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private:spacex www.spacex.com boards.greenhouse.io Oct 30th, 2019 12:00AM Avionics Integration Engineer (Falcon) Open Avionics Hawthorne, CA, United States Hawthorne CA USA Sep 27th, 2019 12:00AM <p>SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.</p> <p><strong>AVIONICS INTEGRATION ENGINEER (FALCON)</strong></p> <p>Want to drive innovation…all the way to Mars? As an Integration Engineer in Falcon Avionics, you will have a unique opportunity to lead a cross functional team of engineers that bridge the gap between design and production; equally anchored in both disciplines with the ability to spearhead change at the inception of product development, through production, to vehicle system checkout.</p> <p>You will be expected to implement changes to avionics systems vehicle design, define new processes, develop automation, design and build test hardware to improve reliability and rate of the of the production vehicle. You will actively manage a fleet of reusable Falcon Stage 1 and Fairings. You will shape the avionics system test infrastructure and vehicle design. You will be responsible for designing hardware that meets customer requirements and developing concepts of operations for validating the design on the Falcon 9 vehicle. You will support electrical integration and test operations on the flight vehicle. You will put your engineering knowledge to the test, by performing real-time troubleshooting on the vehicle as it goes through the integration phase. Our fundamental goal is to allow humanity to explore the stars; with it comes extreme responsibility to ensure the safety of the crew and payload. Are you up for the challenge?</p> <p><strong>RESPONSIBILITIES: </strong></p> <ul> <li>Represent the avionics system in vehicle-level cross-disciplinary trades and troubleshoot issues on prototype and production assemblies on an aggressive production schedule</li> <li>Work collaboratively with other teams to define the scope of potential development projects and initial product requirements as new designs move from concept, through prototype, and into production</li> <li>Perform design and manufacturing assessments of new designs and drive optimization for manufacturability, quality, and cost</li> <li>Create, maintain and communicate product development schedules with sufficient detail to ensure that all assigned personnel are aware of theirs tasks and deadlines</li> <li>Identify internal and external resources required to support the product development schedule; work with department management to ensure that these resources are assigned to the project</li> <li>Verify avionics system test coverage on flight and flight-representative hardware at the system-level and validate the as-built vehicle is “go for launch”</li> <li>Support hardware testing at customer facility and launch site to validate SpaceX design meets customer spacecraft requirements and specifications</li> </ul> <p><strong>BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline</li> <li>2+ years of experience with system-level integration of electronic components, machining, sheet metal fabrication, or system-level testing</li> </ul> <p><strong>PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:</strong></p> <ul> <li>3+ years of professional experience system-level integration of electronic components, machining, sheet metal fabrication, or system-level testing</li> <li>Experience leading project teams such as Formula SAE or Hybrid Electric Vehicle</li> <li>Experience with wire harnesses and associated sub-components</li> <li>Experience installing and troubleshooting various electronic sensors and components</li> <li>Competence with electrical test equipment (multimeters, oscilloscopes, power supplies, etc.)</li> <li>Experience with 3D CAD software</li> <li>Experience with written and visual work instructions</li> <li>Creative problem solver that can bring multiple disciplines together with the ability to assess risk and make design and development decisions without all available data</li> <li>Strong sense of accountability and integrity with excellent written and verbal communication skills</li> <li>Self-motivated with strong multi-tasking, organizational, communication and documentation skills</li> <li>Ability to work in a fast paced, autonomously driven, and demanding atmosphere</li> </ul> <p><strong>ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Must be able to work extended hours and weekends as needed. Some travel will be required.</li> </ul> <p><strong>ITAR REQUIREMENTS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>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. Learn more about the ITAR <a href="https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/?id=ddtc_kb_article_page&sys_id=24d528fddbfc930044f9ff621f961987" target="_blank">here</a>.  </li> </ul> <p>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.</p> <p>Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.</p> Oct 30th, 2019 12:03PM Oct 30th, 2019 12:03PM Industrials Aerospace & Defense
