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Electronics Design Engineer – Salzburg (f/m/d)

We – PTScientists – are a private, fast growing, agile space company with our headquarters located in Berlin.

 

With great technology partners, we set new scientific, technological and cultural standards in space flight. With the aim of developing lunar infrastructure and offering transport services, we work with many international institutions such as the European Space Agency ESA for future missions.

 

The dynamic and always changing field of tasks require utmost preciseness, the ability to efficiently prioritize, see the big picture and teamwork skills from the successful candidate.

 

The team, with a penchant for precision and implementation of goals, is proud of their shared performance and is always remaining open, unpretentious and uncomplicated.

 

The Position:

We’re looking for an Electronics Design Engineer to help develop the electronics for Mission to the Moon and subsequent lunar missions. You will develop, design, build and test the electronic circuits for our robots and spacecraft.

 

Your work will include:

  • Participating in product definition, specification and requirements phases
  • Collaborating on architecture design and wiring-harness design with a team of engineers
  • Documenting requirements from all stakeholders and creating specifications for electronics projects
  • Creating schematics and layout design for PCBs
  • Prototyping electronics, including assembly and testing
  • Procuring electronics manufacturing and assembly services, including quality control
  • Performing and supporting integration
  • Testing and trouble-shooting of electronics
  • Managing testing of electronics including thermal, vibration and radiation testing/screening

 

Requirements:

  • BSc (or equivalent) in electrical engineering
  • Experience with analogue and digital circuits, developing schematics and layouts
  • Some experience with microcontrollers
  • Must be well-organised, proactive, and have a keen eye for detail
  • Proficiency in the German language (spoken and written)
  • Proficiency in the English language (spoken and written)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

 

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with Altium Designer would be beneficial
  • Experience with FPGAs
  • Programming skills (C++, Java, …)
  • Experience with power electronics
  • Experience with RF circuits

 

The Location: our newly opened subsidiary in Salzburg, Austria. (The HQ is based in Berlin, Germany.)

 

Why Should You Apply?

  • It’s your chance to play an important role in developing a European lunar mission
  • You are interested in space exploration and robotics
  • Be part of a fantastic team
  • Help us write the next chapter of commercial space exploration

 

Sending your application:

Please send your CV and a covering letter addressed to Thomas Schachner (Salzburg), outlining why you are the right person for the job, your current/ expected salary, and reasons that you want to work with PTScientists? Include the job title in the email subject line and send it to jobs@ptscientists.com.

Good luck and we look forward to hearing from you!


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