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Hardware Development Electrical Engineer

Hardware Development Electrical Engineer

Satellite Development

HARDWARE DEVELOPMENT ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Subsystem design, analysis, schematic capture, circuit board layout, prototyping, bring-up and debugging, hardware bug tracking, functional verification and signal characterization, test and support through production and flight

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering or computer engineering
  • 1+ years of professional experience in fast-paced commercial based projects; in any one or more of the following areas - CPU/FPGA/ASIC circuit boards, consumer electronics, wireless devices, and/or low power platforms

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Masters of Science degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering or equivalent area of focus
  • 3+ years of experience with designing and implementing of analog, digital or mixed-signal circuit boards from concept through production using operational amplifiers, filters, and transistors, analog to digital and digital to analog converters, power supply components, multi-GHz Serdes, DRAM interfaces (DDR4), CAN, I2C, Ethernet, SPI, FPGAs, ASICs, and processors
  • 3+ years of experience with testing/troubleshooting/qualification techniques, signal integrity, layout and grounding principles
  • 3+ years of experience with DFx (EMC, EMI, reliability, manufacturability, test, etc.)
  • Strong emphasis on full lifecycle development of new hardware systems -- not small incremental updates to legacy hardware
  • Strong understanding of computers, programming languages, scripting tools and automation (C/C++, Python, Matlab, assembly language, Perl, etc.)
  • Passion for advancing the commercial space industry and human spaceflight.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, autonomously driven, and demanding start-up atmosphere
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be available to work extended hours and weekends as needed

ITAR REQUIREMENTS:

  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant 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. Learn more about ITAR here.

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

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