San Francisco, USA


$30-$65 USD

Assembly, Integration, and Test Technician
Astranis is connecting the four billion people in the world who do not currently have access to the internet. We are building the next generation of smaller, lower-cost spacecraft to bring the world online.
We have a world-class team that is passionate about building amazing technology. And we have a fun and collaborative work environment where you will learn a lot and make a huge impact no matter where you are in your career.
Our team is growing fast. Apply now!

As an Assembly Integration and Test Technician, you will be responsible for building and testing Astranis spacecrafts. The task requires both electrical and mechanical integration skills along with pneumatic and electrical checkout activity.


  • Assemble and test spacecraft and ground support equipment
  • Assemble and integrate using engineering models and procedures – structural parts and assemblies, RF waveguides, antenna, electronic boxes, harnesses, coax cables, thermal blankets
  • Maintain paperwork – work instructions, connector mate logs, test logs
  • Set up, adjust, and calibrate standard test equipment to conduct functional and environmental testing using test procedures
  • Perform spacecraft lifting and handling operations
  • Perform spacecraft testing of communications, telemetry and command, thermal, power, and propulsion subsystems per the applicable procedure
  • Operate spacecraft test consoles
  • Analyze and interpret electrical/RF test data and provide results and issues to engineering
  • Collaborate with AIT engineers to develop and document activities


  • 2 – 20+ years of technician or related experience
  • Ability to interpret technical drawings, test plans, and work to procedures
  • Ability to perform spacecraft integration tasks in clean room environment
  • Ability to operate cranes, man lifts, tugs & handling equipment
  • Familiar with windows style PC operating systems
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Willing and able to work all shifts, overtime, and/or weekends as required
  • Willing and able to travel to support launch site efforts and off-site environmental testing
  • Climbing ladders, long durations of standing, grasping, sitting, pulling, and physical bending movements
  • Must be able to lift at least 25 lbs unassisted
  • Don’t meet them all? Not a problem. Please apply even if you do not meet all these criteria


  • Experience in the aerospace industry
  • Experience with handling and integrating space flight components and spacecraft environmental testing
  • Experience in operating cranes, man lifts, forklifts, and handling equipment
  • Hands-on experience using electrical test equipment (multimeters, oscilloscopes, power supplies, spectral analyzers, etc.)
  • Understanding and experience in environmental testing such as vibration, shock, thermal, burn-in, and TVAC.
50 hours a week expectation for our production team. First and second shift availabilities. 
All our positions offer a compensation package that includes equity, robust benefits, and bonuses.

What we offer: 

Base pay is a single component of Astranis’s total rewards package, which may also include equity in the form of incentive stock options, performance bonuses, high quality company-subsidized healthcare, disability and life insurance benefits, flexible PTO, 401(K) retirement, and free on-site catered meals.
Astranis pay ranges are informed and defined through professional-grade salary surveys and compensation data sources. The actual base salary offered to a successful candidate will additionally be influenced by a variety of factors including experience, credentials & certifications, educational attainment, skill level requirements, and the level and scope of the position.
Base Hourly Pay
$30-$65 USD