private:spacex www.spacex.com boards.greenhouse.io Oct 30th, 2019 12:00AM Avionics Software Engineer (VHDL/FPGA) Open Avionics Hawthorne, CA, United States Hawthorne CA USA Sep 27th, 2019 12:00AM <p>SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.</p> <p><strong>AVIONICS SOFTWARE ENGINEER (VHDL/FPGA)</strong></p> <p>The embedded software team is responsible for architecting, developing and verifying firmware for SpaceX vehicles. The team works closely with electrical engineers, software engineers and customers across the company to deliver high quality products on a rapid development schedule. Successful applicants will take responsibility for the development, testing and deployment of mission-critical avionics systems as part of a close-knit team of exceptional software engineers.</p> <p><strong>RESPONSIBILITIES:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Deliver highly reliable firmware for SpaceX designed hardware</li> <li>Work with engineers across the department to develop new products, from prototype through production and flight</li> <li>Take ownership of your firmware products, including verification testing and writing documentation</li> <li>Follow the SpaceX flight software development process and write great firmware for manned spaceflight</li> </ul> <p><strong>BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, math or science discipline</li> <li>1+ years of experience developing for FPGA platforms</li> </ul> <p><strong>PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:</strong></p> <ul> <li>2+ years developing firmware for Xilinx FPGA platforms using the Xilinx toolchain</li> <li>Experience writing firmware in VHDL</li> <li>Experience with high speed serial links, including GbE, PCI-E or similar</li> <li>Experience developing and testing high reliability, safety critical, and fault tolerant systems</li> <li>Hardware debug experience, including familiarity with tools such as the oscilloscope, logic analyzer, protocol analyzer (SPI, CAN, Ethernet or similar)</li> <li>2+ years developing software for embedded systems in C or C++, or significant experience in another software language</li> <li>Familiar with common electronic components and comfortable reading circuit design schematics and contributing to hardware design discussions</li> <li>Excellent leadership, communication and teamwork skills</li> </ul> <p><strong>ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Must be available to work extended hours and weekends as needed</li> </ul> <p><strong>ITAR REQUIREMENTS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>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. Learn more about the ITAR <a href="https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/?id=ddtc_kb_article_page&sys_id=24d528fddbfc930044f9ff621f961987" target="_blank">here</a>.</li> </ul> <p>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.</p> <p>Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.</p> Oct 30th, 2019 12:03PM Oct 30th, 2019 12:03PM Industrials Aerospace & Defense
private:spacex www.spacex.com boards.greenhouse.io Oct 30th, 2019 12:00AM Electromagnetic Environmental Effects Engineer Open Avionics Hawthorne, CA, United States Hawthorne CA USA Sep 27th, 2019 12:00AM <p>SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.</p> <p><strong>ELECTROMAGNETIC ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS ENGINEER</strong></p> <p>As a member of our fast-paced Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) team, you will be responsible for ensuring avionics hardware performance through some of the harshest and varied electromagnetic environments imaginable. The E3 team at SpaceX performs exhaustive analysis, design, and test at the board, unit, subsystem, and system levels with extensive opportunity to interact with a vast array of rocket, spacecraft, and ground support equipment hardware and electronics. As one of the few teams required to interface with the design, manufacturing, integration, and mission operations teams, we play a critical role in the development of our systems as we advance our efforts towards broadband satellite internet and safe, reliable, inexpensive, and innovative access to space with the fundamental goal of expanding human space exploration capabilities.</p> <p><strong>RESPONSIBILITIES: </strong></p> <ul> <li>Design SpaceX products to survive electromagnetic environmental effects</li> <li>Set requirements based on physics rather than industry standards – a  much deeper understanding of electromagnetic environmental effects is critical</li> <li>Ensure that designs meet the EMI/EMC requirements that have been set</li> <li>Interface with, teach, and set requirements with various design teams all around the company</li> <li>Perform and teach electromagnetic compatibility design and analysis</li> <li>Perform analysis and design relating to effects of space plasma, lightning, surface/bulk/triboelectric charging, circuit and power system grounding architectures, structural electrical bonding, circuit isolation, transfer impedance, shielding effectiveness, radiated/conducted emissions and susceptibility, near field/far field electrodynamics, shielding effectiveness, welding operations, corona and arc discharge, computational electromagnetics, etc.