A thriving economy in space is needed to make life on earth more vibrant, sustainable, and equitable. STOKE was founded to build the systems that enable that outcome through a seamlessly connected earth and space.

Description

As the Power Systems Lead you will lead the design and develop a reliable power vehicle power system. You will be responsible for a range of systems including batteries, battery management systems, power monitoring systems, the ground to vehicle power interface, and the various DC converters that power the avionics system as a whole. As a Power Systems Lead you will interface with every avionics component in some manner. You should have a full grasp on complex power systems from the component level up.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the design and development of a robust multi-kilowatt power system from the ground up
  • Maintain a detailed power budget for the vehicle
  • Design and maintain the ground power system for the vehicle
  • Select a battery system that meets the power needs of the vehicle, implement a battery management system that is simple yet robust
  • Rigorously test every aspect of the power system, determine failure modes, and address issues as they arise.
  • Rigorous attention to detail
  • Ability to lead
  • Ability to follow

Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in electrical engineering or equivalent on the job experience
  • 3+ years experience in battery power system development for the aerospace, automotive, or other industry that works in challenging environments
  • 3+ years experience working with LiPo, LiFePO, or similar battery technology
  • 5+ years experience working in Altium
  • An understanding of power systems from the component to system level
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Rigorous attention to detail
  • Ability to lead
  • Ability to follow

Benefits

  • Benefits
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid time off
  • Powder days
  • Flexible scheduling
  • First row seats to rocket launches
  • Unlimited use of rocket emoji

ITAR Requirements

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. Learn more about the ITAR here.