Electronic Design Engineer

Job Title: Electronic Design Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Adelaide
Reference: BBBH19160_1563519710
Contact Name: Wendy Donovan
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 29, 2019 16:30

Job Description

  • One-of-a-kind opportunity for a Junior Engineer to join the Australian Space industry
  • Satellite company on the forefront of making space travel affordable and accessible
  • Join the team at Lot Fourteen in Adelaide, home of the Australian Space Agency, with numerous other high-tech space companies and defence primes

Are you looking for a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of the fast-growing Australian Space Industry?

Neumann Space is uniquely placed to develop and deliver affordable, efficient drives (thrusters) that can greatly prolong the lifespan of satellites, as well as lower the fuel and mass costs for long-term space exploration missions. Currently, they are in the midst of bringing to market the world's most efficient in-space electric propulsion system for Cubesats and Smallsats, and have exciting plans to grow the engineering team to support this product development with global potential.

Reporting to the Head of Product Development, this newly created role will assist in developing their state-of-the-art prototype into a market ready product. Your responsibilities will include testing, monitoring, optimisation and integration of electronic components in connection with product development and delivery. Additionally, you will be responsible for capturing the IP, methodically documenting the knowledge and technical specifications. The team are looking for someone that is a "hands-on" engineer, is passionate and driven, can "take things and run with it", and knows what it's like to work in a small team.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Electrical or Electronic)
  • Ideally a minimum of 4 years' experience in the manufacturing of space or defence components
  • High level of expertise in analogue circuit development, specifically in switching power supplies
  • Experience in Altium or KiCad Schematic and PCB software
  • Experience in LTSpice Simulation
  • Capacity to flourish in an environment of rapid change and high ambiguity
  • Able to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • High order communication skills ( written, verbal and report writing)
  • Clear sense of ownership and integrity, self-driven and committed to success

Previous experience with any satellite development will be a plus, as well as an understanding of plasma physics.

To learn more please contact Wendy Donovan via for a full information pack, or call 02 4927 2015 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.

Applications close midnight 9th August 2019.

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