PCB Designer

Engineering · Boulder, Colorado
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Blue Canyon Technologies (BCT) is leading the way in the New Space revolution!  Our state-of-the-art systems are currently on missions from low Earth orbit to the Moon, near earth asteroids, and to Mars.  We create high-reliability spacecraft with significantly greater performance, much smaller size and at a fraction of the cost of traditional space systems.  We are involved in a wide range of projects for academic, commercial, and government applications.  Join our innovative and dynamic company, as we build the small spacecraft of the future.  

Blue Canyon Technologies is seeking a talented and enthusiastic PCB Designer to help our team design innovative solutions for the next generation cubesat and microsat systems. In this role you will engage in the engineering and production teams to design the best PCBs for each project.

 *Note: Due to US Government regulations, this job is only open to U.S. Citizens or U.S. Persons.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work in a team environment providing layout and documentation support for Aerospace/RF/Mil-Spec and commercial PCB designs.
  • Tasks include schematic capture along with component placement, trace routing and documentation.
  • Interface with Electrical Engineers, Mechanical and Thermal Analists, PWB Fabrication and Manufacturing suppliers.
  • Maintaining Part libraries.
  • Establish effective working relationships within Blue Canyon to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • May be required to perform other PCB design related duties as necessary.

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Altium Designer, Altium Nexus, and collaborative PCB Design with managed projects a plus.
  • Experience with library part creation and library maintenance.
  • Experience with Rigid, flex and rigid-flex PCBs
  • Proficient with MS Office tools.
  • Familiarity with MIL-STD and IPC specifications.
  • Knowledge of GD&T is beneficial.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with signal integrity issues, current carrying capabilities, blind and buried via, imbedded passives, microvia and HDI requirements.

Required Education & Experience:

  • High School diploma or Equivalent and 10 or more years of related experience, or a two-year technical degree with 8 or more years of experience is required. Each higher-level related degree, may substitute for two years of related experience.
  • Minimum of 8 years of PCB design experience utilizing Altium ECAD software.


  • 100% company paid insurance premiums (Health, Dental Vision for you and your dependents)
  • 401 k
  • Generous PTO program
  • Kitchen stocked with snacks and a company cappuccino machine

Physical requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time, use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, bend, reach, and walk. The position requires some light physical effort. This would require the ability to lift or move objects up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required by this job which includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Blue Canyon Technologies is a drug-free workplace and an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other protected factor. Blue Canyon Technologies is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact Cathy Juntunen at 720-450-8252 or HR@bluecanyontech.com.

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