Space Exploration Technologies Corp. Starlink Test Engineer in Redmond, Washington
SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal ofenabling human life on Mars.STARLINK TEST ENGINEERRESPONSIBILITIES: Develop comprehensive understanding of the entire manufacturing and test processDevelop a factory of the future through innovative process design and automationMaintain a positive and creative work cultureDocument the process including bill or materials, work instructions, tooling drawings, facility operations and maintenance proceduresDevelop and maintain process failure modes and effects analysisImplement failure mode mitigationsTrain operators on the process and support recurring certification programsRemove operational blockers and make sure the process is running nominallyRecord, analyze, and report process metrics to predict and mitigate process failures before they occurRoot cause process failures and implement corrective actionsDrive quality, throughput, and cost improvements to the product design and manufacturing processManage configuration changes and enforce configuration control throughout the processBASIC QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's degree in an engineering related field1+ years of experience in design, manufacturing, and/or production of mechanical or electrical hardware systems (internship and collegiate extracurricular engineering project experience qualifies)PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:Demonstrated experience with PCBA testing such as: manual probes, hipot, thermal testing, HALT/HASS, and TVAC testingDemonstrated ability to program in languages relevant to test machines such as: Beckhoff PLC, C#, and MSSQLDemonstrated experience designing and manufacturing test harnesses for PCBAsDemonstrated experience developing PFMEAs and controlling process variables in a production settingDemonstrated experience reading complex electrical schematics including power and/or RF circuitsDemonstrated experience determining root cause of PCBA failures reworksDemonstrated ability to perform PCBA reworks, including BGA, and train othersDemonstrated ability to program in applicable languages such as C++ and PythonDemonstrated experience with PCBA manufacturing, especially SMT processes such as part placement, reflow, selective solder, and x-rayAbility to perform test data analysis to determine pass/fail and in-family as well as root cause anomaliesADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:Must be willing to work extended hours and weekends as neededITAR REQUIREMENTS:To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR .Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX's Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.