Capella is at the forefront of making vital information about our world accessible in a timely manner. We’re leveraging proven technologies and building new capabilities to create a constellation of SAR satellites that can collect information about any spot on the planet within an hour.
At Capella you’ll be working in a collaborative team environment, alongside smart people with a history of space mission success. No prior space experience is needed—we’re looking for people excited about tackling seemingly impossible challenges, learning new skills and concepts, and helping each other achieve success.
Our mission and our products are meant to understand the whole world and help everyone in it, regardless of race, creed, or any other distinction. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage all people to join our team and bring their unique perspective to help make us stronger. We value diversity at Capella and welcome applications from those who are traditionally underrepresented in tech. If you like the sound of this position but are not sure if you are the perfect fit, please apply!
About The Role
Capella is looking for an enthusiastic electrical rework technician with experience making clean, efficient and reliable modifications to PCBs to join our growing manufacturing team. This technician will work with engineers to specify and implement rework and finishing manufacturing steps on engineering model and flight model hardware. This will involve removing and replacing components, adding wires and altering connections, building and altering cables, “Dead bugging” components, etc.
- Minimum 10 years hands-on experience performing PCBA rework and repair using hand soldering and de-soldering tools
- NASA or J-Standard Certifications; IPC-A-610, IPC-A-620
- Ability to select appropriate methods, materials to perform the repair/rework
- Ability to remove and replace fine pitch components (E.g. TSOP, QFP, SOIC) without damage to the PCB or components
- Ability to perform repair of damaged PCB traces
- Must be able to read and understand PCB layout images, component data sheets and rework instructions
- Experience building and repairing cabling and harnesses to specification
- Familiarity with reading electrical schematics
- Consistently produce high work quality
- Ability to work independently as well as take direction
- Excellent communication skills
- Experience working on Aerospace flight hardware
- Experience with electronic test and measurement equipment
- PCBA Test Experience
- Familiarity with JIRA, Confluence
SF Salary Range: $100,000 - $130,000
In addition to an opportunity to take part in an innovative and fast-growing business with a highly motivated and skilled team, we also take pride in taking care of our employees. Here are just a few ways that we show our appreciation:
- Disability and Life Insurance
- 401k plan
- Health Care, Dependent Care FSAs
- Commuter/Parking Flex Spending
- Flexible vacation policy
- In-office lunch program
- Dog friendly work environment (SF)