System Integration Engineer

Job Role

At Kepler, you will have the opportunity to work with a small dedicated team of engineers building the Kepler spacecraft. You will be responsible for drafting requirements, designing interfaces between different satellite subsystems, and sourcing vendor hardware. In this role you will interface with the internal engineering team and vendors, which will require a solid understanding of electrical, mechanical, software and thermal subsystems and their system dependencies. You will need to support all phases of satellite design from concept studies to satellite flight model integration. Previous CubeSat / Small Sat systems design experience will make a candidate stand out.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s in Aerospace/Electronics/Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Ability to solve complex problems
  • Ability to read and decipher highly technical data
  • Strong organizational skills
  • 1+ yr. experience with 3D CAD software (e.g. SolidWorks)

Preferred Skills

  • Masters degree and or strong academic project experience
  • Exposure to the CubeSat standard
  • Experience in fast-paced iterative design environments within the consumer electronics, mobile handset, medical devices, or automotive industries
  • Experience with embedded programming (C or Assembly)
  • Excellent scripting skills (Tcl, csh/bash, Perl, Python etc.)
  • Relevant experience in a hobby or University design team

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