Starship Avionics Systems Integration Engineer Featured
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Starship Avionics Systems Integration Engineer job at Spacex in Brownsville TX
Description, duties, responsibilities
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.AVIONICS SYSTEMS and INTEGRATION ENGINEER (STARSHIP)As a systems and integration engineer in Starship avionics you will work on a cross functional team of engineers bridging vehicle analysis design build and extending through vehicle pad and flight operations. Utilizing a prospective spanning the full product life cycle and across all disciplines drive a globally optimum vehicle design to complete our mission of enabling human life on Mars.Your creativity and relentless commitment to quality will be expected to analyze systems designs define new processes and develop vehicle validation techniques in order to ultimately build a state-of-the-art and fully reusable space launch vehicle system capable of safely and reliably carrying crew and payloads to Mars. You will also put your engineering knowledge to the test by performing real-time troubleshooting on the vehicle as it goes from the integration phase through launch operations.Our fundamental goal is to allow humanity to explore the stars; with this goal comes extreme responsibility to ensure the safety of the crew and payload.RESPONSIBILITIES: Represent the avionics system in the design integration test and launch of vehicles as subject matter expert in everything electrical across the flight vehicleWork collaboratively with other teams across the program to define the scope requirements and potential impact of projects as new designs move from concept through prototype and into productionAnalyze and track key performance metrics for avionics systems from inception to implementation and perform assessments of new designs to drive optimization for manufacturability quality and costAct as the system lead for projects including creating maintaining and communication of development schedulesDesign electrical harnessing for flight and test applicationsWork with avionics production to triage troubleshoot root cause and repair issues on an aggressive production scheduleVerify avionics system test coverage on fight or flight-representative hardware at the system level and validate as-built vehicles is "go for launch"Support vehicle pad and flight operations as avionics operator responsible for evaluating vehicle health resolving issues real time and recommending path forwardBASIC QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelors degree in electrical mechanical aerospace engineering or similar engineering field1+ years of experience with system level design integration or testing of electro-mechanical systems and/or components (significant academic projects internships and traditional professional experience all qualify)Experience using software tools such as Python for technical computingPREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:3+ years of professional experience in system-level integration of electronic components or system-level testingExperience with wire harnesses design and manufacturingExperience installing and troubleshooting sensors actuators and electrical componentsCompetence with electrical test equipment (multimeters oscilloscopes power supplies etc.)Creative problem solver with strong fundamentals in first principles across multiple disciplines to assess risk and make design and development decisions without all available dataStrong sense of accountability and integritySelf-motivated with strong multi-tasking organizational communication and documentation skillsAbility to work in a fast paced autonomously driven and demanding atmosphereADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:Extended hours day or night shift and weekend work required to support critical project and mission milestonesCOMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:Pay range:Systems Engineer/Level I: $100000.00 - $120000.00/per yearSystems Engineer/Level II: $115000.00 - $135000.00/per year 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 space technology export regulations including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you 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. 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 SpaceXs 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) ###-####.
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