Principal Electronics Design Engineer
Rocket Lab USA
Auckland, New Zealand
10d ago

We are driven to broaden the horizons of what€™s already possible in space and are inspired by the possibilities not yet imagined and now, that€™s where you come in.

As a Principal Electronics Design Engineer, you will be the subject matter expert and technical lead for the Electron launch vehicle avionics systems.

You will be a vital member of the team, taking overall responsibility for development and technical architecture of electronic components used in the launch vehicle.

You will be the go-to person for technical expertise, and help guide the team of engineers with technical direction. You will have a track record of good engineering decision making, hands-

on electronic design experience, and the successful delivery of complex electronic projects. You will have experience in the high-

reliability and / or high-performance industries (e.g automotive, aerospace etc) and looking to take the next step in your career.

  • Key duties include;
  • Expertise in the overall architecture of low-voltage electronic components and subsystems for the Electron launch vehicle
  • Hands-on design of electronic products from concept through to manufacture, including analog and high-speed digital circuits
  • Assess and perform component selection for new technologies based on functionality, price, and technical risk
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship for the team of engineers, providing direction for specific tasks and skills
  • Coordinate internal and external resources for the on-time delivery of complex projects, working across departments to ensure successful implementation
  • Provide a leadership role in anomaly resolutions, coordinating between teams, and providing high-level recommendations for managing technical risk
  • Deliver quality and reliability in the power electronics systems, and drive quality in the team
  • Your Experience & expertise;
  • Degree in Electronics Engineering or equivalent qualification
  • 10+ years€™ experience in a relevant design field
  • Demonstrated experience in solving complex technical problems and good engineering decision making
  • High proficiency with electronic design tools, including circuit simulation software
  • High proficiency with diagnostic tools and test equipment
  • Experience with analog, digital, and mixed-signal circuit design, including embedded systems, FPGAs, sensors, data acquisition, and other electronic circuits
  • Strong troubleshooting skills and aptitude for mentoring junior engineers
  • What€™s in it for you?

    This is a challenging and fast-paced role that offers the opportunity to work on advanced space systems and you€™ll experience the thrill of seeing your work reach orbit.

    We offer a career defining opportunity to be a leader on the Rocket Lab design products and how we do things. Come join us.

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