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Electrical Engineer (All Levels)

Argo Space

Argo Space

Other Engineering
hermosa beach, ca, usa · hermosa beach, ca, usa · California, USA · United States
Posted on Saturday, January 27, 2024

As a Senior Electrical Engineer at Argo, you will help lead the design, development, integration, and testing of avionics systems for Argo's reusable in-space transport vehicles and lunar surface systems. You will be responsible for the design and implementation of high performance, high reliability avionics and electrical systems including harnessing, batteries and power systems, sensors, mechanisms, navigation, safety systems, and flight computers on demanding timelines. You will also be on the frontlines of implementation, collaborating with the Argo leadership team to understand customer requirements and feed those into vehicle and architecture design.


  • Design, develop, build, and test avionics systems for reusable transport spacecraft to make in-space transportation abundant and affordable
  • Hands-on prototyping, troubleshooting, and testing of avionics and electrical systems
  • Drive rapid execution and iteration efforts that put hardware in orbit quickly
  • Foster technical excellence and ownership within the Avionics engineering team by setting a high standard for delivering results
  • Design avionics systems that meet company and mission goals and provide new capabilities for the in-space economy
  • Negotiate requirements by having a deep understanding of the company and mission objectives and providing alternative solutions
  • Implement test plans consistent with the risk posture of the mission and own the outcome of test campaigns
  • Conduct design reviews, test readiness reviews, and flight readiness reviews with a heavy emphasis on technical excellence


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or science discipline
  • 3+ years of experience designing complex electrical and/or control systems that operate in harsh environments (autonomous vehicles, drones, spacecraft, etc.)
  • Capable of maintaining flexibility in direction under changing circumstances
  • Track record of delivering novel, excellent technical products
  • Experience managing analysis products and incorporating their feedback into design