Environmental Test Engineer

San Francisco, CA /
Production & Manufacturing – Assembly, Integration, & Test (AI&T) /
Astranis is connecting the four billion people in the world who do not currently have access to the internet. We are building the next generation of smaller, lower-cost spacecraft to bring the world online.

We are well-funded by some of the best investors in the business and have raised over $350 million to date. We have a world-class team that is passionate about building amazing technology. And we have a fun and collaborative work environment where you will learn a lot and make a huge impact no matter where you are in your career. Just check out our Glassdoor reviews to see what our team has to say about working at Astranis.

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Environmental Test Engineer

The Environmental Test Engineer will be responsible for developing and implementing test procedures for dynamic and thermal environmental testing of components, subsystems and spacecrafts. They will work directly with the test lead to perform the testing on space flight hardware. 


    • Operate and setup environmental test equipment including thermal cycle and vacuum chambers, and vibration shaker tables
    • Set up, operate, and conduct environmental testing including vibration, acoustics, thermal, thermal vacuum, RF 
    • Ensure test are are executed to test requirements
    • Evaluate results and prepare and review test reports
    • Maintain and troubleshoot on-site environmental test equipment and support equipment
    • Provide direction for technicians as needed

Core Requirements

    • Bachelor's degree in a science or engineering discipline
    •  2+ years of working experience in testing integrated systems
    • Experience in environmental testing - thermal, thermal vacuum, or vibration discipline
    • Experience developing and executing test plans and test procedures from requirements
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Strong communication skills
    • Don't meet them all? Not a problem. Please apply even if you do not meet all these criteria

Bonus Requirements

    • Hands-on experience using data acquisition systems
    • Experience with space flight components and spacecraft environmental testing
    • Experience with designing and building electrical harnesses and connectors
    • Experience in operating cranes, man lifts, forklifts, and handling equipment
    • Creative, passionate problem solver that thrives in fast-paced, autonomously-driven, and demanding design and integration campaigns
    • Strong sense of accountability, integrity, and team focus with extensive multitasking and organizational experience
U.S. Citizenship, Lawful Permanent Residency, or Refugee/Asylee Status Required
(To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the United States, or other protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3))
Our mission and our products are meant to connect the world and everyone in it, regardless of gender, race, creed, or any other distinction. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage all people to join our team and bring their unique perspective to help make us stronger.