Job Summary

Avionics Support Specialist

  • Location:
    Mountain View , California
  • Category:
    Hardware Technician
  • Contract Type:
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Modis Engineering is currently recruiting for an Avionics Support Specialist job located in Mountain View, CA for a year contract.

Overall Responsibilities:

Provide technical support to our Operations team to ensure successful launches of flight systems
Remotely troubleshooting issues encountered during flight system preparations
Use in depth flight system knowledge to handle most issues and escalate where needed
Debugging test equipment and test setups
On-call rotation, with the potential to occasionally work nights or weekends
Set up and run simulated test flights using flight hardware in a lab based setting
Provide validation of hardware and software before first flights
Work cross functionally with various engineering teams to debug issues with new hardware/software
Operate temperature and pressure chambers to perform experiments based on test plans

Required Skills:

Strong general electronics skills.
Ability to use testing equipment such as a multimeter & oscilloscope
Operate a variety of hand tools
Flashing firmware
Software testing, basic knowledge of or aptitude for running test scripts, especially Python.
Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems, both according to proven procedures and creatively without.
Experience with Linux or command-line interface desired
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to provide clear and concise feedback. Ability to document assembly and testing procedures.
Understands electrostatic discharge (ESD) precautions
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Occasional travel to launch sites to provide in person support (?5% Travel, but could vary depending on need)

Nice to have Skills:

Electrical Engineering
Electronics Technician
Computer Programming
Hardware Testing

If you are interested, then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities, available, please go to If you have questions about the position, please contact Jharna Kachru at 408-328-0778 or

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