Electronics Engineer

Company Details

Making microgravity testing easy, affordable and faster to access

Gravitilab Aerospace Services is based near Norwich, with collaborations and operations with launch partners in Scotland. An exciting, fast-growing start-up and industry pathfinder for microgravity testing services and aiding UK space science goals. With decades of experience in rocket technology, we are now seeking a new member of the team to expand our expertise in the field of electronics and power distribution circuitry.

Job Description

Electronics design engineer for aerospace applications


  • Design high reliability and robust aerospace electronics for low-risk suborbital flights
  • Ensure safety critical electronics are designed with fail-safe techniques and sufficient redundancy
  • Design high efficiency power electronic systems to operate robust actuators
  • To design, assemble and test systems by following a process similar to ECSS guidelines used for ESA projects.
  • To help manage electronic design projects and equipment across the company
  • To be involved in the ideation, planning and design of upcoming projects
  • To take responsibility for each project undertaken and, depending on experience, leading how the project development is run and who is involved in it

Qualifications and Experience


  • Degree in Electronics Engineering or similar relevant field
  • Strong experience with circuit design and simulation (e.g. SPICE based tools)
  • Experience with the design of embedded electronic systems
  • 2+ years’ experience in the field of Electronic Engineering


  • Awareness of ECSS standards, and experience of projects through Phase 0/A To D/E
  • Soldering and/or PCB reflow experience
  • Experience with Altium PCB design software (or similar software)
  • Experience with using common communication methods such as SPI, I2C etc.
  • Familiarity with electrical interfaces and connection methods
  • Knowledge of RF electronics or Real-Time Operating Systems (RTOS) is an added bonus
  • Experience developing electronic systems within the Aerospace industries or harsh environments.

Desirable Skills and Qualities

  • Open minded and willing to engage with a variety of tasks/duties
  • Good Microsoft Office skills, Word, Excel and SharePoint
  • Positive and proactive ‘can-do’ attitude and ability to understand a ‘new space’ start-up environment
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Why Gravitilab?

  • Our workshop and office are open plan meaning that you’re only ever a few metres away from every other technical team member supporting creative, transdisciplinary and out-of-the-box discussions and ideas.
  • Have real responsibility for technical subsystems as every person has an important role in our rapidly growing start-up.
  • Develop new skills and competencies fast through on the job training
  • Work with an enthusiastic and energetic technical team where there is never a dull moment


Include cover letter and CV with application

Tagged as: ecss standards, aerospace electronics, circuit design and simulation

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