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Divisjon SPACE - Space Electronics, Horten

Printed Circuit Board Layout Designer - KSE 02/20

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace - Space Electronics is a world leading provider with more than 30 year’s experience as world class global supplier of analogue and microwave electronic equipment and components for satellites and launchers. Our products are on-board 180 satellites in orbit. Our product range: Analogue Signal (IF) Processing / Frequency Converters, Frequency Generation, Search & Rescue Transponders, Telemetry, Tracking and Command which consist of building blocks; SAW filters and modules, signal amplifiers, filter banks, frequency converters, switch matrices, frequency synthesizers, VCOs 

We are expanding our design group, and are currently looking for new employees with experience and interest for working with the design of state-of-the-art multilayer RF and digital printed circuit boards for space applications. Graduates are welcome to apply.


• Design and layout of printed circuit boards based on electrical schematics and board outline
• Completion of manufacturing documentation and assembly files/instructions
• Implementation of engineering change notices on PCB documentation


• BSc/MSc in electrical engineering
• Sound computer knowledge
• Experience using Altium Designer or similar CAD software package
• Knowledge of IPC specifications preferred
• Basic understanding of printed circuit board fabrication / technologies
• Familiarity with printed circuit board design rules and guidelines

Personal qualifications

• Structured and attentive to detail
• Ability to multi-task on development of several products in parallel
• Ability to visualize component placement and interconnectivity in multilayer boards
• Team player interfacing designers, PCB technology experts and experienced assembly operators

We offer

• Exciting design work in high tech environment with state-of-the-art products
• Large design group with high competence
• State-of-the-art CAD tools
• Mentor program
• Good welfare schemes such as pensions, insurance, health insurance, company cabin, cultural events etc


Space Electronics is located in Horten, in the middle of Vestfold county. Horten offers nice surroundings, a variety of cultural activities and good upbringing conditions for kids and family. - about Horten: