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  1. crelf

    LAVA BBQ 2018 - Official Information

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  2. Details here: https://careers-virginorbit.icims.com/jobs/3504/test-system-engineer%2c-contractor-consultant/job
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    Consultant Test Engineer

    https://careers-virgingalactic.icims.com/jobs/2609/consultant-test-engineer/job Overview: Virgin Galactic www.VirginGalactic.com is on track to become the world’s first privately funded commercial space line. It is dedicated to becoming a world leader in sub-orbital commercial space tourism and small satellite launch services with a longer term vision to develop other space technologies that have the potential to open space to significantly more people and users. If you are looking for a challenging opportunity that will ignite your passion for designing cool and innovative products, are exceptionally creative, are a great problem solver and can make things happen - apply today! Position Summary Virgin Galactic (VG) www.VirginGalactic.com is seeking a Consultant Test Engineer. This position will be responsible for designing, developing, building and verifying a test system that will perform qualification and acceptance testing on components on LauncherOne. This role is for a hands-on person with great attention to detail and excellent people skills. This is a contract position at Virgin Galactic’s aerospace facility in Long Beach, California. Responsibilities: Work under the direction of the Lead Test Engineer to understand the component requirements and verification test plan for Qualification and Acceptance testing of a component of L1. Design, development, build and verification of a test system (complete rack, fixturing, cable harnesses, pneumatic) for qualification and acceptance test of a component of L1. Produce professional and traceable documentation, including electrical and mechanic designs, and acceptance verification plan(s) for the test system. Adhere to the engineering processes and good practices of VG. Work within the software infrastructure for automated production test and simulated mission testing. Qualifications: Basic Qualifications BS in Electrical, Computer, Aerospace or comparable Engineering in a related field 5+ years of experience in test engineering Strong documentation capabilities, including traceability principles. Proven National Instruments LabVIEW experience (Certified LabVIEW Developer) Proven National Instruments TestStand experience Proven National Instruments PXI Hardware experience 5+ years of system design, development, build and verification experience with respect to test racks (electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic) Extensive understanding of instrumentation, interfaces and sensors including DMMs, DAQ, Power Supplies, Oscilloscopes, and other lab equipment Extensive knowledge of communication protocols and instrumentation hardware abstraction layers such as GPIB, Ethernet, RS-232, RS-422, RS-485, UDP, IVI, DAQmx, NI-Switch. Hands-on hardware integration experience including installation of components and harness, and troubleshooting components, harnesses and sensors (including acceleration, pressure, acoustic, strain, position and thermal sensors) Proficiency working within hardware and software test architectures and frameworks for increased efficiency and reliability Understanding and experience in environmental testing such as vibration, shock, vacuum and thermal. Experience with Source Code Control. Preferred Skills and Experience Experience using Unigraphics NX, CATIA, SolidWorks, Pro-E or any other 3D CAD modelling program. Familiar with wire harness routing design within a 2D or 3D CAD environment Ability to communicate across all levels and disciplines Experience with a defect tracking database Experience with a version control system Physical and/or Additional Requirements ITAR Requirements To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Personal Requirements The Virgin Galactic organization has a relaxed and informal culture that encourages individuality and innovation. You will be motivated, enterprising and enthusiastic. Company culture is such that you need to be able to “check your ego at the door,” be a self-starter and possess a sense of humility. You will work well under commercial pressure and thrive on being given challenges and responsibility. You will communicate clearly and be confident and persuasive. You will have a high level of integrity and understand the need of complete confidentiality. Virgin Galactic is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Galactic is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
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    HITL Test Engineer

