Senior Instrumentation & Controls Engineer

Posted on 4/12/2024



201-500 employees

Space launch services improving life on Earth

Food & Agriculture


Alameda, CA, USA

  • 5+ years' experience as a controls engineer or similar field
  • Advanced experience with control systems or process automation
  • Experience with industrial schematic capture tools
  • Experience designing test fixtures for high mix, low volume manufacturing environments
  • Familiarity with hardware development life cycle, reliability, and compliance testing
  • Hands-on experience with complex electrical or electro-mechanical systems
  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline
  • Design and fabrication of equipment for validation and testing
  • Creation of electrical schematics for custom equipment
  • Design and development of test equipment controls hardware
  • Development of test software for functional testing
  • Design of custom tooling, equipment, and test fixtures
  • Conducting functional and reliability testing of hardware
  • Processing data logs and identifying trends

Astra is an ambitious space launch services provider, dedicated to improving life on Earth from space. With a mission-focused approach, Astra emphasizes significant technological advancements in the aerospace sector, positioning it as a leader in space launch services. Working at Astra offers the unique opportunity to be part of a pioneering team that values innovation and aims to make substantial impacts in both the industry and global community.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Alameda, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



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