Electronics Engineer


Bari, Italy

Job Description:

We are seeking a passionate and skilled Electronics Engineer who is a quick learner and enthusiastic about space-related applications. If you want to join a young and dynamic organization whose mission is to design and build cutting-edge technology that will revolutionize the space sector, this may be the right opportunity for you!

The candidate will join the engineering division of the company, a fast-growing team who is applying advanced research and engineering skills, contributing to the development of the SolarCube, a lightweight and compact EPS (electronics power system) for satellites characterized by a novel origami-inspired folding structure. The candidate will be responsible for designing, testing, and maintaining electronic systems and components.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Being the main developer for the electronics of the SolarCube EPS and implementing its main functionalities (route solar panel power to loads and batteries, charge/discharge lithium batteries, monitor and sensing system status);
  • Write technical documentation (HW and SW requirements, block diagrams, system diagrams, design justification files, etc.);
  • Design rigid-flex electronic circuits using Altium software (schematics, layout, gerber, BOM, PCB specification, procurement, etc.);
  • Creation of schematic and layout footprints;
  • Plan, develop and conduct tests to ensure the functionality and reliability of electronic systems and components are satisfied;
  • Troubleshoot and debug electronic circuits and systems as needed;
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate electronic systems into final products;
  • Stay up to date with industry developments and advancements in electronics engineering;
  • Master the ECSS documentation related to electronics development and testing.


  • Master's degree in Electronics Engineering or a related field;
  • Strong understanding of electrical and electronic principles, in particular:
    • DC-DC converters (buck, buck-boost, boost);
    • Lithium battery technology;
    • MCU microcontroller (STM32 preferred);
    • Actuators (DC motors, Brushless motors, Servo) and sensing (IMU, Temp. Sensors, etc.);
    • Communication protocols (CAN bus, I2C, SPI, etc.);
    • Rigid-Flex PCB technology.
  • Previous experience with Altium and Solidworks software;
  • Knowledge of programming languages such as C, C++ or Python;
  • Experience in product development and manufacturing processes;
  • Experience working with STM32 microcontrollers and Arduino is a plus;
  • Experience with simulation software such as SPICE or LTspice is a plus;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills;
  • Fluency in English language, both spoken and written;
  • Previous experience in the design, manufacture and testing of electronics.

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