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Principal Mechanical Engineer I

Lead the mechanical design of advanced phased array antennas for cutting-edge communication satellites.
Los Angeles
Senior
$135,000 - 165,000 USD / year
1 week ago

✨ About The Role

- Responsible for mechanical design aspects of phased array antennas, subsystems, and interfaces for leading-edge communications satellites - Involved in all phases of the development process, from requirements definition to in-orbit support - Conducts architectural trade studies, analysis, manufacturing, testing, qualification, and proposal-writing efforts - Designs and manufactures mechanisms, mechanical actuators, and deployment mechanisms for space applications - Familiarity with satellite thermal architectures, launch and LEO environments, and design for test, manufacturability, assembly, and reliability

⚡ Requirements

- Experienced mechanical engineer with a minimum of 9 years of relevant experience in space antenna and payload mechanical engineering - Proficient in conducting architectural trade studies, mechanical analysis, electronics packaging, and thermal architecture - Skilled in CAD tools such as Ansys Mechanical and SolidWorks Simulation, as well as CNC manufacturing and GD&T - Strong background in aerospace manufacturing and materials, including carbon composites and deployment mechanisms for space applications - Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present engineering design review materials to customers and executive teams
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Principal Mechanical Engineer I
Los Angeles
$135,000 - 165,000 USD / year
Hardware
About CesiumAstro
Advanced phased array technology