    https://careers-virgingalactic.icims.com/jobs/2607/hitl-test-engineer/job Overview: Virgin Galactic www.VirginGalactic.com is on track to become the world’s first privately funded commercial space line. It is dedicated to becoming a world leader in sub-orbital commercial space tourism and small satellite launch services with a longer term vision to develop other space technologies that have the potential to open space to significantly more people and users. If you are looking for a challenging opportunity that will ignite your passion for designing cool and innovative products, are exceptionally creative, are a great problem solver and can make things happen - apply today! Position Summary Virgin Galactic (VG) www.VirginGalactic.com is seeking a HITL Test Engineer. This position will be responsible for the development and operation of Hardware-In-The-Loop (HITL) testing all of the avionics components (including valves and regulators) on LauncherOne. This role is for a hands-on person with great attention to detail and excellent people skills. This is a full-time position at Virgin Galactic’s aerospace facility in Long Beach, California. Responsibilities: Provide extensive engineering expertise in the area of the development and operation of HITL test systems to support the production verification of avionics components and systems, and their qualification for our launch vehicles. Assist in the development of verification plans (including test plans and test procedures) that will support launch vehicle qualification, production test, verification, mission simulation and fault handling needs. Develop software for automated production test and simulated mission testing. Qualifications: Basic Qualifications BS in Electrical, Computer, Aerospace or comparable Engineering in a related field 3+ years of experience in test, hardware simulators or system level simulation 1+ years of direct HITL engineering test experience National Instruments LabVIEW experience National Instruments PXI Hardware experience 1+ years of design experience with respect to test racks (electrical and mechanical) Solid understanding of instrumentation, interfaces and sensors including DMMs, DAQ, Power Supplies, Oscilloscopes, and other lab equipment Working knowledge of communication protocols and instrumentation hardware abstraction layers such as GPIB, Ethernet, RS-232, RS-422, RS-485, UDP, IVI, DAQmx, NI-Switch. Hands-on hardware integration experience including installation of components and harness, and troubleshooting components, harnesses and sensors (including acceleration, pressure, acoustic, strain, position and thermal sensors) Understanding and experience in environmental testing such as vibration, shock, vacuum and thermal. Experience with Source Code Control. Preferred Skills and Experience National Instruments LabVIEW experience Familiar with wire harness routing design within a 2D or 3D CAD environment Ability to communicate across all levels and disciplines Experience with a defect tracking database Experience with a version control system Physical and/or Additional Requirements ITAR Requirements To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Personal Requirements The Virgin Galactic organization has a relaxed and informal culture that encourages individuality and innovation. You will be motivated, enterprising and enthusiastic. Company culture is such that you need to be able to “check your ego at the door,” be a self-starter and possess a sense of humility. You will work well under commercial pressure and thrive on being given challenges and responsibility. You will communicate clearly and be confident and persuasive. You will have a high level of integrity and understand the need of complete confidentiality. Virgin Galactic is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Galactic is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
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    Senior HITL Test Engineer

