Senior Electrical Engineering Manager

  • Full Time
  • USA
  • Posted 4 days ago
  • Salary: $104,000-$200,000

Company Details

"For All Your Interplanetary Spacecraft Needs"​

Bring your passion for space!

Redwire is accelerating humanity’s expansion into space by delivering reliable, economical, and sustainable infrastructure for future generations.

Deep Space Systems, a Redwire business unit, is accelerating humanity’s expansion into space through systems engineering that supports the design, development, integration, testing, and operations of science and exploration spacecraft. Deep Space Systems also designs, builds, and tests flight hardware for earth-orbiting as well as deep-space spacecraft.


We have a current opportunity for a Senior Electrical Engineering Manager located at our facility in Littleton, CO. In this role you will be leading the Electrical Engineering and Avionics team and vital to the team accomplishing our goals. You will be involved with the design, testing, and analysis of electronic circuit boards, among other things.


  • Collaborate with avionics product manager to understand product top-level design, then execute the detailed design and delivery.
  • Work with avionics and camera product managers and other engineering disciplines to find the simplest, most effective solutions for new products.
  • Manage the details of electrical design and delivery, cradle to grave involvement in the process.
  • Manage electrical engineering team resources, schedule, and budget.
  • Extreme ownership of the electrical engineering and avionics discipline team.
  • End-to-end oversight for electrical design, from schematic capture through parts selection, analysis, test, and troubleshooting.
  • Mentor electrical engineering team.


  • BS or MS in Electrical Engineering, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 7+ years of experience in electrical engineering, aerospace engineering, or related field.
  • US citizenship or legally authorized to work in the United States (permanent resident/Green card holder); visa sponsorship not accepted).
  • Ability to work additional hours and weekends as needed to meet program/project deliverables and deadlines.
  • Ability to work from our Littleton, CO office.
  • Ability to travel for testing as needed (less than 10%).

Desired Skills

  • Detail-oriented personality. Experience taking things from concept to completion.
  • Experience in electrical engineering, specifically designing analog, digital, and low power microcontrollers and/or FPGA’s.
  • Knowledge and experience in the following: embedded software, flex circuits, radiofrequency applications, test scripting, automation, circuit simulation, and high-reliability applications.
  • Knowledge and experience with IPC guidelines and space avionics best practices.
  • Ability to prioritize critical details and work and work well under pressure.
  • Ability to work additional hours and weekends as needed to meet program/project deliverables and deadlines.

Grow with us as we innovate the next-generation capabilities for a new era of space exploration! We offer a highly competitive benefits package along with a commitment to our core values of Integrity, Innovation, Impact, Inclusion, and Excellence.


  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401K matching
  • Profit-sharing
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Long-term disability plans
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health savings account
  • Relocation opportunities

How We Determine What We Pay (Compensation Philosophy)

Redwire Space determines to pay for positions using local, national, and industry-specific survey data, for our locations throughout the US. We will evaluate external equity and the cost of labor/prevailing wage index, in the relative marketplace for jobs directly comparable to jobs within our company.

For new hires, we strive to make competitive offers allowing the new employee room for future growth. Salaries will be based on the applicant’s level of experience, education, and specialized knowledge and skills. Additionally, we consider the external market rate, the amount we have budgeted internally, and internal equity within the company for the same position. An employee/candidate with a stronger skill set will receive higher pay.

Redwire Space is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Redwire Space is governed on the basis of 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.

All offers of employment at Redwire Space are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check and your ability to provide proof of eligibility to work in the US. Note that some positions will also require US citizenship or the ability to obtain a security clearance due to the requirements of a classified program.

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.

Tagged as: engineering, electrical engineering, Aerospace Engineering, space avionics

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