</li> <li>Design and perform tests to validate the analyses and designs from the previous bullet</li> <li>Write documents and control plans as needed</li> <li>Troubleshoot EMI issues from board to system level</li> <li>Operate a variety of EMI, RF, and electronics test equipment</li> <li>Independently perform verifications and document results in a clear, precise, and complete manner</li> <li>Support engineering effectively and confidently with creative thinking and rigor – question the status quo while adhering to documentation and maintaining prescribed quality standards</li> </ul> <p><strong>BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, physics, or other engineering discipline</li> <li>2+ years of experience in a related field</li> <li>Experience programming in Python</li> </ul> <p><strong>PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:</strong></p> <ul> <li>2+ years of E3 work experience, including EMI/EMC requirements, analysis, design, and testing</li> <li>Previous work experience with MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-464, NASA-STD-4003 documentation</li> <li>Previous experience with IEC-61000/EN-61000/FCC Radio and EMC standards and requirements</li> <li>Knowledge of electromagnetic environmental effects on space vehicles and launch vehicles, including, effects of space plasma, on-orbit charging, triboelectric charging, grounding/bonding/shielding, design for low radiated emissions, HIRF, lightning, electromagnetic field coupling, Maxwell's equations, image charge/current, and lumped element modeling</li> <li>Knowledge of electrical safety and EMC commercial compliance standards, requirements and test methods for consumer electronics</li> <li>Knowledge of materials (including paint, anodize, magnaplate, nickel plate, alodine, surface finish) and their electrical properties (including conductivity, volume resistivity, surface resistance, permeability and permittivity, polarizability, shielding effectiveness, skin depth, etc.)</li> <li>Demonstrated experience troubleshooting EMI/EMC events from board to system level</li> <li>Demonstrated experience with NASA-HDBK-4001, DO-160, MIL-STD-1541, SSP 30237, SSP 30238, SMC-S-008 documentation</li> <li>Previous work experience with reading, interpreting and following: circuit schematics, PCB layouts, engineering drawings, BOMs, cable harnesses, wiring schematics, interface diagrams, layout drawings, mechanical drawings and CAD software</li> <li>Knowledge of plasma/space physics, dielectric breakdown, RF principals, RF engineering</li> <li>Experience with computational methods using CST, HFSS, EMA3D or other EM solvers</li> <li>Experience with electrical circuit analysis using simulation tools such as LTSpice or equivalent</li> <li>Experience preferred in fast-paced work environment with production/flight hardware</li> <li>Able to adapt to constantly changing work assignments</li> <li>Excellent concentration and attention to detail with outstanding work efficiency and accuracy</li> <li>Excellent verbal and written communication skills</li> </ul> <p><strong>ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Ability to work extended hours and weekends as needed</li> </ul> <p><strong>ITAR REQUIREMENTS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>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. Learn more about the ITAR <a href="https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/?id=ddtc_kb_article_page&sys_id=24d528fddbfc930044f9ff621f961987" target="_blank">here</a>.  </li> </ul> <p>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.</p> <p>Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.</p> Oct 30th, 2019 12:03PM Oct 30th, 2019 12:03PM Industrials Aerospace & Defense
private:spacex www.spacex.com boards.greenhouse.io Oct 30th, 2019 12:00AM Hardware Development Engineer (Falcon & Dragon) Open Avionics Hawthorne, CA, United States Hawthorne CA USA Sep 27th, 2019 12:00AM <p>SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.</p> <p><strong>HARDWARE DEVELOPMENT ENGINEER</strong></p> <p><strong>RESPONSIBILITIES: </strong></p> <ul> <li>Rapidly design, develop and test highly reliable electronics for rockets and spacecraft</li> <li>Drive electrical architecture, product requirements, component selection, analysis, schematic capture, prototyping, bring-up, debugging, documentation, product management, productization, manufacturing and test</li> <li>Partner with software, firmware, mechanical, layout, environments, integration, harnessing, test, manufacturing and production teams</li> </ul> <p><strong>BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, computer science or physics</li> <li>Experience designing and delivering electrical hardware via internships, research or project teams</li> </ul> <p><strong>PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Master’s degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering or similar engineering degree</li> <li>2+ years of professional experience rapidly designing and delivering highly reliable products</li> <li>2+ years of electronic product experience designing hardware from concept through production; strong emphasis on full life cycle development of new hardware products ­­and not small incremental updates to legacy hardware</li> <li>2+ years of experience designing and implementing mixed-signal circuit boards from concept through production using processors, FPGAs, Ethernet, multi-GHz Serdes, DRAM interfaces (DDR4), I2C, SPI, operational amplifiers, analog to digital and digital to analog converters, and power supply components</li> <li>2+ years of professional experience testing, troubleshooting and debugging electronics</li> <li>2+ years of professional experience with fast-paced projects</li> <li>Strong understanding of computers and programming languages (Python, C/C++)</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to work in a highly cross-functional role</li> <li>Ability to work in a fast paced, autonomously driven, and demanding start­up atmosphere</li> <li>Excellent communication skills both written and verbal</li> <li>Passion for advancing the commercial space industry and human spaceflight</li> </ul> <p><strong>ITAR REQUIREMENTS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>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. Learn more about the ITAR <a href="https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/?id=ddtc_kb_article_page&sys_id=24d528fddbfc930044f9ff621f961987" target="_blank">here</a>.  </li> </ul> <p>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.</p> <p>Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.</p> Oct 30th, 2019 12:03PM Oct 30th, 2019 12:03PM Industrials Aerospace & Defense
