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Electronics Engineer

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Open Cosmos is revolutionising the way space technology is used and is at the forefront of the emerging new space industry. Our mission is to make space accessible to anyone, to help solve the world's biggest challenges. We do this by providing simple and affordable space missions, using nanosatellite technology, providing end to end space missions for customers around the world (private and institutional). We work with some of the biggest names in the industry, including the European Space Agency (ESA), but also with small and innovative high-tech companies, together with developing the space technology and applications of the future.

Based at one of the world’s leading space campuses in Harwell, Oxfordshire, we are a young and ambitious team with the drive to define a greater future for this planet and the people living on it; therefore, when our minds come together to fulfill our mission to democratise the space we are happy to be part of something that is more than the best of each of ourselves.

Description of the Position
You will be joining Open Cosmos’ core team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will be in charge of designing, simulating, validating and testing electronic systems as part of the Open Cosmos’ electronics team. You will be involved in a fast design-test-iterate cycle that characterises Open Cosmos’ work.

Tasks and responsibilities
Design, simulation, verification and validation of PCB schematics and layout.

Design power systems and high speed digital circuit design.

Execute design validation and assist with design qualification.


Work independently and under pressure.

Embrace challenge and work outside of the comfort zone

Commit to fulfill customer requirements and expectations

Take initiative and work in a self-driven manner.

Skills, attitude and experience
Experience on embedded software

Over 5 years experience in high speed circuit design, validation and testing or equivalent experience

Over 3 years experience in EMC analysis or equivalent experience

Experience on high current circuit analysis, design, validating and testing

Experience on designing multilayer PCBs

Experience on designing, simulating, validating and testing analog circuits

Attention to detail

Lean/Bootstrap mentality

Honesty, openness and self awareness


Quick to learn and coach others

Nice to have
Experience with C, C++

Experience with Verilog/VHDL

Experience in RF

Familiar with python and Linux shell scripting

Familiar with Altium Designer

Space electronics design experience

Experience on embedded software using DSP

Agile methods experience (Agile, Scrum, …)

Knowledge of languages other than English

You will enjoy
Working with a team of people to build the future of a new space industry

Working at one of the world’s leading space campuses

25 days holidays + 8 bank holidays

Attractive Pension Scheme & Immediate enrolment

Transport Allowance – extra pocket money to support our best talent working together

Healthy snacks and pick’n’mix sweets at the office

Social clubs organised by the team – so far we’ve got Run Club, Paella Club, ice-skating Club and Thirsty Club – suggest something new?

Annual Company Retreat

Remote working as per company policy

Working from home as per company policy

Annual Salary Review

How to apply
Visit the career section of our website here: https://opencosmos.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=11

Please include your CV, Cover Letter (max ½ page) and any relevant links to LinkedIn and your work (eg. GitHub, C++, ).

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Open Cosmos in the media
Our Website - https://open-cosmos.com/media/
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/open.cosmos.space/
Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/company/open-cosmos/
Twitter - https://twitter.com/open_cosmos


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