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Mechanical Design Engineer (Satellites)

Company: SpaceX
Location: Hawthorne
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Mechanical Design Engineer (Satellites) at SpaceX Hawthorne, CA, United States 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. MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER (SATELLITES) Work with a brilliant and passionate team of engineers to own design and development responsibilities over complex mechanisms and mechanical systems for the worlds most cutting-edge rockets and spacecraft. RESPONSIBILITIES: + Design and certify structures, mechanisms, actuators, and other mechanical systems that meet customer and SpaceX requirements for next generation rockets and spacecraft. + Utilize the full spectrum of the design, analysis, test, and manufacturing tools to create efficient structures and reliable mechanisms. + Own product delivery timeline through conception, design, assembly and launch. + Develop test plans for mechanisms through development, qualification, and acceptance testing. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: + Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline. + Experience with CAD and FEA software packages. + 1+ years of demonstrated experience with mechanical and/or electromechanical design and analysis (internship experience qualifies). PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: + Masters degree in engineering or a related technical discipline. + Solid understanding and application of GD&T. + Hands-on project experience with complex mechanical systems, preferably as a lead. + Demonstrated understanding of structural analysis and failure modes of complex mechanical systems. + Self-motivated with strong organizational, written, and oral communication skills. + Active TS or TS/SCI clearance. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: + Ability to work long hours and weekends as necessary ITAR REQUIREMENTS: + 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 (mddtc.state.gov/?id=ddtc/_kb/_article/_page&sys/_id=24d528fddbfc930044f9ff621f961987) . SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX 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. Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceXs Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.

Keywords: SpaceX, Hawthorne , Mechanical Design Engineer (Satellites), Other , Hawthorne, California

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