Avionics and Power - Electrical Harness Engineer

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich

Your mission
Here at The Exploration Company we are developing, producing, and operating Nyx, a modular and reusable space orbital vehicle that can eventually be refueled in orbit, and which carries cargo - and potentially humans in the longer run. 

We want you as a talented Electrical Harness Engineer to help us in our mission by designing the electrical harness of our orbital vehicles, associated egse and test platform.

In your capacity as Electrical Harness Engineer, your role will be continuously evolving, but day to day your duties will include:
  • Design complex harnesses to integrate electrical components/subsystems
  • Work with other engineers to identify and document harness and connection requirements, including shielding and grounding requirements, and mass tracking of the harness
  • Collaborate with mechanical engineers to identify harness routing paths and mounting locations
  • Create and maintain a master list of component connections
  • Design and maintain schematic level harness drawings
  • Support fabrication, troubleshooting, and testing of harnesses and electrical subsystems
  • Participate in harness installation
  • Create ICDs and other technical documentation as required
  • Selection of cable types, connector types (where not driven by vendor interfaces) and harness materials
  • Contribute to rationalize the impact of harnesses weight and cost 
What we would love to see from you
In the role of Electrical Harness Engineer ideally, you will have the following: 
  • A Bachelor’s degree (or better) in Electrical Engineering
  • Competent at end-to-end definition and selection of connectors, wires, and other harness components and materials
  • Hands-on experience designing, fabricating, and/or testing wiring harnesses, preferably for space application
  • Proficiency with harness design software platform
  • Ability to interpret and create complex electrical wiring diagrams
  • Working knowledge of electronic components and test equipment.
  • Flexibility/adaptability in a fast-paced & dynamic environment
  • Must have good communication skills and be able to work independently as well as in a team environment.

Why you should join us
At The Exploration Company, we are democratizing space exploration i.e., by making it affordable, available, and open. Our high-impact team is driven by competence, impact, and efficiency. We are doers, team players, and problem solvers.  Our culture is driven by technology, learning by doing, and passion for what we do.
Why you should join us
What makes us special here at The Exploration Company and why we think you will enjoy working here is:
  • We’re Agile - we make decisions fast whilst keeping our goals and systems in mind.
  • We’re Open and Collaborative - we are transparent about risks and obstacles, so that we can cooperate together to overcome them.
  • We have a lot of Fun - we refuel our energy knowing we are democracing space. It’s a wonderful and rare opportunity, are YOU up for the challenge?

We'd love to hear from you if you wish to be a part of our journey. Please submit your CV now for immediate consideration and we will be in touch shortly. 

The Exploration Company is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. Relocation assistance is provided for those willing to relocate including visa sponsorship where applicable. 
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!
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