Senior Mechanical Engineer

Space Products

Posted on 4/9/2024



201-500 employees

Space launch services improving life on Earth

Food & Agriculture


Alameda, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or related technical discipline
  • 5+ years of professional experience in mechanical design and analysis
  • 5+ years of design experience using CAD & PLM tools (Siemens NX / Teamcenter preferred)
  • 5+ years of hands-on fabrication, assembly, and/or testing experience
  • Strong understanding of various manufacturing processes
  • Strong mechanical engineering fundamentals
  • Ability to critically analyze problems and excited by new design challenges
  • Demonstrated ability of working with structural and thermal analysts
  • Self-motivated with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Design of modules/assemblies, structures, pneumatics, tanks, tubing, harnessing/wiring layout
  • Design of test, assembly, & inspection fixtures
  • Generate 3-D models, fully dimensioned drawings, and interface control documents per ASME Y14.5 GD&T standards
  • Document & update testing procedures, test & analysis results, inspection reports, FMEAs, requirement documents, work instructions, etc.
  • Build & render system layouts using NX for customer evaluation and proposals
  • Ensure best practices in Product Data Management system
  • Support unit-level and module-level qualification builds and test campaigns
  • Deliver efficient designs capable of high-volume production throughput
  • Set, implement, and maintain schedules and budgets to ensure project completion

Astra is an ambitious space launch services provider, dedicated to improving life on Earth from space. With a mission-focused approach, Astra emphasizes significant technological advancements in the aerospace sector, positioning it as a leader in space launch services. Working at Astra offers the unique opportunity to be part of a pioneering team that values innovation and aims to make substantial impacts in both the industry and global community.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Alameda, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Competitive Medical (HMO & PPO)/Dental/Vision plans

Company paid Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability plans

401K with company match

Flexible Spending Account

Commuter benefits

Caregiving support benefits

Company perks, like PetPlan, curated gym/travel/products discounts

Free lunch

Company events