Environmental Test Technician

Astranis, San Francisco, CA

Building the future of telecommunications satellites.

Duration: Full-Time

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 are well-funded by some of the best investors in the business and have raised over $350 million to date. 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. Just check out our Glassdoor reviews to see what our team has to say about working at Astranis.

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Environmental Test Technician

The Environmental Test Technician will be responsible for planning and running dynamic and thermal environmental testing of components, subsystems and spacecrafts. They will work directly with the test engineers and responsible engineers to perform the testing on space flight hardware. They are also responsible for maintaining test equipment, and coordinating with the facilities team to maintain the test facility.


  • Operate and setup environmental test equipment including thermal cycle and vacuum chambers, and vibration shaker tables
  • Set up, operate, and conduct environmental testing including vibration, acoustics, thermal, thermal vacuum, RF 
  • Ensure test are are executed to test requirements
  • Maintain and troubleshoot on-site environmental test equipment and support equipment


  •  2+ years of working experience in testing integrated systems
  • Experience in environmental testing - thermal, thermal vacuum, or vibration discipline
  • Experience working in a hands on environment
  • Maintain paperwork - work instructions, connector mate logs, test logs
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Willing and able to work all shifts, overtime, and/or weekends as required
  • Climbing ladders, long durations of standing, grasping, sitting, pulling, and physical bending movements
  • Able to list 25lbs, unassisted
  • Don't meet them all? Not a problem. Please apply even if you do not meet all these criteria


  • Hands-on experience using data acquisition systems
  • Experience with space flight components and spacecraft environmental testing
  • Experience with designing and building electrical harnesses and connectors
  • Experience in operating cranes, man lifts, forklifts, and handling equipment
  • Creative, passionate problem solver that thrives in fast-paced, autonomously-driven, and demanding design and integration campaigns
  • Strong sense of accountability, integrity, and team focus with extensive multitasking and organizational experience
U.S. Citizenship, Lawful Permanent Residency, or Refugee/Asylee Status Required
(To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the United States, or other protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3))
Our mission and our products are meant to connect the world and everyone in it, regardless of gender, race, creed, or any other distinction. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage all people to join our team and bring their unique perspective to help make us stronger.

About Astranis

We are taking on one of humanity's most important challenges.

Four billion people do not have access to the internet. Astranis is going to change that.
We are building the next generation of smaller, lower-cost telecommunications satellites to bring the world online.

Join us and work with top engineers who have flown things in space before.
We are a well-funded team that moves fast.


Want to learn more about Astranis? Visit Astranis's website.