Full-Time

Senior Audio & Acoustics Engineer

Updated on 5/21/2024

VAST

VAST

51-200 employees

Private space station development for human missions

Hardware

Compensation Overview

$140k - $170kAnnually

+ Equity

Senior

Long Beach, CA, USA

Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering or other engineering discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in audio and/or acoustic design
Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the planning, design, and implementation of audio systems and acoustic management for crew-habitable space stations.
  • Simulate acoustic environments with inputs from various teams to understand and mitigate unwanted or dangerous sound pressure levels and frequencies.
  • Select speaker and microphone components with appropriate levels of audibility, intelligibility, reliability, and redundancy.
  • Select and qualify audio codecs, amplifiers, and applicable filters.
  • Select acoustic baffling components, materials, and geometries to ensure ambient environment noise facilitates successful mission execution.
  • Partner with hardware and manufacturing engineers and technicians to develop customized, space-qualified solutions.
  • Ensure audio and acoustic systems adhere to all applicable requirements and standards.
  • Provide guidance to external vendors for running tests and for modifying their transducers for our application.
  • Produce sound analyses to ensure adequate sound levels and intelligibility in both nominal and emergency scenarios.
  • Routinely work with associated teams in other disciplines to ensure robust system and component design and selection, including avionics, power, structural, thermal, materials, and medical.

Vast is developing Haven-1, the world's first private space station, designed for extended human spaceflight missions and scientific research opportunities, including lunar artificial gravity. The space station is compatible with SpaceX Dragon spacecraft and offers privacy, internet access, and panoramic views of space.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Long Beach, California

Founded

2021

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

22%

2 year growth

505%