Varda was founded under the belief manufacturing in zero-gravity is critical to unlocking new materials.  We are actively working on spacecraft and technologies to make this possible and expand humanity’s capabilities.


  • Learn how to design, build, test, and fly spacecraft including satellites and atmospheric reentry vehicles
  • Full ownership of the vehicle mechanical systems design including the primary and secondary structure
  • Ability to grow and develop with the vehicle and the company as we build Varda together

Required Skills

  • Teamwork skills are necessary to solve problems in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to scope projects including requirements capture and initial design trades given open-ended problems
  • Experience with the full design, build, test, fly cycle for mechanical systems, structures, and mechanism
  • Hands-on experience with machining and manufacturing
  • Knowledge of electro-mechanical mechanicals including motors, valves, servo devices, and fluid control components
  • Experience working in a laboratory and/or manufacturing environment with engineering hardware
  • Understanding of system impacts to component design decisions including packaging, thermal, environmental, and loads

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline
  • Experience with CAD, FEA, and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)  software packages
  • Experience with mechanical/electromechanical design and analysis
  • Hands-on project experience with complex mechanical systems,
  • Understanding GD&T and manufacturing processes

Varda Space Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  Candidates and employees are always evaluated based on merit, qualifications, and performance.  We will never discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, martial status, mental or physical disability, or any other legally protected status.

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