Breakthrough Energy Ventures Portfolio Company Career Opportunities

Electrical Engineer (Instrumentation and Controls)

Stoke Space

Stoke Space

Other Engineering
Moses Lake, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, October 24, 2023

A thriving economy in space is needed to make life on Earth more vibrant, sustainable, and equitable. Space technology will enable global access to information, solutions to climate change, answers to global food security, products that transform healthcare, clean energy production, and more. Today, rocket launch options are slow, expensive, and unreliable. Stoke is building the world’s most efficient fully and rapidly reusable rocket designed to fly daily that will radically increase access to space and open up the space economy to safeguard our precious home, Earth.

Description

Reusable systems are the key to seamlessly connecting Earth and space. As an Electrical Engineer focused on our instrumentation and controls systems at our Moses Lake test site, you will inform test stand design, lead build-out, ensure high reliability systems during test, and iterate as test stands and test articles change. You will own the integration of physical hardware such as: wire harnesses, instrumentation, custom enclosures, PLCs, data acquisition systems, engine avionics systems, engine controllers. You will be responsible for data integrity of the test stand data that is generated. You must be ready to stay focused, move fast, self-direct, and learn on the fly.

Responsibilities

  • Design and build wiring diagrams for harnesses, custom enclosures, and data acquisition systems
  • Activate, troubleshoot, and ensure high reliability operation of data systems from end-to-end which includes: field instrumentation, harnesses, data acquisition system, low voltage (24V) electronic systems power
  • Update and maintain schematics and documentation for the systems you are responsible for

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or similar
  • 1 years of experience in harness design & build, data acquisition systems, instrumentation systems, or similar
  • Exceptional command of engineering principles behind instrumentation (i.e. pressure transducers, thermocouples, accelerometers, etc.)
  • Experience with integrating and troubleshooting electronic systems
  • Willing to work outdoors for long periods of time
  • Able to stoop, bend, crawl, and lift up to 25 lbs. unassisted
  • Passion for building something with high quality, willing to attend work with a positive and humble attitude, and willing to take ownership of large and small tasks to help the team be successful
  • Ability to lead
  • Ability to follow
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiar with NFPA 70, National Electrical Code – specifically with regards to designing and installing instrumentation and control systems in hazardous areas
  • Experience designing electrical schematics from scratch
  • Basic understanding of industrial/site electrical power distribution
  • Basic understanding of computer network systems
  • Experience in programming with Python and LabVIEW

Benefits

  • Medical, dental, vision and basic life insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Equity

Compensation

Target Levels:

  • Level 1Range: $61,300 - $91,900
  • Level 2 Range: $76,600 - $114,900
  • Level 3 Range: $91,900 - $137,900

Our job posts are intentionally written to attract a wide variety of experience levels, and we make decisions about the right fit on a per-candidate basis.

Your actual level and base salary will be decided based on your specific experience and skill level.

Equal Opportunity

The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including with respect to disability and veteran status. It is committed to compliance with all equal opportunity laws, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) and Title VII. It does not discriminate on the basis of nationality, race, citizenship, immigration status, or any other protected class when it comes to employment practices, including hiring.

Employment at the Company is contingent upon satisfactory completion of reference and background checks, and on your ability to prove your identity and authorization to work in the U.S. for the Company. Employees must comply with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services employment verification requirements, and, therefore, they must complete an Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 at the start of employment and re-verify authorization to work periodically.

Separate from this I-9 process, this position entails access to certain technology and technical data that is restricted under U.S. export control laws and regulations. Employment or continued employment may be conditioned on your legal authorization to work with or have access to export control materials as necessary to perform your job.