Space Electrical Engineer
Turion Space
Irvine, CA US
Posted ago
Turion Space

As an electrical engineer, you will assist in the design, analysis, and implementation of satellite electrical systems. You will work closely with the Turion Space team across software and hardware systems. You will own the power distribution and power supply system along with the electrical interface to all subsystems.

Compensation: $80,000-$120,000 yearly, generous equity compensation


  • Assist in the spacecraft electrical systems architecture and design
  • Design circuits + PCBs for various spacecraft subsystems
  • Own the power distribution system
  • Own the electrical power system
  • Assist in recruiting, interviewing, and hiring additional teammates to our rapidly-growing team


  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering
  • Experience developing electrical systems on spacecraft
  • Demonstrated ability to personally design, build, and test electrical systems from scratch
  • Capable of identifying and solving complex problems with little to no supervision or direction
  • Must be able to work extended hours and weekends as needed

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Software development experience in C++, Python, Matlab, or similar software
  • Experience with automated HW testing
  • Experience with electromechanical elements
  • Knowledge of radiation effects on semiconductors

ITAR Requirements
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, the applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

$80,000-$120,000 yearly
About Turion Space

Turion Space was formed with the vision of building the technology required for humanity's interplanetary future. Our short-term goal is to solve the most significant threat to that vision - orbital debris. The exponential growth of spacecraft and launch vehicles entering Earth's orbits has dramatically increased the risk of collisions. Even a small number of these conjunctions will lead to the inaccessibility of the final frontier. We are developing the technology to stabilize this threat. This challenge will also serve as a test-bed for future asteroid resource extraction.

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