Avionics Engineer

Company Details

All Orbits, All Planets™ – Join us on our journey

Gilmour Space is the leading Australian rocket company, pioneering next-generation hybrid propulsion technologies for small satellite launch vehicles.

Are you interested in Avionics Systems and would love to work on rockets? Well 2x Avionic Engineer Graduate roles have now opened up on the Gold Coast. The Avionics Engineer Graduate will specify, design, develop, test, integrate and support the avionics systems that are being built for launch vehicles, and other supporting systems, that will be used to deliver satellites into orbit. You will work within a team of talented engineers to develop systems that ensure highly reliable flight and mission success.

Duties and Responsibilities

The responsibilities listed are not exhaustive, they represent examples of the work performed by this position.

  • Participate in the design of electronic and electrical systems for the Launch Vehicle, ground support systems and test infrastructure.
  • Perform design, analysis, prototyping, manufacturing and testing for new development systems.
  • Perform requirements analyses, component selection, procurement, integration and test for commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) equipment.
  • Partner with software, GNC, mechanical, integration, test, manufacturing and production teams to deliver fully functional systems and products.
  • Support avionics development through test, production, integration and flight operations.
  • Perform systems engineering to ensure designs meet all requirements.
  • Drive innovation to improve reliability and capabilities while minimising cost and schedule.
  • Other duties as requested by Management.

Minimum Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering – Electronic, Mechatronics, Aerospace or a related field.
  • Must be capable of obtaining and clearing a NV Level 1 Security Clearance.
  • Self-driven and motivated.
  • Ability to work autonomously in a demanding start­up atmosphere.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent time management, interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Have a passion for advancing the commercial space industry.

Desired Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • 1+ years of experience with electrical engineering design/test.
  • Experience with schematic capture and PCB layout.
  • Good understanding of common communication protocols e.g. CAN bus, ethernet, SPI etc.
  • Experience with hands on testing and debugging electronics.
  • Experience with scripting and programming languages (e.g. C/C++, Matlab and Python, bash).
  • Understanding of common standards and best practices for designing hardware for space applications.
  • Experience with PCB design software (Altium preferred).
  • Experience with lab testing of both developmental and production-level PCB’s.
  • Experience with sensors, networks and telemetry systems.
  • Experience in the Aerospace industry.

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