Electronics Design Engineer

Job Title: Electronics Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Adelaide
Reference: 544934B
Contact Name: Wendy Donovan
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 13, 2022 10:01

Job Description

  • Design and develop electronics for space applications 

  • Get the freedom and challenge back in your job 

  • Innovative team, Adelaide CBD, permanent role growth industry 

About the company:
Neumann Space is an Australian space technology company based at Lot Fourteen in Adelaide. With a modern approach to engineering, they are developing, testing and soon commercialising an electric propulsion system for satellites and spacecraft. With their patented technology maturing they are poised for their next stage of growth, and are looking to expand their engineering team. 

The opportunity:
We seek a passionate, talented and practical Electronics Design Engineer who has well rounded-knowledge of designing complex analogue and digital electronics systems, from the ground up. You will work with a multidisciplinary team of engineers at Neumann Space, designing and developing electronic hardware solutions for their propulsion system and for integration into their customer’s satellite buses. They use the latest technologies across their engineering team, which provides an opportunity for you to grow your skills into a new frontier.  

The benefits 

  • Work in a young, fresh and innovative environment 

  • Be appreciated as a contributing member of a team 

  • Get unique experience in space applications 

  • Be part of the next growth phase of the business 

  • Centrally located at Lot Fourteen in Adelaide CBD 

The ideal person
Space technology development is an international race and Neumann Space must be fast and agile. In a small multi-disciplinary team, we are not looking for passengers but for exceptionally driven candidates who want to leave their mark. You will fit into this environment if you are entrepreneurial, self-motivated, hands-on with a can-do attitude. 

The ideal candidate will have an aerospace and/or defence background with a very well-rounded knowledge of analogue electronics and digital electronics systems. Experience in switch-mode power supply design, modern energy storage, STM microcontrollers and EMC compliance is also desirable. 

The key responsibilities of the role include: 

  • Design, develop and test the electrical and electronic systems for their CubeSat and SmallSat versions of the electric propulsion system hardware. 

  • Research, development, design, and testing power conversion, energy storage, communication, and processing hardware. 

  • Evaluate and test satellite bus communications interface hardware 

  • Development of hardware, firmware, and scripting to support unit and spacecraft testing. 

  • Electronics integration and testing. 

  • Schematic and PCB design of electronics hardware. 

  • Documentation of electronics designs, including drawings, system design, and analysis documents. 

Qualifications and Skills that are essential:

  • Demonstrated 3 years of electronic design experience, including experience with power supply design and energy storage. 

  • A degree in Electronics Engineering, Mechatronics and or equivalent field. 

  • Interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence that supports working in a small and agile company with other highly focussed, intelligent people. 

  • High proficiency in Altium and or KiCad. 

  • Electronics design skills including system design, schematic capture, multi-layer PCB layout, electronics bring up and test.  

  • Practical technical skills (prototyping, troubleshooting, integrating, soldering etc.). 

  • Understanding of embedded firmware development. 

Australian Citizenship and COVID vaccination are requirements of the position.
Preliminary interviews conducted by peoplefusion commencing immediately.

To learn more please click here to download the Success Profile Pack. You can also contact Wendy Donovan 0407 525 949  or 02 4927 2015 or email for a confidential discussion. Alternatively, you can apply by clicking “apply for this job” – please submit your CV and covering letter highlighting your skills for this role.  

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