Test Technician
Astro Digital designs, builds, and operates a diverse range of small satellite systems supporting space-based turnkey missions for several business applications, including earth observation, communications, in-orbit demonstrations, risk reduction, science, and exploration. Astro Digital is headquartered in Santa Clara, California with infrastructure around the globe

Position Summary:
With the Production team, you will join a hard-working and enthusiastic group, applying your experience to assure mission success. Your primary role will be to support testing of satellite components. This involves running a documented procedure or automated test script. You will write and document any changes or issues that occurred when running those tests. You will support a clean environment. Team members are driven and supportive. We foster frequent, open communication, and rely on collaboration and concurrence for problem solving. Fastidiousness, creativity, love of teamwork, and patience are essential qualities of a person in this role.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform tests for spacecraft components
  • Keep a clean environment
  • Document any issues as encountered
  • Apply diligence to promote production efficiency, mission objectives, and above all, hardware, and personnel safety
  • Continually seek out ways to improve

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Ability to understand and follow test procedures
  • Strong communication skills
  • Interest working with a first-rate, collegial team
  • Experience with hardware test on highly complex and reliable systems.

  • General knowledge of electrical systems
  • Ability to use a multimeter
  • Experience with spacecraft manufacturing
  • Experience in automotive industry or mass production

Job Type: Full Time
Location: Santa Clara, CA

This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services. U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 22 CFR §120.15 and 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3) is required.

During the course of the application and interview process for certain engineering positions, you may be asked to perform functional activities to demonstrate your skills with parts and equipment we work with. By agreeing to engage in such skills testing, you also agree not to disclose the specific activities you are asked to engage in or any other aspect of the skills demonstration.

Astro Digital is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Astro Digital does not discriminate on the basis of race, regional color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.