private:spacex www.spacex.com boards.greenhouse.io Oct 30th, 2019 12:00AM Laser Communications Engineer Open Avionics Hawthorne, CA, United States Hawthorne CA USA Sep 27th, 2019 12:00AM <p>SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.</p> <p><strong>LASER COMMUNICATIONS ENGINEER</strong></p> <p>As a laser communications optical engineer, you will help with all stages of development - laser communication system design, validation, and operation. You will help shape the laser communication system baseline for multiple company programs. You will help ensure our system is reliable, efficient, and provides a high-data-rate by taking part in all system design and verification efforts. Your optical expertise will shape SpaceX’s capabilities to transmit high-rate data via laser communication systems.</p> <p><strong>RESPONSIBILITIES:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Apply optics and photonics knowledge to laser communication system development, including design, analysis, and validation</li> <li>Represent the laser communications system in program-level, cross-disciplinary trades and issue resolution</li> <li>Define requirements for high-data-rate laser communication systems in challenging environments</li> <li>Lead laser communication architecture definition through internal trade studies, concept of operations definition, and risk reduction testing</li> <li>Participate in validation testing, including environmental qualification, performance characterization, reliability testing, and fault injection testing</li> <li>Review test data and lead anomaly investigation and resolution</li> <li>Develop test plans and define test systems</li> <li>Maintain link budgets, design specifications, and system capabilities data</li> <li>Interface with manufacturing and supply chain teams to ensure final designs can be produced in accordance with overall project goals</li> <li>Collaborate with software and automation teams to develop test and production scripts and tools</li> <li>Represent laser communications systems for reliability and risk discussions with internal reliability teams, management, customers, and vendors</li> </ul> <p><strong>BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor's degree in physics, optical engineering, or electrical engineering</li> <li>2+ years of experience in optical design or system design, integration, and test of laser communication systems</li> </ul> <p><strong>PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:</strong></p> <ul> <li>MS or PhD in physics, optical engineering, or electrical engineering</li> <li>Experience leading development of commercial communications products</li> <li>Experience with hardware development for high-reliability applications</li> <li>Experience with pointing, acquisition, and tracking</li> <li>Ability to assess risk and make design and development decisions without all available data</li> <li>Strong sense of accountability and integrity</li> <li>Ability to work in a fast paced, autonomously driven, and demanding atmosphere</li> <li>Competence with optical test equipment (power meters, interferometer, laser sources)</li> <li>Experience with infrared system alignment and characterization</li> <li>Competence with Python scripting and a Linux operating system environment</li> <li>Knowledge of and experience in lasers, photodiodes, fiber optics, optics testing/troubleshooting techniques, and signal integrity principles</li> <li>Knowledge of and experience in free-space optical principles, optical component testing/troubleshooting techniques, precision metrology techniques, manufacturing and integration processes</li> <li>Passion for advancing the commercial space industry</li> <li>Strong work ethic and drive to succeed</li> <li>Excellent written and verbal communication skills</li> </ul> <p><strong>ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Working extended hours and weekends as needed</li> </ul> <p><strong>ITAR REQUIREMENTS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>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. Learn more about the ITAR <a href="https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/?id=ddtc_kb_article_page&sys_id=24d528fddbfc930044f9ff621f961987" target="_blank">here</a>. </li> </ul> <p>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.</p> <p>Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.</p> Oct 30th, 2019 12:03PM Oct 30th, 2019 12:03PM Industrials Aerospace & Defense
