Senior PCB Layout Engineer

Posted on 5/31/2024

Capella Space

Capella Space

201-500 employees

Synthetic Aperture Radar satellite data provider


Compensation Overview

$149.4k - $224kAnnually

+ Equity + Monthly phone stipend + Daily provided lunches + Dog-friendly work environment with pet insurance options


San Francisco, CA, USA

Required Skills
Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Design
  • 4+ years of experience in high-speed digital and RF layout, and component library management
  • Mastery of Altium designer tools or other similar electronic CAD tools
  • Strong understanding of the PCBA fabrication and assembly process
  • Knowledge of PCB stack-up and material design decisions
  • Familiarity with the IPC standards and relevant best practices for designing for manufacturability, assembly, and test
  • Experience designing high reliability systems
  • Excellent design and manufacturing documentation skills with attention to detail
  • Experience working with contract manufacturers to procure components, work through issues, and successfully assemble PCBAs
  • Experience working with SI engineers to verify layouts will meet signal integrity requirements
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong technical communication skills to be used in a highly collaborative environment
  • Must be a U.S. citizen, lawful U.S. permanent resident, or have the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State and/or the U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Collaborating cross-functionally with electrical design, RF systems design, mechanical design, and spacecraft integration teams
  • Delivering PCB designs while setting standards for PCB layout, component libraries, drawings, and supporting documentation

Capella Space specializes in providing frequent, timely, and high-quality Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Earth observation data through its constellation of SAR satellites, enabling easy access to reliable global insights for industries such as defense, supply chain, insurance, and maritime. The company's SAR technology allows for the capture and tracking of small-scale movements on the Earth's surface, providing actionable information for various industries.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth