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Starship Sensor Fabrication Engineer, Sr

Company: SpaceX
Location: Hawthorne
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Starship Sensor Fabrication Engineer, Sr at SpaceX Hawthorne, CA, United States SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars. SR. SENSOR FABRICATION ENGINEER The Sensor Development team designs, builds, and tests innovative sensing solutions that are critical to making life on Mars possible. The Sensor Fabrication Engineer will work on this highly interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers to fabricate physical sensors, such as accelerometers and gyroscopes. RESPONSIBILITIES: + Fabricate and develop fabrication processes for navigation sensors for SpaceXs vehicles with a focus on accelerometers and gyroscopes + Develop processes and fabrication techniques for the sensors along with evaluation and selection of needed equipment + Complete fabrication processes including but not limited to photolithography, thin film deposition processes, and bonding + Design photolithography masks and out of plane structures + Complete optical and electrical inspections to ensure device architecture is being achieved during fabrication + Provide sensor packaging guidance and design inputs + Participate in design reviews + Investigate test or sensor failures and communicate/execute recommended actions BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: + Master's degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, or other engineering discipline + 1+ years of experience working on navigation sensors (e.g. gyroscopes or accelerometers) + Semiconductor fabrication experience working within MEMS devices PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: + 2+ years of experience working on navigation sensors (e.g. gyroscopes or accelerometers) + Knowledge of various sensing technologies available and experience controlling and calibrating navigation sensors + Excellent communication and teamwork skills + Extensive knowledge of navigation sensors, including design and fabrication + Sensor fabrication experience having completed photolithography, thin film depositions, etching, and lift-off processes + Experience evaluating and selecting fabrication equipment + Experience developing custom fabrication tools ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: + Extended hours and weekend work may be required to support critical project and mission milestones ITAR REQUIREMENTS: + To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here (mddtc.state.gov/?id=ddtc/_kb/_article/_page&sys/_id=24d528fddbfc930044f9ff621f961987) . SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceXs Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.

Keywords: SpaceX, Hawthorne , Starship Sensor Fabrication Engineer, Sr, Other , Hawthorne, California

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