private:spacex www.spacex.com boards.greenhouse.io Oct 30th, 2019 12:00AM Life Cycle Engineer (Dragon 2 Avionics) Open Avionics Hawthorne, CA, United States Hawthorne CA USA Sep 27th, 2019 12:00AM <p>SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.</p> <p><strong>LIFE CYCLE ENGINEER (DRAGON 2 AVIONICS)</strong></p> <p>As a Life Cycle Engineer, you will have a unique opportunity to be the bridge between design and production; equally anchored in both disciplines with the ability to spearhead change throughout a product’s life cycle. You will be expected to troubleshoot electronic assemblies, define new processes, design fixtures/tools, and identify opportunities for improvement in products and processes. You will have the opportunity to work on and improve the wide variety of crew dragon avionics components that enable SpaceX to provide the safest, most reliable, access to space. Our fundamental goal is to allow humanity to explore the stars; with it comes extreme responsibility to ensure the safety of the crew and payload. Are you up for the challenge?</p> <p><strong>RESPONSIBILITIES: </strong></p> <ul> <li>Troubleshoot avionics hardware spanning thermal control system components, electromechanical sensors, PCBA boards, and assembled avionics boxes. Full functional testing of and on-vehicle anomaly resolution related to any of the aforementioned components.</li> <li>Write and execute acceptance and qualification test plans, test procedures, and test reports against product requirements</li> <li>Modify electrical schematics and mechanical drawings for flight applications as they relate to reliability and manufacturability</li> <li>Design and troubleshoot test setups and associated support equipment to support execution of testing strategies</li> <li>Participate in manufacturing assessments of new designs and drive optimization for manufacturability and cost</li> </ul> <p><strong>BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline </li> <li>2+ years of experience with circuit board design, environments testing, or unit level testing (significant academic projects, internships, and traditional professional experience all qualify)</li> <li>2+ years of experience with electronic components, wire harnesses, and electrical test equipment (e.g. multimeters, oscilloscopes, power supplies)</li> </ul> <p><strong>PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Master's degree in electrical engineering or mechanical engineering</li> <li>1+ years of experience working with various fluids components such as valves, pumps, compressors, pressure transducers, or temperature sensors</li> <li>Experience using data acquisition equipment as well as test instrumentation and control components: pressure transducers, patch heaters, resistance temperature detectors, etc</li> <li>Experience using and troubleshooting acceleration, pressure, acoustic, strain, position and thermal sensors</li> <li>Experience with electrical schematic capture software (Altium, Orcad or similar)</li> <li>Experience with 3D CAD software (NX, Solidworks or similar)</li> <li>Experience with Matlab, LabVIEW, Python, SPICE, SQL, and/or National Instruments hardware</li> <li>Experience with a range of interfaces including GPIB, USB, TCP/IP, CAN, SPI, and I2C</li> <li>Experience supporting a product from conception to production</li> <li>Experience working in project teams such as Formula SAE or Hybrid Electric Vehicle</li> <li>Experience in environmental testing such as vibration, shock, thermal, burn-in, and TVAC to a formal standard such as SMC-S-016 or MIL-STD-202.</li> <li>Experience with troubleshooting and detail oriented work with the ability to work in a fast paced, autonomously driven, and demanding atmosphere</li> <li>Strong sense of accountability and self-motivated with strong organizational, communication and documentation skills</li> </ul> <p><strong>ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Willing to work extended hours and weekends as needed</li> </ul> <p><strong>ITAR REQUIREMENTS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>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. Learn more about the ITAR <a href="https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/?id=ddtc_kb_article_page&sys_id=24d528fddbfc930044f9ff621f961987">here</a>.  </li> </ul> <p>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.</p> <p>Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.</p> Oct 30th, 2019 12:03PM Oct 30th, 2019 12:03PM Industrials Aerospace & Defense
private:spacex www.spacex.com boards.greenhouse.io Oct 30th, 2019 12:00AM Mechanical Engineer (Life Cycle Avionics) Open Avionics Hawthorne, CA, United States Hawthorne CA USA Sep 27th, 2019 12:00AM <p>SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.</p> <p><strong>MECHANICAL ENGINEER (LIFE CYCLE AVIONICS)</strong></p> <p>Want to drive innovation…all the way to Mars? As a Life Cycle Engineer you will have a unique opportunity to be the bridge between design and production; equally anchored in both disciplines with the ability to spearhead change throughout a product’s life cycle. You will be expected to troubleshoot electronic assemblies, define new processes, design fixtures/tools, and identify opportunities for improvement in products and processes. You will have the opportunity work on and improve the wide variety of avionics components that enable SpaceX vehicles to be the safest, most reliable, access to space. You will put your engineering knowledge to the test, by performing real-time troubleshooting as the product goes production and qualification. Our fundamental goal is to allow humanity to explore the stars; with it comes extreme responsibility to ensure the safety of the crew and payload. Are you up for the challenge?