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Lead Mechanical Engineer - Spacecraft
2 weeks ago
Direct Hire
Tukwila, Washington, US

Job Description


One of our largest Aerospace clients is looking for a Lead Mechanical/Aerospace Engineer to support multiple space programs in Puget Sound. This would be a Direct Hire - Permanent role.

  • The Lead Mechanical Engineer is responsible for ensuring a comprehensive space vehicle design, with inputs from other design disciplines and systems engineering.
  • This position requires sound technical judgment, and the ability to rapidly make decisions that balance the overall space vehicle design.
  • Ideal candidates will possess strong organizational skills and the ability to adapt to a fast-paced and continually changing environment.
  • This position will require strong team-work and communication skills to effectively work across multiple program teams, internal organizations and assist our programs as we grow our team’s capabilities.
  • This position is located in Tukwila, WA.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and verify space vehicle mechanical design
  • Analyze and verify mechanical performance of hardware components a vehicle
  • Perform detailed system design and verification activities
  • Support system level integration and validation
  • Analyze system level performance
  • Perform analyses and trades in support of a rapid prototype system
  • Manage performance of critical suppliers to ensure subsystem compliance and delivery

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Physics or related technical course of study is required
  • 9 years or more of experience in spacecraft design

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience leading an integrated product multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience incorporating design requirements from a multi-disciplinary team into mechanical design
  • Experience integrating design at spacecraft level
  • Experience working with spacecraft mechanical design
  • Experience in supplier technical evaluation and technical performance management
  • Experience in development, build and test of small and medium-sized space vehicles
  • Experience in dynamic rapid prototyping environment
  • Experience working on proprietary programs with a variety of Government entities in a classified environment

Typical Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor and typically 9 or more years' related work experience or Master+7 years' related work experience.
  • In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Job Requirements

Design, Engineering, spacecraft, design, space, development, prototype, aerospace, mechanical engineering


Job Code: 50139581

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