Avionics and Power - Payload Electrical Interface Engineer

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich

Your mission
Here at the 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 Payload Electrical Interface Engineer to help us in our mission by defining and validating electrical and numerical interfaces with our payloads. 
 In your capacity as a Payload Electrical Interface Engineer, your role will be continuously evolving, but day to day your duties will include:
  • Defining and refining electrical and numerical ICD with the customers for the various payloads, based on the standard ICD
  • Defining electrical and numerical ICD for internal payloads (video system, technology measurements,…)
  • Providing inputs for payload harness definition, power budget,...
  • Performing validation/integration tests between the Payload Interface Unit (part of the Nyx Avionics) and the customer/internal payloads
  • Defining real-time telemetry and on-board data storage content
What we would love to see from you
In the role of Payload Electrical Interface Engineer ideally, you will have the following:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in electrical engineering or similar field
  • Exposure to designing and implementing test systems for electronics.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build strong working relationships, both with external customers and inside the company
  • Python programming experience
  • Space enthusiast: ready to change the European space industry
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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