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Space Exploration Technologies Corp. Test Specialist (Starlink) in Redmond, Washington

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.TEST SPECIALIST (STARLINK)RESPONSIBILITIES: Operate and ensure satellite production test systems and areas are operating at rateOperate automated test systems using graphical and textual interfaces written in Bash and Python and running on Linux and Windows operating systemsFirst level troubleshooting of test system errors by reading and interpreting test logs and telemetryDevelop and document procedures and train operators, for execution, maintenance, assembly, and anomaly handlingAid in efforts to uncover root-cause of equipment failures and develop permanent resolution on issues found during test operationsPerform routine maintenance and calibration of rack and test equipmentBuild and validate test equipmentBASIC QUALIFICATIONS:High school degree or equivalency certificate2+ years of experience working in a hands-on technical position or a bachelor's degree in an engineering field1+ years of experience performing electronic testing and inspection using portable measuring devicesPREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:Experience working and administering a mixed Linux/Windows environmentBash scripting experienceIntermediate Python skillsExperience with virtualization technologies including VMWare and VirtualboxBasic understanding of networking including VLANsStrong understanding of technical documentation, engineering drawings, and schematicsStrong computer and analytical skills including proficiency in spreadsheets, databases, shop floor management software (ERP) and related programsExcellent communication and organizational skillsAbility to fabricate and repair cable harnesses including: soldering, crimping, assembling connectorsStrong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook) and ability to navigate and manipulate filesAbility to rapidly change roles/responsibilities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environmentADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:This is a 1st shift role working from 6:00 AM - 3:30 PMMust be willing to work all shifts, overtime, and/or weekends as neededMust be able to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.Repetitive assembly operations, grasping, standing, lifting, bending, pulling, pushing, stooping, stretching, and carrying are generally required to perform the functions of this positionBENEFITS:Opportunity to earn SpaceX stockSubsidized health, dental and vision insurance for you and your dependentsOnsite medical and dental clinicAbility to accrue up to 3 weeks of paid vacation and 1 week of paid sick leavePaid holidaysSubsidized breakfast, lunch and dinner with free soda and frozen ice cream/yogurtOnsite baristas and cold brew on tap - free!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 .Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX's Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any man