</p> <p><strong>RESPONSIBILITIES: </strong></p> <ul> <li>Troubleshoot avionics hardware spanning defect detection, full functional testing of an assembled unit, and resolving on-vehicle anomalies</li> <li>Write and execute verification test plans, test procedures, and test reports against product requirements</li> <li>Modify mechanical drawings for flight applications as they relate to reliability and manufacturability</li> <li>Design and troubleshoot test setups and associated support equipment to support execution of testing strategies</li> <li>Proficient and frequent use of hand calculations, finite element analysis (FEA) and computer-aided design (CAD)</li> <li>Participate in manufacturing assessments of new designs and drive optimization for low cost, low volume, and high performance manufacturing</li> <li>Participate and lead sprint based teams to hyper focus on solving specific product based problems</li> </ul> <p><strong>BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline, science or math</li> <li>2+ years of experience with electronic components, machining, environments testing, or unit level testing; significant academic projects, internships, and traditional professional experience all qualify</li> <li>1+ years of experience with CAD and FEA software packages</li> <li>Hands on hardware experience performing fabrication, assembly, and/or testing</li> </ul> <p><strong>PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Creative problem solver that can bring multiple disciplines together with the ability to assess risk and make design and development decisions without all available data</li> <li>Experience working in project teams such as Formula SAE or Hybrid Electric Vehicle</li> <li>Experience with electronic components, wire harnesses, and electrical test equipment (multimeters, oscilloscopes, power supplies, etc.)</li> <li>Experience with Matlab, LabVIEW, Python, SPICE, SQL, and/or National Instruments hardware</li> <li>Understanding and experience in environmental testing such as vibration, shock, thermal, burn-in, and TVAC</li> <li>Strong sense of accountability and integrity with excellent written and verbal communication skills</li> <li>Ability to work in a fast paced, autonomously driven, and demanding atmosphere</li> <li>Self-motivated with strong multi-tasking, organizational, communication and documentation skills</li> <li>Understanding and experience in environmental testing such as vibration, shock, thermal, burn-in, and TVAC</li> <li>Ability to mentor individuals with different backgrounds and/or disciplines</li> </ul> <p><strong>ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Willing to work extended hours and weekends as needed</li> </ul> <p><strong>ITAR REQUIREMENTS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>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. Learn more about the ITAR <a href="https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/?id=ddtc_kb_article_page&sys_id=24d528fddbfc930044f9ff621f961987">here</a>.  </li> </ul> <p>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.</p> <p>Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.</p> Oct 30th, 2019 12:03PM Oct 30th, 2019 12:03PM Industrials Aerospace & Defense
private:spacex www.spacex.com boards.greenhouse.io Oct 30th, 2019 12:00AM Sr. Avionics Software Engineer Open Avionics Hawthorne, CA, United States Hawthorne CA USA Sep 27th, 2019 12:00AM <p>SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.</p> <p><strong>SR. AVIONICS SOFTWARE ENGINEER</strong></p> <p>The SpaceX Avionics Software group develops firmware, tools and algorithms which support the SpaceX Avionics department in the development of high-performance flight avionics for all SpaceX vehicles. We are looking for a motivated software engineer to design and develop software tools in support of spacecraft development.</p> <p><strong>RESPONSIBILITIES: </strong></p> <ul> <li>Development of software tools to aid in design, validation and qualification of avionics hardware</li> <li>Software project planning: capturing requirements, trading design scope against resource availability, ensuring on-time delivery</li> <li>Work as part of a small team in a fast-paced environment</li> </ul> <p><strong>BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, math, or scientific discipline</li> <li>Strong software engineering fundamentals (object oriented programming, networking, version control)</li> <li>6+ years of experience with Python, C++, Java, C# or similar language</li> </ul> <p><strong>PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:</strong></p> <ul> <li>2+ years of professional experience with Python</li> <li>Experience developing software on both Linux and Windows</li> <li>Basic proficiency in Electrical Engineering concepts and lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, digital multimeters, spectrum analyzers and power supplies</li> <li>Professional experience with common front-end technologies such as JavaScript and associated frameworks, HTML and CSS</li> <li>Experience as a contributor to an open source project</li> <li>Excellent communication and teamwork skills</li> <li>Great creative and innovative problem-solving skills</li> <li>Initiative and the ability to work independently and in a team</li> </ul> <p><strong>ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>May occasionally be required to work extended hours and weekends</li> </ul> <p><strong>ITAR REQUIREMENTS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>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. Learn more about the ITAR <a href="https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/?id=ddtc_kb_article_page&sys_id=24d528fddbfc930044f9ff621f961987" target="_blank">here</a>.</li> </ul> <p>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.</p> <p>Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.</p> Oct 30th, 2019 12:03PM Oct 30th, 2019 12:03PM Industrials Aerospace & Defense
