Verification Test Engineer (Avionics)

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

An exciting new opportunity has emerged for 2x Verification Test Engineers (Avionics) to perform verification activities for avionics systems in space-based applications. You will document and communicate across all stakeholders in an efficient and timely manner whilst adhering to Gilmour Space policies and procedures. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

The responsibilities listed are not exhaustive, they represent examples of the work performed by this position. You will be required to perform other duties within your skills and abilities.

  • Developing test procedures for verification of avionics unit and sub-system requirements
  • Performing environmental testing on avionics equipment (including but not limited to vibration, vacuum, shock, thermal and electro-magnetic compatibility testing)
  • Developing test systems (hardware and/or software), including operating of test machines and apparatus
  • Liaising with design engineers, technicians and test houses to co-ordinate test events
  • Using engineering judgement in troubleshooting and investigating anomalies
  • Performing Test Readiness Reviews and engaging in Test Review Boards
  • Developing test reports and other verification documentation and analysis
  • Developing risk assessments and adhering to safety protocols
  • Maintaining configuration management and traceability of flight critical hardware
  • Performing other avionics integration and test activities as required in a rigorous, repeatable manner to a set standard or procedure
  • Ability to work independently, under broad direction from qualification lead

Minimum Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline (Mechatronics, Avionics, Electrical)
  • Experience with writing test procedures, test campaign execution, collection of test data and preparation of test reports
  • Understanding of the validation process and requirements verification
  • Ability to interpret and test to industry standards
  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional time management, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to rapidly change roles/responsibilities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environment
  • Capable of obtaining and maintaining an Australian Government NV 1 Level Security Clearance

Desired Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in the conduct and preparation of environmental and EMC tests
  • Experience in developing highly configurable and flexible test systems
  • Familiarity with data acquisition systems
  • Experience with Linux environment
  • An exposure to C/C++, electronics, and embedded programing
  • An understanding of networking protocols
  • Familiarity with ESD protection, procedures and devices

Policies and Procedures

All Gilmour Space policies and procedures form part of all Employees’ terms of engagement and position descriptions. Employees of Gilmour Space are to ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures as updated from time to time. On occasion you may be required to attend training on policies and procedures.

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