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Propulsion Power Electronics Engineer

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K2 Space

K2 Space

11-50 employees

Develops next-generation multi-orbit satellite buses

Aerospace

Compensation Overview

$125k - $200kAnnually

+ Equity

Senior, Expert

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Category
Space & Rocket Engineering
Electronics Design Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Power Systems Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Required Skills
Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Design
Altium
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years of professional experience in the design, development, test, and evaluation of power electronics
  • Expertise in PCB schematic capture and board layout, ideally using Altium
  • Experience with testing and debugging your own circuitry
  • Experience with general lab equipment for board bring-up (oscilloscopes, power supplies, etc.)
Responsibilities
  • Develop power electronics for a novel 20kW Hall thruster, including high voltage power conversion and power distribution devices
  • Design of accurate telemetry and analog circuits for propulsion power electronics
  • Serve as Responsible Engineer for flight hardware from conception through flight
  • Qualify your designs through environmental testing including vibration, shock, thermal, and thermal vacuum testing
  • Conduct radiation testing and ensure circuit designs survive worst case environments
  • System level testing design and execution with the thruster and beyond
  • Ensure data acquisitions systems capture all relevant telemetry for tests
  • Work with software team to develop firmware
  • Help to grow and manage the propulsion power processing unit (PPU) team

K2 Space Corporation offers an engaging workplace for those interested in contributing to cutting-edge satellite technology that enhances national security, commercial operations, and scientific data collection. The company stands out by developing satellite buses that not only reduce costs dramatically but also expedite the design cycle to under a year. This fast-paced, resourceful environment leverages a broad commercial supply chain to support true multi-orbit and multi-mission capabilities, positioning it as a leader in the space industry’s adaptive and cost-effective segment.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$65.7M

Headquarters

Los Angeles, California

Founded

2022

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

73%

1 year growth

221%

2 year growth

309%