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Avionics Test Engineer

The Company

We are SpaceRyde; building Canada’s first rocket to launch small satellites! Pioneering an industry is not an easy task, but with our combination of experienced founders, high-profile investors and bright team, we have achieved many firsts. We have doubled our staff every year, and will reach space in 2023; so come join us if you’d like to work on the edge of innovation and creativity.

The Role

As a member of the avionics team, you will carry out all functional, integration and environmental tests of avionics boards, subsystems and systems. You will define and design environmental tests to ensure quality and reliability of SpaceRyde’s rocket and rocket carrier avionics systems. You will be challenged daily and will need to adapt quickly to achieve tight project deadlines.

Key Responsibilities

  • Handling the day-to-day operations of the office, kitchen, and lab.

  • Order, organize and distribute office supplies and maintain inventory.

  • Establish office procedures and policies, and ensure compliance.

  • Receive and distribute incoming mails and parcels to different teams.

  • Prepare financial files and invoices for bookkeeping purposes.

  • File physical and electronic copies of invoices and other documents.

  • Pick up and drop off parts from local suppliers.

  • Arrange accommodation, travel and equipment for off-site work.

  • Assist in developing and coordinating company events to boost team morale.

  • Provide support for various teams as necessary, to meet our goals.

  • Lead the environmental qualification tests for avionics hardware and subsystems inside the Ryder rocket and the Flying Spider rocket carrier.
  • Develop test solutions, plans and procedures to meet qualification testing requirements.
  • Collaborate with the engineering team to perform functional and integration tests of avionics components and subsystems.
  • Develop and maintain internal test standards and test reports against product requirements.
  • Plan and execute field testing of the EMC environment of avionics subsystems.
  • Support the design efforts of the engineering team to increase system reliability.
  • Root-cause analysis of test failures and communicating recommended actions.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical or aerospace engineering.
  • Minimum of 2 years of industrial experience with minimum of 1-2 year(s) of experience focused on environmental testing procedures including thermal, pressure, vibration, and vacuum in either aerospace, aviation or automotive industries.
  • Experience in instrumentation, interfaces, sensors and data acquisition systems.
  • Experience with Python or C++.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and execute tasks under pressure in an Agile development environment while working with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to work in-person. This position is not remote.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a top university.

  • 1+ year experience of general administrative work.

  • Valid G driver’s license.

  • Exceptional ability to problem-solve effectively while maintaining strong attention to details.

  • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills (or Google’s GSuite).

  • Excellent communicator; comfortable liaising with internal and external parties.

  • Ability to adapt to dynamic schedules, and a focus on efficiency without sacrificing quality.

BONUS SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with thermal vacuum chambers.
  • Understanding of vibration theory, vibration testing equipment and sensors.
  • Experience with EMC measurement.
  • Experience working with hardware-in-loop test systems.
  • Experience developing test automation software.
  • Knowledge of test protocols such as MIL-STD-810, SMC-S-016, GSFC-STD-7000 etc.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a top university.

  • 1+ year experience of general administrative work.

  • Valid G driver’s license.

  • Exceptional ability to problem-solve effectively while maintaining strong attention to details.

  • Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills (or Google’s GSuite).

  • Excellent communicator; comfortable liaising with internal and external parties.

  • Ability to adapt to dynamic schedules, and a focus on efficiency without sacrificing quality.

To apply, please send your Resume and Cover Letter to jobs@spaceryde.com