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Senior Electrical Engineer - Digital

Company: Terran Orbital Corporation
Location: Melbourne
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:





Dont be just an employee number! Come join Terran Orbital, the leader in innovation, manufacturing and operations in the small satellite industry. We are a pioneer in the miniaturization of space technologies and the delivery of responsive space solutions. We are a unique, fast growing, and trusted team focused on quickly and economically design, build, launch, and operate state-of-the-art satellites for advanced mission constellations.


  • Terran Orbital is seeking an experienced electrical design engineer to develop key elements of mission and communications subsystems for innovative, high-capability small satellites. Exciting product development activities will include phased array antennas, high data rate radios, and radar systems.
  • This engineer will be responsible for full lifecycle ownership of digital systems, control architectures, distributed power regulation, or system interface hardware from concept through design, manufacturing, and test.
    • Creation of electrical architecture diagrams, block diagrams, schematics, circuit analysis, and design review presentations.
    • Low-level schematic design and implementation incorporating commercially available ASICs, FPGAs, processors, and supporting circuitry.
    • Collaboration with systems, software, mechanical, and RF engineering to develop optimal solutions to complex problems including thermal management, layout support, and harness design and routing.
    • Development of custom test interface hardware
    • Development of assembly procedures, test plans, and fabrication documentation.
    • Cooperative test, debug, and requirements verification activities.
    • Methodical schematic and PCB layout peer review and rigorous documentation of results and comments.
    • Additional responsibilities as necessary, including support of other program or integrated product teams when subject matter expertise, review, or input is required.


      • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent degree
      • 5+ years relevant experience.
      • Digital system architecture and circuit design experience.
      • Digital system test and troubleshooting experience.
      • Experience with Altium Designer, Cadence Allegro, or similar schematic capture and circuit board layout design tools.
      • Experience with oscilloscope, power supply, multi-meter, logic analyzer, and similar standard test equipment.
      • Knowledge of common data bus peripherals such as I2C, SPI, UART, and Ethernet.
      • Meticulous attention to detail in design and documentation.
      • Additional preferred experience:
        • MSEE or other relevant graduate degree
        • Space hardware design experience
        • FPGA hardware and VHDL programming experience
        • Analog, power distribution, or switching power supply circuit design experience.
        • Phased array system design experience
        • Experience with LabView or similar test automation software development.
        • Exposure to RF or mixed-signal system design and test.

          • 401(K)
          • Equity Incentive Plan
          • PTO and Holidays during the calendar year
          • Company-paid comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
          • Access to Gradifi Refi tuition refinancing assistance
          • Cross-training and professional development opportunities

            • To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

              About Terran Orbital:

              Founded in 2013 in Irvine, California, with headquarters in Boca Raton, Florida. Terran Orbital is a leading vertically integrated provider of end-to-end satellite solutions. Terran Orbital combines satellite design, production, launch planning, mission operations, and in-orbit support to meet the needs of the most demanding military, civil, and commercial customers. In addition, Terran Orbital is developing the worlds largest, most advanced Next-Gen Earth Observation constellation to provide persistent, real-time earth imagery.

              Terran Orbital is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local Jobble

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