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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 be working in 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! 

About The Role  

Capella is looking for an enthusiastic rework technician with experience making clean, efficient and reliable modifications to PCBs to join our growing manufacturing team. This technician will work with engineers to specify and implement rework and finishing manufacturing steps on engineering model and flight model hardware. This will involve removing and replacing components, adding wires and altering connections, building and altering cables, “Dead bugging” components, etc.  

Required Skills 

  • Minimum 4 years hands-on experience performing PCBS rework and repair using hand soldering and de-soldering tools
  • J-Standard Certifications; IPC-A-610, IPC-A-620 
  • Ability to select appropriate methods, materials to perform the repair/rework  
  • Ability to remove and replace fine pitch components (E.g. TSOP, QFP, SOIC) without damage to the PCB or components
  • Ability to perform repair of damaged PCB traces 
  • Good attendance & performance record  
  • Experience PCB board soldering  
  • Must be able to read and understand PCB layout images, component data sheets and rework instructions 
  • Experience on cable harnesses  
  • Familiarity with reading electrical schematics  
  • Consistently produce high work quality  
  • Ability to work independently as well as take direction  
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to read, write and speak English fluently 
  • U.S. Citizenship required


Preferred Skills  

  • Experience performing rework for Aerospace industry  
  • Understanding of electronics test and measurement equipment


In addition to an opportunity to take part in an innovative and fast-growing business with a highly motivated and skilled team, we also take pride in taking care of our employees. Here are just a few ways that we show our appreciation: 

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance 
  • Medical and Dependent Care Flex Spending 
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability and Life Insurance 
  • FSA and HSA 
  • 401(k) Plan 
  • Flexible PTO 
  • Gourmet-style, Daily Lunch 
  • Capella Community Events 
  • Equity Commuter and Parking benefits 
  • Parental Leave 
  • Dog-friendly Work Environment (SF) 
  • Cell and Internet Monthly Stipend
Capella Space
Capella Space

United States, San Francisco

Posted 3 months ago

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