PCB Design Engineer

Irvine, California, United States · Space Vehicles expand job description ↓


Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems Inc., a Terran Orbital company, is seeking a motivated and experienced PCB Designer to work onsite at our Irvine, CA location. Tyvak is a leading worldwide provider of nano-satellite and micro-satellite vehicles, services, and solutions to Commercial and Government customers.

As a PCB Designer, the candidate will work within a multidisciplinary team to design and document complex printed circuit boards.

Specific tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • Design printed circuit boards that conform to electrical, and mechanical requirements.
  • Create fabrication and assembly data / drawings required for manufacture, assembly and testing.
  • Ability to read and interpret electronic schematics.
  • Develop design rules based on project requirements.
  • Apply DFx constraints to designs for maximum reliability and lowest cost.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.


  • 3-5+ years PCB design experience
  • Expert level proficiency with Altium Designer
  • High speed digital and RF experience
  • Proficient with the data exchange between Altium and other CAD tools, preferrably SolidWorks.
  • IPC Certified Interconnect Designer (Basic minimum, advanced preferred)
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral. Must be able to convey technical information clearly and efficiently.
  • Proficient with Office tools (Excel, Power Point, Word, etc)
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with eligibility to obtain a Secret Clearance.


  • Certified SolidWorks Associate (CSWA) or higher


Tyvak Nano Satellite Systems is a leading worldwide provider of nano- and micro-satellite vehicles, services, and solutions. Nanosatellites are a disruptor in the space technology realm and provide increased capabilities at a fraction of the cost of larger satellites. Being a part of the team at Tyvak means you will be able to see the impact of your work, partner alongside other smart engineers from a number of disciplines, and take pride in the satellites we watch.

  • Salary and benefits are market competitive.
  • 100% paid PPO medical benefits plan for eligible employees + family.

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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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.
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