SPACE SYSTEM ELECTRONICS DEVELOPER – UPPSALA

ABOUT AAC CLYDE SPACE

AAC Clyde Space, a leading New Space company, specialises in small satellite technologies and services that enable businesses, governments, and educational organisations to access high-quality, timely data from space. This data has a vast range of applications, from weather forecasting to precision farming to environmental monitoring, and is essential to improving our quality of life on Earth.

Our growing capabilities bring together three divisions: 

  • Space Data as a Service – delivering data from space directly to customers
  • Space missions – turnkey solutions that empower customers to streamline their space missions
  • Space products and components – a full range of off-the-shelf and tailor-made subsystems, components, and sensors

AAC Clyde Space aims to become a world leader in commercial small satellites and services from space, applying advances in its technology to tackle global challenges and improve our life on Earth.

Some of our clients include Horizon Technologies, Orbcomm, NSLComm, OHB Sweden, Intuitive Machines, Orbital Micro Systems, the United States Airforce Academy, UK Space Agency, European Space Agency and NASA.

AAC Clyde Space’s main operations are located in Sweden, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, the USA and South Africa, with partner networks in Japan and South Korea.

ELECTRONICS ENGINEER TO OUR TEAM IN UPPSALA, SWEDEN

We are looking for an enthusiastic and technically minded electronics engineer to contribute to our design of state-of-the-art satellite subsystems, with an emphasis on analogue and digital electronics. The candidate should show strong aptitude, share our enthusiasm for electronics and be a strong team player.

Responsibilities will include: 

  • Design of analogue and digital electronic systems for space applications
  • Architectural design and review of avionics and electronic systems
  • To improve current designs and undertake design reviews with the rest of the team
  • To engage with stakeholders (technicians, engineers and clients) to ensure correct functionality, operation, manufacture and integration of our systems in a timely manner
  • Generation and maintenance of technical design documentation including requirements capture, technical descriptions and user manuals

Skills required:

A successful candidate will have relevant experience in several of the following areas:

  • Candidate should be educated to at least Bachelor’s degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Ability to work as part of a team of engineers to deliver work packages to time, cost and quality
  • Knowledge of power electronics and/or mixed signal systems
  • Knowledge or experience in performing analogue simulations, schematic capture and PCB layout (using any CAD/EDA software, preferably Altium)
  • Ability to perform electronics verification
  • Design for Manufacture and Design for Test awareness
  • Ability to diagnose and debug new and existing electronic designs
  • Reliability design analyses
  • Experience designing Hardware/Software interfaces

Skills Desirable:

  • Embedded communication systems and standards, including use and understanding of CAN, SPI, I2C and UART
  • Experience with motor controller and electronics design of feedback loops for brushed/brushless motors
  • HDL design for FPGAs.
  • Fluent in English, written and spoken
  • Ability to work independently and make educated decisions, as well as an ability to support junior team members
  • Knowledge of environmental testing and ESA quality management is considered a bonus

This position is available to fill immediately. Applicants are encouraged to reply promptly with CV and cover letter, in English or Swedish. For further information please contact Peter Ternebring, recruiter, +46 70 639 88 89.

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