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Hawthorne, CA 90250

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In an era when most technology based products follow a path of ever-increasing capability and reliability while simultaneously reducing costs, launch vehicles today are little changed from those of 40 years ago. SpaceX aims to change this paradigm by developing a family of launch vehicles which will ultimately reduce the cost and increase the reliability of space access by a factor of ten. …

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Redmond, WA, US


SpaceX - Full-Time | Job date : 07-06-2018


You will be a member of the team responsible for printed circuit board design and associated technologies. You are a self-starter, team player, have the hunger to venture into unknown areas, results oriented and work cohesively within the team.


  • Determination of layer stackup, perform component package selection, component placement, routing feasibility studies, and signal routing of digital, analog, RF and power conversion Printed Circuit Boards (PCB)
  • Library creation and maintenance
  • Creation and release of documentation for fabrication of PCBs
  • Collaborate with internal teams and PCB vendors to continually improve design rules, constraints and Design for Test and Manufacture guidelines
  • PCB design tools, maintenance, evaluate new tools, and training team members


  • 5+ years of experience with PCB layout and routing in some or all of the following areas - modern passive and active electronics components, surface-mount, RF components, ball-grid array and similar fine pitch, high pin density components
  • 2+ years of experience with ECAD libraries and library configuration management
  • High school diploma


  • Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering or similar area of study
  • Demonstrated understanding of Design for Manufacturability, Assembly, and Test
  • Experience with Mentor Xpedition and/or Altium Designer.  Mentor Xpedition preferred
  • Experience with layout of mixed analog and digital designs, high speed buses, FPGA, DRAM and CPU designs, power supplies, DC-DC converters, transmission lines, impedance controlled traces and power traces
  • Have a mix of MIL-STD, commercial and IPC standards and design based experience
  • Experience monitoring industry-wide parts 
  • Ability to visualize component placement and interconnectivity
  • Experience with scripting and automation
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively with others


  • Must be available to work extended hours and weekends as needed

Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.