Staff Mechanical Engineer

Fluid Systems

Confirmed live in the last 24 hours



201-500 employees

Space launch services improving life on Earth

Food & Agriculture

Senior, Expert

Alameda, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or related technical discipline
  • 8+ years of professional experience in mechanical design and analysis
  • 8+ years of design experience using CAD & PLM tools (Siemens NX / Teamcenter preferred)
  • Experience with hands-on fabrication, assembly, and/or testing of fluidic components and aerospace hardware
  • Extensive knowledge in material applications and manufacturing processes (machining, welding, brazing, metal forming, and heat treating)
  • Ability to critically analyze problems and excited by new design challenges
  • Self-motivated with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, self-driven entrepreneurial workplace
  • Design, develop, and qualify high pressure and low pressure fluidic components
  • Generate 3D models, drawings, and interface control documents per ASME Y14.5 GD&T standards
  • Specialize in fluidic analyses, COPV design, OTW, and metallurgy
  • Document and update testing procedures, reports, FMEAs, work instructions, etc.
  • Conduct mechanical peer reviews of models and drawings

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