• Data Systems and Controls Engineer

    Job Locations US-TX-Van Horn
    Test and Flight Operations
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  • Overview

    As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will design and build instrumentation and control hardware for testing various spaceflight systems. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of liquid rocket engine testing and suborbital launch control systems. The position is responsible for the electrical design, installation and operational status of test facility control and monitoring systems. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.


    • Design, plan and build electrical control and instrumentation systems.
    • Identify and procure required components for build activities
    • Manage subcontractors performing installation projects
    • Create and maintain company-wide electrical design standards.
    • Troubleshoot issues with test and launch facility I&C systems.
    • Plan and oversee maintenance of I&C systems


    • BS in Electrical Engineering or related field
    • 5+ years’ experience with industrial or aerospace facility design or operation
    • Electrical schematic and panel layout design using CAD (preferably AutoCAD)
    • Working knowledge of integrating instrumentation with data acquisition hardware
    • Experience with video monitoring systems (webcam, high speed, infrared, etc.)
    • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (current Green Card holder)


    • MS degree in Electrical Engineering
    • Software development or troubleshooting PLC or Opto22 controllers.
    • Tuning closed loop control systems.
    • Experience calibrating and operating high speed accelerometer or dynamic pressure sensors.


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