Video & Voice Engineer
Posted on 3/15/2023

10,001+ employees

Designs, manufactures, & launches rockets and spacecrafts
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.
Vandenberg Village, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or STEM discipline and 3+ years of experience working with video systems (i.e. IP cameras, SDI distribution system) or 5+ years of experience working with video systems (i.e. IP cameras, SDI distribution system)
  • 1+ years of experience with video over IP and baseband SDI
  • 1+ years of experience with voice communications systems (i.e. RTS, ClearComm, MOTOTRBO)
  • Basic knowledge of TCP/IP networking protocols
  • 3+ years of experience in basic construction techniques and the use of power tools, hand tools, and calibrated tooling
  • Intermediate understanding of SDI routers and signal flow
  • Administrator level understanding of RTS Intercoms including RVON, OMNEO and Trunk Master
  • Administrator level understanding of MOTOTRBO 2-way digital radio systems including RF environmental analysis
  • Experience in the space exploration industry, aviation, military or other high-reliability operating environment
  • Basic experience in project management
  • Ability to read and understand basic wiring schematics and construction blueprints
  • Communication skills for relaying data (verbally and in-writing) between other employees and customers
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to rapidly change roles/responsibilities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environment
  • Valid driver's license
  • Ability to work in tight quarters and physical dexterity is necessary to preform job functions
  • Availability for overtime and weekends, as the schedule varies depending on site operational needs; flexibility is required
  • Availability for occasional travel, as required
  • Position is subject to pre-employment and (as applicable) periodic background, drug, and alcohol testing
  • Ability to pass Air Force background check for Vandenberg Space Force Base
  • 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
  • Maintain the SpaceX video and voice systems for the Vandenberg, CA launch site and Long Beach, CA recovery port
  • Work with engineers to help deploy new SDI and IP cameras
  • Work with the launch and engineering teams to deploy and maintain the operational voice system for launches including the launch comm panels and wireless 2-way radio system
  • Locate pain points for vehicle controllers and recovery teams with regards to live video and voice, work to design, implement, deploy and own those solutions
  • Installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of fixed and IP cameras
  • Assist in job walks and in determining needs for new installations and redesigns
  • Fabricate, repair, and assemble hardware/equipment needed for live video and voice comms
  • Collaborate with all staff members and stakeholders in the development and use of proper procedures in support of live video and voice technology
  • Ensure all components and materials are clean and serviceable
  • Perform a variety of related duties in support of live video and voice operations, as needed
  • Develop novel ways to streamline processes and increase the reliability of live video and voice at SpaceX
  • Work with NVR and DVR systems to record video feeds on our land and sea-based assets