PCBA Schematic Designer

San Diego, CA, US


Full Time

an hour ago

Job description


Title: PCBA Schematic Designer


Segment:  Voyager Space - Technology (Space Micro, Inc.)


Location: San Diego, CA

Job Type: Full Time  - 100% Onsite


Company Description: Voyager Space is dedicated to building a better future for humanity in space and on Earth. With over 35 years of spaceflight heritage and over 2,000 successful missions, Voyager is powering the commercial space revolution. Voyager delivers exploration, technology, and defense solutions to a global customer base that includes civil and national security agencies, commercial companies, academic and research institutions, and more.



  • Derive and document circuit board requirements from system/top-level requirements.
  • Create schematic drawings for complex Printed Circuit Board Assemblies (PCBAs).
  • Layout and/or guide the layout of printed complex Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs).
  • When/where needed, assist with manufacturing of complex PCBAs. 
  • Develop printed circuit board assembly test procedures to assure that performance meets specifications.
  • Validate the design; troubleshoot and test complex circuit boards. 
  • Provide system integration and test troubleshooting support
  • Be able to meet aggressive/accelerated schedule deadlines.
  • Support internal and external design and development gate reviews with related documentation. 
  • Support customer meetings.
  • Participate in proposals and trade studies, including evaluating contractor and subcontractor proposals for technical feasibility.



  • Bachelor’s in Science in Electrical or Electronics Engineering 
  • 6 or more years of experience with Printed Circuit Boards and Printed Circuit Board Assemblies
  • Hardware/schematic design, analysis/simulations, layout and test experience.
  • Capable of multi-tasking; working on multiple projects & supporting production activities
  • Strong technical background; capable of coming up-to-speed quickly on new technologies.
  • Proficient in personal computing skills, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint



  • Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering or related area
  • Preferred experience with space design, development and manufacturing standards
  • Preferred knowledge of space environmental conditions including EMI/EMC, temperature, humidity, altitude, shock, vibration, acoustics, and decompression.


Salary Range: $126,977.49 - $176,600.30/year depending on experience


Space Micro offers a comprehensive, total compensation package, which includes competitive salary, a discretionary annual bonus plan, paid time off (PTO), a comprehensive health benefit package, retirement savings, wellness program, and various other benefits. When you join our team, you’re not just an employee; you become part of a dynamic community dedicated to innovation and excellence.

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.

Space Micro, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. 



The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general content and requirements for performance of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements. This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice.

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