You will help change the landscape of the rocket launch industry and be an integral and unique part of a close-knit team of individuals operating in a high energy environment.As a Mechanical Engineer for Satellite Systems, you will be responsible for design and analysis of a variety of critical hardware to bring projects and sub-systems from concept to reality. Your work will expand upon the development of ruggedized launch vehicle and satellite hardware for SpinLaunch’s kinetic launch system. This is a full-time position located at our new Long Beach, CA facility.
Lead the development of high-g capable satellite sub-systems and hardware including:
5+ years professional design/development experience in the aerospace/ high tech industries
Intermediate to advanced proficiency in CAD (SolidWorks, Inventor, CATIA, NX, etc.)v
Intermediate to advanced proficiency in FEA (ANSYS preferred, NASTRAN, etc.)
Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace/Mechanical Engineering
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
Ability to rapidly expand application specific knowledge sets and skills where necessary.
Passion for design, build, test and iteration with high level of autonomy and self-reliance.
Satellite hardware design experience
Intermediate or expert knowledge in satellite specific design
Experience in electronics ruggedization
SpinLaunch is required by the U.S. Government to comply with various space technology export regulations including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident (“green card holder”) as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. More information on ITAR can be found here.
SpinLaunch is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Each individual has the right to work in a professional environment that promotes equal employment opportunity and prohibits discriminatory practices, including harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.