Sr. Product Compliance Engineer, RF and Wireless (Starlink)
SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.
SR. PRODUCT COMPLIANCE ENGINEER, RF and Wireless (STARLINK)
Starlink believes everyone should have access to fast, reliable internet, no matter where they live. The Starlink Product Engineering team designs and manufactures products that enable people around the world to connect to our constellation of satellites. We strive to create consumer electronics that are both technically sophisticated and easy for people to use everywhere.
Product Compliance Engineers will play a critical role as SpaceX strives to deliver internet to those that need it most. They will drive regulatory efforts, impact internal design decisions, and obtain the product certification needed to sell and ship millions of consumer-facing devices. These devices - including Starlink dishes, Wi-Fi routers, power supply, accessories, etc. – are designed and manufactured completely in-house by SpaceX. Engineers on the team will be hands-on, regularly interact with multiple technical disciplines, and ultimately ensure that Starlink is a global success.
- Own and drive product-level compliance, ensuring all regulatory requirements are met to facilitate global market access, brand protection, and product safety
- Drive engagement with business groups to incorporate regulatory and certification requirements into product design and ensure their successful execution and compliance
- Collaborate with engineering teams to generate technical construction files
- Drive engagement with external 3rd party test laboratories and oversee compliance testing to applicable domestic and international standards
- Become an advocate of new compliance initiatives working with internal or external partners
- Bachelor’s degree in an engineering, math, chemistry, or physics discipline
- 5+ years of professional experience in compliance engineering of consumer electronics, industrial equipment, or information technology equipment (Safety, EMC, Wireless, or Environmental Compliance)
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
- 8+ years of experience managing product technical requirements, scope, schedule, or cost
- Familiarity with U.S., Canadian, EU, and other international regulatory requirements and standards
- Experience with NRTL, NEC, NFPA, IEC, and CB Scheme and other safety requirements and regulations
- Experience with FCC, ISED, ETSI, and other international requirements for radio products
- Experience with RoHS, REACH, WEEE, Prop 65, and other environmental requirements and regulations
- Demonstrated ability to work in a highly cross-functional role
- Outstanding project management skills
- Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
Compliance Engineer/Senior: $125,000.00 - $175,000.00/per year
Your actual level and base salary will be determined on a case-by-case basis and may vary based on the following considerations: job-related knowledge and skills, education, and experience.
Base salary is just one part of your total rewards package at SpaceX. You may also be eligible for long-term incentives, in the form of company stock, stock options, or long-term cash awards, as well as potential discretionary bonuses and the ability to purchase additional stock at a discount through an Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You will also receive access to comprehensive medical, vision, and dental coverage, access to a 401(k) retirement plan, short & long-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid parental leave, and various other discounts and perks. You may also accrue 3 weeks of paid vacation & will be eligible for 10 or more paid holidays per year. Exempt employees are eligible for 5 days of sick leave per year.
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