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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
7/4/2015
Job Category:
Engineering
Instrumentation Build Engineer - Integration
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SpaceX | Hawthorne, CA
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Job Description

Engineer The Future
SpaceX is a U.S.-based advanced technology company founded by residing CEO and CTO, Elon Musk. Founded in 2002, SpaceX builds rockets and spacecraft from the ground up, including cutting edge electronics, software, vehicle structures, and engine systems. The Falcon Launch Vehicle and Dragon Spacecraft programs are some of the most ambitious engineering systems in the world, designed to support our ultimate goals of aviation-like spaceflight capability and making humanity a multi-planet species. Our team is made up of more than 3,000 SpaceXers located across our Hawthorne, California headquarters; and other facilities in Florida, Texas, and Washington, DC.
Advance the course of human history and pave the ways to Mars
This is SpaceX . We are not like most companies. Our goal is to do what has never before been done--enabling mankind to live on other planets. We push the boundaries of what is currently possible, and understand it takes rare individuals to help us make this happen. We celebrate our successes , and each other. We seek future colleagues with a rare mix of drive, passion, scrappiness, intelligence, and curiosity to seek what's beyond the stars.
Playing a direct role in advancing the course of human history is no small endeavor. Join us, and find your place in the SpaceX legacy.

Instrumentation Build Engineer - Integration
Responsibilities:
Streamline/automate processes and systems to handle several vehicles in parallel Rapidly resolve novel instrumentation challenges Hands-on hardware integration Lead integration of flight test instrumentation systems Work with other engineers and technicians to implement new processes Provide design and production guidelines, requirements, and procedures to design and manufacturing engineers Develop sensor data systems Basic Qualifications:
BS in Electrical Engineering or related discipline 2 years of hands-on fabrication, assembly, and/or testing experience (internship experience can supplement for the required industry experience) Experience identifying and fixing sensor signal quality issues Preferred Skills and Experience:

Experience conducting large scale and high channel count field tests with accelerometers, pressure transducers, strain gauges, thermocouples, and RTDs. Experience in automotive, aerospace, aircraft, or civil dynamics or instrumentation Experience with Matlab, Excel, Labview, databases, and National Instruments hardware Experience automating configuration management Experience in automotive, aerospace, aircraft, industrial or instrumentation Strong enthusiasm for technology Self-motivated with strong organizational, communication and documentation skills A "can do" attitude and the ability/enthusiasm necessary to work in a unique, fast-paced environment Enjoy troubleshooting and detail oriented work
ITAR Requirements:
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant 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 ITAR here . 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.
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.
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About SpaceX

SpaceX is developing a family of launch vehicles and spacecraft intended to increase the reliability and reduce the cost of both manned and unmanned space transportation, ultimately by a factor of ten. With the Falcon 1 and Falcon 9 vehicles, SpaceX offers highly reliable/cost-efficient launch capabilities for spacecraft insertion into any orbital altitude and inclination. Starting in 2010, SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft will provide Earth-to-LEO transport of pressurized and unpressurized cargo, including resupply to the International Space Station (ISS). Founded in 2002, SpaceX is a private company owned by management and employees, with minority investments from Founders Fund and DFJ. The SpaceX team now numbers nearly 800, with corporate headquarters in Hawthorne, California.