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Senior Designer

El Segundo, CA
As a Senior Designer you will own all aspects of hardware design from concept to product realization while working closely with a fast-paced, agile team that strives to make a high performance in-space propulsion system from a clean sheet design.


  • Own all aspects of hardware design from concept to product realization.
  • Generate detailed CAD models and manufacturing drawings
  • Ensure each design meets intent
  • Work with the team and external sources to procure materials, fabricate parts, and complete assemblies.
  • Resolve technical issues with innovative and scrappy solutions

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or science
  • 5+ years of experience in mechanical design
  • Proficiency in CAD software with ability to learn new tools
  • Capable of performing structural and thermal analysis in support of design
  • Familiarity with a wide set of manufacturing processes such as machining, additive, welding, forming, etc
  • Demonstrated ability in conceptual design, fabrication and testing of hardware

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  1. 8+ years of experience in high performance, cost and mass optimized hardware design
  2. Prior experience in liquid rocket propulsion development and/or testing

Additional Requirements:

Flexible schedule

Able to provide legal proof of identity and authorization to work in the United States, which applies to the U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens alike. [Impulse Space does not currently sponsor H1-B visa petitions.]
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