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Senior Power Systems Engineer

Ascend Arc

Ascend Arc

Software Engineering
United States
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

Come invent the future! Get in on the ground floor as a founding member of an engineering team developing a revolutionary satellite communications system. Connect the vision to the hardware, build it, test it and fly it.

AscendArc is a seed stage startup founded to revolutionize the satellite communications industry. We are looking for doers who want to work in a hardware rich environment focused on rapid iteration. Our success will depend on your energy, skill, and creativity.

Responsibilities

Lead the design, prototyping, testing and qualification of a satellite power system including the power conditioning system, batteries and solar array. Develop the architecture, design and layout the circuits, work with suppliers and test prototypes in a rapid development environment.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience developing multi kilowatt power systems (spacecraft systems preferred)
  • BS or higher in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience designing DC-DC power conversion and power distribution electronics
  • Experience with rapid prototyping
  • Knowledge of battery and solar array systems
  • Knowledge of aerospace qualification processes
  • Knowledge of aerospace reliability analysis and industry practices
  • Ability to lead a small team and work collaboratively with other sub-system leads
  • Experience with industry standard electrical engineering and layout tools

AscendArc is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor or legally protected status.