Avionics Product Development Engineer
Company: Maxar Technologies Ltd
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 6, 2021
Please review the job details below.
At Maxar, our next generation spacecraft range from Earth
observation to interplanetary missions, including the Lunar Gateway
Power and Propulsion Element (PPE). We are looking for an
experienced Avionics Product Development Engineer to join our
growing Space Program Delivery team. This position provides an
opportunity to combine Avionics hardware expertise with
architecture and data flow skills.
As an Avionics Product Development Engineer, you will act as the
engineering focal point for a range between multiple units to the
entire avionics subsystem of a spacecraft being designed.
Collaborating closely with a cohort of system and subsystem leads,
you will develop avionics subsystem requirements and specifications
through analysis and system trade studies, which translate customer
requests into feasible design solutions. You will assist in flowing
down avionics & data handling requirements into unit
specifications, subsystem verification tests, and risk reduction
plans. This will include vendor selection if new unit design is
required, and close coordination with vendors while tracking unit
deliveries to Maxar.
Evaluate and optimize data bus selection and design
Create telemetry budgets & provide inputs for avionics subsystem
Collaborate with Flight Software, Database, Harness and other
- Resolve issues during AIT (Assembly, Integration & Test) test
Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Requires a Bachelor's degree in engineering, physics,
mathematics, computer science or a related field. 4 additional
years of experience may be substituted for a degree.
- Requires 5 years of relevant experience. A master's degree can
account for two years of experience.
8 years of relevant experience
Familiarity with satellite avionics design and test obtained
through educational training and/or on the-job experience in a
Understand the response of a system to various design
Strong collaboration and communication skills.
Familiarity with the space environment and its effect on
- Understanding of mathematics, physics and chemistry as they
relate to mechanical and electrical systems.
Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an
equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion,
national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any
other characteristic protected by law.
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