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Integration Electrical Engineer (Starlink Aviation)

Swarm Technologies

Swarm Technologies

Other Engineering
Redmond, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.

INTEGRATION ELECTRICAL ENGINEER (STARLINK AVIATION)

Starlink is SpaceX’s ambitious program to bring high quality internet to the globe by building a constellation of thousands of satellites in low earth orbit (LEO) which we launched on our Falcon 9 reusable rockets over the past years. The Starlink Aviation team is developing mobility solutions for aircraft that will connect to the Starlink constellation and provide an amazing customer experience in flight. As an electrical engineer, you will be responsible for integrating Starlink products in a variety of airframes and mobile platforms. You will help solve aviation specific electrical issues, running root cause investigations, and working with design, test and manufacturing teams to improve product quality. You will get intimately familiar with the electrical design of the Starlink aviation product and are expected to participate in every step of the aircraft integration process.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as front line electrical engineering support for Starlink aviation
  • Perform hands-on debugging and problem solving
  • Develop and execute test plans for electrical systems through development, qualification, certification and acceptance testing
  • Support certification efforts by documenting and presenting electrical design and analysis to designated authorities

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical or computer engineering or other STEM discipline
  • 1+ years of industry experience, internships applicable

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • 2+ years of hands-on experience in electrical product integration in mobile, aerospace, marine or automotive industries
  • Experience with networking problems and basic knowledge of Ethernet, Routing, TCP/IP protocols and VLAN
  • Experience working with oscilloscopes, digital multimeters, power supplies, and soldering equipment (internships and school projects qualify)
  • Proficiency at understanding printed circuit board schematics and layout, experience with troubleshooting electrical circuits and harnessing issues
  • Experience with Linux, python or other scripting language. Ability to process large amounts of data and presenting findings to engineering, production, and supply chain teams to drive cross-disciplinary improvements to product and process

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must be willing to work extended hours and weekends as needed

Compensation and Benefits:

Pay range:
Development Test Engineer/Level I: $100,000.00 - $120,000.00
Development Test Engineer/Level II: $115,000.00 - $135,000.00

Your actual level and base salary will be determined on a case-by-case basis and may vary based on the following considerations: job-related knowledge and skills, education, and experience.

Base salary is just one part of your total rewards package at SpaceX. You may also be eligible for long-term incentives, in the form of company stock, stock options, or long-term cash awards, as well as potential discretionary bonuses and the ability to purchase additional stock at a discount through an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You will also receive access to comprehensive medical, vision, and dental coverage, access to a 401(k) retirement plan, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid parental leave, and various other discounts and perks. You may also accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation and will be eligible for 10 or more paid holidays per year. Exempt employees are eligible for 5 days of sick leave per year.

ITAR REQUIREMENTS:

  • To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant must be a (i) U.S. citizen or national, (ii) U.S. lawful, permanent resident (aka green card holder), (iii) Refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157, or (iv) Asylee under 8 U.S.C. § 1158, or be eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX’s Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.