Development Engineer

_ El Segundo, CA

As a Development Engineer, you will work on all aspects of spacecraft development while working closely with a fast-paced, agile team that strives to make a high-performance spacecraft from a clean sheet design.


  • Own all aspects of component and/or system development
  • Work with the design and manufacturing teams to produce hardware
  • Ensure that the performance and function of the hardware meets intent
  • Test preparation, planning and execution
  • Resolve technical issues with innovative and resourceful solutions
  • Deliver developed hardware to the point of spacecraft integration

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or science
  • Hands-on experience working with fluid and mechanical systems
  • Experience with CAD to design hardware
  • Demonstrated ability in conceptual design, fabrication and testing of hardware
  • Demonstrated ability of taking project ownership and working well in small team

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in aerospace or mechanical engineering with emphasis on laboratory and/or practical applications
  • Proficiency in basic principles of fluids, thermodynamics, heat transfer, mechanics, and materials
  • Familiarity with analysis programming such as MATLAB, Excel, etc.
  • Prior experience in development and/or testing
  • Experience in a startup or agile development environment

Additional Requirements:

  • Flexible schedule and willing to travel as needed

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