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Avionics Hardware Engineer

Company: Muon Space Inc
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAbout Muon SpaceMuon Space is working at the forefront of satellites, advanced sensors, business intelligence, and climate science. From satellite missions to modeling to data analytics and actionable insights, we believe measuring, understanding and predicting Earth's complex, coupled systems is both a great business opportunity and key to leaving future generations a livable, productive and healthy planet.We are a geographically diverse company with teams in the San Francisco Bay area, Los Angeles, and Boulder, Colorado. We seek great talent wherever it may be.About the roleMuon seeks a multi-talented Hardware/Electrical Engineer to join our satellite avionics and sensors development team. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated versatile hardware designer with applied expertise in areas including robotics, avionics, automotive, industrial applications, Internet-of-Things, robust consumer devices, or similar.Responsibilities

  • Be part of the team that defines Muon's satellite bus architecture
  • Translate concepts and requirements into robust design
  • Design, fabricate, bring up, and support our satellite flight PCBs, components, systems, and peripherals (MuCore).
  • Work on electronic designs encompassing flight computers, power systems, guidance & navigation, sensors & actuators, and radio communications.
  • Do schematic capture and PCB layout for your own designs
  • Collaborate with SW team members on the design and bring up of MuCore hardware
  • Make early hardware prototypes to prove approaches and pay down risk
  • Develop elegantly engineered reusable subsystems for long term use in multiple configurations and missions.
  • Take designs from concept to production, and launch your work in to spaceQualifications
    • B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science, or related field
      • 3+ years experience as a hardware engineer in a team environment
      • Strong practical experience in two or more of these HW areas: Digital/microcontroller design, analog design, power and driver electronics, sensing and measurement, RF design.
      • Accomplished at schematic capture and layout using an electronics design suite (e.g. Altium, Cadence/Orcad, etc)
      • Familiarity with microcontroller I/O and communication buses (UART/SPI/I2C/CAN/Ethernet)
      • Integration and control of third-party HW devices
      • Collaborated with SW engineers to develop intelligent HW+SW designs and products
      • Excellent communication and presentation skills
      • Excited to work in a fast-paced environment with new challenges each weekNice-to-have Skills
        • Embedded software programming experience, such as Arduino, native C/C++ programming, or other environments
        • Developed designs for extreme-environment (e.g. vibration, thermal, vacuum, ESD)
        • Process and test automation using scripting languages and software infrastructureEqual OpportunityAt Muon, our mission embraces the entire planet, and we believe our team should too. Muon is dedicated to creating a diverse and dynamic company and workforce. We believe in equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or gender identity. If you need a reasonable accommodation as part of your application for employment or interviews with us, please let us know.

Keywords: Muon Space Inc, Mountain View , Avionics Hardware Engineer, Engineering , Mountain View, California

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