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Electrical Test and Design Engineer

Sidus Space

Sidus Space

Other Engineering, Design
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

The vision at Sidus is to make space accessible to everyone by increasing the viability of low-cost access to space. At Sidus, our whole is greater than the sum of our parts. The Sidus team is made up of highly talented individuals, each contributing their own experience, knowledge, skills, and ideas. It is our team that sets us apart from our competition and makes our mission of Bringing Space Down to Earth™.

At Sidus we treat each day like it’s Day One. We operate with a sense of urgency; we are customer obsessed, always learning, and constantly evolving. Join our team and be a part of something great!

Job Summary

Sidus Space is looking for an Electrical Test & Design Engineer to design and test electrical cabinets for the Mobile Launcher 2 project in Cape Canaveral, FL. Duties will include capability of designing a test plan for both ground resistance and functional testing for around 40 unique electrical cabinets:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Generate and maintain engineering and manufacturing documentation such as drawings, bills of materials, etc.
  • Contribute to specific mission, ground, or space vehicle systems engineering activities. This may include requirements flow down, tracking, verification, and the writing of complex specifications, interface control documents, and engineering reports from advanced studies, special engineering investigations, and similar activities.
  • Coordinate engineering design packages with systems engineers, mechanical engineers, manufacturing, quality, and program management
  • Advanced analyses relating to mission and technical problems may be required.
  • Develop test plans for electrical components and assemblies
  • Generate verification and validation plans, and work with Integration and Test team to ensure the subsystem meets requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned**

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in electrical, systems, or Aerospace Engineering from ABET accredited University plus seven (7) years’ experience in Electrical test and design
  • Master’s Degree in electrical, systems, or Aerospace Engineering ABET accredited university plus five (5) years’ experience in electrical testing and designing.
  • Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education.
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years’ experience with complex electronics or industrial electric systems
  • Document design, analysis, and test results in technical reports and presentations
  • Minimum Two (2) years of direct experience in satellite or spacecraft electrical power system (EPS) design
  • Experience with design and execution of electrical hardware testing, tests include ground resistance and complex functional testing

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Understanding of networking equipment basics, a plus
  • Aerospace industry experience a plus
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes a plus
  • Good interpersonal skills as well as the proven ability to communicate with other engineers, groups, and management are essential.
  • High level critical thinking and reasoning skills.
  • Good organizational skills with a detail-oriented mindset

Physical Requirements

  • Sedentary Work – occasionally exerting up to 10 pounds of force to carry, lift, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves being stationary most of the time, sometimes requiring moving about the work center on concrete surfaces.
  • Computer Work – daily use of laptop, computer monitor screen, keyboard, and mouse, sometimes utilizing a headset with microphone & speakers.

Travel Requirement

Able to travel <10% of the time.

This position is for the day shift generally working 7:00am – 4:00pm.

Total Rewards and Perks

At Sidus Space, we ask a lot of our team members, which is why we give so much in return. In addition to a competitive salary, a Best-in-Class benefit program with a generous employer paid portion as well as a matching 401(k) on Day ONE, we offer a lot of perks, including:

  • Jeans every day
  • Regular onsite food trucks
  • 5 Free Company T-shirts for Manufacturing Staff or credit to the Company Store
  • Paid Time Off - Up to 4 weeks of vacation, 5 sick days and 11 paid holidays – 5 of which can be floated
  • Adjustable stand-up desks
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Education assistance and professional training opportunities
  • Company golf outings and other social events

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • All candidates selected will be subject to background investigation and drug screen.
  • This position requires access to onsite locations managing Unclassified Naval Nuclear Propulsion Information, which is Not Releasable to Foreign Nationals (NOFORN) data. Therefore, to meet NOFORN requirements, you will have to provide proof of US Citizenship and attest that you do not have dual citizenship.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and, if requested, reasonable accommodation will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job, absent undue hardship.

SIDUS SPACE is an Equal Opportunity Employer fostering a respectful work culture that values all contributors. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information on “EEO Is the Law,” please visit