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 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 fulfil 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 engaged in designing, simulation and validating and testing electronic systems as part of Open Cosmos’ electronics team.
Tasks and responsibilities
Design, verification and validation of PCB schematics and layout.
Power systems, high speed digital circuit design and simulation.
Assist electronics design validation and qualification.
Documentation and design libraries creation and maintenance.
Skills, attitude and experience
Experience on embedded systems
Experience designing and testing electronics
Familiar with Linux, python and scripting
Strong interest in electronics
Attention to detail
Honesty, openness and self awareness
Quick to learn and coach others
Nice to have
Experience with ARM processors and FPGA
Experience with C, C++
Experience with Verilog/VHDL
Experience with power electronics design and testing
Experience in RF characterisation and measurement techniques
Knowledge of statistical data analysis
Linux shell scripting
Familiar with Altium Designer
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=13
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://www.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