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Capella Space Spacecraft Lead Electrical Test Engineer (CS-30) in Louisville, Colorado

Capella is at the forefront of making vital information about our world accessible in a timely manner. We’re leveraging proven technologies and building new capabilities to create a constellation of SAR satellites that can collect information about any spot on the planet within an hour.At Capella you’ll workin a collaborative team environment, alongside smart people with a history of space mission success. No prior space experience is needed—we’re looking for people excited about tackling seemingly impossible challenges, learning new skills and concepts, and helping each other achieve success.Our mission and our products are meant to understand the whole world and help everyone in it, regardless of race, creed, or any other distinction. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage all people to join our team and bring their unique perspective to help make us stronger.We value diversity at Capella and welcome applications from those who are traditionally underrepresented in tech. If you like the sound of this position, but are not sure if you are the perfect fit, please apply!


Capella Is looking for an energetic lead electrical test engineer to help plan, develop, and execute test plans and procedures relating to validation and verification of ground and flight electrical hardware.As the lead of this team you will have to plan, develop, and execute testing regimes for flight hardware.In this position you will be a key member of a small group of engineers responsible for testing the core avionics of the satellite. You will work directly with the Electrical Engineering team and Integration and Testing (I&T) team. You will play a key role In developing and maintaining engineering process and configuration management documentation.

Desired Qualifications (Not All Are Expected):

  • 7+ years experience as an Electrical Test Engineer

  • Broad general electrical engineering knowledge

  • Ability to design, build, and maintain hardware testing environments

  • Experience debugging PCBA's, assemblies, and cable harnesses

  • Understanding of hardware evaluation methodologies, including development of test cases/suites, performance analysis, test automation, and data analysis

  • Expert knowledge of oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, thermal chambers, and other test equipment

  • Expert knowledge of the PCBA fabrication and assembly process

  • Familiarity with electronic CAD tools

  • Soldering and rework skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Excellent documentation and communication skills

  • Experience with Python and Ruby

  • Validation/Verification experience

  • Ability to understand an embedded electronics architecture and Identify Its strengths and weaknesses from a testing standpoint

Required Qualifications:

  • This position requires special access to conduct the work and requires the selected candidate to be a US Citizen or Green Card holder.


In addition to an opportunity to take part in an innovative and fast-growing business with a highly motivated and skilled team, we also take pride in taking care of our employees. Here are just a few ways that we show our appreciation:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • Short and Long Term Disability and Life Insurance

  • 401(k) planFlexible vacation policy

  • Gourmet-style, daily lunch

  • Weekly Capella community events

  • Equity

  • Commuter benefits including Transit Flex Spending and baywheels membership

  • Dog-friendly work environment (SF)