Unit Assembly Integration & Test Technician

San Francisco, CA /
Production & Manufacturing – Technicians /
Full-time
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.

Our team is growing fast. Apply now!

As an Unit Assembly Integration and Test Technician, you will be responsible for building and testing Astranis components as well as the hardware test setups to support them. The task requires both electrical and mechanical integration skills along with environmental test and electrical checkout activity.

Role

    • Assemble and test flight component, qual component, and ground equipment
    • Assemble and integrate using engineering models and procedures - PCBAs, electronic boxes, harnesses, coax cables
    • Maintain paperwork - work instructions, connector mate logs, test logs
    • Set up, adjust, and calibrate standard test equipment to conduct functional and environmental testing using test procedures
    • Perform component testing of communications, telemetry and command, thermal, and power subsystems per the applicable procedure
    • Operate component test consoles
    • Analyze and interpret thermal/electrical/RF test data and provide results and issues to engineering
    • Collaborate with AIT engineers to develop and document activities

Requirements

    • Ability to interpret technical drawings, schematics, test plans, and work to procedures
    • Ability to perform component integration tasks in clean room environment
    • Familiar with Windows style PC operating systems
    • Strong communication and teamwork skills
    • Willing and able to work all shifts, overtime, and/or weekends as required
    • Climbing ladders, long durations of standing, grasping, sitting, pulling, and physical bending movements
    • Must be able to lift at least 25 lbs unassisted
    • Don't meet them all? Not a problem. Please apply even if you do not meet all these criteria

Bonus

    • Experience in the aerospace industry
    • Experience in the electronics industry
    • Experience with Linux operating systems
    • Experience with handling and integrating space flight components and environmental testing
    • Hands-on experience using electrical test equipment (multimeters, oscilloscopes, power supplies, etc.)
    • Hands-on experience using RF test equipment (network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, signal generators)
    • Understanding and experience in environmental testing such as vibration, shock, thermal, burn-in, and TVAC
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.