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Power Electronics Test Engineer

  • Job
    Mid-level (3-4 years) - Senior (5-8 years)
  • Engineering
  • $110K - $140K
  • San Francisco
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AI generated summary

  • You need a technical degree, passion for hardware, ambiguity tolerance, test equipment experience, Python skills, and bonus experience in environmental testing, power electronics, Altium, harness design, or test automation. Apply even if you don't meet all requirements.
  • You will develop and design automated test solutions, interface with flight hardware, write Python software, provide feedback to the design team, and assist in hiring at Astranis Space Technologies.


  • Associate's or B.S. degree in electrical or computer engineering, or equivalent technical degree
  • A passion for hardware development, including working in a fast-paced environment and hands-on design and development
  • Comfort with ambiguity and turning high-level requirements into clear design/test objectives
  • Hands-on experience using electrical test equipment (multimeters, oscilloscopes, power supplies, eloads, etc.)
  • Experience with debugging circuits with embedded software, from oscilloscope to scripting
  • Experience using Python
  • Don't meet them all? Not a problem. Please apply even if you do not meet all these criteria.
  • Bonus:
  • Understanding and experience in environmental testing such as vibration, shock, thermal, burn-in, and TVAC
  • Power electronics experience such as switching converters and load switches
  • Experience using Altium Designer
  • Experience with designing and building electrical harnesses and connectors
  • Experience automating tests, test equipment, or similar instrumentation


  • Develop and design automated hardware and software solutions to test+validate electronics hardware
  • Design PCBA's to interface with flight hardware
  • Write software in Python to control bench equipment, devices under test, and other test hardware
  • Work closely with the design team to provide feedback and insight through qualification and acceptance process
  • Assist in recruiting, interviewing, and hiring additional teammates to our rapidly-growing team.


What are the main responsibilities of a Power Electronics Test Engineer at Astranis?

As a Power Electronics Test Engineer at Astranis, your main responsibilities include developing, designing, and implementing tests and test systems for all the custom electronics on our spacecraft to ensure they work effectively across different environments.

What skills are required for a Power Electronics Test Engineer at Astranis?

The skills required for this role include a strong understanding of power electronics, experience with designing and implementing test systems, and the ability to troubleshoot and analyze test results to ensure success on orbit.

What is the importance of testing power electronics for spacecraft at Astranis?

Testing power electronics for spacecraft at Astranis is crucial to guaranteeing success on orbit. By developing and implementing tests and test systems for custom electronics, we can ensure that our suite of power designs work effectively in various environments, ultimately leading to a successful mission.

Small, low-cost communications satellites, in higher orbits.

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Mission & Purpose

Astranis is building small, low-cost telecommunications satellites. Our mission is to help get online the 4 billion people who are without internet access.