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Spacecraft Development Engineer

Impulse Space
El Segundo, CA
  • Expired: July 17, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.
Spacecraft Development Engineer

Department: Programs - Engineering

Employment Type: Full Time

Location: El Segundo, CA

Reporting To: Drew Damon

Description

As a Spacecraft Development Engineer, you will work on all aspects of spacecraft development while collaborating closely with a fast-paced, agile team that strives to make a high-performance vehicle from a clean sheet design.

Responsibilities
  • Understand and help formulate all phases of a spacecraft mission
  • Help to drive requirements definition, system level trade studies, vehicle level testing, risk mitigation strategies, and on-orbit operations planning
  • Own spacecraft or major subsystem through all phases of the lifecycle
  • Work with the design and manufacturing teams to produce hardware
  • Ensure that the performance and function of the hardware and software meets intent
  • System level test preparation, planning and execution
  • Resolve technical issues with innovative and resourceful solutions


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or science
  • Hands-on experience working with mechanical, fluids, or electrical systems
  • Experience with CAD to design hardware
  • Demonstrated ability in conceptual design, fabrication and testing of hardware
  • Demonstrated ability of taking project ownership and working well in small team


Preferred Skills and Experience
  • Master's degree in aerospace, mechanical, or electrical engineering with emphasis on laboratory and/or practical application
  • Proficiency in basic principles of fluids, thermodynamics, heat transfer, mechanics, and materials
  • Familiarity with analysis programming such as MATLAB, Excel, etc.
  • Prior experience in development and/or testing
  • Experience in a startup or agile development environment
  • Flexible schedule and willing to travel as needed


To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.

Impulse Space is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Impulse Space 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, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

Impulse Space

Address

El Segundo, CA
90245 USA

Industry

Travel