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Lead - Avionics Engineer - Skyroot Aerospace

Date Posted:Jun 06, 2021

Job Detail

  • Location:
    Hyderabad, Telangana, India
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time
  • Career Level:
    Experienced Professional
  • Experience:
  • Gender:
    No Preference
  • Degree:
  • Apply Before:
    Oct 31, 2021

Job Description

Job Description:  

This profile seeks to hire a highly competent Lead Avionics Engineer to work on Avionics modules that go into launch vehicles being developed at Skyroot. This will be a technical manager role, where the selected candidate is expected to lead the development, testing & integration of various key Avionics modules that go on-board Skyroot’s launch vehicles. 


Roles and Responsibilities: Will typically include (but not restricted to), 

  • Lead the system architecture, development, testing and integration of Avionics modules going onto launch vehicle. 
  • Go to person for the team for deep technical / system level issues. 
  • Define best practices to be followed during development, assembly, integration, and checkout, to achieve highest level of reliability for the mission. 
  • Review designs to ensure highest quality of work, monitor progress of development and ensure timely delivery of Avionics modules according to the overall project timeline. 
  • Oversee vendor engagement; articulate the team’s needs into well-defined specification documents and get quality work delivered from vendors 


Minimum Qualifications and Skills 

1.Bachelors (or higher) in Electronics Engineering (ECE / EEE / EIE or equivalent) 

2.10+ years of experience in managing electronics hardware product development, preferably in Aerospace / Defense / Automotive domains. 

3.Comprehensive & deep technical expertise including: 

  • Electronics development 
  • Firmware development 
  • System integration 
  • Automated testing 
  • Instrumentation 
  • Mechanical integration 

4.Extensive knowledge of development workflows, best practices pertaining 

  • Board bring-up 
  • Hardware in the loop testing 
  • Software requirements capture 
  • Software version management 
  • Software reliability testing 
  • Environmental Stress Testing 
  • Integration management 

5.Active / dormant working experience of tools including: 

  • Schematic capture tools 
  • Embedded programming IDEs 
  • LabVIEW / Python for Automated testing 
  • MATLAB for system simulation / algorithm prototyping 
  • Project management software 


Additional Preferred Qualifications and Skills 

  • Ability to think at system level & mission level, while also having full and detailed understanding of all the hardware and software 
  • Excellent aptitude in understanding and evaluating specifications in general. The candidate must be able to pore-through data sheets and quickly identify what is relevant 
  • Failure mode thinking (i.e., thinking of all possible scenarios as to how a system could possibly fail) 
  • Strong inclination towards architecturally rigorous & robust approaches as opposed to ‘quick fixes’ 
  • Excellent debugging skills and willingness to jump into details 
  • Excellent communication & articulation skills – both written and verbal 
  • Passion for advancing the commercial space industry in India 

Contact the job poster

Job poster profile

Ravikanth Devara 2nd

HR Officer at Skyroot Aerospace

Job Details

Seniority Level

Mid-Senior level


  • Defense & Space 
  • Aviation & Aerospace

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Company Overview

Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Skyroot Aerospace Private Limited is an Indian private aerospace manufacturer and commercial launch service provider located in Hyderabad, Telangana. The company was founded by former engineers and scientists from ISRO, DRDO, and various aerospace co... Read More

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