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Avionics Engineer I - Integrated Electrical Systems

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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. ย ย 

While other companies talk about it, we do it!

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About the role
The Engineer I โ€“ Integrated Electrical Systems Engineer is responsible for executing electrical engineering activities in support of launch vehicle, upper stages, specialist electrical ground support equipment, and production automation tools.

The role spans all end-to-end development phases, from electrical architectures, concept definition, harness design, routing, deployment, system modelling, automation, integrated test, and launch operations support for a subsystem or function. The team is a cross-functional team spanning low-voltage avionics, power systems, and avionics-based safety systems.

This role is a technical role supporting design of electrical subsystems that are optimized for reliability, performance and mass, testing, operator interfaces, regulatory compliance, and hands-on trouble shooting during test and launch; as well as contributing to the design environment such as data management and systems engineering.

**Essential skills

**โ€ข Bachelorโ€™s degree in electrical engineering or other engineering discipline.
โ€ข 2+ years of experience with hardware development or electronics test
engineering, including analog and high-speed digital electronics, and
distributed electronic architectures.
โ€ข Proficiency in electronics principles and electrical systems, including power
electronics, communication systems (e.g. RS-422, SPI, Ethernet, CAN bus),
signal integrity, and grounding.
โ€ข Proficiency with instrumentation, interfaces and sensors including power
supplies, oscilloscopes, serial devices, accelerometers, thermocouples,
RTDs, and 4-20mA sensors.
โ€ข Proficiency with programming languages, scripting tools, and automation
(C/C++, Python preferred).
โ€ข Professional experience in a fast-paced engineering environment.
โ€ข Excellent communication both written and verbal.

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 โ€“ 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

Important Information
For security reasons background checks will be undertaken prior to any employment offers being made to an applicant.ย  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.ย  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.ย  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 2 months ago

Job offer closed

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