Simplify Logo

Full-Time

Lead Mechanical Systems Engineer

Posted on 6/25/2024

Hermeus

Hermeus

51-200 employees

Develops hypersonic and autonomous aircraft

Hardware
Aerospace

Compensation Overview

$150k - $175kAnnually

Senior, Expert

Los Angeles, CA, USA + 1 more

Category
Network Administration
System Administration
IT & Security
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline (mechanical, aerospace, physics, materials, etc.)
  • Experience using CAD to design parts and assemblies
  • 5+ years of Engineering, competition team, applied research experience related to fluid, mechanisms, or engine systems
  • Willingness to travel to support of hardware and flight tests
  • Willingness to work extended hours and weekends as needed
  • Great attitude in the face of extreme challenges
Responsibilities
  • Management support of a team of 3-5
  • Creation, development, planning, and execution of team level strategy
  • Delivery of performant, cost-effective, schedule-conscious mechanical systems
  • Fully own critical flight hardware
  • Work with system owners to architect and place components within systems
  • System level architecture and sizing
  • System design, analysis, development testing, qualification, production introduction
  • Scope vehicle level operational methods and limits to ensure reliability and personnel safety through all phases of production and operation
  • Making risk-conscious decisions aligned with program posture
  • Prioritize broad work scope to meet top company objectives

Hermeus is dedicated to building cutting-edge hypersonic aircraft that can reach speeds up to Mach 5, powered by an innovative turbine-based combined cycle engine that integrates advanced propulsion technologies. The company also pioneers in autonomous aircraft for defense, setting a benchmark in rapid, efficient, and secure aerospace solutions. Working at Hermeus means joining a forward-thinking team committed to redefining aerospace limits, with a focus on safety, precision, and groundbreaking advancement in flight technology.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$239.9M

Headquarters

Atlanta, Georgia

Founded

2018

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

26%

1 year growth

54%

2 year growth

106%

Benefits

Paid family leave

Employer-paid health care

Stock options

Competitive salary

PTO

Team bonding