Senior Test Engineer

  • Full Time
  • AEROSPACE
  • USA
  • Posted 3 months ago
  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicants must be U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., or protected individuals as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

Company Details

We're working to change the world by making outer space more affordable and accessible

About Accion Systems

At Accion [pronounced AX-ee-on], we’re working to change the world by making outer space more affordable and accessible. We come to work every day to build next-generation ion engines and other cool technologies for spacecraft. Our younger selves would be very proud of us.

Our team is excited about our mission and we work hard together to achieve it… and we have fun! We offer competitive salary and benefits including health (w/ 80% employer contribution), dental, 401(k) with match, fitness reimbursement, and unlimited vacation. We strongly value motivated, enthusiastic employees and we work hard as a group with big growth mindsets to achieve ambitious company and personal goals.

This is a unique chance to join one of Boston’s few space companies working on technology that is launching into orbit. Every employee at Accion works on critical projects that directly impact our overall success.

About This Position

Accion Systems is searching for a dynamic Senior Test Engineer to contribute to the development of test systems and methodologies for Accion’s space propulsion products. This engineer will be responsible for the development, execution, analysis of test data, and test equipment for Accion’s TILE products and advanced development projects. The engineer will also inform best practice DFT, adapted for Accion’s products and technology.

The engineer will play a pivotal role in the development of Accion’s test infrastructure, from test execution tools to best practices to guarantee mission assurance. In this regard, the engineer will support manufacturing to transition engineering and R&D test setups to production.

The ideal candidate will have a multi-disciplinary background and experience developing test for space systems or a similar high reliability or harsh environment field. They will have a balance of breadth across all major engineering disciplines.

Qualifications

  • B.S. in an Engineering field
  • 7+ years of hands-on experience designing test campaigns and methodologies
  • 7+ years of experience operating and maintaining test and measurement equipment
  • Experience with testing for space applications
  • Strong communications skills (written, verbal, presented) with extensive test report generation experience
  • Significant experience supporting the test validation of products for the DoD and/or space industries
  • Experience supporting product development via test from development to full production
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, and teamwork-oriented environment
  • Current hands-on lab and fabrication experience (electrical/harnessing assembly, basic machine shop)
  • Experience with Python for test automation/execution and data handling/analysis
  • Experience with implementation and usage of data plotting tools

Desired

  • M.S. in an Engineering field
  • 10+ years of hands-on experience designing, operating, and maintaining automated test and measurement equipment
  • Familiarity testing to EMI/EMC standards such as MIL-STD-461/464
  • Expert level understanding of electronics, circuits, and electrical test methods
  • Strong commitment to and knowledge of space mission assurance

Perks

  • State of the art lab facility
  • Unmetered vacation policy, flexible work schedule, and an inclusive company culture
  • Excellent health and dental plans with 80% employer contribution
  • Fitness reimbursement and professional development stipend
  • 100% company matching 401k plan
  • Fully stocked kitchen with snacks, drinks, and weekly team lunches
  • Open office setup with plenty of breakout spaces to fly solo
  • Free on-site parking and 5 minute walk to the Orange Line
  • Onsite fitness center, cafeteria, coffee shop, lounge, rooftop garden, harbor walk, softball field, and corn-hole

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicants must be U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., or protected individuals as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

Accion verifies COVID-19 vaccination as part of the hiring process.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other protected factor.

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