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Principal Mechanical Engineer I

Design advanced aerospace manufacturing processes for high-reliability deployment mechanisms in space applications.
Austin
Senior
1 month ago

✨ About The Role

- Responsible for mechanical design aspects of Cesium phased array antennas, subsystems, and interfaces through all phases of the development process - Design mechanical interfaces, thermal architecture, spacecraft propulsion, deployable and actuated structures, and environmental qualification of spacecraft antennas and payloads - Lead architectural trade studies, proposal-writing efforts, and present engineering design review materials to customers and executive team - Design mechanical systems from concept through space flight, including requirements definition, analysis, manufacturing, testing, qualification, and in-orbit support - Collaborate with a dynamic and cross-functional team to develop out-of-the-box communication systems for satellites, UAVs, launch vehicles, and other space and airborne platforms

⚡ Requirements

- Minimum of 9 years of experience in space antenna and payload mechanical engineering, including electronics packaging, thermal, shock, vibration, stress dynamics, and cost analysis - Proficiency in detailed mechanical design, 3D CAD, drawings, and manufacturing mechanisms and mechanical actuators - Experience with EMI/EMC mitigation techniques and satellite thermal architectures - Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential for presenting engineering design review materials to customers and executive teams - Ability to work in a startup environment, passionate about developing space hardware for leading-edge communications satellites
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Principal Mechanical Engineer I
Austin
Hardware
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Advanced phased array technology