Technical Manager/Principal Engineer, Electrical Power Systems (EPS)

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SALARY: $150,000 - $170,000

About the role

The EPS Technical Manager, reporting directly to the Electrical Engineering Director, is responsible for coordination, planning and execution of engineering aspects of the Satellite Electrical Power subsystem (EPS) design, development, assembly, integration and test while supporting the Manufacture and Test Operations and Mission Operations departments in achieving a quality, elegant technical solution as well as leading a team of power subsystem engineers. The role will be permanently based in Denver, Colorado with limited domestic and international travel.

Requirements for the role


  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering,

  • Substantial relevant experience of Space flight program design, development, assembly, integration, test and flight operations experience on at least two programs,

  • Demonstrated technical oversight for all elements of the electrical power subsystem including Solar Arrays, Battery, and Power Control & Distribution Unit.

  • Demonstration of successfully managing small teams at all levels of engineering discipline and experience.

  • Experience with test equipment such as oscilloscopes, current and voltage meters, electronic loads, and power supplies.

Preference may be given to candidates with

  • Master’s Degree (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering,

  • Demonstrated specific technical management experience with a Commercial Telecommunications Space development program.

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully navigate through Failure Reporting, Analysis, and Corrective Action process to achieve a quality, elegant, effective way forward.

  • Considerable years of experience in power control electronics development



You will be responsible for


  • Hands-on coordination, planning and execution of engineering aspects of the Satellite Electrical Power subsystem (EPS) design, development, assembly, integration and test,

  • Vigorously providing leadership to design teams, both internally and externally, to drive requirements definition, system-design/architecture, component selection, schematic capture, PCB layout, Part Stress and Worst Case analysis, testing/qualification, and production planning,

  • Objectively trade different power electronics topologies (technical as well as programmatic) to propose the most optimal architecture capable of reliably operation,

  • Managing a small team of electrical engineers with dignity and respect,

  • Rigorous development, implementation and enforcement of processes and procedures across electrical power engineering disciplines.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help shape the way the world interacts with information. Our values at Mangata are: Courage, Teamwork, Commitment, and Getting Stuff Done. If you have the drive, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's go near, far and beyond.

About Mangata


Mangata is a Swedish word for the path of light that the moonlight draws on water, a universal symbol sung in many cultures. 


Mangata is more than just a satellite-enabled telecommunication services company. We work to enable people’s dreams by creating the needed connectivity infrastructure, services, and user experience at a cost people can afford. This, all the while building and operating a successful business. For that, we have created a clever proprietary architecture and brought together a team of remarkable professionals who all want to pave the path, resolutely.   


Mangata is deploying a satellite network using highly elliptical and medium earth orbits to provide network connectivity globally.   We will be developing innovative products for our customers to take advantage of our global network.