Nov 01, 2019

Test Engineer

$65,000 yearly
  • Malin Space Science Systems
Full-Time Engineering

Job Description

Malin Space Science Systems seeks a sharp, highly-motivated, engineer to specialize in and support environmental testing across a variety of exciting space programs, as we continue to grow our small space camera hardware development and production team.



  • Plan, setup, and operate thermal-vacuum tests of critical flight hardware.
  • Monitor tests onsite and remotely and be on call 24/7 to quickly respond to anomalies.
  • Design and implement retrofits to thermal-vacuum chamber for improvements to reliability, performance, and capability.
  • Support design of tests and development of test plans.
  • Coordinate with vendors to maintain test facilities, including thermal chambers with mechanical refrigeration, thermal chambers with LN2 cooling, and thermal-vacuum chambers.
  • Support offsite EMI/EMC testing and shock/vibration testing, as required.
  • Write and maintain standard operating procedures for environmental test facilities.
  • Specify and oversee installation of new test facilities.
  • Develop test plans and procedures. Run tests in a production setting and train technicians to run tests.
  • Write Python scripts for analysis and reporting of test data.
  • Design systems of test equipment to support testing and write Python scripts to drive automated tests.






Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

Job Requirements

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Fluency with military test standards preferred.
  • Requires proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Fluency in Python preferred.
  • Experience with Altium Designer and/or SolidWorks preferred.
  • Requires 5 years of experience and a B.S. in a relevant engineering field.


For this position, U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident status is required for government contract work.

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