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Sr. Electrical Engineer - Circuit Design

Company: Terran Orbital
Location: Irvine
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Be more than just an employee number! 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 designing, building, launching, and operating state-of-the-art satellites for advanced mission constellations.Terran Orbital is seeking a motivated and experienced Electrical Engineer at our Irvine, CA, location. As an Electrical Engineer, the candidate will work within a multidisciplinary team to develop innovative spacecraft solutions for internal and external customers.Specific tasks and responsibilities will include:Low-level schematic design. Typical projects involve implementing digital systems, distributed power regulation & control circuits, and system interface hardware using commercially available ASICs and processorsComplete methodical schematic and PCB layout peer reviews and rigorous documentation of results and commentsHardware requirements generation, verification, and validationCreation of electrical block diagrams, architecture diagrams, schematics, circuit analysis, and design presentationsMaintenance of existing schematic designs, including tailoring and modificationsCollaboration with software, mechanical, and system engineers to develop optimal solutions to complex problems, including thermal management, layout support, and harness design and routingDevelopment of custom test interface hardwareDevelopment of assembly procedures, test plans, and fabrication documentationCooperative debugging, test, and requirement verification activitiesContribute towards continuous technology and process improvementRequirementsBS or MS in EE, CPE, or equivalent degree7+ years of embedded hardware development experienceAerospace-specific experience is preferredSkilled in analog circuits, switching power supplies, and SPICE simulationKnowledge of common data bus peripherals (I2C, SPI, UART, USB, Ethernet)Competency with standard test equipment: oscilloscope, power supply, multi-meter, logic analyzerAbility to rework circuit boards with surface mount technologySystem debug skillsSchematic capture and PCB layout (preferably Altium)Knowledge of PCB layout best practicesMeticulous design documentation and attention to detailProficient communication skills and ability to provide and receive constructive criticismDesired SkillsSome coding and debugging of embedded microcontrollers in C/C++Experience with FPGA hardware and HDL languages (VHDL Preferred)Experience with Xilinx FPGA toolsetSome exposure to RF system design and testBenefitsEmployee Equity Incentive Program100% Company-paid comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage401(k) MatchUnlimited PTOCross-training and professional development opportunitiesAbout Terran OrbitalTerran Orbital is a leading manufacturer of satellites primarily serving the United States and Allied aerospace and defense industries. Terran Orbital provides end-to-end satellite solutions by combining satellite design, production, launch planning, mission operations, and in-orbit support to meet the needs of the most demanding military, civil, and commercial customers. Learn more at www.Terranorbital.Com.DisclaimersTo comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, the 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. In addition, please note that this position may also require possessing a current United States National Security clearance or eligibility for such a clearance.This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the employees. It is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this job classification. While this is intended to accurately reflect the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.This job description does not alter the "At-Will" nature of the position. Employment with the Company will remain "at-will" unless otherwise stated in a written agreement signed by the President of the Company. This means that either the Company or the employee can terminate the employment at any time and for any reason, with or without notice.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.If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at

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