Sr. Electrical Engineer-Analog/Digital

Engineering · Lafayette, 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 looking for an experienced Aerospace Sr. Electrical Engineer to join our team. This engineer will engage in the Electrical and Systems engineering disciplines to design analog and digital electronics.

Title: Sr. Electrical Engineer

Position Type: Full Time-non-exempt

Pay Range: $92,000 - $185,000 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.)

Location: Lafayette, CO / Boulder, CO


  • 100% company paid health, dental and vision benefits for you and your dependents effective the first of the month following hire date
  • Life insurance
  • 401k (matching 4% with a 6% contribution
  • Generous PTO (3 weeks of vacation + 3 floating holidays, 2 weeks of sick time, 7 paid holidays throughout the year) and parental leave
  • Break rooms stocked with snacks, drinks, expresso machines and ping pong tables.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Apply innovative design techniques to a variety of analog, digital and mixed signal applications.
  • Write concise design documentation that clearly describes design and implementation while following BCT process.
  • Initiative to identify and complete tasks with evolving requirements and minimal direction.
  • Work in a fast-paced team environment on a variety of R&D, proof of concept, and production programs.
  • Test and troubleshoot/debug your own or other’s designs in a laboratory environment being cognizant of the test instruments required to efficiently determine electronic functionality.
  • Design to meet EMI/EMC qualification.
  • Schematic capture and board layout knowledge of signal and power integrity.
  • Thorough understanding of design for test and methodologies confirming compliance to requirements.
  • Ability to perform circuit simulation using Spice or variants.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree or higher in Engineering and 6 or more years electronics design experience.
  • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree, may substitute for two years of experience.
  • Radiation effects and high reliability electronics design experience.
  • Knowledge of analog-to-digital, digital-to-analog conversion, data acquisition techniques, FPGA knowledge and understanding of HDL, motor/actuator control and battery management.
  • Understanding EMI/EMC and the mitigative design techniques.
  • Familiarity with Altium Designer (Nexus).
  • Design of GSE/STE to test PWA or larger assemblies utilizing Labview or similar.
  • Expertise with Hyperlynx for signal integrity analysis is a plus.
  • Understanding requirements and flow down for system/subsystem/box/board needs is a plus.
  • System modeling and analysis experience using MATLAB, Simulink, or other comparable tools desired.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • You may be required to provide support through all project phases including concept development, requirements generation and analysis, Preliminary Design, Critical Design, Production Readiness, Test Readiness, Design Qualification, Requirements Verification, Production, Formal Acceptance, Delivery, Installation and Product Support.

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 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

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