    https://careers-virgingalactic.icims.com/jobs/2598/senior-hitl-test-engineer/job Overview: Virgin Galactic www.VirginGalactic.com is on track to become the world’s first privately funded commercial space line. It is dedicated to becoming a world leader in sub-orbital commercial space tourism and small satellite launch services with a longer term vision to develop other space technologies that have the potential to open space to significantly more people and users. If you are looking for a challenging opportunity that will ignite your passion for designing cool and innovative products, are exceptionally creative, are a great problem solver and can make things happen - apply today! Position Summary Virgin Galactic (VG) www.VirginGalactic.com is seeking a Senior HITL Test Engineer. This position will be responsible for the design, development, and verification of Hardware-In-The-Loop (HITL) testing all of the avionics components (including valves and regulators) on LauncherOne. This role is for a hands-on person with great attention to detail and excellent people skills. This is a full-time position at Virgin Galactic’s aerospace facility in Long Beach, California. Responsibilities: Provide extensive engineering expertise in the area of the design, development, verification and operation of HITL test systems to support the production verification of avionics components and systems, and their qualification for our launch vehicles. Develop verification plans (including test plans and test procedures) that will support launch vehicle qualification, production test, verification, mission simulation and fault handling needs. Develop software infrastructure for automated production test and simulated mission testing. Qualifications: Basic Qualifications BS in Electrical, Computer, Aerospace or comparable Engineering in a related field 5+ years of experience in test, hardware simulators or system level simulation 5+ years of direct HITL engineering test experience National Instruments LabVIEW experience National Instruments PXI Hardware experience 5+ years of design experience with respect to test racks (electrical and mechanical) Extensive understanding of instrumentation, interfaces and sensors including DMMs, DAQ, Power Supplies, Oscilloscopes, and other lab equipment Working knowledge of communication protocols and instrumentation hardware abstraction layers such as GPIB, Ethernet, RS-232, RS-422, RS-485, UDP, IVI, DAQmx, NI-Switch. Hands-on hardware integration experience including installation of components and harness, and troubleshooting components, harnesses and sensors (including acceleration, pressure, acoustic, strain, position and thermal sensors) Proficiency developing hardware and software test architectures and frameworks for increased efficiency and reliability, experienced with integrated hardware/software system test methodologies Understanding and experience in environmental testing such as vibration, shock, vacuum and thermal. Experience with Source Code Control. Preferred Skills and Experience Extensive proven National Instruments LabVIEW experience (Certified LabVIEW Architect) Experience using Unigraphics NX, CATIA, SolidWorks, Pro-E or other 3D CAD modelling program. Familiar with wire harness routing design within a 2D or 3D CAD environment Ability to communicate across all levels and disciplines Experience with a defect tracking database Experience with a version control system Physical and/or Additional Requirements ITAR Requirements To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Personal Requirements The Virgin Galactic organization has a relaxed and informal culture that encourages individuality and innovation. You will be motivated, enterprising and enthusiastic. Company culture is such that you need to be able to “check your ego at the door,” be a self-starter and possess a sense of humility. You will work well under commercial pressure and thrive on being given challenges and responsibility. You will communicate clearly and be confident and persuasive. You will have a high level of integrity and understand the need of complete confidentiality. Virgin Galactic is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Galactic is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
  7. https://careers-virgingalactic.icims.com/jobs/2599/lead-propulsion-test-engineer/job Overview: Virgin Galactic www.VirginGalactic.com is on track to become the world’s first privately funded commercial space line. It is dedicated to becoming a world leader in sub-orbital commercial space tourism and small satellite launch services with a longer term vision to develop other space technologies that have the potential to open space to significantly more people and users. If you are looking for a challenging opportunity that will ignite your passion for designing cool and innovative products, are exceptionally creative, are a great problem solver and can make things happen - apply today! Position Summary Virgin Galactic (VG) www.VirginGalactic.com is seeking a Lead Propulsion Test Engineer. This position will be responsible for leading a small team of consultants responsible for testing all of the propulsion components (including valves and regulators) on LauncherOne. This role is for a hands-on person with great attention to detail and excellent people skills. This is a full-time position at Virgin Galactic’s aerospace facility in Long Beach, California. Responsibilities: Lead a team of consultants, coordinating their workflow, adherence to the process, and reviewing the content and quality of work. Provide engineering expertise in the area of the design, development, verification and operation of test systems to support the production verification of propulsion components, and their qualification for our launch vehicles. Lead the development of test systems used to interface with propulsion, and to exercise sensors with simulated data on the test bed and in production test. Lead the development of mechanical and electrical configuration of propulsion test systems, test benches and associated test equipment. Develop verification plans (including test plans and test procedures) that will support launch vehicle qualification, production test, verification, mission simulation and fault handling needs. Develop software infrastructure for automated production test and simulated mission testing. Qualifications: Basic Qualifications BS in Electrical, Computer, Aerospace or comparable Engineering in a related field 5+ years of experience in test, hardware simulators or system level simulation Experience working with, developing procedures for, and safely handling high pressure pneumatic systems Proven National Instruments LabVIEW experience (Certified LabVIEW Developer) Proven National Instruments TestStand experience Proven National Instruments PXI Hardware experience 5+ years of design experience with respect to test racks (electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic) Extensive understanding of instrumentation, interfaces and sensors including DMMs, DAQ, Power Supplies, Oscilloscopes, and other lab equipment Working knowledge of communication protocols and instrumentation hardware abstraction layers such as GPIB, Ethernet, RS-232, RS-422, RS-485, UDP, IVI, DAQmx, NI-Switch. Hands-on