SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.
TEST SPECIALIST (STARLINK HARDWARE)
Ensure satellite production test systems are operating at rate and reliability targets
Operate automated test systems using graphical and textual interfaces written in Python and running on Linux and Windows operating systems
First level troubleshooting of test system errors by reading and interpreting test logs and measurement data
Develop and document procedures and train operators, for execution, maintenance, assembly, and anomaly handling
Aid in efforts to uncover root-cause of equipment failures and develop permanent resolution on issues found during test operations
Perform routine maintenance and calibration of rack and test equipment
Build and validate test equipment
Bachelor’s degree or 4+ years or professional experience with electronics or testing in lieu of degree
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or electrical/electronics engineering technology
Developed, debugged and deployed software that has been used in real world applications/projects (Python preferred)
Strong skills in debugging, performance optimization, and unit testing
Creative approach to problem solving, exceptional analytical skills and engineering fundamentals
Experience in moderate to high volume manufacturing
Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
Willing to work all shifts or overtime as needed; flexibility required
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. Learn more about the ITAR here.
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