Systems Engineer

Hybrid Military and Aerospace/Defense manufacturer seeking multiple Systems Engineer roles at different levels in Chatsworth, CA - must have experience with electronic components

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A bit about us:

With 40 years of experience, we are the oldest and largest independent global high-tech manufacturer providing reliable, rugged embedded systems for the harshest, most unforgiving environments in military, defense, aerospace and space applications. Our state-of-the-art products in AI autonomous, cybersecurity and the digital backbone etc. enable more than 60 top-tier industry clients like NASA, Boeing, Lockheed Martin to expand their most revolutionary explorations based on multiple open standard architectures in which Aitech participates, like SOSA, FACE, VPX, CompactPCI etc.

We provide standard COTS products like single board computers, I/O, memory, and graphics boards, PMC/XMCs and sub-system enclosures, with over 100,000 boards delivered, as well as custom integrated systems to take on the most challenging projects in the harshest environment and succeed. As a pioneer in space applications, we offer an unparalleled space pedigree with trillion of miles flown in a variety of space missions without a single failure. We stand behind our product and customer to secure a better tomorrow.

Why join us?

Hybrid schedule, amazing benefits, a lot of options for internal growth

Job Details

If you are passionate about systems design, we invite you to join the Flight Systems Engineering, Integration and Test group here. We provide systems engineering for the design and implementation of subsystems on spacecraft for key flight projects. Our work spans spacecraft systems engineering, payload systems integration, electrical systems integration, fault protection and autonomy design, landing systems design, Single Board Computing assembly and test, systems verification and validation, and systems modeling.

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Systems System Test Engineer to join the Qualification Systems Engineering, Integration and Test Section, reporting administratively to the System Engineering Group. Some of your initial tasks may include the development and execution of functional and qualification tests at sub-systems level and integration of spacecraft hardware and software.

You will work independently and within a team environment, collaborating on tasks performed across a spectrum of disciplines and have excellent writing and oral presentation skills.

Tasks may include but not limited to:
  • Test and integrate spacecraft hardware and software
  • Anomaly investigation
  • Supporting flight software and hardware reviews
  • Research and author Activity Plans for the System Testbed
  • Integrate and reconfigure the System Testbeds
  • Prepare and present Testbed information and data at meetings and reviews
  • Certify the Testbed/Teststand
  • Help complete the system level Verification and Validation of the flight system

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physics, or related technical discipline with a minimum of 7 years of professional experience, or - Master’s degree with a minimum of 4 years of experience, or Ph.D with a minimum of 2 years of experience.
  • Demonstrated skills in test planning, test procedure development, problem reporting/investigation, coordination of test data analysis and test report generation.
  • Demonstrated skills in independently leading test activities and coordinating with other team players.
  • Ability to negotiate independently with other team members on the behalf of System Engineering interests.
  • Experience within a multidisciplinary system engineering or test team
  • Demonstrated knowledge of processes that are used to verify/validate the design requirements of systems.
  • Experience in testing of systems, including test planning, test procedure development, and data analysis.
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate successfully with other groups, engineering sections, departments, and organizations, both inside and outside Aitech.
  • Experience with development of formal procedures and documentation relating to space flight hardware
  • Ability to react to frequent changes in plans and excel in a rapid pace concurrent engineering environment.
  • Detailed knowledge of Laboratory policies and procedures, NASA policies and procedures, and government regulations across a range of applications.
  • Understanding of the proper application of Aitech design principles, flight project practices, hardware-handling constraints, and the design risk management practices.
  • Availability for occasional domestic travel.

Preferred Skills:
  • Previous experience in Systems Integration and Test
  • Previous experience in performing V&V utilizing system level test beds

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Chatsworth, CA
Job Type
$90,000 - $140,000