Space Electronics Technician

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 a full-time contract.
  • Location: Vigo area (Spain).
  • Starting date: Immediate.

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About the Role

The candidate will work within the production team of Alén Space. She or he will be involved in the production process of our space and ground products, such as our TOTEM Software Defined Radio for nanosatellites or our Ground Station Kit.

The candidate will execute activities related with the manufacturing process of our electronics products and support the activities of the R&D projects, all of them following the Quality Management System established in the company.

The following tasks may be assigned to the candidate:

  • Support with the stock management and procurement (reception of goods, storage, inventory, …).
  • Inspection and electrical and functional test of electronics products following defined procedures.
  • Manual assembly of simple PCBs with SMD components.
  • Manufacturing, inspection and test of harness.
  • General control of laboratory materials and equipment.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

The candidate must have a diploma of Higher Technician in Electronic Maintenance or similar.

The required experience and skills are:

  • The applicant must have good writing and reading skills in English (B1 level or higher).
  • Exceptional organizational and cleanness skills and good disposition to work according to quality standard methodologies for manufacturing and testing following defined procedures.
  • Experience in the utilization of simple instrumentation equipment (power supply, multimeter, oscilloscope, …).
  • Experience in the utilization of harness and PCB assembly tools (crimping tools, soldering tools).
  • Experience in management of electronics parts stock.

It will be also desirable the following qualifications and skills:

  • Experience in advanced instrumentation equipment (spectrum analyser, signal generator).
  • Experience in testing of RF devices.
  • Knowledge of simple electronic circuits.
  • Hands-on experience in EDA (electronic design automation) software for electronics and mechanical design (Altium, Solidworks or similar).
  • Experience working in clean room and ESD protection areas.
  • Knowledge of quality standards such as ISO 9001.

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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