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Available positions

Listed below are all the currently available positions with their individual requirements. If applying for a position not listed, write in the title of the position in your application form.

Electronics Design Engineer

Must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship both now and in the future

Posted on: 08-25-2020

-This position is full-time

Core Responsibilities:

  • End-to-end responsibility for boards, from schematic capture through parts selection, analysis, test, and troubleshooting

  • Work with mechanical and avionics leads to find the simplest, most effective solutions for new products

  • Perform de-rating and worst-case analysis, and FMEA

  • Perform prototype testing and hands-on solder rework as needed

  • Design for tolerance to environmental extremes including vibration, shock, high and low temperatures, vacuum, and radiation

  • Design efficient, effective, board test equipment including for high-energy particle accelerators and thermal vacuum chambers

  • Design in compliance with IPC guidelines and space avionics best practices

  • Mentor an engineering intern

Skills/knowledge:

  • Experience designing analog, digital, and (low) power microcontrollers and/or FPGA's (minimum 2 years)

  • High productivity with schematic capture and board layout (Eagle preferred)

  • Relevant knowledge areas preferred:

    • ​Embedded software

    • Flex circuits

    • Radio Frequency applications

    • Test scripting and automation

    • Circuit simulation

    • High-reliability applications 

Education:

  • B.A. or B.S. in engineering or physics.

  • Electrical Engineering degree or 3+ years additional professional-level Electrical Engineering experience

Attributes:

  • Motivated, positive, and able to work effectively under pressure and time constraints

  • Takes ownership of mistakes and learns from them

  • Knows when to ask for help

  • Willingness and ability to learn from others, and share ideas with them

  • Enthusiastic about helping, however, is most useful for the team's success

  • Identifies which details are critical to get right the first time (and which ones aren't)

Embedded Software Engineer

Must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship both now and in the future

Posted on: 08-25-2020

-This position is full-time

Core Responsibilities:

  • Embedded firmware development on new and existing products

  • Work with a highly collaborative and quickly evolving team in a fast-paced environment

  • Work closely with hardware

  • Expected to write technical documents and aid in writing test procedures

  • Expected to develop software and carry it through the test/debugging phase

  • Expected to use Git and Jira

  • Provide additional software support and upkeep for the company

  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams

  • Estimate programming tasks with reasonable accuracy.

Skills/knowledge:

  • C/C++ (Required)

  • Python (Preferred)

  • Experience with Linux (Required)

  • Experience with software development for embedded systems (Required)

  • Experience with ARM and Yocto (Preferred)

  • Experience with microcontroller development (Preferred)

Education:

  • B.A. or B.S. in Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Math, or Physics with significant computer science coursework.

Attributes:

  • Motivated, positive, and able to work effectively under pressure and time constraints

  • Willingness and ability to learn from others, and share ideas with others

  • Interest and ability to learn new languages and technologies as needed

  • Enthusiastic about helping in different areas of the software team

  • Hardworking and eager to learn, having a strong sense of responsibility

Software Engineer

Must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship both now and in the future

Posted on: 08-25-2020

-This position is full-time

Core Responsibilities:

  • Develop, maintain, and improve internal software.

  • Work with a highly collaborative and quickly evolving team in a fast-paced environment.

  • Work closely with hardware.

  • Expected to write technical documents and aid in writing test procedures.

  • Expected to develop, test, and debug software.

  • Expected to use Git and Jira.

  • Provide additional software support and upkeep for the company.

  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.

  • Estimate programming tasks with reasonable accuracy.

Skills/knowledge:

  • Python (Required)

  • Qt (Preferred)

  • Django (Preferred)

  • Postgresql (Preferred

  • Experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript (Preferred)

  • Experience with PyCharm (Preferred)

  • Experience with Linux and Windows (Required)

Education:

  • B.A. or B.S. in Computer Science, Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Math, or Physics with significant computer science coursework.

Attributes:

  • Motivated, positive, and able to work effectively under pressure and time constraints

  • Willingness and ability to learn from others, and share ideas with others

  • Interest and ability to learn new languages and technologies as needed

  • Enthusiastic about helping in different areas of the software team

  • Hardworking and eager to learn, having a strong sense of responsibility

Thermal Protection System Technician

Must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship both now and in the future

Posted on: 08-25-2020

-This position is full-time

Core Responsibilities:

Thermal Protection System (TPS) Installation and Repair Technician for Sierra Nevada Corporations (SNC's) Dream Chaser Space Plane. Aerodynamic Surface Preparation, Laser Registration, Inspection, Bond Verification, Repair, and Installation of Strain Isolation, Rigid Tile, and Flexible Reusable Insulation.

Skills/knowledge:

  • Experience with TPS installation is not necessary. DSS and SNC will provide training.

  • Other technician skills in areas such as soldering, crimp and harness, polymerics, and mechanical systems are a bonus but are not essential.

Education:

A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred.

Attributes:

  • Hardworking and eager to learn

  • Strong sense of responsibility

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to follow detailed instructions

  • Ability to work mixed work shifts and weekends

  • Basic reading writing in English as well as basic arithmetic skills

Those with limited work experience are encouraged to apply.

DSS has a professional staff who will train you.

Test Engineer

Posted on: 02-03-2019

-This position is for full-time, with 1st, 2nd or 3rd shift operations on a rotating basis.

Must be authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship both now and in the future

Posted on: 08-25-2020

-This position is full-time

Test Engineer with broad skillset, flexibility, and test engineering focus sought:

  • Dedicated to test engineering discipline

  • Ability to write clear and accurate test procedures

  • Ability to execute tests of complex units under test hardware, using complex test equipment including:

    • Thermal vacuum and thermal cycling tests​

    • Vibration Tests

    • Shock Tests

    • Camera Calibration

    • Electrical Functionality and Performance Tests

    • Radio Frequency Functionality and Performance Testing

  • Ability to design tests and develop special test equipment when necessary

  • Software skills such as C++ and Python are a plus

  • FPGA skills especially with ProAsic A3PE3000 or the M1A3PE3000 are a plus

  • CAD skills especially with SolidWorks are a plus

  • Electronics board design and electrical engineering skills are a plus

  • Hands on skills (polymerics, solder, machine shop, CNC, etc.) are a plus

Find Out About All Our Careers

There are many other positions that you can apply for that we may not be looking for right now. You never know, we may just have to find a spot for you.

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