping, board bring up, debugging, circuit validation, and design documentation for electrical designs.
  • Analyze and troubleshoot electronic assemblies, define new processes, design circuits/fixtures/tools, and identify opportunities for improvement in both products and processes.
  • Support or act as responsible engineer for flight hardware, from conception through build, qualification, flight integration, and ultimately flight operations.
  • Support build and process improvement through troubleshooting build problems and work to simplify and streamline recurring work to enable higher reliability of the avionics hardware.  

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or other engineering discipline.
  • 4+ years of experience with Electrical Hardware design, analysis, and/or unit level testing.
  • Experience with avionics test equipment such as oscilloscopes, multimeters, current probes.
  • Experience with analog, digital, or mixed signal multi-layer PCB design.

Preferred Skills & Experience:
  • Experience with Altium or similar software.
  • Understanding of electrical schematics and electronics manufacturing to analyze and improve test coverage.
  • Hands-on experience with sizing, installing and troubleshooting various electronic components.
  • Experience with wire harness design and build, including associated sub-components.

  • $120,000 - $150,000
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