Full-Time

Spacecraft RF and Telemetry Engineer

Updated on 5/22/2024

Apex

Apex

11-50 employees

Manufactures configurable satellite buses

Hardware

Senior

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Required Skills
Data Structures & Algorithms
MATLAB
Requirements
  • 5+ years of spacecraft RF and Telemetry communications experience
  • Experience across multiple spacecraft programs
  • Bachelor’s degree in aerospace engineering or a related field. Master’s degree preferred but not required.
  • Extensive experience in spacecraft design, launch, and operation, including experience at all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Experience in integrated software/hardware verification and testing.
Responsibilities
  • Design and develop RF, digital, and optical satellite communications systems and spacecraft architectures
  • Define and verify space communication system requirements and interfaces
  • Drive requirements for subcomponents and drive supplier downselection
  • Perform analyses and simulations for space communication systems, including: link budgeting, analysis, signal distortion, system capacity, reliability, and performance
  • Develop analysis tools using MATLAB and object-oriented software platforms
  • Develop and verify system algorithms that meet functional and performance requirements
  • Perform hardware procurement, integration, design reviews, and verification
  • Work closely with other engineers to achieve overall system requirements
  • Work with payload customers to accommodate payload requirements.

Apex specializes in manufacturing satellite buses, offering standard models from 100 to 500kg that can be configured to specific mission needs. The company leverages software, vertical integration, and hardware designed for manufacturing to deliver reliable spacecraft at scale.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$23.5M

Headquarters

Los Angeles, California

Founded

2022

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

29%

1 year growth

131%

2 year growth

2100%