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EGSE (Electrical Ground Support Equipment) Engineer

Phase Four

Phase Four

Other Engineering, Customer Service
hawthorne, ca, usa
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

EGSE Engineer

Phase Four is developing the next generation of in-space propulsion for the rapidly expanding space economy. From large constellations in low earth orbit to new missions and cutting-edge capabilities, our team is the key to mission success. We are an innovative team that’s focused, passionate, and excited about space.

Join us at Phase Four as we design, build and deliver the next generation of in-space propulsion and change the way humanity moves in space.

Job Summary:

As the EGSE Engineer at Phase Four, you will be responsible for the design of electrical test equipment supporting flight hardware and R&D programs. A successful candidate for this role will demonstrate exceptional leadership, integrity, empathy, technical acumen, and a strong work ethic to support the team. This role requires candidate to be on-site at our Hawthorne, CA, location.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Design, build, test, and implement turnkey electrical GSE systems.
  • Release of engineering drawings, schematics, system specifications, and interface control documents for EGSE.
  • Author test plans and procedures.
  • Define and validate electrical interfaces between GSE tools and flight hardware.
  • Interpret component performance specifications and Interface Control Documents (ICD).
  • Coordinate GSE tool development via onsite fabrication resources, as well as off site vendors/ suppliers.
  • Train other engineers and provide documentation on how to use EGSE.
  • Plan and participate in onsite and offsite operations which utilize GSE systems.
  • Nice to have: Experience with implementing/managing RF test equipment (spectrum analyzers, signal generators, vector network analyzers).

Required Qualifications / Skills:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering (Aerospace, Electrical, Software)
  • 4+ years of experience in relevant engineering position (6 + years experience, including managing)
  • Experience designing test hardware
  • Experience with wiring and electrical diagrams
  • Experience with harness drawings
  • Experience building controls racks
  • Experience with LabVIEW and Python
  • Experience with CAD programs (Solidworks and PDM preferred)
  • Experience with satellite environmental test programs per NASA and MIL-STD requirements
  • Experience with early life-cycle satellite engineering activities and integration and test

Salary Range:

  • $130,000.00 - $150,000.00 Annually
  • Senior - $140,000.00 - $170,000.00 Annually

Our Interview Process:

We understand that interviewing is an art that takes time on both sides of the spectrum. Phase Four's interview process is as follows:

  1. Phone Interview with our Recruiting Team - 15-30 minutes - Where we learn about you, your experience, and what you're looking for in a new role, as well as give you a chance to learn about us, the role, and any questions you may have. If progressing to next step;
  2. Video Interview with the Hiring Manager - 30 minutes - This interview reviews the technical aspects of the role as well as your technical background. This is a great time for both you and the hiring manager to get more in depth about the expectations and technical mindset needed for the role. If progressing to next step;
  3. In-Person Interview - 90-120 minutes - Join us for an in-person interview at our office. During this time, you'll get to meet our team, tour our facility, and see what we do at Phase Four! If progressing to next step;
  4. Offer Stage!


  • Competitive salary and equity commensurate with the Los Angeles Aerospace industry.
  • Comprehensive health benefits (Medical, Dental, and Vision) with company contributions for both employees and dependents.
  • 401k with company matching incentive, eligible after your first 90 days of employment.
  • ~10 paid holidays annually.
  • Robust PTO and sick accrual policy.
  • More details on our policies can be found here: https://px.sequoia.com/phasefour


  • 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 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.