Full-Time

Electrical Engineer

Posted on 7/19/2023

Astra

Astra

201-500 employees

Space launch services improving life on Earth

Food & Agriculture

Mid, Senior

Alameda, CA, USA + 1 more

Required Skills
Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Design
Altium
Python
MATLAB
C/C++
FPGA
Linux/Unix
Requirements
  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Electrical Engineering (or related)
  • 5+ years of experience in electronics design
  • PCB layout experience in Altium or equivalent
  • Owning projects from start to finish
  • Programming experience in C/C++/Python and/or MATLAB
  • Simulation experience in spice and hyperlynx or equivalent
  • Be a helpful, positive influence on the organization
Responsibilities
  • Partner: Work with a cross-disciplinary team of system owners including electrical, mechanical, controls, and software engineers to design and refine flight hardware
  • Build: Take ownership of everything you design from conception, test and build
  • Impress: Don't be afraid to think outside the box. Astra is doing something that no other space company has and we are always open to new and creative ideas
  • Strategize: Be prepared to look down the development path to help design products that can grow/evolve with the launch vehicle
  • Up-level: Always be aware of the systems that you interact with and have a desire to help improve them
Desired Qualifications
  • Designed for radiation tolerant systems
  • Experience with redundant for flight critical systems
  • Power supply design experience
  • Design for low noise and minimization of EMI / EMC
  • Design for high-vibration environments
  • Proficient with embedded software development, Linux scripting, and octave/matlab
  • Experience in mixed-signal design with DACs and ADCs
  • FPGA design experience

Astra is an ambitious space launch services provider, dedicated to improving life on Earth from space. With a mission-focused approach, Astra emphasizes significant technological advancements in the aerospace sector, positioning it as a leader in space launch services. Working at Astra offers the unique opportunity to be part of a pioneering team that values innovation and aims to make substantial impacts in both the industry and global community.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$578.4M

Headquarters

Alameda, California

Founded

2016

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-5%

1 year growth

-13%

2 year growth

-15%

Benefits

Competitive Medical (HMO & PPO)/Dental/Vision plans

Company paid Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability plans

401K with company match

Flexible Spending Account

Commuter benefits

Caregiving support benefits

Company perks, like PetPlan, curated gym/travel/products discounts

Free lunch

Company events

INACTIVE