Electronics Design Engineer

At Alén Space, we are looking for you to support us, with vision and passion, to develop space missions, helping companies and institutions to deploy their business in space, designing, manufacturing, and operating small satellites.

A team always ready to help you, and we offer flexibility of schedules, the possibility of teleworking and team-building activities and you will find the cocktail that makes Alén Space the perfect place to enjoy and develop as a professional.
Our deal contents some requirements for candidates:

  • We offer an indefinite full-time contract.
  • Location: Vigo area (Spain).
  • Starting date: Immediate.

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About the Role

The candidate will be integrated in the Electronics Development Area. This area is in charge of the design of electronic devices and products for the space segment, ground segment as well as support tools (GSE). She or he will be responsible for the design and verification of new electronic products mainly based on embedded systems. The following tasks will be assigned to the candidate:

  • High level design of electronic devices based on microcontrollers, FPGAs, etc.
  • Components selection and assistance to procurement.
  • Schematic and PCB design.
  • Test bed design.
  • Testing of prototypes and formal acceptance of products.
  • Documentation generation related to the products designed.
  • Assessment and implementation of custom modifications to the existing Alén Space products.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

The candidate must have a Bachelor or Master’s degree in engineering with electronics engineering background.

The required experience and skills are:

  • The applicant must be fluent in English.
  • Two years of experience in electronics design.
  • Knowledge of digital, analog and power electronics design.
  • Knowledge of Electronic design automation (EDA) software such as: Altium Designer.
  • Utilization of basic (multimeter, oscilloscope) and advanced (spectrum analyser, network analyzer) testing equipment.

It will be also desirable the following qualifications and skills:

  • Design of high density PCBs (> 4 layers).
  • Experience in Signal integrity for high-speed.
  • Design for EMC compatibility.
  • Knowledge of certain tools for testing development: embedded C, C++, python, Bash, git.
  • Knowledge of ECSS standards.

The applicant must have good communication skills and must be able to work autonomously in an effective manner, while cooperating in a potentially international and culturally diverse team.

Moreover, the applicant must have good analytical, organizational, and reporting skills; together with a proactive attitude to solve problems individually and an interest in technology development.

Notice: The applicant must be eligible to work and live in the EU.

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