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PCB/CCA Development Engineer

Job ID: R0061136 Location: Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
Full time, Regular Employment
Thales people architect and deliver satellite-based systems that help position, connect and observe our planet, and push the boundaries of our understanding of planet's resources. Our systems are in orbit at 400 km, 20000 km, 36000 km and beyond to the edges of the solar system.

Thales Alenia Space Switzerland AGin Zürich with 75 employees is a Swiss subsidiary of the international Thales Alenia Space. Thales Alenia Space develops and manufactures innovative and complex systems for the space industry. Our technology and products are used for the exploration of our planet and solar system as well as many commercial applications such as telecommunication and navigation systems.

We are searching a Hardware Solution Engineer located in Zurich / Switzerland.

Hardware Solution Engineer PCB and CCA Electronics Development Engineer (f/m/d) (Ref. Nr. R0061136)

Zurich / Switzerland

Your responsibilities:

  • Development of circuit card assembly (CCA) and printed circuit board (PCB) according to ECSS standards
  • Specification break down from system level, conceptual and detailed design
  • Verification and validation of electrical circuits by review, analysis and simulation
  • Support of test activities
  • Documentation of the activities and results
  • Release of manufacturing files including drawings, procedures and EEE parts lists
  • Participation in internal and external design reviews
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration with mechanical and thermal engineering

Your profile:

  • Technical education (university degree) in electrical engineering or similar and wide theoretical and practical experience in the development of electronics hardware (minimum 5 years industry experience)
  • Experience in PCB/CCA design (schematics entry and layout) for various applications like control boards, power boards, communication electronics
  • Good knowledge of eCAD design tools like Mentor Graphics DxDesigner/Expedition
  • Knowledge of Monte-carlo/circuit simulation tools (OrCAD PSpice)
  • Experience with RF design is an advantage
  • Knowledge of Matlab/Simulink, Python or similar
  • Fluent English (spoken and written) is compulsory and German and/or French is an advantage

You like to strive for challenging technical solutions with high responsibility and you are flexible with creative thinking. Communication and cooperation in teams is your strength.

Attractive conditions for employment and progressive social benefits are included in our job offer.

If you like working in an international environment with exciting tasks for the space industry and you are searching for new challenge, please send your letter of application together with your CV in electronic format to:


Talent Acquisition Germany

Tel.: +49 (0)7156 353 36206

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