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Technician, Spacecraft R&D and Integration

Lynk Global

Lynk Global

United States
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

About Lynk:

Lynk is the only patented, proven, and commercially-operational satellite-direct-to-standard-phone (sat2phone) system in the world. We will enable all 8 billion people on the planet to stay connected with the existing standard phone in their pocket. Everywhere. No matter what.

By joining Lynk, you will have the opportunity to directly touch the lives of billions. Your mission will be to bring mobile broadband to billions, pull hundreds of millions out of poverty, and save countless lives.

Job Summary:

Lynk is looking for a Spacecraft R&D and Integration Technician to support the development, fabrication, integration, and testing of our ground and flight systems.

We build spacecraft fast so the perfect candidate for this role will have significant previous experience fabricating, assembling, and testing spacecraft particularly on rapid timelines. We are looking for people that enjoy a challenge and have a track record of creative thinking to solve unconventional problems.

Core Responsibilities:

The Spacecraft R&D and Integration Technician will perform a variety of electrical and/or mechanical fabrication and assembly tasks on ground and flight systems in a rapid pace development environment where documentation and guidance may be limited. This includes:

  • Constructing wiring harnesses and other cables requiring soldering from schematics, drawings, and oral instructions

  • Fabricating and constructing mechanical assemblies from drawings and oral instructions

  • Performing electrical or mechanical modifications, rework, and quality testing

  • Performing light machining such as drilling, milling, metal lathe

  • Performing component level environmental testing (thermal, vacuum, vibe), capturing power profiles, and performing other testing in lab to screen components for use in flight

  • Supporting assembly and environmental testing of spacecraft

  • Maintaining test equipment (spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, oscilloscopes, etc.), fabrication equipment (3D printers, laser cutters, machine tools, etc.) and related component/supply stocks

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, or equivalent experience/combined education, with additional specialized technical training equivalent to a technical Associate degree

  • 3 to 6+ years of experience performing assigned related technical tasks

  • Demonstrated ability to use standard electronic assembly tools and materials

  • Demonstrated ability to perform soldering to standards required for spacecraft flight hardware

  • Demonstrated ability to use standard fabrication equipment such as 3D printers and machine tools

  • Demonstrated ability to use standard electronic and environmental test equipment