Avionics Design Junior Engineer

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ground support

About Rocket Lab
Rocket Lab is the global leader in small satellite launch. Our mission is to open access to space to improve life on Earth. There are endless possibilities for what we can achieve with better access to space, and that access is now a reality thanks to Rocket Lab.  Collaboration is at our core - every idea is heard, and everyone makes a difference. Teams are nimble, decisions are made quickly, and we are action-oriented. 

**While other companies talk about it, we do it!

**About the role
**As our Junior Engineer in the Avionics Design Team, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the design of electronic assemblies for the launch vehicles, specialist ground support equipment and production automation tools. This role includes electronic circuit design, PCB design, electromechanical design, performing design analyses and design verification and validation. Creation, maintenance, and management of the design libraries, currently in Altium Vault, is a key part of the role.

**Essential skills
**• Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or other engineering discipline.
• 1+ years of experience with hardware development or electronics test
• Excellent communication both written and verbal.

**• Understanding of instrumentation, interfaces and sensors including power supplies, oscilloscopes, serial devices, accelerometers, thermocouples, RTDs, and 4-20mA sensors.
• Knowledge of ARM and other microcontrollers
• Understanding in analysing circuits and developing test plans.
• Understanding of electronic circuits, design principles, and manufacturing techniques.
• Software skills e.g. C, C++, Python

**Rocket Lab Employee Benefits:

**• The opportunity to work on innovative and ground breaking technology
• Access to world leading experts to develop your career
• Unlimited barista coffee, fruit and snacks
• Rocket Lab merchandise – T-shirts, mission patches etc.
• Discounted health insurance with Southern Cross
• Additional parental leave entitlements
• A vibrant team culture with social activities throughout the year
• An employee stock purchase program

Important Information
For security reasons background checks will be undertaken prior to any employment offers being made to an applicant.  These checks will include nationality checks as it is a requirement of this position that you be eligible to access equipment and data regulated by the United States' International Traffic in Arms Regulations.  Under these Regulations, you may be ineligible for this role if you do not hold citizenship of Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Switzerland, the European Union or a country that is part of NATO, or if you hold ineligible dual citizenship or nationality.  For more information on these Regulations, click here http://www.pmddtc.state.gov/regulations\_laws/itar.html

Rocket Lab
Rocket Lab

New Zealand, Auckland

Posted 14d ago

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