Senior Project Engineer

Irvine, California, United States · Project Engineer 001


Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems is seeking a candidate to fill the position of Senior Project Engineer, serving in the capacity of technical lead in hardware design of CubeSAT, MicroSAT and MiniSAT platforms.

This candidate must possess a degree in at least one of the following disciplines and at least 10 years’ experience in large scale systems development: Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or Physics.


  1. Ability to evaluate systems level designs and derive top-level requirements
  2. Create and manage Requirements and Interface Control documents
  3. Track adherence to requirements and monitor systems development in a multi-disciplinary environment
  4. Proficiency with Matlab, Simulink, C, C++, Python etc. preferred.
  5. Derivation and partitioning of subsystem requirements from customer specifications.
  6. Generation, organization, and flow-down of subsystem operational and interface definitions (Electrical-Mechanical Interfaces, Software-Hardware Interfaces, RF/Digital/DSP … etc.).
  7. Technical orchestration of subsystem development, testing, and integration, as well as top-level unit integration and qualification.
  8. Subsystem design in at least one discipline (RF, Software, FPGA, DSP, … etc.).
  9. Generation of satellite operations manuals and guidelines.
  10. Interfacing with, and briefing customers and senior management.

Experience in carrying satellite development (or other major platforms) to full term is required.



Salary and benefits are market competitive.

100% paid PPO medical benefits plan for eligible employees + family.

To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Terran Orbital/Tyvak is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin/ethnicity, age, veteran status, disability status, mental or physical disability, or any other legally protected status.

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