Space Systems Engineer
SA Photonics, Inc. Los Gatos, CA
- Posted: over a month ago
At SA Photonics, we specialize in the design, development and manufacturing of complex, state-of-the-art communications systems for military, space and commercial applications. Our products include optical as well as RF communication systems. SA Photonics has a small team of highly experienced engineers and scientists and we are currently looking for a System Engineer with a background in developing space based optical systems to join our team. Responsibilities include:
- Design and analysis of end-to-end space-based optical systems, including defining space environmental requirements for different mission parameters
- Development of system level and sub-system level requirement and specification documents
- Support design analysis of optical systems to insure performance is maintained over all expected operating systems and mission lifetime, including lifetime degradation
- Support specifying optical, electrical and mechanical component selection
- Develop and implement space qualification process of optical systems
The successful candidate will have most, if not all, of the following qualities/experience:
- 10+ years experience developing space based optical systems, with proven track record of flight heritage systems
- Strong understanding of space environments and developing space based systems.
- Good understanding of electronic, optical, and mechanical systems
- Familiarity with free-space optical and/or RF communication systems is desired.
- Experience with qualifying systems for space
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to manage small programs and small technical teams
- Self-motivated and self-directed individual, with little supervision necessary
SA Photonics is located in Los Gatos, which has easy reverse commute access to HWY 85 and HWY 17. SA Photonics provides competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefit package, matching 401k, and a flexible work schedule. Our employees enjoy our small teams of very motivated engineers, working on state-of-the art projects.
This will be a full-time, regular position
Due to the nature of much of the work we do, this position is restricted to U.S. Citizens or permanent residents only.
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SA Photonics, Inc.
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