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Systems Integration Engineer

Company: Terran Orbital Corporation
Location: Irvine
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:


Don't be just an employee number! Come join Terran Orbital, the leader in innovation, manufacturing and operations in the small satellite industry. We are a pioneer in the miniaturization of space technologies and the delivery of responsive space solutions. We are a unique, fast growing, and trusted team focused on quickly and economically design, build, launch, and operate state-of-the-art satellites for advanced mission constellations.

As a Systems Integration Engineer, the candidate will work within a multidisciplinary team to build, integrate, and test space vehicles at both the sub-system and system levels.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Design vehicle assembly architecture and procedures
  • Design and develop tools and hardware to enable vehicle assembly and ensure vehicle testing abilities
  • Develop full testing campaigns ensuring vehicle integrity of electronic and mechanical systems
  • Vehicle integration build flow and test concept of operations
  • Position will require being hands-on and will require standing for extended periods of time.
  • Electrical and Mechanical issue debugging at the satellite system and subsystem level
  • Manage work orders and driving nonconformances into actionable items and system improvements
  • Responsible for enabling day-to-day execution of the vehicle integration and test flow
  • Develop and refine manufacturing assembly procedures based on lessons learned to mature status
  • Interface with engineers and technicians to advance to larger scale manufacturing and automation
  • Evaluate proposed designs for manufacturability and integration into subsystems
  • Other tasks as assigned

    • Bachelor's degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline
    • 2+ years of experience (internship time is counted) as a test or manufacturing engineer supporting highly integrated cross-disciplinary assembly operations, with hands-on technical experience.

      Desired Skills/Experience:
      • Master's degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline
      • Experience with build integration and testing of propulsion, thermal, electrical and/or structural systems; including, but not limited to: vibration, shock, thermal, vacuum, and radiation testing.
      • Experience with electrical debugging of PCB Assemblies, including the ability to read electrical schematics.
      • Documentation and configuration management experience
      • Experience writing test plans, procedures and providing go/no-go judgment
      • Experience in a production environment within the aerospace industry
      • Experience working in a laboratory setting, particularly a cleanroom with ESD precautions
      • The ability to read and write basic code in any major programming language.
      • Experience using Linux based operating systems

        • Competitive health benefits, including 100% Company Paid Medical PPO plan for Employees and Dependents.
        • Generous Paid Company Holiday schedule.
        • Paid Time Off Package.


          To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

          About Terran Orbital:

          Founded in 2013 in Irvine, California, with headquarters in Boca Raton, Florida. Terran Orbital is a leading vertically integrated provider of end-to-end satellite solutions. Terran Orbital combines satellite design, production, launch planning, mission operations, and in-orbit support to meet the needs of the most demanding military, civil, and commercial customers. In addition, Terran Orbital is developing the world's largest, most advanced Next-Gen Earth Observation constellation to provide persistent, real-time earth imagery.

          Terran Orbital is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

Keywords: Terran Orbital Corporation, Irvine , Systems Integration Engineer, Other , Irvine, California

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