Avionics and Power - Avionics System Engineer

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich

Your mission
Your primary mission is to contribute to the design and validation of the avionics & power systems of our vehicles: our LEO capsule and our Lunar spacecraft.

As a core member of the Avionics & Power team, your main tasks are
  • To ensure consistency between the various avionics sub-system (communications, power, data handing and communication, thermal control, …)
  • To contribute to the overall qualification logic for the avionics and define the hardware in the loop (HIL) platform required for this qualification
  • To define the process and tools to generate and maintain the hardware synoptic that will enable to generate the harness definition
  • To write technical documentation and participate to reviews for avionics
  • To take the direct responsibility of one or more avionics sub-system (power, thermal control, propulsion command,...) depending on your area of expertise

Your profile
  • Master’s degree in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or similar engineering degree
  • 3+ years of experience in avionics system architecture/design
  • Understanding of electrical schematics and experience analyzing electrical circuits and developing functional test plans
  • Experience with hardware in the loop platform and associated real-time simulator
  • Good knowledge in coding (C, Python…)  
  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Strong analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Space enthusiast: ready to change the European space industry
  • Fluent in English. German and French is an asset
Why us?
At The Exploration Company, we democratise space exploration i.e., we make it affordable, available and open.

Our team is driven by competence, impact and efficiency. We are doers, team players and problem solvers. We take decisions fast. While keeping always the system in mind, each of us thrives to deliver full speed and take exceptional care of his/her area of responsibility. We are transparent about risks and obstacles, so that we can cooperate to overcome them.

Our culture is driven by technology, learning by doing and passion.

We have a lot of fun, and we refuel our energy in the meaning of our mission.
About us
The Exploration Company develops, produces and operates Nyx, a modular and reusable orbital vehicle that can eventually be refuelled in orbit, and which carries cargo - and potentially humans in the longer run.

Your application!
We appreciate your interest in The ​Exploration Company. Please fill in the following short form. Should you have any difficulties in uploading your files, please contact us by mail at ​career@exploration.space.

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