Test Engineer II (2nd Shift)

Test Engineering · Lafayette, Colorado
Department Test 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

Title: Test Engineer II

Position Type: Full Time

Pay Range: $85,000 - $125,000 (Differential pay is available for second shift)

(Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.)

Location: Lafayette or Boulder, CO


Monday – Friday, start times range from 2:00pm – 10:00pm (subject to change)



  • 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 minimum 5% contribution
  • Generous PTO (3 weeks of vacation + 3 floating holidays, 2 weeks of sick time, 7 paid holidays throughout the year) and parental leave.

Position Purpose:  The Test Engineer II has the responsibility for supporting test engineering tasks associated with the development, qualification, and acceptance testing efforts of spacecraft systems. This engineer would be working in a team environment, sometimes with remote team members, engaging in test and support of flight spacecraft electronics. Development work will span test procedure development, writing automated test scripts, test equipment design, and executing tests using aerospace standard approaches.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Lead the integration and test of spacecraft systems
  • Write, review, update, and implement test procedures
  • Use test and measurement equipment to test and troubleshoot hardware
  • Develop and modify test scripts
  • Maintain required test engineering logs and records
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others to maintain a positive and productive work environment
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Required Qualifications/Education:

  • Experience with hardware testing using oscilloscopes, multimeters and logic analyzers
  • Experience with writing and executing manual and/or automated test procedures
  • Experience with programming languages such as Matlab, Ruby (COSMOS), and/or Python or similar
  • Ability to work independently with some direction and to be a self-starter
  • Experience with spacecraft level system integration and test (desired)
  • Experience with electric motor design and test (desired)
  • Experience with embedded software (desired)
  • Experience with radiation testing of electrical components (TID, SEE, etc.) (desired)
  • Knowledge of control systems and orbital mechanics (desired)
  • Existing or recent TS/SCI clearance (desired)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • 2+ years of experience in Test Engineering or a related field
  • Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education

Working Conditions:
This job operates in a professional office environment, but in a manufacturing company. This role uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, scanners, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

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.  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 a reasonable accommodation, contact Melissa Po at 720-450-8252 or HR@bluecanyontech.com.

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  • Location
    Lafayette, Colorado
  • Department
    Test Engineering
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience