Environmental Test Engineer

El Segundo, CA
Full Time
Environmental Test
Mid Level

Company Overview:
Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company delivers affordable, high-performance space systems for exacting customers. At Millennium, you will be part of a close-knit team working on exciting technological problems. We work in an open environment where ideas are shared across all disciplines, and there are ample opportunities for advancement based on excellence. Superstars are welcome. 

At Millennium, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values. We're committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that's welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

Job Summary
As an Environmental Test Engineer, you will develop and implement test procedures for dynamic and thermal environmental testing of components, subsystems and satellite products. You will be responsible for leveraging design for testability and continuous improvement to deliver space-grade avionics, structures, and propulsion hardware at high rate and low cost, without ever compromising personnel safety or product reliability. A successful candidate for this role will demonstrate integrity, intellectual curiosity, empathy, technical capability, and a strong motivation to support the environmental test resource.

This position's internal job code is Test & Evaluation Engineer. Our team is currently hiring for levels 2 - 6.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the primary point of support for environmental test equipment and processes, and maintain responsibility over test execution for spacecraft hardware
  • Create spacecraft hardware test procedures, ensure test readiness, unblock issues that arise during test campaigns, etc. in support of our environmental test resource
  • Develop standard operating procedures for environmental test technicians
  • Establish and increase the efficiency of environmental test processes to maximize output, limit burden, and enable products to rapidly transition from engineering development to high rate production
  • Identify improvement opportunities and execute initiatives to maintain safe operations, ensure product quality, reduce lead time/labor hours, etc. through environmental test
  • Identify, implement, and qualify environmental test equipment and processes in support of high reliability and throughput production
  • Troubleshoot and identify ultimate root cause of issues in environmental test processes (i.e. due to spacecraft hardware defects, test equipment anomalies, software problems, etc.), then implement permanent corrective actions to prevent recurrence
  • Enable production autonomy by challenging requirements, simplifying work processes, and automating actions
  • Serve as the technical subject matter expert for environmental test processes and equipment
  • Develop test equipment automation to improve efficiency of environmental test processes, limit the likelihood of error, and maximize throughput

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with peers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the aerospace industry
  • 2+ years in a hardware test environment
  • Experience operating/maintaining thermal chambers, TVAC chambers, and/or vibration shakers
  • Experience with test instrumentation (i.e. thermocouples, accelerometers, pressure transducers, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to scale production rate capability
  • Demonstrated experience with hardware automation using Python, Labview, C++, or similar

Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only of what is reasonably expected to be paid for the position. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Summary Pay-Range

  • Level 2: $80,750 - $118,750
  • Level 3: $96,900 - $142,500
  • Level 4: $116,450 - $171,250
  • Level 5: $141,950 - $208,750
  • Level 6: $170,850 - $251,250

Benefits and Perks:
Millennium Space Systems, A Boeing Company offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan.

Before applying, please note:
Millennium is DDTC-registered, ITAR-compliant Company. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Applicants MUST be U.S. citizens and eligible for a security clearance. Additionally, applicants must be willing to apply for and maintain a security clearance. We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage veterans, disabled veterans and disabled individuals to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified.

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