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Senior Electrical Engineer

The Company:

Planetary Transportation Systems GmbH is a German new-space company whose aim is to democratise access to space and bring down the cost of space exploration. Planetary Transportation Systems GmbH is a privately held company, and our goal is to show that it is possible to build a sustainable business in space exploration. As well as delivering cheaper and more regular opportunities for academics, industry and educational institutions to conduct in-space research, we are keen to develop the infrastructure required for future settlement on the Moon and beyond.

 

Your Tasks

  • Develop and produce electrical systems for use in space (ESA Astris Kicks Stage)
    • Prepare and iterate designs (specification, part selection, schematics, layout)
    • Support in setting up of production facility
    • Interact with PCB manufacturers/assemblers
    • Define and execute post-production tests
  • Verify PCB designs
    • Analyse and test against requirements/specifications (preparation and execution)
    • Perform quality assurance in products produced by industry partners
    • Interact with┬átest facility providers
    • Document results
  • Onboard Computer integration into satellites

 

Your Profile

  • At least 5 years experience in electronics, ideally in the (aero-)space sector
  • PCB development background with focus on design and verification
    • Preferably experience with KiCad
  • Experience with the manufacturing and testing of prototypes
  • Good ability to work as a team, reliability, flexibility and commitment
  • Good English speaking and writing skills

 

We offer:

  • A long term job perspective in a fast-growing enterprise
  • The opportunity to design space software and electronics for exciting projects
  • A flat hierarchy and the possibility to take an active role in decision making
  • A strong and enthusiastic team in a flexible work environment

 

Interested?

Please send us your CV and a cover letter as well as your salary expectations to pts.jobs@ptsspace.com. We are looking forward to hearing from you!


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