Avionics System Engineer

Parque Industrial de Elche (Poligono Industrial), Spain


As an Avionics System Engineer of the Avionics Team, you will be responsible for all aspects of the design and development of safety-critical avionics systems, providing also support on the manufacturing, assembly and its integration in launch vehicles. 


  • Define and execute the Flight Safety System technology roadmap and timeline 
  • Work on the Flight Safety System architecture and apply relevant standard specifications 
  • Conduct system and component analyses to define Flight Safety System architecture and verify applicable requirements (reliability, single-point failure, FMECA, sneak circuit, Fraticide, maximum predicted environment, EEE piece-parts procurement and derating, etc.) 
  • Manage and maintain all the Flight Safety System interfaces (internal and external) 
  • Select relevant components, define custom requirements and manage the procurement process 
  • Work with suppliers to meet cost, programmatic and technical requirements of external developments and procurement 
  • Define requirements and work with the design team for in-house developed components 
  • Define functional and environmental test requirements, specifications, test plans and execute the test campaigns in collaboration with the Testing team, to qualify and accept all Flight Safety System components 
  • Integrate Flight Safety System components into the launch vehicle and execute all relevant integrated tests, checkouts or similar activities 
  • Create and communicate Flight Safety System relevant documentation with Flight safety authorities 


Required Competencies  

  • BSc/MSc in Electrical/Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science or similar education 
  • Real life experience in electrical system integration and integrated system testing 
  • Experience in conducting system analysis such as reliability, single-point failure, FMECA, etc. 
  • Experience in elaborating formal documentation 
  • Familiarity with the use of test equipment (e.g. logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, function generators, power supplies) 
  • Real life hardware troubleshooting and software debugging skills 
  • Ability to handle confidential information 
  • Driven to deliver and constantly push the boundaries and take ownership and accountability for your own actions and mistakes 
  • Can-do attitude and outstanding communication skills 
  • Fluent in English and Spanish would be a plus  


Desired Competencies  

  • Experience with aerospace flight safety standards 
  • Experience in working with launch sites and executing launch operations 
  • Familiarity with environmental testing: Thermal, Vacuum, Vibration, Shock, Humidity etc. 
  • Experience with Li-Ion Batteries 
  • Experience with safety-critical avionics 
  • Experience with radio-frequency systems 
  • Basic understanding of sensors, valves, and pyro devices 




  • Location: Elche 
  • Full time position   
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel domestically and internationally as required.