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Avionics architect and systems Engineer

Infinite Orbits

Infinite Orbits

Software Engineering, IT
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

About Infinite Orbits

Established in 2017, Infinite Orbits is a NewSpace company, based in Toulouse, pushing the boundaries of in-orbit services with cutting-edge spacecraft driven by its own Rendez-Vous solution, an advanced Autonomous Vision-Based Navigation Solution. IO has two generations of missions

  • "Orbit Guard" provides Inspection and Space Situational Awareness services in GEO. Our first, OG-1 was launched on 1 May 2023, the second is launching in 2025 and the third third launching in 2026.
  • Endurance" is a docking service capable of extending the life of GEO telecom satellites, by taking over AOCS takeover for 5 years.

Would you like to join us?

To complete our dynamic and international team, we are looking for a profile of an experienced Avionics architect and systems engineer!

How you will help us:

  • Build overall system architectures (power, data, RF)
  • Owner of link budgets
  • Understand design drivers and carry out trade-offs to build the spacecraft system-level design that includes a selection of concepts for bus voltage, power generation, storage and distribution, latch-up protection and redundancy.
  • Select heaters, temperature sensors, motor drivers and data acquisition systems for the same.
  • Work with subsystem suppliers at all phases - searching, vetting, RFI/ RFP, SoW definition, negotiation, monitoring and reviewing.
  • Build and manage the avionics AIV methodology with associated hardware, including harnesses, adapter boards, check-out panels, GSE design, manufacturing, and testing.
  • Select appropriate new space standards for carrying out quality and reliability control, including derating analysis, qualification and acceptance.
  • Assist in developing flight software at the application level.
  • Develop module-level verification plan (A,I,R,T) and carry out verification for 3rd party and in-house developed electronics modules.
  • Assist in designing avionics for IO's RdV sensors and computers, including selection of components, PCB designing and production, assembly and end-to-end testing.
  • Design radiation test campaigns if needed.
  • Assist in building FDIR strategy by understanding fault modes of all avionics modules.

What we need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace, electronics or electrical Engineering or equivalent higher qualification.
  • 7+ years of relevant experience in working with satellite design, manufacturing and testing
  • Strong experience in systems engineering
  • Strong experience in AIV
  • Knowledgeable in GNC
  • Experience in working with satellites electronics systems such as power systems (such as solar panels, PCDU, batteries), Communications systems (RF hardware, SDR, antennas), flatsats and GSE.
  • Have a good understanding of various modulation, encryption and CCSDS standards, PUS packets.
  • Pro-activeness and ability to work in a self-directed, fast-paced and result-oriented environment.
  • Organised profile.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • We value team spirit and problem-solving.

Good to have:

  • Master's degree in embedded, electrical, electronics, software or mechatronics field.
  • Knowledge of PCB design software such as Altum
  • Knowledge of CAD design software such as Onshape, CATIA or Solidworks
  • Experience with GNU radio, RF test equipment
  • Coding abilities in python and C
  • The French Language is a plus.