private:spacex www.spacex.com boards.greenhouse.io Oct 30th, 2019 12:00AM Sr. Electromagnetic Environmental Effects Engineer Open Avionics Hawthorne, CA, United States Hawthorne CA USA Sep 27th, 2019 12:00AM <p>SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.</p> <p><strong>SR. ELECTROMAGNETIC ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS ENGINEER</strong></p> <p>As a member of our fast-paced Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) team, you will be responsible for ensuring avionics hardware performance through some of the harshest and varied electromagnetic environments imaginable.  The E3 team at SpaceX performs exhaustive analysis, design, and test at the board, unit, subsystem, and system levels with extensive opportunity to interact with a vast array of rocket, spacecraft, and ground support equipment hardware and electronics.  As one of the few teams required to interface with the design, manufacturing, integration, and mission operations teams, we play a critical role in the development of our systems as we advance our efforts towards broadband satellite internet and safe, reliable, inexpensive, and innovative access to space with the fundamental goal of expanding human space exploration capabilities.</p> <p><strong>RESPONSIBILITIES: </strong></p> <ul> <li>Design SpaceX products to survive electromagnetic environmental effects</li> <li>Set requirements based on physics rather than industry standards – a  much deeper understanding of electromagnetic environmental effects is critical</li> <li>Ensure that designs meet the EMI/EMC requirements that have been set</li> <li>Interface with, teach, and set requirements with various design teams all around the company</li> <li>Perform and teach electromagnetic compatibility design and analysis</li> <li>Perform analysis and design relating to effects of space plasma, lightning, surface/bulk/triboelectric charging, circuit and power system grounding architectures, structural electrical bonding, circuit isolation, transfer impedance, shielding effectiveness, radiated/conducted emissions and susceptibility, near field/far field electrodynamics, shielding effectiveness, welding operations, corona and arc discharge, computational electromagnetics, etc.</li> <li>Design and perform tests to validate the analyses and designs from the previous bullet</li> <li>Write documents and control plans as needed</li> <li>Troubleshoot EMI issues from board to system level</li> <li>Operate a variety of EMI, RF, and electronics test equipment</li> <li>Independently perform verifications and document results in a clear, precise, and complete manner</li> <li>Support engineering effectively and confidently with creative thinking and rigor – question the status quo while adhering to documentation and maintaining prescribed quality standards</li> </ul> <p><strong>BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, physics, or other engineering discipline</li> <li>5+ years of electromagnetic environmental effects (E3) work experience, including EMI/EMC requirements, analysis, design, and testing</li> </ul> <p><strong>PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Advanced degree in electrical engineering, physics, or other engineering discipline</li> <li>7+ years of E3 work experience, including EMI/EMC requirements, analysis, design, and testing</li> <li>Previous work experience with MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-464, NASA-STD-4003 documentation</li> <li>Previous experience with IEC-61000/EN-61000/FCC Radio and EMC standards and requirements</li> <li>Knowledge of electromagnetic environmental effects on space vehicles and launch vehicles, including, effects of space plasma, on-orbit charging, triboelectric charging, grounding/bonding/shielding, design for low radiated emissions, HIRF, lightning, electromagnetic field coupling, Maxwell's equations, image charge/current, and lumped element modeling</li> <li>Knowledge of electrical safety and EMC commercial compliance standards, requirements and test methods for consumer electronics</li> <li>Knowledge of materials (including paint, anodize, magnaplate, nickel plate, alodine, surface finish) and their electrical properties (including conductivity, volume resistivity, surface resistance, permeability and permittivity, polarizability, shielding effectiveness, skin depth, etc.)</li> <li>Demonstrated experience troubleshooting EMI/EMC events from board to system level</li> <li>Demonstrated experience with NASA-HDBK-4001, DO-160, MIL-STD-1541, SSP 30237, SSP 30238, SMC-S-008 documentation</li> <li>Previous work experience with reading, interpreting and following: circuit schematics, PCB layouts, engineering drawings, BOMs, cable harnesses, wiring schematics, interface diagrams, layout drawings, mechanical drawings and CAD software</li> <li>Strong knowledge of plasma/space physics, dielectric breakdown, RF principals, RF engineering</li> <li>Experience with computational methods using CST, HFSS, EMA3D or other EM solvers</li> <li>Experience with electrical circuit analysis using simulation tools such as LTSpice or equivalent</li> <li>Proficiency in Python programming language</li> <li>Experience preferred in fast-paced work environment with production/flight hardware</li> <li>Able to adapt to constantly changing work assignments</li> <li>Excellent concentration and attention to detail with outstanding work efficiency and accuracy</li> <li>Experience writing a proper EMC control plan</li> <li>Excellent verbal and written communication skills</li> </ul> <p><strong>ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Must be able to work extended hours and weekends as needed</li> </ul> <p><strong>ITAR REQUIREMENTS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>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. Learn more about the ITAR <a href="https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/?id=ddtc_kb_article_page&sys_id=24d528fddbfc930044f9ff621f961987" target="_blank">here</a>.  </li> </ul> <p>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.</p> <p>Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.</p> Oct 30th, 2019 12:03PM Oct 30th, 2019 12:03PM Industrials Aerospace & Defense
private:spacex www.spacex.com boards.greenhouse.io Oct 30th, 2019 12:00AM Sr. Radiation Effects Engineer Open Avionics Hawthorne, CA, United States Hawthorne CA USA Sep 27th, 2019 12:00AM <p>SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.</p> <p><strong>SR. RADIATION EFFECTS ENGINEER</strong></p> <p>As a member of our fast-paced Radiation Effects team, you will be responsible for ensuring avionics hardware performance through some of the harshest and varied radiation environments imaginable. In order to ensure maximum reliability in an ionizing radiation environment, the Radiation team at SpaceX performs exhaustive analysis, design, and test at the component, board, unit and subsystem levels with extensive opportunity to interact with a vast array of rocket and spacecraft hardware and electronics. As one of the few teams required to interface with the design, manufacturing, integration, and mission operations teams, we play a critical role in the development of our systems as we advance our efforts towards broadband satellite internet and safe, reliable, inexpensive, and innovative access to space with the fundamental goal of expanding human space exploration capabilities.</p> <p><strong>RESPONSIBILITIES: </strong></p> <ul> <li>Perform circuit, sub-system, and system level engineering and risk assessment due to ionizing radiation effects</li> <li>Establish applicable ionizing radiation requirements</li> <li>Predict environmental stresses to vehicles flown in ionizing radiation environments</li> <li>Conduct analysis and presentations for project mission managers, guidance navigation and control teams, and payload customers</li> <li>Work closely with responsible engineers, manufacturing engineers, and production test labs to ensure a testable product is being developed</li> <li>Work with circuit design, electronics manufacturing, and software implementation to analyze and improve test coverage</li> <li>Assess design and flight reliability based on system design and predicted radiation response</li> <li>Make recommendations for design, process improvements, and data collection</li> <li>Perform root-cause analysis of test failures and communicate recommended actions</li> <li>Define and implement project plans, manage milestones, and hold reviews to assure reliability of projects plan</li> <li>Write verification test plans, test procedures, and test reports against product requirements</li> <li>Comply with all radiation regulatory requirements for radiation safety</li> </ul> <p><strong>BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or physics</li> <li>4+ years of experience in the radiation effects field</li> </ul> <p><strong>PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Master's degree or PhD in electrical engineering, particle physics, nuclear physics, or astrophysics</li> <li>Previous work experience in radiation effects including modeling, testing, and/or analysis</li> <li>Experience in using one or more radiation computational simulation tools (eg. GEANT4, MCNPX, NOVICE, SpaceRad, FASTRAD or CRÈME)</li> <li>Knowledge/experience in the effects of UV and atomic oxygen on materials and components</li> <li>Experience in analysis, control and mitigation for spacecraft charging</li> <li>Experience with meteoroid/orbital debris, electron/proton/x-ray transport, and atomic oxygen calculations</li> <li>Strong skills in mathematics and statistics</li> <li>Computational experience in programming languages: Python, Matlab, C/C++, and SQL</li> <li>Excellent written and verbal communication skills</li> <li>Proficiency with avionics hardware spanning integrated circuits, PCBA boards, sensors/transducers, functional troubleshooting and defect detection</li> <li>Proficiency with hardware blueprints/schematics and circuit functions based on designs</li> <li>Superior organizational and analytical skills with keen attention to detail and quality</li> <li>Radiation dose safety training  </li> </ul> <p><strong>ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Must be able to work extended hours and weekends as needed</li> </ul> <p><strong>ITAR REQUIREMENTS:</strong></p> <ul> <li>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. Learn more about the ITAR <a href="https://www.pmddtc.state.gov/?id=ddtc_kb_article_page&sys_id=24d528fddbfc930044f9ff621f961987" target="_blank">here</a>.  </li> </ul> <p>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.</p> <p>Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.</p> Oct 30th, 2019 12:03PM Oct 30th, 2019 12:03PM Industrials Aerospace & Defense

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