Senior Component Engineer II
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours

51-200 employees

Engineers and manufactures space communication systems.
Company Overview
CesiumAstro stands out as a leading company in the aerospace industry, offering tailored, mission-ready solutions for both commercial and defense applications. Their competitive advantage lies in their full-stack modular product line, which allows for customization based on specific payload requirements. With a diverse global operation that includes hardware and software engineering, manufacturing, mission systems, and wireless communications engineering, the company fosters a culture of technical excellence and industry leadership.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding





Austin, Texas

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Austin, TX, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 6 years of relevant prior experience as a component engineer
  • Experience in assessing components for compliance with industry requirements
  • Knowledge of component selection, qualification, screening and derating for military and aerospace
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong desire to change an industry and disrupt incumbent players
  • Sense of urgency, with the ability to work independently under agile development timelines
  • Willingness to learn and work in both a support capacity and as a lead on differing functions
  • High-reliability EEE parts selection, standardization, qualification, and performance verification
  • Work with all functional groups to develop and maintain our EEE Part Standards and Policies
  • EEE part expertise and support on aerospace programs
  • Review customer requests for proposals, statements of work and specifications to identify parts requirements
  • Develop a roadmap for state-of-the-art parts and components
  • Evaluate components for compliance to industry requirements such INST-002, AEC-Q100, TOR, JEDEC, and others
  • Assist in the selection, evaluation and approval of new components during the NPI development stage
  • Generate EEE part procurement and screening documents for military and aerospace programs as required by commercial and DoD standards and contracts
  • Write and review Engineering Change Orders (ECOs) to component level procurement and test control documents
  • Review screening and test data received from manufacturers and test laboratories for compliance to specifications, purchase order requirements, and program contracts
  • Evaluate defective components and failure analysis reports as required
  • Development of Source Control Drawings and Alter Item Drawings for space-grade components
  • Preparation of Non-Standard Parts Approval Requests (NSPAR), SDRLs and As-Designed and As-Built Parts Lists to meet program’s Parts, Materials and Processes (PMP) requirements, GIDEP review and disposition support
  • Perform and review key reliability analyses: prediction, derating, and FMECA
  • Apply military and aerospace industry reliability criteria (MIL-HDBK-217F, MIL-STD-1547B, etc) to analyses and coordinate adjustments for compliance with designers
  • Perform cost analysis of BoM, components research and obsolescence mitigation, and vendors/supplier audits
Desired Qualifications
  • Master’s or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Materials Science or other relevant discipline
  • Knowledge and working history with key reliability analyses for space mission hardware (prediction, derating, FMECA, WCA)
  • Experience with radiation effects on electronics (TID, SEE) and common mitigation techniques
  • Experience working with space and Hi-Rel suppliers
  • Knowledge of EEE component manufacturing processes
  • Background in RF or communication technologies