Electrical Engineer
Space Products
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • 2+ years of experience in electrical system and component design, integration and testing for space applications
  • Experience with analog and low power circuit design
  • Experience with DC-DC converters
  • Experience with PCB layout in Altium or equivalent
  • Experience with programming in C/C++/Python and/or MATLAB
  • Simulation experience in spice and hyperlynx or equivalent
  • The desire and aptitude to get your hands dirty by jumping in to help troubleshoot an issue, review or iterate a schematic, build a test harness, or write a test script
  • You can critically analyze problems and are excited by new design challenges
  • You are self-motivated and have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or a related field
  • Use your high-volume electronics experience to take Astra's space products to the next level of design for manufacturing, cost, and scale
  • Design development and production boards for electronics, including working on schematics, component selection, layout and analysis
  • Build development boards and other prototype hardware
  • Lead and / or support functional testing, board bring-up and performance tests of components, boards and integrated systems
  • Perform Worst-Case Analysis
  • Perform EMI/EMC/ESD tests
  • Coordinate with mechanical analysis team to verify structural and thermal performance of designs over fatigue lifecycles and space environments
Desired Qualifications
  • Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or a related field
  • You have 5+ years of professional experience in electronics design
  • Experience with power electronics
  • Experience with requirements management in Jama, or equivalent
  • Experience with startups, wearing-multiple-hats, and agile product development methodologies
  • Experience with embedded software development, Linux scripting, and octave/matlab
  • Experience with the Atlassian suite, most importantly Jira, and Confluence

201-500 employees

Satellite delivery & rocket launch services
Company Overview
Astra’s mission is to Improve Life on Earth from Space® by creating a healthier and more connected plane. Today, Astra offers one of the lowest cost-per-launch dedicated orbital launch services of any operational launch provider in the world, and one of the industry’s first flight-proven electric propulsion systems for satellites, Astra Spacecraft Engine™.
  • 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