Open Position: Lead Embedded Systems Engineer

Modularity Space

Modularity Space is building and renting real estate in space. Our mission is to open access to space to virtually anyone by building satellites and providing affordable payload leasing/renting options for customers to use our satellites, so they don’t have to build and operate their own. There are endless possibilities for what we can achieve with building affordable access to real estate in space, and that access is now a reality thanks to Modularity Space. Our team is 15 people strong and we’re adding to it monthly. We are looking for leaders who like to push themselves into the unknown and help build the infrastructure for the future of space.

Relatable Discipline(s)/Background(s) Sought:

  • Software Engineering 

  • Embedded Systems Engineering

  • Computer Science 

  • Electrical Engineering 

Description of Position:

  • Required to collaborate with clients and conceive programs based on client specifications and needs. Must review and maintain system once developed. Client-facing communication skills are necessary. 

  • Responsibilities include designing and implementing software of embedded devices and systems, review, and design code, integrate and validate new product designs, and develop system software from design through debugging. Tests systems regularly to eliminate potential issues, provides system level support working with cross functional teams ( Mechanical, Software , Hardware, etc.) 

  • Experience in embedded systems design with preemptive, multitasking real-time operating systems is also necessary.

  • Experience with electrical design of an Electrical System including high-speed digital, power management, PCB layouts and thermal management. Collaborates with algorithm and software team to define and implement high-performance computing platforms. Works directly with System Architecture, Firmware, Mechanical and Electrical Engineers to realize future generations of autonomous driving system solution.

  • Printed circuit board designer develops and designs circuit boards. Creates and designs blueprints for circuit boards.

  • Can also be required to research new products and test current products. Often works with marketing teams, executive teams, and other related employees.

Particular Skills: 

  • 4-year degree in engineering or related field

  • Designing digital signal processing systems with FPGAs 

  • Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries (e.g. HTML/ CSS, JavaScript, XML,jQuery)

  • Knowledge of multiple back-end languages (e.g. C#, C++, Java, Python) and JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Angular, React, Node.js)

  • Familiarity with databases (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB), web servers (e.g. Apache) and UI/UX design

  • An analytical mind

  • Experience developing desktop and mobile applications

  • Microcontroller or embedded basics 

  • Strong knowledge of hardware architecture such as ARM, MIPS, and x86.

  • Familiarity with hardware protocols including USB, UART, I2C, and SPI.

  • Experience with OS platforms such as Linux, Unix, and RTOS.

Important Information:
To conform to US Government space technology export regulations, applicants must be a US citizen, lawful permanent resident of the US, protected individual as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorization from the US Department of State.


Modularity Space is an Equal Opportunity Employer, employment with Modularity Space 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.