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Sr. Propulsion Components Engineer

Impulse Space
El Segundo, CA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Job Description
As a Sr. Propulsion Component Engineer you will own all aspects of spacecraft component design from concept to product realization, while working closely with a fast-paced, agile team that strives to make a high-performance spacecraft from a clean sheet design.

  • Design propulsion system valves and actuators 
  • Own all aspects of component design from concept to product realization 
  • Generate detailed CAD models and manufacturing drawings 
  • Perform fluid, thermal, and structural analysis as required 
  • Work with the team and external sources to procure materials, fabricate parts, and complete assemblies 
  • Conduct rigorous component design and qualification testing 
  • Resolve technical issues with innovative and resourceful solutions 

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field 
  • 5+ years of experience in valve or component design 
  • Hands-on experience working with fluid, electrical and mechanical systems 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in CAD software with ability to learn new tools 
  • Demonstrated ability in requirements definition, conceptual design, procurement, fabrication, assembly and testing of hardware 

Preferred Skills and Experience
  • Experience designing and operating high reliability, high performance hardware 
  • Experience with on-orbit propulsion components 
  • Experience in a startup or agile development environment 
  • Strong project management skills and effective communication of technical concepts across multi-disciplinary teams

Additional Requirements: 
  • 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

El Segundo, CA
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