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avionics engineer

LOCATION

Mojave, CA | Remote

EMPLOYMENT TYPE

Full Time

Evolution Overview

Evolution Space is a pioneering aerospace company specializing in the design and manufacturing of solid propulsion systems and launch vehicles. With a relentless pursuit of innovation, our team is dedicated to revolutionizing the market for solid propulsion systems.

 

As the 9th privately funded US Startup to pass the Karman line and the 2nd to do so using dedicated solid motors, we have firmly established our position as an industry leader and we continue to grow and evolve.

Your Role

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Avionics Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for the design, integration, testing, and troubleshooting of avionics systems for our rocket vehicles. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including propulsion, structures, aerodynamics to ensure seamless integration and functionality. As an Avionics Engineer, you will contribute to the advancement of our space exploration goals by providing innovative solutions and implementing state-of-the-art technologies.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop avionics systems for rocket vehicles, including flight computers, telemetry systems, navigation systems, and power distribution systems.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure the integration of avionics systems into the overall vehicle design, considering factors such as size weight, power consumption, and electromagnetic compatibility.

  • Conduct detailed analysis, simulations, and modeling of avionics components and systems to ensure compliance with design specifications and industry standards.

  • Perform system-level testing, including functional testing, environmental testing, and electromagnetic interference testing, to verify the performance and reliability of avionics systems.

  • Identify and troubleshoot technical issues related to avionics systems during development, testing, and launch operations, and propose effective solutions.

  • Work closely with suppliers and vendors to evaluate and select avionics components, ensuring they meet the required performance, quality, and reliability standards.

  • Contribute to development of embedded software for avionics systems, ensuring seamless integration and effective communication between hardware and software components.

  • Stay updated with the latest advancements and trends in avionics technologies, space systems, and industry standards, and propose innovative solutions to enhance the performance and efficiency of avionics systems.

Who You Are
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering, or a related field.

  • Proven experience in the design, development, and testing of avionics systems for aerospace or rocket applications.

  • Solid understanding of electrical engineering principles, including circuit design, digital and analog electronics, signal processing, and power systems.

  • Proficiency in PCB design tools and software. Familiarity with industry standards and regulations related to avionics systems, such as DO-178C, DO-254, or MIL-STD-461.

  • Experience with system-level testing and troubleshooting of avionics systems, including environmental and electromagnetic interference testing.

  • Experience with embedded software development in C++. Familiarity with real-time operating systems and common digital communication methods for embedded processors.

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with a keen attention to detail.

  • Effective communication and teamwork abilities, with the capacity to collaborate effectively in a fast-paced, multidisciplinary environment.

Benefits

Joining Evolution Space as an Avionics Engineer presents a unique opportunity to contribute to the advancement of space access and work alongside a talented team of professionals dedicated to pushing the boundaries of aerospace technology. If you are passionate about avionics systems, have a strong desire to innovate, and thrive in a challenging and dynamic environment, we encourage you to apply.

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