Senior Electronics Engineer

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Company: Space Micro
Location: San Diego, CA

About Space Micro

Space Micro is a growing satellite subsystems company whose employees thrive in exciting and dynamic work environments. We focus on engineering to drive the design and manufacture of cutting-edge space technologies for the biggest names in the new Race to Space.

Have you dreamed of your work project orbiting Earth or landing on the moon?

Space Micro cameras and radios have been selected for multiple upcoming lunar and Artemis missions. Since 2002, we’ve amassed millions of hours of flawless space flight heritage for commercial, civil, scientific and defense missions in space. And, we rely on smart, talented, ambitious people to help us make that happen.

Space Micro offers a flexible and congenial work atmosphere. We collaborate and innovate on a fast-paced, project-oriented schedule that allows us to exceed customer expectations. We also understand the demands of both professional and personal/family responsibilities and strive to provide a work-life balance that rewards success.

If you are a self-starter with a mix of technical expertise, experience, and a strong motivation to achieve success on complex engineering projects, then take the next step and contact us. We offer competitive salaries, employee ownership, and a rewarding career.

About the Position:

Space Micro is looking for an optical communications engineer to support multiple laser communications efforts. This technical expert will support both modem and free space optics technology development.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Hardware designer.
  • Create functional and design specifications.
  • Work with manufacture on part selection and sourcing.
  • Work with signal integrity, mechanical, power during board design and testing.
  • Schematic capture.
  • Write detailed test plans and related procedures.
  • Board design on new product, board debug, test and integration.

Position Requirements

  • 5~10 years’ experience in high-speed board design Solid understanding of digital logic, signal integrity, power circuitry, and high-speed PCB design techniques.
  • Experience with FPGAs/PLDs, Ethernet PHYs, High-speed Memories, PLLs, voltage regulators, Switching etc.
  • Knowledge of computer and system architecture.
  • Experience with board simulations working knowledge in processors.
  • Experience in a project from bring up through production ramp.
  • Experience in creating/reviewing validation/diagnostic test plans.
  • Experience with developing tests and debugging in the lab.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • All candidates must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent U.S. Residents. Space Micro is an equal opportunity employer.

Competitive with industry standard