Careers

Blink Astro is always seeking talented individuals to join our team.

Submit your resume and an introductory cover letter to jobs@spaceworks.aero. Please reference the job title and requisition number in the subject line.
Blink Astro is an Equal Opportunity Employer, but due to the nature of our work, we can only accept applications from US persons (US Citizens or US Permanent Residents).

 

Here are our current openings at Blink Astro.

Computer Engineer/Embedded Systems Engineer

Position Summary:

The Computer Engineer/Embedded Systems Engineer will work with a small team of engineers in our Atlanta, GA office to help design, prototype, and deploy a variety of spacecraft, CubeSats, SatCom ground terminals, hypersonic flight systems, and reentry devices. We are seeking an early to mid-career engineer with experience in spacecraft electronics, embedded systems, microcontrollers, actuators and controls, and printed circuit board design. Past and relevant hands-on experience with both electronic systems design and prototyping (small unit production) is a must. Actual hands-on flight experience with small satellites is preferred.

This position is required to be a hybrid of a traditional Electrical Engineer and a Computer Scientist, with the ability to design and build spaceflight avionics and controllers in a rapid prototyping environment. The ideal candidate will have strong knowledge of microcontrollers, be capable of developing their embedded software using C/C++, and have a solid understanding of spaceflight hardware development and test practices.

Due to the nature of our work, this position is available to US citizens or permanent residents only.

Position ID: 172

Opened On: September 7, 2017

Applications Due: Open Until Filled

Location: Atlanta, GA, USA

Position Type:

• Full-time
• BS degree required, MS degree a plus
• 3+ years of relevant experience preferred
• Position is available immediately. Relocation assistance will be provided, if necessary.

Required Qualifications:

• BS degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a related academic field of study
• Experience with multiple communication protocols such as SPI, I2C, and UART/serial/RS232
• Ability to independently select board components to meet specified design requirements
• In-depth experience with one or more families of microcontrollers (e.g. PIC, Arduino, ARM Cortex, ARV, MSP430)
• High proficiency in embedded programming with C/C++
• Experience with power supplies, oscilloscopes, soldering irons, multimeters, function generators
• Excellent written and verbal communication
• Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)

Additional Desired Qualifications:

• FPGA programming with verilog or VHDL
• Experience with environmental testing and space-robust designs
• Knowledge of battery design, power distribution, and charge cycling considerations
• Knowledge of high-speed circuit layout and communications considerations
• Socket programming and networking
• Strong interest in space and hypersonic systems

Application Process:

Submit your resume and an introductory cover letter to jobs@spaceworks.aero. Please reference the job title and requisition number in the subject line. SpaceWorks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Experienced CubeSat Developer

Position Summary:

Blink Astro (Blink) is seeking an experienced CubeSat developer with prior experience with a successful spaceflight program or mission. This engineer will work with a motivated small team of other engineers, technical managers, and partners to develop, build, launch, and operate the company’s first BlinkSat, a small spacecraft based on a CubeSat form factor. The ideal candidate will have past experience with small spacecraft development, preferably as part of a successful spaceflight team in industry, government, or academia. No entry level candidates please.

The candidate should have a broad knowledge of small satellite (CubeSat) subsystems, their integration, testing requirements, and flight operations. Skills in RF communications, deployable systems, and software defined radios are highly desirable.

Due to the nature of our work, this position is available to US citizens or permanent residents only.

Position ID: 3005

Opened On: September 8, 2017

Applications Due: Open Until Filled

Location: Atlanta, GA, USA

Position Type:

• Full-time
• BS degree required, MS or PhD degree a plus
• 5 to 15 years of relevant experience preferred
• Position is available immediately. Relocation assistance will be provided, if necessary.

Required Qualifications:

• BS degree in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related academic field of study
• Past experience with spacecraft development, preferably on a successful flight program in industry, government, or academia
• Broad knowledge of small satellite subsystems, integration, testing, and operations
• Team player abile to work on a small, technical team
• Excellent written and verbal communication
• Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)

Additional Desired Qualifications:

• MS or PhD degree in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related academic field of study
• Past leadership roles (e.g. project leader, mission manager, etc.)
• Passion for New Space activities and desire to work with a small entrepreneurial team
• Knowledge of regulatory issues relevant to spacecraft launch and operations

Application Process:

•Submit your resume and an introductory cover letter to jobs@spaceworks.aero. Please reference the job title and requisition number in the subject line. Blink Astro, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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