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Senior Electronics Engineer



Other Engineering
Toulouse, France
Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024
Ready to make connectivity from space universally accessible, secure and actionable? Then you’ve come to the right place!
E-Space is bridging Earth and space to enable hyper-scaled deployments of space-powered Internet of Things (IoT) solutions and services. We are fundamentally changing the design, economics, manufacturing, coverage limitations and service delivery associated with traditional satellite and terrestrial IoT systems.
By building a highly-advanced low Earth orbit (LEO) space system—with a unique antenna design, highly sustainable spacecraft system and low-cost, small portable end-user devices—we can extend global satellite coverage, capacity and connectivity beyond legacy space services to provide a new kind of IoT platform that lets users sense, track, connect and act on information gathered, anywhere.
We’re intentional, we’re unapologetically curious and we’re 100% committed to saving space, protecting our planet and turning connectivity into actionable intelligence.
Why this role is important:
Our team is expanding, and we need a dedicated Electronics Engineer with a specialty in electronics and knowledge of RF to lead a critical project. This position is key to maintaining momentum and achieving our strategic goals in the development of cutting-edge communication technologies. This position will report to our Senior Photonics Engineer and will be based in our Toulouse, France office.

What you will be doing:

  • Develop PCBA requirements in collaboration with other engineering disciplines.
  • Leading the design, development, and testing of electronic systems for the project, including laser drivers and receivers, power supplies, TIAs, filters and high speed DACs/ADCs, ensuring all components meet required specifications and performance standards.
  • Schematic capture and PCB layout using Altium Designer.
  • PCBA design verification testing and system integration testing.
  • Applying your electronics expertise to develop, implement, and optimize systems, while also integrating RF knowledge into the design and troubleshooting processes.
  • Collaborating with multidisciplinary teams to ensure seamless integration of electronic systems with other project components.
  • Conducting detailed analysis and testing of electronics, identifying potential issues and implementing effective solutions.
  • Documenting design processes, test results, and providing comprehensive reports to support project milestones and decision-making.
  • Contributing to the assessment and selection of new team members, leveraging the expertise of current team leads to identify the best candidates.
  • Staying updated with the latest advancements in electronics and RF technologies to continuously improve systems.

What you bring to this role:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or a related field, with a strong background in electronics and practical knowledge of RF systems.
  • 7+ years of experience in electronics circuit design, analysis, simulation, schematic capture, PCB layout, and testing.
  • Proven experience in the design, development, and testing of electronic systems, preferably in the context of communication technologies or related industries.
  • Proficiency performing circuit analyses in signal integrity tools (SPICE)
  • Proficiency in PCB design and layout tools (Altium Designer preferred).
  • Proficiency with electronic lab equipment such as oscilloscopes, power supplies, soldering iron, etc.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to troubleshoot complex electronic and RF systems.
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills to effectively share insights, test results, and collaborate with team members.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, managing multiple priorities and projects simultaneously.
  • A proactive and innovative approach, with a commitment to continuous learning and improvement in the field of electronics and RF technologies.
  • Eagerness to leverage the expertise of senior team members to ensure a smooth transition and sustained project success.

Bonus points:

  • Experience with optical comms system design, including laser driver and low-noise optoelectronics components front-end
  • Experience designing for space environments including radiation impacts and mitigation.
  • C/C++ or Python skills
While we welcome candidates with global experience, please note that English is the language we conduct our business in, and application submissions will need to be in English or both English and French to be reviewed by our global team.
Why E-Space is right for you:
We want you to make the most of your journey at E-Space. That’s why we support and invest in the physical, emotional and financial well-being of our team members and their families. Some of what you can expect when working at E-Space:
• An opportunity to really make a difference
• Sustainability at our core
• Fair and honest workplace
• Innovative thinking is encouraged
• Competitive salaries
• Continuous learning and development