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At SpaceRyde, we use balloons to launch small satellites. Our work is literally rocket science and we are looking for creative people to join us. Watch video of our first flight, and Canada’s first-ever space launch system for small satellites here: https://ca.linkedin.com/company/spaceryde
We love solving real problems in the simplest way, and want to work with people who Get. The Job. Done. We are backed by high-profile investors including YCombinator and work like fast-paced Silicon-Valley startups.
You are a rockstar Avionics Engineer, who excels in a fast-paced environment, and do your best work when juggling multiple tasks. You are the type of person that makes it happen when everything that is supposed to work doesn’t!
You are goal-oriented and prepared to take complete ownership of your project. If you are thinking of taking a day off before a deadline because it’s your birthday, or anniversary, this is not the company for you.
Design a state of the art architecture for balloon-borne payloads
Calculate power requirements to run all electronics and design energy storage systems
Estimate computational power needed and select computer platforms to run required algorithms
Work with other subsystem specialists to seamlessly integrate avionics into the overall payload assembly
Employ innovative methods to ensure testability, manufacturability and low production costs of avionics systems
BA or BS in Aerospace / Electrical / Mechatronics Engineering or a relevant field:
able to design energy storage and power distribution systems
have used single-board computers for embedded applications
have worked with long range communication systems
can program an Arduino while playing World of Warcraft
Proficient in Python and/or C++
Previous exposure to satellite, rocket, or aircraft avionics is a must
Working knowledge of ROS and Altium is a bonus
You are prepared to be intellectually challenged, and work on tasks that are not directly in your area of expertise
You are a team player, you ask for help when you are stuck and you are always ready to help out