hardware integration experience including installation of components and harness, and troubleshooting components, harnesses and sensors (including acceleration, pressure, acoustic, strain, position and thermal sensors) Proficiency developing hardware and software test architectures and frameworks for increased efficiency and reliability, experienced with integrated hardware/software system test methodologies Understanding and experience in environmental testing such as vibration, shock, vacuum and thermal. Experience with Source Code Control. Preferred Skills and Experience Extensive proven National Instruments LabVIEW experience (Certified LabVIEW Architect) Experience using Unigraphics NX, CATIA, SolidWorks, Pro-E or any other 3D CAD modelling program. Familiar with wire harness routing design within a 2D or 3D CAD environment Ability to communicate across all levels and disciplines Experience with a defect tracking database Experience with a version control system Physical and/or Additional Requirements ITAR Requirements To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Personal Requirements The Virgin Galactic organization has a relaxed and informal culture that encourages individuality and innovation. You will be motivated, enterprising and enthusiastic. Company culture is such that you need to be able to “check your ego at the door,” be a self-starter and possess a sense of humility. You will work well under commercial pressure and thrive on being given challenges and responsibility. You will communicate clearly and be confident and persuasive. You will have a high level of integrity and understand the need of complete confidentiality. Virgin Galactic is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Galactic is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
  8. https://careers-virgingalactic.icims.com/jobs/2600/lead-avionics-test-engineer/job Overview: Virgin Galactic www.VirginGalactic.com is on track to become the world’s first privately funded commercial space line. It is dedicated to becoming a world leader in sub-orbital commercial space tourism and small satellite launch services with a longer term vision to develop other space technologies that have the potential to open space to significantly more people and users. If you are looking for a challenging opportunity that will ignite your passion for designing cool and innovative products, are exceptionally creative, are a great problem solver and can make things happen - apply today! Position Summary Virgin Galactic (VG) www.VirginGalactic.com is seeking a Lead Avionics Test Engineer. This position will be responsible for leading a small team of consultants responsible for testing all of the avionics components on LauncherOne. This role is for a hands-on person with great attention to detail and excellent people skills. This is a full-time position at Virgin Galactic’s aerospace facility in Long Beach, California. Responsibilities: Lead a team of consultants, coordinating their workflow, adherence to the process, and reviewing the content and quality of work. Provide engineering expertise in the area of the design, development, verification and operation of test systems to support the production verification of avionics components, and their qualification for our launch vehicles. Lead the development of test systems used to interface with avionics, and to exercise sensors with simulated data on the test bed and in production test. Lead the development of mechanical and electrical configuration of avionics test systems, test benches and associated test equipment. Develop verification plans (including test plans and test procedures) that will support launch vehicle qualification, production test, verification, mission simulation and fault handling needs. Develop software infrastructure for automated production test and simulated mission testing. Qualifications: Basic Qualifications BS in Electrical, Computer, Aerospace or comparable Engineering in a related field 5+ years of experience in test, hardware simulators or system level simulation Proven National Instruments LabVIEW experience (Certified LabVIEW Developer) Proven National Instruments TestStand experience Proven National Instruments PXI Hardware experience 5+ years of design experience with respect to test racks (electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic) Extensive understanding of instrumentation, interfaces and sensors including DMMs, DAQ, Power Supplies, Oscilloscopes, and other lab equipment Working knowledge of communication protocols and instrumentation hardware abstraction layers such as GPIB, Ethernet, RS-232, RS-422, RS-485, UDP, IVI, DAQmx, NI-Switch. Hands-on hardware integration experience including installation of components and harness, and troubleshooting components, harnesses and sensors (including acceleration, pressure, acoustic, strain, position and thermal sensors) Proficiency developing hardware and software test architectures and frameworks for increased efficiency and reliability, experienced with integrated hardware/software system test methodologies Understanding and experience in environmental testing such as vibration, shock, vacuum and thermal. Experience with Source Code Control. Preferred Skills and Experience Extensive proven National Instruments LabVIEW experience (Certified LabVIEW Architect) Experience using Unigraphics NX, CATIA, SolidWorks, Pro-E or any other 3D CAD modelling program. Familiar with wire harness routing design within a 2D or 3D CAD environment Ability to communicate across all levels and disciplines Experience with a defect tracking database Experience with a version control system Physical and/or Additional Requirements ITAR Requirements To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Personal Requirements The Virgin Galactic organization has a relaxed and informal culture that encourages individuality and innovation. You will be motivated, enterprising and enthusiastic. Company culture is such that you need to be able to “check your ego at the door,” be a self-starter and possess a sense of humility. You will work well under commercial pressure and thrive on being given challenges and responsibility. You will communicate clearly and be confident and persuasive. You will have a high level of integrity and understand the need of complete confidentiality. Virgin Galactic is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Virgin Galactic is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
  9. Hi everyone! I'm looking for someone to join me at Virgin Galactic as a Control Systems Launch Engineer - think "writing LabVIEW applications for the rocket control room". If you're interested, please take a look at Virgin Galactic website and PM me...
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    LAVA LUGnut Award Winner

    It's just you.
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    LAVA LUGnut Award Winner

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    LAVA BBQ 2016 - Official Information

    Super excited to see everyone tonight!!
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    LAVA BBQ 2016 - Official Information

    I'm in!
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