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Test Engineer
Avionics Test Lab
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
West Athens, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
JavaScript
C/C++/C#
Python
MATLAB
Communications
Software Testing
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, or physics
  • 1+ years of experience in a hardware and/or software testing environment (internship and project experience is applicable)
  • Experience in any of the following languages: Python, C#, C++, Javascript, Visual Basic, MATLAB, and/or Labview
  • Standing, lifting, and carrying equipment up to 25 lbs. unassisted
  • Must be available to work extended hours and weekends as needed
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here
Responsibilities
  • Own flight hardware through thermal, vibration, and other screening procedures and serve as primary contact for any associated issues or stoppages
  • Ensure all avionics flight hardware meets SpaceX and customer requirements at the conclusion of testing process
  • Write automation software in Python to interact with flight hardware, test equipment, instrumentation, and production documentation
  • Troubleshoot test software and modify codebase to adjust test bounds, implement fixes, and incorporate updates as needed
  • Collaborate with mechanical/electrical design, quality, and production teams solve high-complexity testing challenges
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts to increase throughput and reduce cost to meet launch target
Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of and experience with avionics hardware including flight computers, gas sensors, controllers, antennas, transmitters, receivers, and PCBAs
  • Experience developing object oriented software and automated test software
  • Experience with environmental testing such as thermal, vibration, shock, and thermal vacuum
  • Understanding of electrical schematics and electronics manufacturing to analyze and improve test coverage
  • Proven track record solving complex problems with minimal supervision and on a tight schedule
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
SpaceX

10,001+ employees

Designs, manufactures, & launches rockets and spacecrafts
Aerospace
Transportation
Company Overview
SpaceX's mission is to make humanity multiplanetary. The company is working on a next generation of fully reusable launch vehicles that will be the most powerful ever built, capable of carrying humans to Mars and other destinations in the solar system.
Benefits
  • Benefits and Perks - Our employees’ well-being is important to us and essential to our capacity to do extraordinary things. We offer a wide variety of programs to support the health, wellness, and financial security of our employees and their families.
Company Core Values
  • Make History - SpaceX has gained worldwide attention for a series of historic milestones. It is the only private company capable of returning a spacecraft from low-Earth orbit, and in 2012 our Dragon spacecraft became the first commercial spacecraft to deliver cargo to and from the International Space Station. And in 2020, SpaceX became the first private company to take humans there as well.
  • Reusability - SpaceX believes a fully and rapidly reusable rocket is the pivotal breakthrough needed to substantially reduce the cost of space access. The majority of the launch cost comes from building the rocket, which historically has flown only once.
  • Landing - SpaceX’s family of Falcon launch vehicles are the first and only orbital class rockets capable of reflight. Depending on the performance required for the mission, Falcon lands on one of our autonomous spaceport droneships out on the ocean or one of our landing zones near our launch pads.