Space Forge is transforming return from space to deliver revolutionary experiments and products, for the benefit of humanity.
We are developing an end-to-end service for a satellite that can be launched into orbit, manufacture new materials, return independently, then be recovered, refurbished and relaunched. We have a core team of highly qualified engineers who are developing the key technologies simultaneously and we are in need of a lead electronics engineer.
Ultimately we are looking for someone to join the Electronics team to support our service, both on ground and in orbit, and enable us to achieve our goal of transforming return from space for the benefit of humanity.
The primary roles for this job are:
Key areas of responsibility:
A typical day:
The Space Forge team is deliberately made from individuals who are adaptable and willing to learn new skills quickly. Therefore we are looking for engineers who are willing and able to adapt to the requirements asked of them whilst maintaining a good level of technical quality. Additionally as a start-up, team members are sometimes asked to assist with duties beyond their nominal job description and we are looking for candidates who are happy to step up and try something new when needed.
We are looking for people who are willing to work hard, think logically, have high energy levels, respect others’ abilities and ultimately have an unending appetite to learn a large number of new skills quickly. Space Forge is committed to making super-powered teams of diverse individuals in all senses of the term, therefore women and non-binary people are strongly encouraged to apply and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.
Salary expectation: £35,000 to £50,000 dependant upon experience
At Space Forge, we believe in creating the best possible workplace that suits every single person that joins us.
Flexible working environment, work from where you like in the UK unless you need to be in the office, our remote work equipment is high spec too
30 days holiday including bank holidays
Charity or cause you’re passionate about? Up to 5 volunteering days a year to support the things closest to you and make an impact
Super cool brand new office and factory - the coffee is on us (and it’s certified carbon neutral too, our snazzy machine does anything from the humble americano to a superb flat white)
Pizza pay day - okay, it’s not always pizza, but if you’re at the office on pay day, lunch is on us
We’re changing the way humanity builds, we think that’s exciting, and we want you to be excited about it too. That’s why we have an Employee Share Option Plan (ESOP) so you can own part of our journey
You’re the master of your own destiny. We offer every person at Space Forge their own personal development budget so you can choose the training or experiences to help you grow
Working with a passionate, friendly and highly motivated team
Maternity / Paternity benefits beyond statutory
Our inclusive culture, celebrating failure and success, fairness, respect and honesty.
For this role, have a two-stage interview process:
If there are any adjustments that would help improve your experience with Space Forge, please do let us know when you apply. We also believe our interview process should be inclusive and transparent and we take it very seriously. We want to give you time to learn about us while we get to know you. As always, if there is anything missing, or you've identified a way we can improve, just let us know!