Senior Electrical Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Alameda, CA, USA • Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Design
  • 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
  • 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

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