Senior Electrical Engineer

Updated on 5/2/2024

Capella Space

Capella Space

201-500 employees

Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite data provider


Compensation Overview

$149,400 - $224,000Annually

+ Equity + Monthly phone stipend + Daily provided lunches + Dog-friendly work environment with pet insurance options


San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Design
  • 5+ years of experience designing, testing, and troubleshooting complex board designs and systems in a hardware R&D lab environment
  • Understanding of hardware evaluation methodologies, including development of test cases/suites, performance analysis, test automation, and data analysis
  • Extensive experience with oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, thermal chambers, and other test equipment
  • Experience with I2C, SPI, PCIe, USB, etc.
  • Experience designing modern analog and digital electronics
  • Experience in PCB schematic capture & layout
  • Experience with Altium designer tools or other similar electronic CAD tools
  • Experience designing high reliability systems
  • Knowledge of the PCBA fabrication and assembly process
  • Excellent design and manufacturing documentation skills with attention to detail
  • Experience working with contract manufacturers to procure components, work through issues, and successfully assemble PCBAs
  • Ability to work autonomously by determining and evaluating different courses of action independently
  • Strong technical communication skills to be used in a highly collaborative environment
  • Soldering and PCB rework skills
  • Experience in C or Python or software in general is a plus
  • Designing, testing, and troubleshooting prototype and flight systems down to the component level
  • Collaborating cross-functionally with electrical design, RF systems design, flight software, ground software, mechanical, and spacecraft operations teams
  • Working on all phases of design, test, and production

Capella Space specializes in providing frequent, timely, and high-quality Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Earth observation data through its constellation of SAR satellites, enabling easy access to reliable global insights for industries such as defense, supply chain, insurance, and maritime. The company's SAR technology allows for the capture and tracking of small-scale movements on the Earth's surface, providing actionable information for various industries.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth