Job Description

All Orbits, All Planets – Join us on our journey

Gilmour Space is the leading Australian rocket company, pioneering next-generation hybrid propulsion technologies for small satellite launch vehicles.

We are hiring for an Electronics Engineer to support the Electronics Engineering activities in the Software, Electrical, GNC and Avionics department. As an experienced engineer, you will be required to work alongside fellow engineers as well as the wider organisation, contributing to the product development and R&D activities associated with developing launch vehicles and/or satellites. You will work as part of a high performing team throughout the entire engineering lifecycle, from initial scoping to requirements definition, design, procurement, manufacture, testing, assembly and operations of electronics infrastructure; both on the ground and for space application. You will be required to produce documentation and communicate across teams to ensure duties are performed in an efficient and timely manner whilst adhering to Gilmour Space policies and procedures.

Why you should join our mission:

You will be joining a team that is working together to achieve the unimaginable for human access to space. You will be encouraged to reach your highest potential through continuous learning and embracing change. This role also offers:

  • Unique opportunity to join a rocket company based on the Gold Coast, Australia
  • Experience the buzz of working and contributing towards a rocket launch- Join the team now to be onboard in time for our launch date
  • Work in a passionate, vibrant and welcoming team that’s driven by its culture that emphasizes safety and conducts initiatives such as team BBQs
  • Expand your skills and knowledge into the innovative aerospace industry
  • Easy access from the M1

How you will contribute to our mission in getting Australia to space:

The below is designed to give you an idea of the role you will play. There will be many more exciting and innovative things to do.

  • Contributing as part of a team of Electronics Engineers to deliver Electronics products and services
  • Where applicable, conducting junior leadership responsibilities (where technical authority is not required)
  • Leading small product teams on a quarterly basis
  • Participating in the development of Electronics engineering designs, processes and activities
  • To undertake accountability as a Responsible Engineer for Electronics units/subsystems
  • Conducting technical assessments, including: concept studies, trade studies, analysis of COTS solutions and estimates for Research and Development
  • Adhering to and participating in product development engineering processes including: requirements definition, preliminary / detailed design, review, procurement / manufacture, assembly, integration and verification / validation
  • Supporting Electronics unit and integration testing and operations (may include travel to remote sites)
  • Supporting investigations, troubleshooting, modifications and fixes / repairs
  • Supporting execution of Research and Development activities
  • Supporting Electronics engineering production activities associated with the Launch Vehicle and Satellite product lines
  • Coordinating with the Mechanical, Propulsion and Manufacturing engineering departments as well as the Production organisation
  • Engaging with external suppliers, subcontractors and stakeholders
  • Ensuring that engineering activities are conducted and documented in accordance with Gilmour Space policies, plans and procedures

Minimum Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Electronics or Mechatronics Engineering, or a relevant qualification
  • 2+ years of experience in professional Electronics design engineering settings (excluding internships)
  • Proven ability to operate in dynamic, fast paced environments
  • Demonstrated resilience in high stress situations

Desired Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Strong understanding of pressure, temperature and flow measurement instrumentation
  • Experience developing and manufacturing harnesses
  • Experience in PCB development of analogue, digital and mixed signal circuits
  • Experience with hands on testing, troubleshooting and debugging electronics
  • Experience performing electronics analysis and test (circuit simulation, power budgets, thermal analyses)
  • Experience designing highly reliable products
  • Experience with the integration and verification of Electrical Units
  • Demonstrated engineering experience within the space, aerospace or automotive industries
  • Experience in Systems Engineering practises
  • Experience with space engineering standards (GSFC-STD-7000A, SMC-S-016, RCC 319, DO-254, DO-178)
  • Experience with both waterfall and agile project management frameworks
  • Ability to work in a high-paced, challenging work environment
  • Ability to work efficiently in a team environment with a desire and willingness to assist other team members in the general day to day running of the department

How to Apply:

If you are a proactive team player with a passion to get Australia to space and a desire to succeed, please apply now by clicking the apply button and including your resume and cover letter or head to our website: CAREER | Gilmour Space Technologies | Rocket launch provider ( 

Gilmour Space Technologies is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all positions.