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Full-Time

Head of Avionics

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K2 Space

K2 Space

11-50 employees

Develops next-generation multi-orbit satellite buses

Aerospace

Compensation Overview

$150k - $215kAnnually

+ Equity

Expert

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Category
Avionics
Aerospace Engineering
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical, aerospace, mathematics, or other relevant engineering discipline
  • 10+ years of experience in avionics development or relevant complex electrical engineering projects
  • 5+ years of experience leading and/or managing large teams on technically-complex projects throughout the development and build process in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience managing vendors, suppliers, and strategic technical partners
  • Deep experience in electrical system design for space applications
  • Active Top-Secret Clearance and/or an active and current DoD Secret clearance and be SAP clearable
Responsibilities
  • Oversee the design, qualification, and testing of all K2 spacecraft electronics
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure designs are integrated into the spacecraft systems
  • Oversee recruitment, hiring, and training of Avionics team members
  • Partner with leadership, design engineers, and technicians to deliver complex and reliable systems at a rapid pace
  • Represent the avionics department in all external engagements

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

246%

2 year growth

309%