Your Mission at Virgin Galactic
The Avionics Engineer Technician (AET) is part of the Avionics Engineering team to support the development, testing, and maintenance of avionics systems. The AET performs assignments that are not completely standardized or prescribed, selects, or adapts standard procedures or equipment, using fully applicable precedents, receives initial instructions, equipment requirements, and advice from a supervisor or engineer as needed, and performs recurring work independently. Work is reviewed for technical adequacy or conformity with instructions.
What You Bring
- Development of avionics test benches per Engineering specifications and requirements
- Maintenance and troubleshooting of lab hardware
- Aircraft wiring harnesses assembly - Prototype Hardware
- Assemble circuit boards
- Assemble breadboard and debug circuits
- PCB design for prototypes and lab hardware
- Avionics lab maintenance and upkeep
- Equipment organization and checkout
- Maintenance and stock of electrical components parts kits
- Electronic flight hardware assembly, rework, and modification
- You’ll bring a minimum of 3 years of experience working hands-on with avionics systems, aircraft wiring harnesses, and electrical/mechanical installations.
The annual U.S. base salary range for this full-time position is $41,600.00–$57,200.00. The base pay actually offered will vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, location, and experience and take into account internal equity. Other forms of pay (e.g., bonus or long term incentive) may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and other benefits, dependent on the position offered. For more information regarding Virgin Galactic benefits, please visit https://vgcareers.virgingalactic.com/global/en/benefitsWho We Are
Virgin Galactic is transforming humanity’s relationship with space. By making it more open and accessible, we are connecting the world to the love, wonder and awe inspired by space travel, helping to create new opportunities for the benefit of life on Earth. Whether it’s supporting cutting-edge research missions for scientists and students, or offering life-changing experiences for the adventurers among us, Virgin Galactic is THE spaceline for Earth. Such an audacious vision requires a team as driven as they are curious - one capable of redefining the boundaries of what’s possible.
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR
- 120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
Virgin Galactic is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Galactic 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, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
As part of our commitment to health and safety, COVID-19 vaccines are required for current U.S. teammates, as well as newly hired employees. As of October 1, 2021, all new hires must be able to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, (“fully vaccinated” means at least two weeks have expired since receiving the vaccination’s last dose as recommended by the manufacturer) or have a valid religious or medical exemption. If you are offered employment, this requirement must be met be your date of hire. Virgin Galactic complies with federal, state, and local laws with regard to accommodations related to this policy.