Senior Avionics Engineer
Posted on 3/24/2024
Astranis

201-500 employees

Building low-cost satellites for global internet access
Company Overview
Astranis Space Technologies is a leader in the telecommunications industry, specializing in the creation of small, cost-effective satellites aimed at providing internet access to the 4 billion people globally who are currently without. The company's unique satellite broadband networks offer unparalleled capabilities, attracting both commercial and government customers, and have led to partnerships with top industry players like Orbits Corp, Pacific Dataport, Grupo Andesat, and Anuvu. These collaborations are not only expanding Astranis' global reach but also enabling the company to bring high-speed internet to underserved communities, demonstrating its commitment to social impact.
Hardware
Aerospace
B2C

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$555.3M

Founded

2015

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

6%

1 year growth

14%

2 year growth

36%
Locations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Product Design
CategoriesNew
Avionics
Research & Development
Aerospace Engineering
Requirements
  • B.S. or higher in electrical or computer engineering, or similar technical degree
  • 8+ years of professional experience with fast-paced product design cycles
  • 8+ years of board level experience designing hardware from concept through production.
  • A passion for hardware development, including working in a fast-paced environment and hands-on design and development
  • Demonstrated ability to design, build, and test hardware from scratch
  • Strong analog/mixed-signal circuit design skills
Responsibilities
  • Architect, design, and develop space and radiation tolerant and highly reliable electronics that will support the operation of our satellites
  • Drive electronics design from concept development, requirements gathering, architecture definition, component selection, schematic capture, layout, simulation, DFx, bringup, verification, and through to qualification
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of mechanical, thermal, software, RTL, RF, GNC, and manufacturing engineers to solve challenging problems and develop innovative and creative solutions
  • Work closely with our CMs to ensure designs are manufacturable, built on-time, and meet Astranis’s quality and reliability needs
  • Develop and maintain schedules and ensure that project stakeholders are regularly informed
  • Help build optimal processes for hardware development and collaboration across the company
  • Assist in recruiting, interviewing, and hiring additional teammates to our rapidly-growing team.