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Avionics Engineer : Integration/harness/connectors

  • Paris - La Défense, Île-de-France
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Job description

This post is open to internal mobility for 24 month 

MaiaSpace is a European space tech company, designing, manufacturing and operating competitive and sustainable solutions for space mobility. We are driven by the belief that access to space is a major enabler for a better and more sustainable life on Earth, addressing the challenges faced by humanity: climate, resources, connectivity, and data. Our aim is to successfully design and test a cost-effective and reusable mini-launch vehicle by 2026.

Avionics Engineer : Integration/harness/connectors

We are looking for an Avionics engineer to join one of our team in charge of the development of Avionics and EGSE. In this team, you will be in charge of the definition, development and the validation of the launcher Avionics subsystems and equipment.

Your tasks will be the following:

  • Roadmap & Overall launcher and stages architecture and detailed definition,
  • Technological, equipment and subsystems tradeoffs,
  • Concept of operations for the complete life-cycle,
  • Interface definition, harness definition and integration approach for all the launcher stages,
  • Interface definition with other subsystems
  • When needed, identify suppliers and select them based on cost, planning, quality and performance criteria,
  • Follow development of avionics equipment or services made by suppliers,
  • As part of MaiaSpace iterative and experimental approach, contribute to the launcher demonstrations,
  • Conduct and carry out the development of PoC (Proof of Concept) and prototypes around avionics key features and technologies,
  • Contribute to the development and the validation of the Hardware in The Loop validation platform,
  • Conduct and carry out the validation of avionics equipment and subsystems on the various MaiaSpace test platforms (i.e., HITL) and demonstrators
  • Launcher and demonstration operational support
  • Within our DevOps approach, the Avionics team will support the AIT and operational teams and will participate with them to the tests and launch campaigns

Job requirements

🛸 Background and Skills

  • Knowledge in designing and justifying architectures for embedded electronics or avionics
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience in designing and testing electronics or avionics equipment: µC/µP boards and/or FPGA boards and/or analogue electronics and/or measurements electronics and/or power electronics (flight actuators and power distribution)
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience in an automotive, avionics or space communication subsystems: Ethernet (i.e. automotive T1), CAN, ARINC 664, ARINC429, RS485, MIL-STD-1553, etc...
  • Ability to quickly protype simple electronics and embedded software (based on Arduino, RPi, etc..)
  • Knowledge in some usual automotive, avionics and space standards: ECSS, CCSDS, DO-xxx, ARINC, IENA, ISO 26262, etc..


  • Engineering degree ideally specialized in electronics, automotive engineering, embedded system, interfaces and harness etc.
  • Knowledge and experience in project management (planning management, quality management, etc.)
  • 5+ years professional experience minimum

🎬 Working at MaiaSpace

You will be joining a friendly multi-disciplinary team, comprised of multi-skilled people, following Agile and Scrum methodologies. This means that your role and responsibility may evolve over time with varied assignments and challenges depending on priorities and competences. Your work will be hands-on and in close contact with the final product. We are open-minded, transparent, pragmatic, result oriented and people centric. Teamwork is at the heart of how we work together and our co-workers share the same fundamental values: respect, humility, reactivity and autonomy with a passion for technical excellence. Our newly acquired office space at La Defense is located within the heart of Europe’s largest purpose built business and commercial district with easy access to public transport.

Written and spoken communication is in French and English.


  • Paris - La Défense, Île-de-France, France
Group Mobility


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