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Full-Time

Senior Mechanical Engineer

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Loft Orbital

Loft Orbital

201-500 employees

Provides satellite deployment and operation services

Hardware

Compensation Overview

$123k - $166kAnnually

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Senior, Expert

Golden, CO, USA

Category
Design Engineering
Thermal and Fluid Systems Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Required Skills
CAD
SolidWorks
FEM/FEA
Requirements
  • Evidence of successful hardware ownership on a spacecraft, subsystem, or payloads
  • 3D CAD proficiency (Solidworks preferred)
  • End-to-end satellite program experience
  • Thermal and Structural design and analysis - both hand calculations and FEM
  • Demonstrated experience in small satellite assembly, integration, and test campaigns with an emphasis on vibration and thermal testing
  • Able to work autonomously with little oversight
  • Passionate about Loft and the position
  • Articulate and able to handle themselves in customer meetings
Responsibilities
  • Own hardware from conceptual design through test and production for Loft satellites
  • Develop design criteria, collaborate on requirements, and drive satellite system optimization
  • Rapidly iterate on designs and analysis to inform high level systems trades and steer overall product direction
  • Perform detailed structural and thermal analysis to design robust space hardware
  • Support environmental and performance testing on hardware to validate analysis and demonstrate compliance to design criteria
  • Demonstrate strong ownership of technical deliverables as well as schedules, supply chain, and operations.

Loft Orbital specializes in providing a turnkey solution for deploying satellite constellations efficiently and affordably. They employ a payload-agnostic approach that integrates seamlessly across various spacecraft platforms. Their mission-as-a-service model underscores a commitment to simplifying and demystifying space access, which is pivotal for industries and governments aiming to leverage satellite technology.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding

$156.2M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2016

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

7%

1 year growth

34%

2 year growth

88%