👷 Senior RF Systems Engineer

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Capella is at the forefront of making vital information about our world accessible in a timely manner. We’re leveraging proven technologies and building new capabilities to create a constellation of SAR satellites that can collect information about any spot on the planet within an hour.At Capella you’ll workin a collaborative team environment, alongside smart people with a history of space mission success. No prior space experience is needed—we’re looking for people excited about tackling seemingly impossible challenges, learning new skills and concepts, and helping each other achieve success.Our mission and our products are meant to understand the whole world and help everyone in it, regardless of race, creed, or any other distinction. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage all people to join our team and bring their unique perspective to help make us stronger.We value diversity at Capella and welcome applications from those who are traditionally underrepresented in tech. If you like the sound of this position, but are not sure if you are the perfect fit, please apply!

Capella is currently seeking an RF Test Automation Engineer to join our spacecraft production team in San Francisco, CA. The spacecraft production team is responsible for integration, test, and verification of everything that ultimately goes to space, as well as the supporting ground test infrastructure. You will be collaborating cross-functionally with RF systems design, ground software, and spacecraft operations teams to create and maintain streamlined, automated RF test solutions.


  • RF measurement automation
  • Automated test fixture development
  • Data reporting and visualization tools development
  • Contribute to overall testing methodology given system performance & reliability requirements
  • Generate test procedures and drawings


  • BSEE + 5 years related experience, or MSEE + 3 years related experience
  • Advanced knowledge of RF test equipment such as network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, and arbitrary waveform generators
  • Familiarity with SCPI commanding
  • Comfortable scripting in Python and/or Ruby
  • Basic knowledge of RF components and systems

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Linux OS
  • Signal processing experience in Python/MATLAB
  • Experience testing high-power RF electronics
  • PCB design experience Experience in space systems or other mission-critical field
Capella Space

Capella Space

United States, San Francisco, CA

Posted a month ago