Senior Mechanical Engineer

60000 - 120000 USD

Our client is hiring a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join there team developing mechanical systems for their new constalltion of satellites. You will be repsonsible for design, development and testing for payloads, satelllites and test equipment. 

Your Tasks

  • Design of satellite/payload hardware
  • Thermal analyses of components and systems in all operational modes
  • Interface with other engineering teams – Systems, Electrical, Software etc. 
  • Develop material and structural analyses of hardware 
  • Support payload integration, testing and delivery to launch 
  • Responsible for the capability of the mechanism design to meet the technical requirements and for the definition of the technical solutions to be implemented in the design, from the concept definition to the detailed design
  • Break-down of the technical requirements to subsystems/equipment, generation of the technical specifications for subsystems/equipment
  • Manage technical interfaces with customers, project partners, subcontractors and suppliers

Your Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or above) in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or comparable qualifications
  • Solid experience in space industry mechanical engineering
  • Experience with manufacturing and fabrication methods. Any machine shop experience would be advantegous
  • Excellent use of 3D CAD software, ideally solidworks 
  • Experience performing thermal analyses for systems/components
  • Hands-on experience integrating hardware is desired
  • Good communication, cooperation and organization skills
  • Personal attitude to team working
  • Capable to work under pressure with tight planning
  • Willingness to take responsibility
  • Good analytical and system-oriented thinking
  • Capable to manage multitasking
  • Awareness for costs and schedule


We are an equal opportunity employer and operate as an Employment Business and Recruitment Agency.
Job Overview
Location : USA
Type : Permanent
Category : Space