ABOUT FIREFLY AEROSPACE
Firefly Aerospace is a U.S. based advanced space technology developmental organization focusing on the leading edge of space systems progression. We are committed to providing economical and convenient access to space for small payloads through the design, manufacture, and operation of reliable launch vehicles. If you are great at what you do and would like to work with people who really want to make a difference, then Firefly is the place for you.
Firefly is looking for a highly motivated individual for box level circuit design and/or board level layout design. As a Avionics Circuit/Board Design Engineer, you will leverage your creative design and development expertise to develop innovative solutions for the application of space systems technologies. You will work in small collaborative groups through all stages of vehicle design.
Perform trade studies of design architectures, layouts, and component selection.
Develop new circuit designs, analog and digital, for various box functions
Create or refine designs and systems requirements.
Present designs during various design review stages to internal reviewers, customers and the executive team.
Select and derate components and create schematics, libraries, components and layout via an EDA tool.
BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science or other related fields.
Minimum of 2 years of design and development of high reliability electronics hardware, preferably in an aerospace system environment.
Proficiency in electronics design tools such as Altium.
Experience in PCB layout for power and analog circuits.
Proficiency with SPICE-based circuit simulation.
Experience with board-level physics simulation tools such as Ansys or ADS.
Hands-on experience with lab instruments such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, electronic loads, and signal generators.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated understanding of how different Avionics components interact with each other and how that impacts the selection of Avionics Architecture.
Previous experience with architecting, designing and/or testing launch-vehicle, missile or aircraft Avionics components.
Experience with testing and integration of Avionics hardware.
Worst-case circuit analysis, failure method and criticality analyses, and reliability analysis.
EMI/EMC design and mitigation techniques.
Experience with system engineering of electrical and avionics components, and how they integrate into a full launch vehicle systems.
Experience with test programs of electrical components to aerospace requirements.
Experience working with vendors and contractors, managing their progress and issues.
Ability to travel to support test and launch operations.
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
Firefly Aerospace, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Firefly is governed based on merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.