Test Engineer | Aerospace

YORK SPACE SYSTEMS Denver, CO $90000.00 to $140000.00 per year
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The ideal test engineer candidate will act as an expert on all test aspects of space hardware. They will be working across engineering teams to lead and coordinate best practices in test: supporting junior engineers, as well as planning, coordinating, and troubleshooting test campaigns. The ideal candidate will have significant prior experience in the space sector, with an emphasis on experience with small satellites and small satellite components. 

 

Responsibilities 

  • Develop and manage flight hardware test plans, from concept to execution 

  • Develop test requirements and their verification methods through close collaboration with the Systems Engineering team 

  • Interface with the customer, negotiating test requirements and methods, jointly developing plans, and communicating and reporting on test progress 

  • Represent test engineering at major program milestones and act as expert reviewer at Test Readiness Reviews 

  • Identify testing methods and test fixturing for risk mitigation, prototype development and requirement verification 

  • Plan and perform environmental qualification and testing of hardware, including functional testingvibration testing, thermal cycling, thermal vacuum, and other qualification tests 

  • Communicating and collaborating with various areas of the business, such as technicians, product and technical leadership, and program managers 

Qualifications 

  • Hands-on experience in space and small satellites including satellite components. 

  • Experience assembling and/or testing hardware for space environments. 

  • Experience in overseeing and processing data from environmental tests such as vibration, shock, thermal cycling and/or thermal-vacuum testing. 

  • Familiar with writing test documentation, such as test plans, procedures, and reports. 

  • Experience with preparing and leading project stage-gate meetings (such as CDR, TRR, etc.) and interfacing with customers. 


Exceptional Qualifications 

  • Familiarity with MIL-STD testing and NASA GEVS testing standards 

  • Experience with test automation including coding scripted tests 

 

 

York Space Systems provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, military or protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Must have permanent authorization to work in US.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. 

YORK SPACE SYSTEMS is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
 
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