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Propulsion Component Engineer

El Segundo, CA

As a Propulsion Component Engineer you will own all aspects of spacecraft component design from concept to product realization 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 design from concept to product realization
  • Generate detailed CAD models and manufacturing drawings
  • Perform fluid, thermal, and structural analysis as required
  • Work with the team and external sources to procure materials, fabricate parts, and complete assemblies
  • Provide technical support for test operations
  • Resolve technical issues with innovative and resourceful solutions

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or science
  • 3+ years of experience in valve or component design
  • Hands-on experience working with fluid and mechanical systems
  • Proficiency in CAD software with ability to learn new tools
  • Capable of performing structural and thermal analysis in support of design
  • Demonstrated ability in requirements definition, conceptual design, procurement, fabrication, assembly and testing of hardware

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Experience designing and operating high reliability, high performance hardware
  • Experience with on-orbit propulsion components
  • Experience in a startup or agile development environment

Additional Requirements:

  • Flexible schedule and willing to travel as needed
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